New York-based Alice and Michi really have no formula for making music. When they sat down to write music, it was unclear who would be playing what instrument, who would be singing, and what they would even be writing about. Six months later, Strange Bloom was finished. In a genre known as “chamber pop,” there really aren’t any rules, but Alice and Michi seemed to still be able to break them. A mixture of electronic and jazz, Alice and Michi make minimalist dream pop slathered in effervescent harmonies. Check out their song “Fighters” off their 2012 album Strange Bloom below. Read More…
Impact 89FM is proud to announce Eric Walters and Eric Schendel as the DJ and Volunteer of the month of March! Read More…
Kareemah El-Amin, executive director of the Food Bank of Michigan, calls in this as does Kyle Melinn who discusses the political future of Virg Bernero with Berl. We also listen to Andy’s interview with economist/author Jeremy Rifkin and another interview regarding cold cases in Lansing with Captain Daryl Green of the Lansing Police Department.
Now make no mistake, as a junior in college, I have the hometown visit down to a science. I have my personal rituals when I return to my home in Sterling Heights; I see particular people, I eat at particular restaurants, I drive down particular roads to particular places.
On tonight’s show, the classics from B.B. king to Son House, to Willie Dixon. New blues music from the likes of talent here to the bayou and an artist spotlight on the Detroit Memphis Experience.
B.B. King – Mean Ole World
Albert King – Calling On My Darling
Eric Clapton – Third Degree
Tonight on Exposure, host Abbie Newton chats with army veteran, MSU student and Truman scholarship finalist, Kent Dell. Impact’s Mary Hathaway reports on reactions to the new pope from the Vatican. Members of the Council of Graduate Students or COGS, discuss recent initiatives. Impact reporter Miguel Martinez reports on recent immigration legislation in Michigan. MSU Peace Corps representatives talk about their presence on campus and personal experiences volunteering. Lastly, MSU professor of Economics Charles Ballard explains the sequester. Read More…