Posts by: Eric Walters

Torch and Twang 9/3/13

Torch and Twang is chock full of great new music on tonight’s program. At 10 o’clock, Eric will be featuring new records from The Civil Wars, Brian Wright, Tift Merritt and Michigan favorites Gifts or Creatures! Plus the usual Americana favorites and all your requests!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Mandolin Orange- The Run Around- This Side of Jordan

The White Buffalo- Don’t You Want It- Shadows, Greys and Evil Ways
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JD McPherson- North Side Gal- Signs & Signifiers Read More…

Torch and Twang 8/27/13

Withe the students back on campus, Torch & Twang takes a moment to look back at the summer of 2013. Eric will be reliving his favorite records that released after May 5, the final day of classes for the 2012-2013 academic year. Plus new music from Brian Wright, Michigan favorites Gifts or Creatures and The Civil Wars!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Steep Canyon Rangers- Tell The Ones I Love- Tell The Ones I Love

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors- Nothing Like A Woman- Good Light

Tim Easton- Tired and Hungry- Not Cool

Sarah Jarosz- Over the Edge- Build Me Up From Bones Read More…

Torch and Twang 8/20/13

Torch and Twang is full of goodies here on this Tuesday evening. We have four hours of the best americana tunes around, plus a slew of heavyweight records to add to the T&T library at 10 o’clock. New songs from Sarah Jarosz, Lee Dewyze, Brian Wright, The White Buffalo and more!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Andrew Bird- Danse Carribe- Break It Yourself

Old Crow Medicine Show- Carry Me Back- Carry Me Back

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros- Man on Fire- Here Read More…

Torch and Twang 8/13/13

Torch and Twang brings you the usual slate of Americana’s best tonight, plus a new record from Robbie Fulks that will be featured at 10 o’clock!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Amanda Shires- Devastate- Down Fell the Doves

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell- Get Along Stray Dog- Love Has Come For You

Stephen Kellogg- Good Ol’ Days- Blunderstone Rookery Read More…

Torch and Twang 8/6/13

Tonight, Torch and Twang features the artists of the Great Lakes Folk Festival, happening in downtown East Lansing this weekend, plus concert talk and new music at 10 o’clock!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Joel Mabus- The Gray Mare- The Joel Mabus Omnibus

Mike Espy & Yakity Yak- Leavin’ For N.Y.- The Evening Sun
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Clear Fork Bluegrass Quartet- Westphalia Waltz- Banjo Cafe Read More…

Torch and Twang 7/30/13

Tonight on Torch & Twang, we feature a special interview with Nora Jane Struthers, great new music from Amanda Shires and all your twangy favorites.

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro

Gregory Alan Isakov- Suitcase Full of Sparks- The Weatherman
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Pokey LaFarge- Central Time- Pokey LaFarge

Tedeschi Trucks Band- Made Up Mind- Made Up Mind Read More…

Torch and Twang 7/16/13

Tonight Torch and Twang is full of goodies! Lots of concert talk, a plethora of giveaways, new music and more!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Josh Ritter- Girl In The War- Animal Years

Murder By Death- Ramblin- Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

Frontier Ruckus- Junk-Drawer Sorrow- Eternity of Dimming Read More…

Torch and Twang 7/9/13

Tonight on Torch and Twang we’ll be featuring Luke Winslow-King, who is playing a show at Liberty Plaza this Thursday, plus a number of the acts from the Saturday lineup at Common Ground Music Festival. Plus, a bunch of new music at 10 o’clock, including the new record from Gregory Alan Isakov!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro

Steve Earle & The Dukes- Calico County- The Low Highway
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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit- Outfit- Live from Alabama

Enter the Haggis- Down the Line- The Modest Revolution Read More…

Torch and Twang 7/2/13

For the first show of July, Eric is joined by talented singer-songwriter Mike Vial, who will be performing at Common Ground Music Festival next Monday, July 8. Plus, four hours of the best roots music in mid-Michigan!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro

John Fullbright- Moving- From the Ground Up

Jason Isbell- Flying Over Water- Southeastern Read More…

Torch and Twang 6/25/13

Torch and Twang brings you the usual americana greatness tonight, plus we’ll discuss a few concerts coming up this week, and even have some giveaways!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro

The Lone Bellow- Green Heart and a Heart of Gold- The Lone Bellow
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Nathan Alan- Don’t Change, My Plans- Looking For Tomorrow, Today

Pokey LaFarge- Central Time- Pokey LaFarge Read More…

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