Category archives: Free Downloads

  • Detroit's Fur does Showtime's "Homeland"

  • Have you got cable? Got Showtime? Congrats, you just won our "Motor City Rocks crew hangs out on your couch, drinks your beers, and watches Homeland" contest! Detroit's favorite H.R. Giger inspired rock band Fur have their song 'Break Me, My Love' in the new Showtime original series Homeland. Homeland Synopsis: HOMELAND is a psychological thriller that tells the story of Carrie Anderson (Clair[...]
  • Hear First: Prussia - Poor English

  • Bizzaro-pop Detroit favorites, Prussia are releasing their new album Poor English as a 3 part project. The first piece of the pizza is out now! It’s bouncing baroque goodness. You can pay what you want for the download or buy the 10″ for $7 ( only available at their shows as far as I can tell). Check it out below the cut.
  • Album Review: Wax Ocean - Red China

  • If someone handed me this album and it was labeled “obscure Sonic Youth side project” I might fall for it. Mike even sounds a bit Thurston Moore-y at bits. Particularly their Confusion is Sex era. You could also trick me with “obscure Pere Ubu side project” label (Ray Gun Suitcase era, in case you were wondering). Red China’s music is their own though. Red China sounds mostly like taking mushrooms[...]
  • Kevin and Natasha’s Nasty Fevers

  • The time has come for you to get sick. Not, sick with the sniffles, not a cough, none of that. I mean NASTY FEVERS. That sweat that goes from your neck, down your back, and all the way into your crotch. This infection lasts 24 hours, you may need a cab, you may need a Pall-bearer. Natatsha and Kevin, Detroit’s power couple, will be spending their birthday getting nasty with you at the Corkt[...]
  • Album Review: Hopscotch - The Welcome

  • Being a kid is easy. Time is infinite, mom is all-time chauffer, and mail is fascinating. This short-lived perception of the world is forgotten by most and revisited by few. The Welcome, a quartet releasing a slew of concept EPs this year, has successfully depicted these classic childhood moments with their newest motion – hopscotch (which can be downloaded for free on their bandcamp page.) [...]