Sit or Spin


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 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


Sit or Spin 5/11/14


All star panel on Sit or Spin tonight with panelists Finkler, Jack Burk, Kyle, and Mars (former SOS host and Music Director). Probably one of the best shows so far with tracks from To Kill A King, Sia, Atmosphere and Tune-Yards.

Short Cut Days by Cheap Girls : spin

Motion Animal by crash : spin

Cavalo by Rodrigo Amarante : spin

Cold Skin by To Kill A King : spin

Five Dollar Words by Small Parks : spin

The Weather Song by Ought : spin

Lonely As America by Cerebral Ballzy : sit

Mr. President by Geronimo! : sit

Spider Bite by SICK : spin

Goat Shepherd by Mirah : spin

Take Me Back by In The Valley Below : sit

Bitter by Atmosphere : spin

Chandelier by Sia : sit

Real Thing by Tune-Yards : spin

Sit or Spin 5/4/14


All male panel Sunday night on Sit or Spin and we definitely had some interesting conversations. Lykki Li’s new track fell short for us but listeners seemed to be digging Kishi Bashi, Papercuts, and The Trouble With Templeton.

No Rest For The Wicked by Lykki Li – sit

Anxiete by Naive Thieves – spin

The Ballad of Mr. Steak by Kishi Bashi – spin

Jacques Cousteau by Y LUV – sit

The House I Grew Up In by Doe Eye – sit

Climbing Walls by Strange Talk – spin

Wait and See by Monogem – spin

Shake The Cage by Morning Parade – sit

No Harm Blues by The Rich Hands – spin

Mine and Yours by The Horrors – sit

Asleep by Makthaversen – sit

Still Knocking At The Door by Papercuts – spin

She’s The One by Ray LaMontagne – spin

Heavy Lifting by The Trouble With Templeton – spin

Sit or Spin 4/27/14

Difficult playlist for the Sit or Spin panel tonight. Definitely had some gems thrown in there with Damon Albarn and Chromeo though. Happy finals week!

Slow Motion – Phox : spin

Everyday Robots – Damon Albarn : spin

Dress Up – School of Language : sit

Everlasting – Polock : spin

Lockdown Hurricane – Eels : sit

Play It Right – Sylvan Esso : spin

Half My Life – Nat Baldwin : spin

Devil – Horse Thief : spin

Not Getting Any Younger – Penicillin Baby : sit

Ties You Up – Ex-Cult : spin

Desert Island – Mystic Braves : sit

Black Sap Scriptures – Plague Vendor : sit

Gone Forever – Johnossi : sit

Morocco – Moon Taxi : sit

Tongues – PAWS : sit

Jealous (I Ain’t With It) – Chromeo : spin

Sit or Spin 4/20/14

Tonight’s playlist brought us some synth, down tempo, some garage rock, and definitely some punk. New tracks from Lana Del Rey (yup, that’s right), Chet Faker, and The Menzingers!

West Coast – Lana Del Rey : spin

Coffee – Sylvan Esso : spin

Soak It Up – Houses: sit for daytime/spin for Afterglow

Where Are You – Chad VanGaalen : sit

Til Tomorrow – Dwntwn : sit

Drop – Thee Oh Sees : sit

Take Pleasure in Someone Else’s Pain – The Spits : spin

Rodent – The Menzingers : spin

Nite Life – FTSE : spin

Heart Attack – Porno Mags : sit

Tied Up Tied Down – Teen : spin

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



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