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...hang the dj

...hang the dj is a music blog. Old school, shoegaze, psych, and darkwave are featured genres.

Legal disclaimer: This blog is my personal, independent website. It is not affiliated with Bell Media, nor does it represents the thoughts, opinions, desires, etc of Bell Media

For music submissions, press releases, or questions/concerns:

hangthedjmag (at) gmail.com

Or hit me up on Twitter: @CristinaRocks

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

March 23rd--Puscifer @ Royal Oak Music Theater
March 23rd--Needtobreathe @ Eagle Theater
March 24th--Puscifer @ Royal Oak Music Theater
March 24th--Manchester Orchestra @ St. Andrew's Hall
March 24th--Black Dhalia Murder @ Magic Stick
March 25th--Switchfoot @ Royal Oak Music Theater
March 25th--Matthew Good @ the Shelter
March 25th--Third Eye Blind @ McMorran Place Arena (Port Huron)
March 26th--Three Days Grace/Chevelle @ Delta Plex/Grand Rapids
March 27th--Three Days Grace/Chevelle @ Dow Event Center/Saginaw
March 27th--Tegan & Sara @ Royal Oak Music Theater
March 27th--Bob Schneider @ Magic Bag
March 30th--Spoon @ Royal Oak Music Theater
March 30th--You Say Party! We Say Die! @ Crofoot
March 30th--Black Lips @ Magic Stick
March 31st--Stone Temple Pilots @ Fillmore


April 2nd--HIM w/We Are the Fallen @ Clutch Cargos
April 2nd--Saving Abel @ Machine Shop
April 3rd--From First to Last @ Eagle Theater
April 5th--Julian Casablancas @ St. Andrew's Hall
April 5th--Jet @ Machine Shop
April 6th--Clutch @ Machine Shop
April 7th--Clutch @ Machine Shop
April 8th--Janus @ Machine Shop
April 8th--Young Veins (ex-PATD's Ryan Ross/Jon Walker) @ Eagle Theater
April 9th--Evans Blue @ Hockeytown Cafe
April 10th--Jesus Chainsaw Massacre @ Pike Room
April 10th--Smile Empty Soul @ Harpos
April 15th--Wedding Present @ Crofoot
April 15th--A Day to Remember @ Royal Oak Music Theater
April 17th--30 Seconds to Mars @ Fillmore
April 18th--The Church (acoustic performance) @ Magic Bag
April 22nd--OK Go! @ Magic Stick
April 22nd--Alexisonfire @ St. Andrew's Hall
April 22nd--Saving Abel @ Crofoot
April 23rd--Saliva @ Harpo's
April 23rd--Hard Lessons @ Magic Bag
April 25th--Minus the Bear @ St. Andrew's Hall
April 27th--Angels & Airwaves w/ Say Anything @ Fillmore
April 28th--Public Image Limited @ Crofoot
April 29th--Taproot @ Machine Shop


May 2nd--Tantric @ Blondies
May 5th--Cobra Starship, 3OH!3, Travis McCoy@ Fillmore
May 14th--Butch Walker @ Magic Bag
May 14th--Barenaked Ladies @ Toledo Zoo Amphitheater
May 15th--Coheed & Cambria @ Royal Oak Music Theater
May 16th--Sevendust @ Machine Shop
May 18th--Reverend Horton Heat w/Cracker @ Magic Stick
May 20th--Sick Puppies @ Machine Shop
May 20th--English Beat @ Magic Bag
May 21st--Rick Springfield @ Soundboard
May 21st--Helmet @ Machine Shop
May 22nd--Taproot @ the Hayloft
May 22nd--Rock on the Range Festival @ Columbus Crew Stadium
May 23rd--Rock on the Range Festival @ Columbus Crew Stadium (tix info here)
May 27th--Killing Joke @ Crofoot
May 28th--Apocalyptica @ Eagle Theater
May 30th--Bullet For My Valentine w/Chiodos @ Fillmore


June 10th--Psychedelic Furs @ Royal Oak Music Theater (tix info tba)
June 15th--Bamboozle Roadshow (bands & info here) @ DTE
June 16th--Powerman 5000 @ Blondies
June 17th--Cute Is What We Aim For @ Eagle Theater
June 30th--U2 w/Interpol@ Spartan Stadium in East Lansing


July 16th--Sting w/Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra @ DTE (tix 3/29)
July 16th--Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ Crofoot
July 17th--Iron Maiden w/Dream Theater @ DTE
July 20th--Jack Johnson @ DTE (tix onsale 4/10)
July 30th--Warped Tour @ Comerica Park parking lot (tix info here)
July 31st--Kings of Leon @ DTE


August 6th--Mayhem tour (Korn, Zombie, Atreyu, etc) @ DTE (presale 4/2, general 4/16)
August 8th--Lollapalooza @ Grant Park, Chicago
August 9th--Lollapalooza @ Grant Park, Chicago
August 10th--Lollapalooza @ Grant Park, Chicago (info here)
August 15th--Paramore @ Meadowbrook (tix onsale 4/2 @ 10am)
August 19th--Megadeth/Slayer @ Joe Louis Arena (rescheduled from February 6th)

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Here's a link to read KLF's The Manual--How To Have a Number One the Easy Way written by band members Bill Drummond and Jim Cauty.
Ben Folds has all sorts of chatroulette piano fun.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Alex Chilton died March 17th from a suspected heart attack. Chilton's band, Big Star, was set to play the South by Southwest Music festival in Austin this weekend. Mike Mills (from REM) will join the surviving band members onstage for a Chilton tribute/memorial tonight in Austin. Chilton was 59 years old.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Mark Linkous from Sparklehorse committed suicide yesterday. His death has been confirmed by his family. Read the Rolling Stone report here.

Here's a link to listen to the stream of Dark Night of the Soul project (Sparklehorse, Danger Mouse, and David Lynch). The project was not released officially due to label issues, however there are plans to release it later this year.

Check out Sparklehorse's "Piano Fire" below:

Saturday, March 6, 2010

The White Stripes have proclaimed March 16th to be White Stripes Day. The band will be releasing their DVD Under Great White Northern Lights on March 16th, plus they'll be holding a super secret screening of their DVD for fans at a super secret location. (The March 16th screening is in addition to the March 11th midnight screening at the AMC Forum 30 in Sterling Heights and March 11th 9pm screening at the Burton Theater in Detroit). Fans can visit the band's official website to sign up for official info regarding the March 16th secret screening.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Soundgarden is giving away a free download of a live version of "Spoonman" recorded in San Diego in 1996.

In more Soundgarden news, a special orange-colored vinyl 7 inch single will be available on Record Store Day (April 17th). The release features the reissue of "Hunted Down" and "Nothing to Say." Click here to find a list of participating independent record stores.
The first ep of the Teargarden for Kaliedyscope series will be available as a physical release on April 20th. All the songs in the series will be available as free downloads, but each 4-song physical ep releases will contain special artwork and more. That being said, the latest Smashing Pumpkins song, "A Stitch in Time" is now available as a free download:

Monday, March 1, 2010

Public Image Limited has a confirmed Detroit date! Don't miss P.I.L. April 28th at Crofoot. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am.