Detroit’s Paradise Valley, which was largely destroyed by “urban renewal” programs in the 1960s, was a center in the development of Black music in Detroit.
United Sound Systems Recording Studios is Michigan’s oldest and Detroit’s first independent recording studio and the site of world-changing musical moments.
The Chessmate Cafe, at the corner of Livernois and 6, had a history of late night concerts, cutting-edge acts, and legendary troubadours.
Local musician Dan Dekuyper interviewed by his daughter Laurel Tinklenberg a student at College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Bileebob: Boogie Chillen' Performance
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Fred Reif: #RecordDET Interview INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION Carlton Gholz: Well, we’re here with Fred Reif and this is the second record night. Fred Reif is going to be our first interview of the night, and then we’re gonna interview Larry Gabriel, both from the Michigan area, but we’ll learn more specifics as […]