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Torch and Twang 9/24/13

Torch and Twang brings you a bevy of great new music this evening. New records from Ha Ha Tonka, Neko Case, Will Hoge and The Blind Boys of Alabama will be featured at 10 o’clock. Plus concert talk and a ticket giveaway for Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, whose latest record, Good Light, is one of T&T’s favorites of 2013.


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Shovels & Rope- Birmingham- O’ Be Joyful

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

Torch and Twang 9/17/13

Torch and Twang brings you the usual four hours of Americana’s best, plus concert talk and new music from Sarah Jarosz, The Paper Kites, Jimmy Webb and more!


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Tedeschi Trucks Band- Made Up Mind- Made Up Mind

Andrew Bird- Danse Caribe- Break It Yourself

Bobby Long- Blood In The Orchard- Wishbone Read More…

The Vibe – 9/14

On tonight’s edition of The Vibe, DJ Riddle gives a lesson in Hip-Hop history, and focuses on some great new music that came out this week, including tracks off of The Weeknd’s album “Kiss Land” and more! Follow along with tonight’s playlist here:

Can’t Tell Me Nothing – Kanye West

Virgo – Nas, Dougie Fresh & Ludacris

Step Into The Arena – Gangstarr

Wanderlust – The Weeknd

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Exposure 9/10/13

Tonight on Exposure, we hear from an MSU student from Syria about the turmoil in in his home country. We get a recap of the new Broad Art Museum exhibits and welcome back concert. Explore the economic effects of abusive partners. Talk with MSUFCU and COGS about their new partnership at Michigan State University. We close the evening with a performance by the Lansing based band, Desmond Jones. Their music will be playing throughout the show as well.


Torch and Twang 9/10/13

Tonight, Torch & Twang features an interview and performance from Michigan favorites Gifts or Creatures, who released their latest record, Yesteryear Western Darkness, last week! Plus new music from Steep Canyon Rangers, Lindi Ortega, giveaways for two phenomenal shows and all your requests!


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Matt Dmits- Bury Me With My Guitar- Bury Me With My Guitar

John Fullbright- Moving- From the Ground Up

Ben Sollee- The Pursuit of Happiness- Half-Made Man Read More…

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!


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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

JD McPherson- North Side Gal- Signs & Signifiers Read More…

The Vibe ~ 8/31

Tonight on The Vibe, DJ Riddle gives away tickets to the Aziz Ansari concert coming to MSU on Friday, and plays new tracks from Big Sean, Juicy J, Eminem and more! Keep it locked to 88.9 to hear all of your favorite hip-hop classics, and new rap jams. Follow along with the playlist below!

8:00 pm

10 2 10 – Big Sean

Some Type Of Way – Rich Homie Quan

The Woods – Juicy J ft. Justin Timberlake

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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!


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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…

Adam West talks Batman, Family Guy, childhood, and his bucket list

Adam West is a seasoned actor who became famous when he played Batman in the 1960’s television series. He has also lent his voice to many television shows and movies, such as Rugrats and The Simpson’s. Impact’s Abbie Newton and Gabriela Saldivia talk with the celebrity about his time as the Caped Crusader, his role as Mayor Adam West on Family Guy, and the items remaining on his bucket list.


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!


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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…

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