Behind the Robes: A Super Secret Cult Band’s Revealing Interview

Story by Sarah Spohn All hats are off with this one! Ahead of the Reo Town’s Nightmare off Elm Street Halloween party, we’ve got an exclusive, revealing interview with the newest band to haunt the streets of REO Town: Super Secret Cult Band. The Apocalyptic Pop Vignettes takes over the Robin Theatre on Friday, Oct….

BLED, Sweat, & Tears: BLEDfest Says Farewell After 15 Years

Story by Jeremy Kohn Tired of spending a Saturday night on the couch watching Netflix? Need a night out on the town?  Does being in a room full of sweaty punk-kids raging for 12 hours sound more enticing? If you answered yes, then you might be a prime candidate attendee to the last-ever BLEDFEST music…

The Plurals: Punk Pals ‘Putting On’ Other People’s Music

story by Jeremy Kohn 15 years together as a band. Tommy McCord, Hattie Danby and Nicholas Richard, known collectively as The Plurals have thrived, when most bands would have called it quits.  In addition to their longevity as a group, they have a successful record label gtgrecords, which has been in existence for over a decade. Tommy McCord,…

Lansing Celebrates Record Store Day

Story by Sarah Spohn It can be described as a very merry Christmas for record collectors — you know the date, it’s Record Store Day! Saturday, April 13, 2019 marks the 11th annual Record Store Day (RSD), which celebrates the most holiest of music formats: vinyl records. Each Spring, music lovers line up outside of…

Your Guide to Capital City Film Fest

Story by Jeremy Kohn and Sarah Spohn The Capital City Film Fest is about to take over our quaint little capital city in the biggest, best way possible – hundreds of films, concerts, and way, way more. The annual festival expanded this year, and runs from April 11-21 in downtown Lansing. With so much going…

Music Lover’s Labor of Love to Lansing Underground Scene

Story by Sarah Spohn 388 performances by 197 bands at 122 shows in the same venue. It’s the Lansing Underground, in the basement of the Christ Lutheran Church in downtown Lansing. It’s a venue, full of stories from hundreds of locals during their formative years – and a story that is now forever commemorated. Saint…

Windwalker Underground Gallery Unites Musicians for Concert

Story by Jeremy Kohn Local musicians Matthew Shannon, Mike Bass and Jonathan Watt will join forces for a concert at Charlotte’s Windwalker Underground Gallery Saturday, Oct. 20 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. The space provides local and regional artists the chance to perform, exhibit and sell artwork. Their stage invites a 75-seat audience to an…