Tonight Devin is giving away tickets to see Toro y Moi at the Magic Stick in Detroit this Wednesday, July 17th courtesy of The Majestic! Put the Impact on your speed dial at 517- 884-8989 for requests and concert giveaways! Playlist after the jump!
Mike Mains & the Branches – Rush You
Mike Mains & the Branches – Beneath Water
Flint Eastwood – Billy the Kid
Flint Eastwood – Can You Save Me?
It’s time to rock ‘n’ roll on City Pulse with local author Steve Miller and his new book Detroit Rock City about the Detroit rock scene from the 60’s til now. Later on the show local legislators Sam Singh of the 69th District and Andy Schor of the 68th District discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down DOMA and what is in store for same sex marriage.
Host Abbie Newton breaks down the political turmoil and conflict in Egypt with Russell Lucas, who is a Michigan State University Associate Professor of Arabic Studies and Co-Director of Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities. East Lansing cellist and soprano Marta Bagratuni joins Exposure to talk about her music and perform a few pieces. We revisit A2B Bike Share, a company started by two University of Michigan Students that is coming to Lansing in August. Lastly, Abbie speaks about Common Ground Music Festival in Lansing.
SHABBA! Tonight’s edition of The Vibe is very reggae inspired, so feel the riddim and listen in from 8-12pm. Call in your favorite rap, hip-hop, reggae, or whatever you want to hear at (517)-884-8989. After the jump is tonight’s playlist!
Lucifer’s Hammer – (The Mists of Time) Woodland Realm
Testament – The New Order
Arsis – Handbook for the Recently Deceased
A very exciting new album to review from Buddy Guy and appropriately named Rhythm & Blues. A 2-disc venture and all the classics tonight from the city of Blues. Elmore James, Howlin’ Wolf, and Jimmy Reed coming at ya as well.
Greg Nagy – Fell Toward None – Fell Toward None
Junior Wells – What My Mama Told Me – On Tap
Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings – Homecoming – Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings
Tonight on Torch and Twang we’ll be featuring Luke Winslow-King, who is playing a show at Liberty Plaza this Thursday, plus a number of the acts from the Saturday lineup at Common Ground Music Festival. Plus, a bunch of new music at 10 o’clock, including the new record from Gregory Alan Isakov!
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Steve Earle & The Dukes- Calico County- The Low Highway
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit- Outfit- Live from Alabama
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Jennifer Swanchara and Bri Harvey host this week with a “Hoop There It Is” themed show, talking about Adreian Payne making the Team USA basketball team and men’s and women’s basketball recruiting. A preview of the 2013-14 basketball season for Michigan State and the rest of the Big Ten’s men’s and women’s teams. The success of coaches Tom Izzo and Suzy Merchant are discussed as well.