Tonight we’re gonna light the night on fire. Texas blues from the likes of Lightinin’ Hopkins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Johnny Winter. We’re going to keep the warm vibes going with our artists spotlight featuring the West Coast blues powerhouse the Mighty Mojo Prophets.
Floyd Dixon – You’re The Only One For Me
Big Three Trio – Wrinkles
Deanna Bogart – On And On And
Laura Rucker – Cryin’ The Blues
As of three weeks ago, there’s a new juggernaut in the indie rock scene. Young Man hails from Chicago by way of Minnesota and provides a smooth-sounding, percussion-based take on contemporary indie rock. With their debut album being released on March 27th, these up-and-comers are just starting out, but it sounds like they already have the suave know-how and passive energy of indie veterans. Check out the music video for their first single “In A Sense” off their 2013 debut album Beyond Was All Around Me below. Read More…
Each week the blog team at the Impact will sit down and come up with one (just one!) word to describe a given song. Read More…
This week we hear from top of the town winners Gretchen Whitmer, state senator, and the Soup Spoon Cafe, owned by Nick Gavriledes. We also listen to an interview with Roy Bourgeois concerning his advocacy of women in the Catholic church and later we listen to Ann Woiwode, Julie Powers, Scott Robbins, and Walt Sorg discuss a few environmental topics.
Clean Water Action is a national organization that promotes environmental awareness for the Great Lakes through canvassing in Michigan. Impact’s Michelle Feghali reports on the organization, their efforts to educate Michiganders and what MSU students can do.
Tonight, Torch and Twang brings you some old favorites, a few song you may have never heard and a ton of Michigan artists!
Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
David Ramirez- Stick Around- Apologies
Israel Nash Gripka- Drown- Barn Doors & Concrete Floors
Langhorne Slim- Cinderella- Be Set Free
The Be Good Tanyas- Lakes of Pontchartain- Blue Horse
Dead Man Winter- Nicotine- Bright Lights Read More…
One of the best names in Ambient Electronic music, The Album Leaf has been making music since 1998. Solo project of Jimmy LaValle (ex-member of Grindcore band The Locust), The Album Leaf makes the most placid, positive, and heart-warming music you can think of. You might think that five albums of this music would get bland and drawn-out, but LaValle finds every way possible to keep things new and interesting. Check out the song “Thule” off their 2004 release In A Safe Place below. Read More…