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Torch and Twang 6/25/13

Torch and Twang brings you the usual americana greatness tonight, plus we’ll discuss a few concerts coming up this week, and even have some giveaways!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro

The Lone Bellow- Green Heart and a Heart of Gold- The Lone Bellow
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Nathan Alan- Don’t Change, My Plans- Looking For Tomorrow, Today

Pokey LaFarge- Central Time- Pokey LaFarge Read More…

The Mowgli’s “Waiting For The Dawn” Album Review

These days, many artists tend to put most of their eggs into one basket; they exert most of their effort into the hit singles that will appear on an upcoming album.  This often leaves the album cuts lacking, which are often the hidden gems of a truly great album.  With that being said, I was somewhat apprehensive when I put the latest album from The Mowgli’s, Waiting for the Dawn, into my car stereo and pressed play.  I had heard the initial track off the album, “San Francisco,” several times before, including on THE IMPACT, and I instantly knew it was a good song.  Actually, I didn’t think it was merely good, I thought it was great; I rarely feel this way listening to a song for the first time.  So, I had good reason to be worried that Waiting for the Dawn would be, like many other albums of the Digital Age, centered on a few good individual songs and fail to create its own identity as an album.

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The Mowgli’s Impact 89FM Interview (Lansing, Michigan)

Impact 89FM is proud to show the world our interview with The Mowgli’s! This fun loving band from Los Angeles sat down with The Impact to talk about their song writing process, how the group formed, and what it was like transitioning to a major label! Check out their debut album, Waiting For The Dawn, in stores now! Check out our live performance of their hit song “San Francisco” here, and check back tomorrow for new The Mowgli’s content!

Torch and Twang 6/18/13

Torch & Twang is live tonight with local indie-folk musician Nathan Alan, whose new record, Looking For Tomorrow, Today drops this Friday! We also have a ton of great new music, including new records from Pokey LaFarge, Guy Clark, John Fogerty and more! And so many giveaways, your head might explode!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Ivan & Alyosha- Be Your Man- All The Times We Had

Ivan & Alyosha- Fathers Be Kind- All The Times We Had Read More…

The Mowgli’s – “San Francisco” (Live at The Loft)

To kick off The Mowgli’s week here at Impact 89FM, we’re proud to give the world our “San Francisco” performance video. The Mowgli’s give the world’s happiest live performance, and will be at The Intersection in Grand Rapids on June 30th, 2013! Check out our interview with The Mowgli’s here!

Torch and Twang 5/21/13

Tonight on Torch and Twang we bring you the best from americana as always, plus we’ll be featuring alt. country rock duo Brown Bird, and new music from Della Mae, City and Colour and local favorites Red Tail Ring!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Stephen Kellogg- Lost and Found- Blunderstone Rookery

Justin Jones- I Can Feel It- Fading Light

The Coal Porters- You Only Miss Her When She’s Gone- Find The One Read More…

Torch and Twang 5/14/13

Tonight, Torch and Twang brings you the best of americana, awesome giveaways for Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer and Shinyribs, plus great new music at 10 o’clock!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Ruth Moody- Trees for Skies- These Wilder Things

Emmylou Harris- Six White Cadillacs- Hard Bargain

Hoots & Hellmouth- Apple Like A Wrecking Ball- Salt Read More…

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