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Resurget Magazine looks to blend the surging national music scene with the lively Michigan local music scene by providing top quality coverage of not only well established artists but also budding local talent in a consistent and professional manner.

Resurget Magazine blends concert reviews and full photo galleries as well as album reviews, features, and interviews with your favorite local and national artists, to provide you with up to date coverage of the music you love.

The Resurget Podcast focuses on conversations with Michigan bands, artists and influencers around the flourishing Michigan music scene.

Interested in having your music covered? Shoot us an email at


Robert Sherman is the founder of Resurget Magazine. Robert contributed to Acentric Magazine extensively prior to forming Resurget Magazine. He has also provided photo work to media relations firm Restless Digital, and has worked for various artists nationally.



Kailey Howell is the Editor-in Chief, social media coordinator, and local liaison of Resurget Magazine. Prior to leading Resurget Magazine, Kailey was the Assistant Music Editor for The Pit, and handles publicity for Livonia band As We Divide.



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Hope Winkles is the lead writer and director of administration for Resurget. Mainly handling interviews and previews, they have also written opinion-editorial pieces for the publication and enjoy writing feature stories. In addition, they are the brain behind the Resurget Pride series. Hope also is in charge of the SEO management and CSS work behind the website. In summary, Hope is a jack-of-all-trades.




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Ryan Miller is a graduate fromWayne State University with a bachelor’s degree in online and print communications. He has a passion for creating inclusive, digital content. Miller also loves making and analyzing creative content – including his poetry blog and album reviews.




Alexis Backus is a contributing writer and photographer who works closely with Fusion Shows. In addition to her work as a concert photographer, she has worked closely with artists to create portraits and social content.






Jeffery Mullins is the renaissance man here at Resurget. Jeff is a Detroit-based published freelance photographer, musician, actor, barista and adventurer. He is also a member of the traveling creative community, Trend45.





Blake Yard is not the type to stick to one genre of music but if he had to narrow it down to three it’d be Emo, Hardcore, Math Rock. He frequents the The Magic stick and The Crofoot quite often but a recent favorite has been The Sanctuary for the intimate feel. He is very proud to be involved with the talented musicians in the scene as well as photographers.







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James Biernat is Resurget’s lead Chicago photographer – providing the eyes and ears of the city to the rest of our Detroit crew. James is currently studying Photography and Motion Graphics at Columbia College in Chicago. He tends to favor covering hardcore shows because of the energy from the crowd and bands. He notes that the Chicago local scene is what kicked his career off as a photographer, and has connected with many friends through it.

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