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Staff Year End List: Program Director Kyle Pacynski’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

What a great year 2013 was for music. At least if you look in the right places. Music for the sake of shock value may have spread across the mainstream, but the Impact is here to quell your agitation with the best new music out there. So here is my list for the Top 10 Albums of 2013

1. A Great Big Pile of LeavesYou’re Always On My Mind

The sophomore release from AGBPOL continues to purport their signature style of nostalgia-based, care-free indie rock. Though they seemed to have dropped the underlying mathy inspiration, they’ve created a very stripped-down, lick-based record that doesn’t stray from what fans crave.

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Impact’s Top 89 Songs of 2013

Here is a recap of the Impact’s Top 89 Songs of 2013! Thanks for helping us ring in the new year and here’s to great new music in 2014!

  1. The Front Bottoms – Twin Size Mattress
  2. Daft Punk – Instant Crush
  3. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Jr. – If You Didn’t See Me (Then You Weren’t On the Dancefloor)
  4. Chvrches – Gun
  5. Foals – My Number
  6. Washed Out – It All Feels Right Read More…

The Basement – 12/12/13

Thanks all for tuning in! We say goodbye to Kyle tonight and welcome in our new host! Thanks to Jason Alarm and Wayne Szalinski for coming in and making it a great time.

Here’s tonight’s playlist:

Jamaican Queens – Water

Fawn – Hip Parade

Selfish Tears – Homebound
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The Basement – 12/5/13

That’s everyone for tuning in! Here’s tonight’s playlist:

Secret Grief – I’ll See You In Portland

The White Stripes – I’m Slowly Turning Into You

Brave Bird – Tired Enough

Eleanor Quigley – Out the Window Read More…

The Basement – 11/21/13

Thanks everyone for tuning in and thanks to Mr. Denton On Doomsday for hanging out with us tonight!

Here’s tonight’s playlist:

Tiger! Tiger! – When You’re Ready For It / Did I Tell You About the Books? They’re Real!

Bike Tuff - Eraser Head

Bad Dates – Touch & Go

The Bell Tree - Fizzy Lifting Drinks
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The Basement – 11/14/13

Thanks all for tuning in and thanks to Pulp Culture for coming on and chatting with us! Here’s tonight’s playlist:

Javelins – Underwater Film Cre

The Riots – A Little Bit of Love

Elliot Street Lunatic feat. Philthy – In Science
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The Basement – 11/17/13

Thanks everyone for tuning in! Here’s tonight’s playlist:

The Bell Tree – Fizzy Lifting Drinks

Dogs In Winter – All I Can

Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers – Ego Loss On Grand River

Dizzy Dearest – Back Molar Dream Sequence

Calcaska – YBYL Read More…

The (Spooky) Basement – 10/31/13

Happy Halloween Everyone! Thanks for tuning in to the Halloween-themed show tonight. Have fun and be safe!

Here’s tonight’s playlist:

Charlie Don’t Shake – Heaps of Dirt

The Distorted Waltz – Out for Blood

Artifact Lounge – Haunted

The Mighty Narwhale – Pumpkin Furious Read More…

The Basement – 10/17/13

Thanks all for tuning in and thanks to Eleanor Quigley for coming in and hanging out!

Here’s tonight’s playlist:

The Summer Pledge – Fences For Teeth

A Band Called Mithras – Concrete

Selfish Tears – Homebound

The Silent Years – No Secrets

Eleanor Quigley – Cali Thai

Eleanor Quigley – Raindrops

Eleanor Quigley – Out the Window

Eleanor Quigley – Water Temple

Brave Bird – Tired Enough

The White Stripes – Little Cream Soda

The Rival – Chisel

The Decks – Skeleton

Lights & Caves – The Shape

Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) – Water

Jack and the Bear – Back to Despair

His Name Is Alive – Go To Hell Mountain

Jeff Pianki – Missing Parts

Natively Foreign – The Forest

Pity Sex – Sedated

Pulp Culture – Cognitive Dissonance

The Reptilian – Dungeons & Drag Queens

La Dispute – Such Small Hands / Said the King to the River

Nice Hooves – Play Jazz

The Basement – 9/12/13

Hey all! Thanks for tuning in and thanks to Wayne Szalinski, The Bard Owls, and Dizzy Dearest for coming in and hanging out with us tonight. Here’s tonight’s playlist:

Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle – St. James Infirmary Blues

The Mantons – One Long Overdrive

Dizzy Dearest – Back Molar Dream Sequence

Dizzy Dearest – Slow Motion Loser

Dizzy Dearest – John and Jane’s Song

The Plurals – Morning Lecture With the Professor

Jake Down & the Midwest Mess – Shipwreck Part One (When We Sank)

A Band Called Mithras – I Know What I Know

Wayne Szalinski – Thanks for Nothing Becky Gelke

Wayne Szalinski – Sweetness

Wayne Szalinski – Some Collagist

Decades – Come In

Decades – Tear You Up

The Bard Owls – No Tracks

The Bard Owls – The Blackest Crow

The Bard Owls – Red Road

The Bard Owls – Blue House

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