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 8/10/14


Mad silly on Sit or Spin tonight. Mucho fun with Sophie and Yogi feat. Pusha T. Thanks for the many tweets!!

How Can You Really by Foxygen : spin

OctaHate by Ryn Weaver : spin

Fool For You by Wild Smiles : sit

Grizzly Bear by Angus & Julia Stone : spin

Start Again by Bishop Allen : sit

Loved/Dark by Alison May : spin

A Little Lost by Sufjan Stevens : sit (waah)

Autumn by Bear in Heaven : spin

Song Factory by Naomi Punk : spin

Tonight by Static People : sit

Tomorrow’s Here Today by Celebration : spin

Hard by Sophie : spin

Burial by Pusha T/Yogi : spin

Sound of Erasing by Rubblebucket : sit


Sit or Spin 8/3/14


The wild and crazy boys on the panel tonight could not stop making fun of Weezer and poking fun at “shack” jokes. They really dug Colony House, Benjamin Booker, and The Unicorns. Not so much vibin’ on Chris Staples or Weezer but still, good times were had.

Violent Shiver by Benjamin Booker : spin

Kill The Fun by Haley Bonar : spin

Dark Side of the Moon by Chris Staples : sit

Warning by Cymbals Eat Guitars : spin

Back To The Shack by Weezer : sit

Silhouettes by Colony House : spin

You Haunt Me by Sir Sly : spin

The Morning Sun by Gashcat : spin

Class Historian by BRONCHOS : spin

Keys by Hooray For Earth : spin

Telepathy by Crosses : sit

In My Teeth by The Rosebuds : spin

From Eden by Hozier : spin

I Was Born A Unicorn by The Unicorns : spin

#CAKE by Shabazz Palaces : sit (spin for overnight)

Sit or Spin 7.27.14


My panel of four tonight focused their attention on sweet instrumentations and what makes sense to the listener. They were vibin’ on Spider Bags and Broods but not so much on Ryan Adams and Dead Stars. Tune in next week for more new jams!

Sad Modernity by Frontier Ruckus : spin

Reina by Field Mouse : spin

Gimme Something Good by Ryan Adams : sit

Did We Live Too Fast by Got A Girl : spin

Absisto by Cold Specks : sit

Up We Go by LIGHTS : spin

Ghosty by Little Racer : spin

Summer Bummer by Dead Stars : sit

Chem Trails by Spider Bags : spin

Smalls by JPNSGRLS : sit

Lose It All, All The  Time by EDJ: spin

On My Mind by Liam Bailey : sit

Mother & Father by Broods : spin

Dangerous Days by  Zola Jesus : spin

Queen by Perfume Genius : sit

NEW DORP, NEW YORK by Sbtrkt, Ezra Koenig : spin

Sit or Spin 7/6/14

Besides saying goodbye to our beloved Program Director Kyle Pacynski, this week the panel and I heard new tracks from Spoon, La Roux, Brian Eno, Shamir, How to Dress Well (and even an oldie but a goodie from Carly Rae herself!) The list of songs that sat and spun are below so you can relive the show and all it’s glory. As always, thanks for listening!

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Sit or Spin 6/29/14



The last Sit or Spin for Brittany, Kyle, and Michelle (but only for three weeks). We were digging The Donkeys, SALES, and Young Liars but not so much on Peter Matthew Bauer and Groenland.

Nothing by The Donkeys – spin

Vow by SALES – spin

Scientology Airplane Conversation by Peter Matthew Bauer – sit

Had It All by Allah-Lahs – spin

We Are the Children by Nova & the Experience – spin

Our Last Shot by Groenland – sit

Half Bad by White Reaper – spin

Don’t Take Me Seriously by Flashlights – spin

Careful, I Was Every Sin by Guides – spin

The Body, It Bends by A Sunny Day In Glasgow – spin

Better Half by SLAVVE – sit

Such A Drag by Say Hi – spin

Warm Beds by Scarves – sit

Nice Chaps, Buddy by The Ladies – sit

An Odyssey Love by Young Liars – spin

Childhood Faith in Love (Everything Must Change, Everything Must Stay the Same) by How To Dress Well – spin


Sit or Spin 6/22/14

Lots of fabulous arguments about Say Anything, Lana Del Rey, and alt-J tonight on Sit or Spin. These boys had some serious opinions.

