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  1. 1. The News Herald: Breaking news coverage for Southgate, MI MICentral Network: Select a Select a site site RSS | Contact Us | Submit Announcements | Place A Classified Ad | Subscribe | Advertise With Us The Voice of Downriver HOME | NEWS | SPORTS | BUSINESS | OBITS | OPINION | ENTERTAINMENT | LIFE | BLOGS | VIDEO JOBS | REAL ESTATE | CARS | CLASSIFIEDS | MARKETPLACE SEARCH The Web The News Herald Search ENTERTAINMENT MARKETPLACE Browse print ads, special sections, find online deals, and Going their own way: Local band Degaussed search valuable coupons from local retailers! creates its own sound Save up to 50% on local deals at: Searching for a car? Published: Friday, August 06, 2010 No comments posted. | Email to a friend | Print version | ShareThis | RSS Feeds By Laura Zoochi In 2006, Luke Salbert of Woodhaven and Matt LaFramboise of Wyandotte began an acoustic project together for fun. Four years later, joined by Wyandotte residents Chris Beaubien and Jake Tyrna, they now Click to enlarge have a solid band called Degaussed. POLL Did any of the political ads change your decision in who to LaFramboise said the band plays progressive rock, though they are not vote for? aiming for a specific sound. No Yes All four band members work together to write the music. Won't be voting “We build on each other’s ideas,” Beaubien said. Vote View Results LaFramboise, 20, has been singing for five years. Community Calendar “This has been my most solid project,” he said. August 2010 Salbert, 18, began his music career in fourth grade playing trumpet and S M T W Th F S was in an eighth-grade jazz band. He now plays guitar for the band. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Beaubien, 17, has been playing the guitar for 12 years, and also took 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 bass and piano lessons. He is currently the bassist for Degaussed. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Tyrna, the drummer, is 18 and has been playing drums for 11 years. 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Biddle Records, based in Nevada, contacted Degaussed earlier this year because the band was doing something different. 29 30 31 Total events listed this month = 261 The members signed with the label in February, and get to use its Click to submit an event. Wyandotte-based studio for free. http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2010/08/06/entertainment/doc4c59a5a0a9c0a467480484.txt#photo1[8/6/2010 5:06:27 PM]
  2. 2. The News Herald: Breaking news coverage for Southgate, MI “They let us do what we want,” LaFramboise said. See, Click, Fix Degaussed played at the Wyandotte Street Fair July 9. LaFramboise said intersection of allen and northline is Fix This! horrible there were a lot of people there and it was good exposure for the band. 18 people want this fixed 20001-20099 Northline Rd, Taylor, MI 48180, USA “It was amazing to see people walking by and recognizing you,” Salbert 75NB Outer Dr Exit (#42) Fix This! said. 3 people want this fixed 966 Lafayette Blvd, Lincoln Park, MI 48146, USA The band has played numerous venues in the last year, including the Ramp from Pennsylvania to Dix- Fix This! Modern Exchange in Southgate, Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, and Toledo 57 people want this fixed the Mt. Pleasant radio station, 98.5. 16787-16931 Dix Toledo Rd, Southgate, MI 48195, USA Their biggest show so far was playing at the Cornerstone Festival July 2 See all issues » in Bushnell, Ill. Report a Problem “It was supposed to be the last stop on our 16-show East Coast tour,” LaFramboise said, “but it ended up being our only stop because our Great Ocean View In Maui (empty) trailer got stolen” the week before the tour. Luxury 2 Bedroom Beach Front Condos Island Views & Beautiful Sunsets! www.mauihololani.com With the help of Wyandotte police Detective James Ferguson, the trailer Free List of Foreclosures Free List of Bank Foreclosed Homes In Your was recovered in a Lowe’s parking lot three days before their tour began. Area - Now! www.List-of-Foreclosures.com Buying Foreclosures FL Unfortunately, they had already cancelled most of their shows, said South FL Largest Free Brokerage Website For Beaubien. Listings $100k+ www.AdacheREO.com Cooking Recipes The musicians missed out playing with The Robbers, based out of New Get Recipes, Menus, Cooking Secrets & More York, a band they had previously enjoyed