It’s always great to see a band showcase their all-around musicianship by completely switching up genres. Pg. 99, a hardcore/metal group, decided they wanted to make some heavy-hearted indie-folk and set out to do just that. Pygmy Lush throws around pendulum-esque guitar riffs over hammering beats, allowing vocals to soar easily overhead. Great music for early mornings and after rough days, Pygmy Lush is just the thing you need to soothe your sorrows. Check out “Yellow Hall” below. Read More…
Michigan Artist Spotlight
Jam of the Day
- April 17, 2014
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: 6:00 am
Impact Alternative is heavier and more rock oriented. It's designed to keep you going through the night with artist you may or may not know.
The Music That Matters
Starts: 6:00 am
Ends: 8:00 pm
Playing our daily rotation of new, breaking and core music!
Starts: 8:00 pm
Ends: 10:00 pm
Do you love local music? Are you constantly going to shows and discovering new bands you had no idea lived just miles away from you? Well, you should be listening to The Basement!
The Basement is Impact 88.9FM’s local music show, featuring bands, artists, and entertainers from across the state of Michigan. We bring the diverse sounds of Michigan and deliver them right to your earballs with such vim and vigor it’ll leave you spinning in your non-swivel chair. From the all-out Rock of Detroit, experimental stylings of the west, to the rootsy folk of northern Michigan, the Basement has all your music needs covered. From MSU natives Frontier Ruckus and The Hard Lessons to Detroit greats like Iggy Pop and Jack White, let us soothe that nagging itch of new music and comfort your longing soul for the great Michigan songs of years passed.
Thee Hourz O' Power
Starts: 10:00 pm
Ends: 2:00 am
BANG! YOUR! HEAD!!!
Are you ready to bang your head for 4 hours?
If you’re expecting your typical metal show, you’re looking at the wrong show. We’ll play what satellite radio won’t. Playing the heaviest metal from the 70’s all the way to the most obscure modern metal ranging from Bay City Thrash all the way to Scandinavian Black Metal. We don’t leave hardcore out either; anything from Black Flag and Minor Threat all the way to modern bands like Integrity, Converge, Vaccine and Xibalba will find their way on the airwaves.
The uninitiated metal can be known to have been started during the time of Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. This transitioned into what is known as the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, featuring bands such as Judas Priest and Iron Maiden. This influenced Thrash Metal, which in turn influenced Death and Black Metal. Every new metal genre searches for a heavier and more aggressive sound. We aim to get the full spectrum for you.
From its existence starting in the 90s, Thee Hourz O Power, Lansing’s premier metal show, has consistently delivered heavy music and always will!
- April 18, 2014
Starts: 2:00 am
Ends: 6:00 am