Entries in Marvin Gaye (5)

Monday
Mar102014

TTK's Crates to Canvas: It Started With Marvin

Fear—it's just a four-letter word, but it can be the determining factor in life's decisions. Before I ever painted anything on a canvas, I contemplated it for a few years. I made many excuses on why I couldn't do it.

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Monday
Feb032014

Dig Dug: Leon Ware "Tamed To Be Wild"

While Leon Ware is probably best known for his groundbreaking production and composition, that's not to say that he didn't lay down some great tracks himself.

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Monday
Oct142013

Crates to Canvas: The Musical Massage

Sometimes, hunting for a particular song leads to a catalog of greater songs. This was the case for Leon Ware.

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Monday
Aug052013

Detroit Rising: The Music Of A Beautiful Struggle

Since the days of the iconic label Motown, which housed internationally celebrated figures like Marvin Gaye, David Ruffin, and Michael Jackson among others, Detroit has laid its foundation as a city embedded in music.

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Wednesday
Apr032013

Reel-to-Reel with 180 Proof: DJ Amir Interview

Amir Abdullah is currently knee-deep in master tapes. Reel upon reel lines the floor of the DJ, crate digger, and vinyl archivist’s Bed-Stuy apartment, holding sounds from Detroit’s Strata Records.

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