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Detroit lays claim to a rich musical legacy going back decades, including Motown Records, a vibrant jazz scene, techno music and more than one generation of booty-shaking garage rock. But it’s been a while since it was home to an actual music magazine.

That’s changing with the debut of Maggot Brain, a new full-color quarterly print magazine launched by Third Man Records. That’s the retailer, record press and label founded by Jack White. We speak with the magazine’s editor and longtime music writer, Mike McGonigal.

You can subscribe here or pick it up at a variety of local stores.


Turns out no permits were issued for a piece of Detroit riverfront that collapsed into the waterway. More here.

And Kermit the Frog is going back on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts after a long hiatus. We have all the green details.

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