On April 13th the MSU Alumni Association hosted its first Spartan Global Day of Service encouraging alumni to give back to their communities. With projects ranging from Lansing to Beijing, the Day of Service was the beginning of a renewed Spartan commitment to give back. Steven Rich reports.
This week author Mark Binelli calls in to discuss his experiences growing up in Michigan and how they have contributed to his career. Nina Santucci, co-owner of Red Haven restaurant, elaborates on a VIP event held at her restaurant this Tuesday and later we listen to interviews featuring Anthony Bourdain and Yvonne Caamal Canul.
Tonight, we have a special edition of Exposure. Abbie chats with MSU Communication Professors Steve McCornack and Kelly Morrison about the effects of social media on relationships. Impact news reporters explored campus to see which new media dating apps and websites students are using. And finally, a compilation of news features about various topics on MSU’s campus. Read More…
Why does it seem that Dutch indie bands always find the coolest ways to different? Amsterdam’s Bettie Serveert bridge the gap between indie rock and progressive rock. Like a mix between Muse, The Blue Van, and Metric, the band make the kind of garage rock that would blow the freakin’ doors off. The distorted, guitar-based songs are constantly at odds with each other, creating a rather dynamic feel to their tenth album. Check out the opener “Shake-Her” off their 2013 release Oh, Mayhem! below. Read More…
Tonight on the Accidental Blues, Bubba Ray brings the soul, the funk, and the fantastic. Robert Cray, Syl Johnson, and Luther Allison to name a few. Plus, The Rusty Wright Band on our artist spotlight.
Syl Johnson – Who’s Still In Love
Bobby Rush – Get Back
Robert Cray – Phone Booth
Luther Johnson – It’s Your Thing
Michigan State’s Wells Hall houses much activity throughout the day. One of the more prominent features, the Wells Hall Preacher (oftentimes with his children), represents Christianity on campus, along with others like the Jehovah’s Witnesses and student group The Furnace. Impact’s Sonja Trierweiler reports. Read More…
Tonight, Torch & Twang plays tribute to Michigan music. Nothing but the Mitten for the first two hours! Tonight’s featured artist is Jeremy Quentin, better known as Small Houses!
Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
Andy and the Pandys- Detroit City- Drink Up, Weary Soul
Bennett- Days Are Running- A Brand New Start
Nathan K.- Leave Them- Dishes
Petal Shop- We Went A Walkin’- City Hymns Read More…
Tonight we’re doing a special broadcast of the EARTH X HEART 2013 concert with MAYDAY (五月天) and flumpool recorded live in Tokyo! EARTH X HEART is an annual charity concert in Japan, raising awareness for respect of the Earth and life, and environmental issues.
Here’s the playlist from tonight’s show: