Sit Or Spin

Sundays 8 P.M. – 10 P.M. | Phone: 517-432-3893 | Twitter@WDBM

Every Sunday night from 8 to 10pm as part of the Impact Exposure Series.

Want to help decide what we play on the Impact? Then tune into Sit or Spin, where (Michelle) and her panel of music enthusiasts play two hours of brand new music from artists so hot, so fresh, that you probably haven’t heard of them. Listen in for some rousing musical debate, or call in and make your voice heard! Or if you’re interested in being a panelists, e-mail us at

It’s up to you help shape the music that matters on Sit or Spin, Sundays from 8-10pm only on Impact 89FM!

Sit or Spin 4/13/14



Sit or Spin was a hoot last night. We discussed how often each of the panelist spills and what their favorite kind of sword is. Needless to say we had a lot to talk about. Favorite track of the night was a tie between Copeland & From Indian Lakes. Worst track of the night was from The Frolics (sorry yo).

Happy With Me – HOLYCHILD : sit

Good Morning Fire Eater – Copeland : spin

Jekyl/Hyde – Your Friend : spin

International – Junior Prom : sit

Glass – Young & Sick : spin

It’s Real – Wild Ones : spin

I Might Survive – Architecture In Helsinki : spin

Body Hot – The Frolics : sit

Sleeping At Night – Caught A Ghost : spin

Chemical Dizzy – The Casket Girls : spin

I Wanna Love You – Jessica Lea Mayfield : spin

I Was Where Were You – DTCV : sit

We Are Sick – From Indian Lakes : spin

Magdalena 318 – Pixies : spin

Highway Blues – Seahaven : spin

Sit or Spin 4/6/14



Sit or Spin was delightful tonight with the fellas, Michael, Daniel, Steven, and Sean – y’all da best! Learning everyone’s preferred DJ names was definitely a highlight. Also, a huge thank you to ALL of our listeners especially Mike Bebe; killed it with that Twitter game!

Repeat Pleasure – How To Dress Well : spin

Feather Tongue – Lyla Foy : sit

Ring The Bell – White Hinterland : sit

Glory – Wye Oak : spin

Play Dumb – The Crookes : sit

Colour Fields – Elbow : sit

Girl Harbor – Manchester Orchestra : spin

Don’t Come Back – Tony Molina : spin

Don’t Wanna Die – Jesus Sons : spin

Valley of Tears – Pure X : sit

Mr. Tom – Videoing : sit

Consequences – Small Black : spin

A Little God in Our Hands – Swans : sit (must find radio edit!!)

Algiers – The Afghan Whigs : spin

Toreador – Band of Skulls : spin


Sit or Spin 3/30/14


We played a multitude of different genres on tonight’s version of Sit or Spin. From Cloud Nothings to The Black Keys and from Tune-Yards to The Hold Steady – a lot was going on tonight. One artist that definitely stuck out with the panel tonight was Mac DeMarco. His new album “Salad Days” is for sure one to check out if you haven’t already. ALSO, a huge thanks to Scotty Bell for being our guest panelist on the show this evening.

First In Line – Kevin Drew = sit

Things We Said – Warm Soda = sit

Let Her Go – Mac DeMarc = spin

Hard To Hold – RAC, Tegan & Sara = spin

Vox Tuned D.E.D = Liars

Impressed – Sleeper Agent = spin

Quieter Today – Cloud Nothings = spin

Twin Rivers – Big Scary = spin

An Ocean In Between The Waves = sit (but spin another song from this album)

Dumb Luck – We Are Scientists = spin

Big Cig – The Hold Steady = sit

Fever – The Black Keys = sit

Mr. Tembo  - Damon Albarn = spin

Water Fountain – Tune-Yards = spin



Sit or Spin 3/9/14



The playlist for Sit or Spin yesterday evening was one that struck our panelists with interest and confusion. A new track from Ray LaMontagne didn’t go over well with our panel but Tensnake gave them something new and exciting to talk about.

Prtatr – Exit Salida: spin

Everything Else – Lime Cordiale: sit

Kong – The Notwist: spin

Isaac – Bear’s Den: sit

Supernova – Ray LaMontagne: sit

Taking Chances – Sharon Von Etten: spin

Gouge – Eternal Summers: sit

Cell Song – Fanfarlo: spin

Ride On / Right On – Phosphorescent: spin

Byzantine – Wild Beasts:  sit

Had To Hear – Real Estate: spin

Love Sublime – Tensnake: spin

Drowning Butterflies – Bipolar Sunshine: spin


Sit or Spin 2/23/14


Sit or Spin was full of puns, analogies, and somehow hip-hop! Here’s the playlist from last nights show.

Luna – Bombay Bicyle Club: spin

Boris – Lo-Fang: sit

Settle In – Pigeon: spin

Boys In The Wood – Black Lips: spin

Black Stone – Ume: sit

I Hope This Whole Thing Didn’t Frighten You – The Hold Steady: sit

Bill Murray – Phantogram: spin

Start Freaking Out – Radkey: spin

Savant – Mainland: spin

Leave the Door Wide Open – NO: sit

Shame – Mas Ysa: sit

Hell Of A Night – Schoolboy Q: spin

Images – Bleeding Rainbow: sit

I’m Not Part of Me – Cloud Nothings: spin

Past Life – Lost In The Trees: sit

Cassidy – Andrew St. James: spin

Start Freaking Out – Radkey:

Sit or Spin 2/16/14

Finally able to be heard from the radio, Sit or Spin was fun and sassy tonight. Thanks to all the callers, tweeters and listeners!


Ghost – Jeremy Messersmith: spin

New York Morning – Elbow: sit

Checked In – Cibbo Matto: spin

To Hold an Ocean – Snowmine: sit

Dark Dance – Kim Vi: spin

Badillac – together PANGEA: sit

Envy – Breton: spin

I Wanna Dance (But I Don’t Know Hot) – SKATERS: spin

Spooky Action At A Distance: spin

Rock and Roll – Andre Cymone: sit

Manners – New Mardrid: spin

Together – Sam Smith: spin

Lost Boys and Girls Club – Dum Dum Girls: sit

American Horror – Speedy Ortiz: spin

Unkinder (A Tougher Love) – Thumpers: spin

Sit or Spin 1/26/14


Grounds For Divorce by Eblow – spin

Fall in Love by Phantogram – spin

Pure by Blackbird Blackbird – spin (still discussing on this one)

Man Overboard by Seasick Mama – spin

Down by Bibio – spin for Afterglow

Once Branches by Har-di-har – spin

Colette (subie subie) by The Low Frequency in Stereo – sit

Top Notch by Manchester Orchestra – spin (duh)

Luv, Hold Me Down by Drowners – sit

F**kmylife666 by Against Me! – spin

Animals by Cocorosie – spin

Elizabeth & Elizabeth by Hop Along Queen Ansleis – spin

Sit Or Spin ~ 7/28/13

There’s a full house tonight on Sit Or Spin! Follow along with the playlist below and help pick the music that gets played at our station!

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