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Stateside: Live music returns; WKAR's Spanish language podcast; new generation of Detroit techno

Jun 18, 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions are being pulled back, Michiganders gearing up for summer concerts and music festivals.
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On today’s Stateside, music festivals are back in business this summer. Plus, podcasters Michelle Jokisch Polo and Araceli Crescencio discuss bringing news to Michigan’s Latinx community. And, a conversation with music producer Waajeed about passing the Detroit-techno baton.

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Listen to the full show above or find individual conversations below.

Dust off the lawn chairs: summer music festivals are back

  • John Sinkevics is editor and publisher of online magazine Local Spins.

New WKAR Spanish language podcast tells stories of Michigan’s Latinx communities

  • Michelle Jokisch Polo and Araceli Crescencio are co-hosts of “¿Qué Onda Michigan?,” a Spanish-language podcast.

Detroit music producer Waajeed on sound design and the legacy of techno

  • Waajeed is a veteran DJ and music producer from Detroit.