The Wild Life by Vacationer – spin

Cold in the Winter by Scenic Route to Alaska – sit

Hotel by The Antlers – spin

Wire Frame Mattress by The Wytches – sit

My Greatest Fear Is Splendid by Say Anything – spin

Fast Food by Cerebral Ballzy – spin

Sherman (Animals In The Jungle) by Tom Vek – spin

Turn up the Radio by OK Go – sit

From The Halfway Line by Alexis Taylor – sit/spin for Afterglow

Shades Of Cool by Lana Del Rey – sit

Hunger Of The Pine by alt-J – spin

Got 2 Let U by The Knife – spin

Sit or Spin 6/15/14


We learned all about the panel’s astrological signs and guilty pleasure bands on Sit or Spin tonight. They dug Spoon and Jenny Lewis but weren’t feeling Alvvays and Bleachers. Happy Father’s Day to all!

Rent I Pay by Spoon – spin

Animal of One by The Fresh & Onlys – sit

My Silver Lining by First Aid Kit – spin

Archie, Marry Me by Alvvays – sit

Rollercoaster by Bleachers – sit

Just One Of The Guys by Jenny Lewis – spin

Jumanji by Glass Towers – spin

Brill Bruisers by The New Pornographers – spin

Baby I Can Hell by Deap Vally – spin

Face Down by White Lung – sit

Adderall by Greys – spin

Lipstick Covered Magnet by The Front Bottoms – spin

Raw Exit by POLIÇA – spin

Black Mambo by Glass Animals – spin

Were You There (feat. Neil Tennant by Diamond Version – spin

Drowning by Banks – spin

Time by Jungle – spin

Sit or Spin 6/1/14


All Director’s panel on Sit or Spin tonight. We listened to new tracks from The Orwells, Morrissey, Bob Mould, and Parquet Courts. With a focus on figuring out what songs are best for the station I think we ended up picking the right ones.

Dirty Sheets by The Orwells : spin

Coming Down by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah : spin

World Peace Is None Of Your Business by Morrissey : sit

Sleeping in The Library by Emby Alexander: spin

Swimming Pool Blues by Miniature Tigers : sit

Paper Cup by The Shoe : spin

Skulls and Flowers by Color Rhythm : sit

Puzzle by Devon Williams : sit

Je Suis La Montagne by Moodoid : sit

Smoke Rings by Royal Tusks : spin

I Don’t Know You Anymore by Bob Mould : spin

Out Of The Black by Royal Blood : spin

Sun Glass by Fucked Up : spin

All Of The People by Panama Wedding : sit

Bodies Made Of by Parquet Courts : spin

Sit or Spin 5/25/14


It was the dude edition of Sit or Spin tonight. We heard new songs from Conor Oberst, Popstrangers, and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. The boys definitely weren’t vibin’ to the new Coldplay but that’s cool ’cause we still had a good time.

Mad Men by Herzog : spin

Dig Up The Sunset by Modern Rivals : spin

The Company Man by Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires : spin

Kick by Conor Oberst : spin

Country Kills by Popstrangers : spin

Good Complexion by Tobacco : spin

Xtalk by Hundred Waters : spin

Future Husbands Past Lives by White Sea : sit

Ink by Coldplay : sit

Triangle by Badbadnotgood : sit daytime / spin for afterglow

Monsters by The Capsules : sit

Basements by Future Death : spin

Pitch Black by Pujol : spin

Simple and Sure by The Pains of Being Pure at Heart : spin

Work the Middle by Cherub : spin

Sit or Spin 5/18/14



Sit or Spin was silly, weird and fun tonight with new tracks from Parquet Courts, Chromeo, Sharon Van Etten, and Little Dragon. The panel got into some garage tracks as well and we discussed what place they hated so much that they would name their band after it (reference to Sultan Bathery).

Black And White by Parquet Courts : spin

Losing to the Dark by La Sera : spin

Come Alive (feat. Toro Y Moi) by Chromeo : spin

Blue Spirit Blues by Jeffertitti’s Nile : sit

Surf by Curtis Harding : sit

Investigators by Indianapolis Jones : sit

Mess by Cousins : spin

Hometown Blues by Syd Arthur : spin

No Man’s Land by Little Hurricane : spin

Ghosts by You Me & Apollo : spin

Flavor by Twin Peaks : sit

Good To Me by Sultan Bathery : spin

Catch That Train by Beach Party! : spin

Our Love by Sharon Van Etten : sit

Owen by Frankie Cosmos : spin

Klapp Klapp by Little Dragon : spin


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