playing with. at KitchenDaily - Visit Now! KitchenDaily.com Nevertheless, the band tries to play at least two shows a month. “You never want to play at one place too many times in a row,” LaFramboise said. Degaussed released its first EP online in August 2009, and is currently working on a new CD. Aiming for a fall release, the band is taking its time for this album. “Luckily, we don’t have to pay for studio time, so we are not pressured” to get the CD finished in a certain amount of time, LaFramboise said. Currently, Beaubien said three-quarters of the CD is done, but the musicians are taking their time because they “want it to be the best it can be.” Latest Headlines Most Popular Most Commented The band was lucky enough to receive a cable endorsement from MyStar Sounds. RENE CIZIO: 'Home Run Derby' films scene on ball field (with video) In addition, Beaubien recently received an e-mail regarding a possible AROUND THE CAPITOL endorsement from a guitar pick company. BROWNSTOWN TWP: Man charged with abusing 7- week-old girl, who is clinging to life (with video) DOWNRIVER ELECTION RESULTS “We probably spend more money on guitar picks each month than we do ELECTION 2010: An analysis of how Downriver on food!” Beaubien said. voted VAN BUREN TWP: Thunder Over Michigan Air LaFramboise believes aspiring musicians should not tie themselves Show set for this weekend down to one type of genre. View All Headlines “If you have chemistry, see what comes out of it,” he said. http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2010/08/06/entertainment/doc4c59a5a0a9c0a467480484.txt#photo1[8/6/2010 5:06:27 PM]
  3. 3. The News Herald: Breaking news coverage for Southgate, MI Snapshots With the music scene constantly changing, “you should go your own way,” Tyrna said. “Fads come and go,” Beaubien said. “As far as music goes,” our common goal is to keep Degaussed together.” However, each band member has his own plans for college. LaFramboise is attending Central Michigan University and finishing a degree in recreation. He hopes to get a job at the Woodhaven or Wyandotte recreation centers. Salbert is going to Albion College in the fall to pursue a degree in the medical field. FILE - In this March 7, 2010 file photo, Sandra Bullock arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File) AP Photo/Peter Beaubien is attending Henry Ford Community College in the fall for two Kramer years, and wants to transfer to the University of Michigan to pursue a degree in marketing and computer technology. Tyrna is attending Wayne State University in the fall. Entertainment AP Headlines Vince McMahon sick of Sen. campaign WWE smackdowns For more information about the band and to listen to their music, visit Amy Poehler, Will Arnett welcome second baby boy www.degaussed.net. Judge grants Sandra Bullock restraining order War film documents grim Afghan reality for troops Lockerbie play draws attention at Edinburgh Fringe Obamas named honorary chairs of Arena Stage Scuffle not part of Ohio movie for Corbin Bernsen COMMENTS Bernie Mac's widow sues comedian's doctor The following are comments from the readers. In no way do they represent the view of Naomi Campbell's friend: SAfricans have diamonds thenewsherald.com. Ala. native Courtney Cox to do beach spot LOGIN TO COMMENT Photo Galleries You must be logged in to post a comment. *Member ID: *Password: Remember login? (requires cookies) Login View and Purchase Photos Share Your Photos NOT REGISTERED? SIGN UP TODAY FOR FREE! Do not use usernames or passwords from your financial accounts! Note: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required! Blog Center *Create a Member ID: Confessions of a Non-Runner *Choose a password: Michelle Bemis, a self-described non-runner, *Re-enter password: blogs about her trek through training to run *E-mail Address: her first marathon in October 2010. *Year of Birth: (children under 13 cannot register) In The Hood *First Name: Beth Koby, a mother of three, enjoys *Last Name: sharing the warm and fuzzy stories of being Company: a mother. Home Phone: Business Phone: Learning Curve *Address: Sarah Lee blogs about the various learning *City: curves that are thrown at people throughout *State: their lives. *Zip Code: Create Account The Oscar Project Matthew Gorsline, an avid movie watcher, is http://www.thenewsherald.com/articles/2010/08/06/entertainment/doc4c59a5a0a9c0a467480484.txt#photo1[8/6/2010 5:06:27 PM]
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