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

Resurget Magazine shares 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.

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



Kailey Howell is the founder, 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 former art assist at Hour Detroit Magazine.



Lou 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.




Ryan Miller is a graduate from Wayne 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. 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.







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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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