Voice Choices

‘Discovery: Norm Talley’


Norm Talley doesn’t share his fellow Detroiters’ fascination with machines and the future: His is a human and traditional sound, leaning more toward house than techno, rooted in classic soul, inspired by gospel and borrowing from Afrobeat. Alongside longtime partners Mike Clark and Delano Smith, he’s pioneered the glorious midtempo funk known as beatdown. With Smirk (Wolf + Lamb and Archipel) residents Free Magic and VDRK.

Sat., July 9, 11 p.m., 2011

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