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Weekday Wrap Up

It’s that time of week again! Check out what some Impacters have been listening to this week and you might just discover something yourself!

Assistant Office Manager and Music Reviewer Sami Leonardo 

So I’ve been all about the new Sam Smith album. His voice is beautifully soothing and incredibly soulful. On the other side of the spectrum, I’ve been listening to the clipping album. It’s weird compilations of static and other strange effects that almost make it hard to listen to, but it’s worth it.

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The Vibe 6/14

 

Shinobi Ninja Thrift Shopping

Happy Father’s Day! Tonight on the Cultural Vibe Spenny Ray and Cjax interview Shinobi Ninja, kick it with A Tribe Called Quest, vibe with Chamillionaire and much more. Shinobi Ninja discusses playing SXSW, opening for George Clinton, and thrift shopping. If you have a thirst for cultured, musical, inter-generational Hip-Hop and R&B, look no further than tonight’s episode of the Vibe. Use #VibinDirty on twitter for the latest Vibe information. Follow our playlist below to keep up with the show!

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Exposure 06.10.14

This week, Host Steven Rich takes a deeper look into various cities in Michigan, addressing their successes and issues. Guests include members of the Michigan Municipal League, the Muskegon Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Director of the Flint Institute of Arts, a micro-distiller in Lansing and a community member in Muskegon, Linda Vines.

Student Organic Farm welcomes 17 piglets

Just south of Michigan State University’s main campus sits a 15-acre Student Organic Farm. Here, students can learn about the farming industry with hands-on experience. The farm grows and distributes produce, raises livestock and explores means of sustainable farming. The latest development at the farm is the Pastured Pig Project. Impact’s Abbie Newton explored the farm and assisted in the production of this piece.

Exposure 5.6.14: Abbie Newton’s Final Episode

Host Abbie Newton celebrates almost two years as Exposure Director during her last show. She highlights the best of the year and welcomes new Exposure Director Steven Rich to the radio waves.

Torch and Twang 5/6/14

It’s the first show of summer! Torch and Twang will be here all summer long to bring you the best Americana tunes in mid-Michigan. Tonight, we feature new music from The Felice Brothers.

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Over the Rhine- Called Home- Meet Me at the Edge of the World

Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison- Motor City Man- Our Year

Pokey LaFarge- Let’s Get Lost- Pokey LaFarge
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The Milk Carton Kids- Memphis- The Ash & Clay Read More…

Torch and Twang 4/29/14

Torch and Twang is here to help you through finals week! Four hours of the best Americana in Lansing, featuring the music of The Howlin’ Brothers, Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison, Dave Alvin and more.

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Old 97s- This is the Ballad- Most Messed Up

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers- Nothin’- Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers

I Draw Slow- All Souls- White Wave Chapel

Ocean Carolina- Don’t Break You’re Promise- All the Way Home Read More…

Special Report: Squirrels on campus

Squirrels can be seen everywhere on Michigan State’s campus. Some students laugh as they scurry about, some students offer them food, while one student even trained a squirrel as her pet. Reporter Alsha Claussen takes to the wilderness to learn about these furry creatures.

Torch and Twang 4/22/14

Progressive Torch & Twang is back for another Tuesday evening full of great Americana tunes! Tonight, we will not only feature the music of Nickel Creek, but play their new record, A Dotted Line from beginning to end. Plus, new music from Old 97s, Luka Bloom, I Draw Slow and more!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Chuck Ragan- Vagabond- Till Midnight

Parker Millsap- When I Leave- Parker Millsap

Chatham County Line- Tightrope of Love- Tightrope

Donna the Buffalo- Don’t Know What We’ve Got- Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday Read More…

Exposure 4/15/14: COGS & Inside Out

Host Abbie Newton talks to Stefan Fletcher, who is in his forth and final term as the Council of Graduate Students President, about his presidency and plans for the future. Newly elected COGS president, Emily Bank, and former COGS president and Director of Student Health Education at Olin Health Center Dennis Martell join the conversation. We also talk about Lou Anna K. Simon’s President’s Report, Inside Out. The report follows nine MSU students for a year, giving us an inside look at the lives of some of the most dynamic Spartans.

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