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Movement Festival releases unparalleled 2018 lineup

Though the start of festival season is still some months away, lineups announcements have begun in earnest.. From the recent additions of Alesso and Alison Wonderland to this year’s Tomorrowland lineup, to the announcement of REZZ’s headliner status at Shambhala Festival, 2018 is easily rounding out to showcase the brightest acts within the music industry.Adding onto the anticipated list […]

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This Horrifying Accident On A Detroit Freeway Hits Too Close To Home

I got my 2015 Volkswagen TDI Sportwagen in June and promptly named it Jolene because, well, I knew it was a cheater, but she was still so damn good-looking I couldn’t help myself. Jolene is still pretty, but she had her first run-in with America’s crumbling infrastructure this past weekend. Hours after warning…Read more… Continue […]

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Detroit Auto Show Begins Shifting Focus Toward Tech

While the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has been gradually integrating automobiles to their show for a few years, the North American International Auto Show has been looking to make the opposite swap to integrate more technology companies to the show. For the 2018 edition in Detroit, you will see displays…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Four Retired Detroit Cops Plead Guilty In Wildly Elaborate Stolen Car Scheme

An explosive investigation into corruption at the Detroit Police Department blew open on Wednesday, when authorities announced that four officers pleaded guilty to extortion charges related to the scheme, while two more were indicted on separate charges. The officers accepted bribes from auto collision shops in town,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Heathered Pearls unveils an exuberant apex of ambient techno on ‘Detroit, MI 1997-2001’

The Ghostly International artist Heathered Pearls has released an exuberant techno EP — Detroit, MI 1997-2001 — that acts as a follow up to his 2015 album Body Complex and a more recent remix of Tycho‘s “Divison.”Detroit, MI 1997-2001 is a love letter to the city of Detroit. It’s a pulsating melange of both meandering and meticulously crafted ambient techno, pulsating in a fashion that’s very much akin to […]

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This Is What It’s Like To Run With The Real Spies Of Detroit

Detroit is crawling with spies. Not necessarily the secret-listening-device and the silenced-weapon-type. But you’ve seen their work before. They’re automotive spy photographers, and we got to ride along with them as they shot the hottest prototypes around.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Shinola makes fashionable foray into headphone design

Originally a Detroit-based watch manufacturer, Shinola has since expanded its production to include items ranging from bikes to wallets, and now, headphones. Shinola’s first foray into headphone design will culminate in four different pairs of headphones: a wired over-ear (Canfield Over-Ear) and wired on-ear (Canfield On-Ear) set of headphones that will immediately become available for […]

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Watch Danny Brown reflect on life in Detroit in trailer for new documentary

Detroit rapper Danny Brown has always wanted to be a rap star, or so he proclaims in his upcoming documentary trailer, Live at the Majestic.Directed by Andrew Cohn, the concert film/documentary showcases Brown’s origins in the city, his introspective tendencies, and how his hometown’s ethos shaped him as the candid rapper he is today.Out now, the film […]

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Here Are A Bunch Of Cool PS4 Trailers Sony Showed Today

Just like they did at E3, the folks at Sony showed off some new footage today from some of their PlayStation 4 games planned for 2018 and beyond, including God of War, Spider-Man, and Detroit. Here are some of the more interesting trailers Sony showed during its conference at Paris Games Week today.Read more… Continue […]

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A Detroit Towing Company Allegedly Stole Dozens Of Cars In A Wildly Elaborate Scheme 

There’s a wildly interesting lawsuit playing out in the City of Detroit right now, in which a towing company says the city illegally yanked its permit to operate, while officials accuse the company, Nationwide Recovery, of having a role in an “elaborate” stolen vehicle scam.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Dozens Of VW Diesels Were Stolen From Michigan’s Abandoned NFL Stadium Lot

Thousands of cheating VWs have been stored in the former Detroit Lions stadium parking lot in Pontiac, Michigan since at least January. Last week, Louisville-based news site WDRB learned that over 60 of those cars have been reported missing, and many have already been found in Indiana and Kentucky with fraudulent…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Electronic Music Awards to pay tribute to Techno via performances, Detroit Dock stage

The inaugural edition of the Electronic Music Awards is shaping up to be a monumental production. As the ceremony honors nominees and award winners alike across eleven categories designed to recognize producers and performers, the EMAs will additionally celebrate the minds that birthed techno via the introduction of The Detroit Dock, an arena that will […]

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The Motor City Is Making A Bullshit Bet On Sports

The new story of Detroit is, by now, old. Over several decades, a once prosperous automotive mecca fell into disarray for a litany of reasons—white flight, an eroding tax base, crime—and, after filing for bankruptcy in 2013, has since evolved into a sentimental comeback story for the ages. When a new arena for the…Read more… […]

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