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Detroit Strong New and Old: Tosha Owens and Sammy Davis, Jr.!!!

After looking at arguably Detroit’s worst moment in history, it’s time to look at the present and the future with positive vibes! Any artist will tell you that they’re always looking for a good song, if not a great song. … Continue reading

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Jean-Luc Ponty Interview Part 2 on Wednesday’s “Theme Attic,” with Phil Maq, 10AM-12 Noon EDT!!!

I have put together another 20+ minute segment of my phone interview on June 10th with legendary violinist Jean-Luc Ponty! It will air Wednesday, June 28th, on WHFR (89.3 FM) in the Dearborn-Detroit area as part of my annual “Almost … Continue reading

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WHFR Blues Fundraiser, “Ladies Sing the Blues,” Has a “Smokin’ Hot” Lineup!!!

The WHFR Fundraiser, “Ladies Sing the Blues,” happens this Sunday at the Hastings Street Ballroom! The lineup is one of the best you’re ever going to find this year! Featuring Detroit’s own Queen of the Blues, Thornetta Davis, hot off … Continue reading

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Jean-Luc Ponty Eclipses Summer Solstice: Interview, Pt.1 on “Theme Attic,” Wednesday, 10A-12 Noon EDT!!!

Hey! What’s wrong with a little hyperbole every now and then? Tomorrow, June 21st,  is the Summer Solstice which marks the beginning of Summer. But it’s also the return of legendary jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty to Chene Park—the venue where … Continue reading

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Greg Kihn: Live Interview on “Theme Attic” Wednesday, May 24th!!!

The second time’s the charm! You remember Greg Kihn, don’t you? Well, if you don’t, here’s a few links to refresh your memory: Remember him now? Good! Join me for my interview with him today on “Theme Attic” from 10A-12 … Continue reading

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Philby Best Albums of 2016, Pt.1!!!

The holidays are over and it used to be a boring time of the year. January is usually bleak, gray, and cold. Well, it still is, but an annual tradition has helped to put some energy for one hundred musical … Continue reading

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Philby Hot 100 Songs of 2016, Pt. 3!!!

There are seventy—eight musical artists represented on this year’s Philby Awards. All of them bring their unique musical talents to the list. Another twenty songs are unveiled on tonight’s “Prime Time Theme Attic” from 8PM-10PM ET. Below is a partial … Continue reading

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The Philby Hot 100 Songs of 2016, Pt.2!!!

Eleven inches of snow and computer problems could not stop the “Hot 100 Songs of 2016” countdown from kicking off on Monday night’s “Prime Time Theme Attic!” Songs #81—100 have been revealed, and in the words of Dearborn’s The Hangabouts’ … Continue reading

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Kiko Loureiro, Laura Wilde, and Sultans of String:Live Performances and a Video introduction!

Having had the pleasure of interviewing Kiko Loureiro in person, I wanted to find a video that captured both his phenomenal guitar prowess and his effervescent personality–two traits that are omnipresent whenever he has a guitar in his hands. Even … Continue reading

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Phil’s Faves: Videos July 14, 2013

This will be a personal weekly Top Ten list of what I consider to be the best videos currently available on TV. I don’t, as a rule, go searching for old music videos, so that’s why it will focus mostly … Continue reading

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