punk rock http://michiganradio.org en The band Art in America returns after 30 years http://michiganradio.org/post/band-art-america-returns-after-30-years <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Imagine this - a Detroit rock band from the 1980's disappears from the music scene, until a producer in England rediscovers them and helps them put out a new album. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Well, that’s what happened to our next guests. They call themselves&nbsp;<a href="http://www.artinamericamusic.com/">Art in America</a>. The band name for three siblings from Michigan, Chris, Dan and </span>Shishonee<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Flynn. After nearly 30 years they are out with a new album called The Hentschel Sessions.</span></p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:39:46 +0000 Stateside Staff 15188 at http://michiganradio.org The band Art in America returns after 30 years Metal heads and academics unite http://michiganradio.org/post/metal-heads-and-academics-unite <p>This weekend an international heavy metal conference for academics and researchers is happening in Bowling Green, Ohio. It's called "<a href="http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/popc/page128702.html">The Heavy Metal &amp; Popular Culture Conference</a>," and organizers say it's the first of its kind in the U.S.</p><p>It will feature presentations by heavy metal scholars from around the world about race and gender in the genre, and about its growing popularity in places like Finland and Puerto Rico.</p> Sat, 06 Apr 2013 18:10:03 +0000 Kyle Norris 12037 at http://michiganradio.org Metal heads and academics unite Iggy Pop's Silicon Valley guitarist http://michiganradio.org/post/iggy-pops-silicon-valley-guitarist <blockquote><p>I got hepatitis and moved back to Detroit</p></blockquote><p>That&#39;s from a 2006 <a href="http://www.trynka.net/Site/Open_Up_Blog/9C5B86C1-42AB-4471-92E6-68CBEC2B1BA2.html">interview</a> with James Williamson, the former and now current guitarist for <a href="http://www.iggypop.com/">Iggy Pop and the Stooges.</a></p><p>Williamson was describing his tumultuous time with a band addled by drug addiction.</p><p>Williamson left the rock and roll lifestyle and went on to a successful career as an electronics executive with Sony.</p> Tue, 19 Oct 2010 18:59:58 +0000 Mark Brush 170 at http://michiganradio.org Iggy Pop's Silicon Valley guitarist