I've been put up to helping with the music end of a documentary about Detroit. I'm looking for great Detroit bands to interview but also great bands from the past or great songs about the city for…Continue
"This thread came up again, so I am just going to go ahead and plug the new double DVD set Doggy Days featuring live footage and assorted goodies by The Dogs. Put together by Detroit Jack an expat in Japan on his own Future Now…"
"I quite enjoy The Go. The first CD is pretty awesome though I think the Jim Diamond engineering gives them a great sound. The drummer of that band kicks ass. Check em out - http://thegodetroit.com/home.htm
Last I heard Don Was was helping…"
"I have to agree that Nick & the Jaguars do count as a legendary Detroit band (I also think Pontiac works, if you consider the whole Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor group of bands, then you might as well consider Pontiac or any other location within 50 miles…"
? and The Mysterians
The Cult Heroes
Mystery Girls/Junk Monkeys
"No problem. This is a huge thread now, so there's lots of info and a ton of bands mentioned.
The cool thing is that the list could go on and on if we really wanted to mention all the great bands around here.
"I'll also second the emotions on The Paybacks, The Dirtbombs, The Detroit Cobras, and so many more.
And especially The Gories. I was lucky enough to see them a bunch in the late 80s into the early 90s (and also went to the Detroit…"
"Nobody's mentioned The Sights? Seriously? Eddie Baranek has gone through a number of different lineups, but ALWAYS gets very talented musicians. AND the songs are great. And he's a fantastic performer."
Favorite Music/Influences (list some bands, musicians, genres, etc.):
Xray Eyeballs, The Supremes, Shannon and the Clams, Thin Lizzy, Guitar Wolf, Vivian Girls, Belle and Sebastian, Sleater-Kinney, Hunx and His Punx, Nobunny, Discount, The Four Tops, Screaming Females, Miss Chain and the Broken Heels, The Shondes, Pissed Jeans, Thomas Function, The Mountain Goats, Slant 6, Exploding Hearts, The Zombies, The Ronettes, Desmond Dekker
Burst City, Desperately Seeking Susan, Wild Zero, Buckaroo Banzai, Short Bus, Paris is Burning, Until the Light Takes Us, Kamikaze Girls, The Misfits, Spirited Away, Repo Man, Tokyo Drifter, The Century of Self
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