A special Exposure episode dedicated to Michigan’s contemporary folk music scene. You will hear from bands like Frontier Ruckus,Chris Bathgate, Seth and May, and Gifts or Creatures. You will also learn about music collectives including Earthwork and Bigger Brush Media.
Each year here at WDBM, the station staff votes for our favorite songs of the past year. I love year-end lists, and usually have no trouble contributing my votes, however when I looked at the hundreds of songs that have been added to The Impact’s daily rotation in the past year, I couldn’t find more than a few songs that I had even heard.
Sure, I’ve become somewhat discouraged with indie music – how can you not with band names like “Girls,” “Boat,” “Yuck,” or “Wire?” But this isn’t to say that indie rock isn’t good enough; it’s simply that in 2011, K-pop has become more relevant than ever. I’ve been immersed in it completely, and it’s highly addictive. If you’ve heard about the Korean Wave or K-pop and are wondering what it’s all about, keep reading. If you are more into indie music and would rather die than listen to pop music, KEEP READING.
Mitch Albom’s 12/10/11 MSU commencement address, inspiring MSU alumna Brittany Fox on Thai Song Fair Trade, MSU Beyond Coal Campaign president Talya Tavor.
MSU President Lou Anna Simon And Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU football coach Mark Dantonio and quarterback Kirk Cousins – MSU alumnus and Detroit Tigers TV play-by-play broadcaster Mario Impemba – MSU Sports Medicine’s Dr. Jeff Kovan
Detroit Lions lose to Drew Breese and the Saints
Football playoffs wrap up
MSU wins Outbackbowl
MSU vs UofM In the BCS rankings
MSU’s Outback Bowl win. Penn State, Northwestern and Iowa fall short. A look ahead at the Sugar Bowl. MSU Basketball defeats Indiana and a weigh in on the Lions chances against the saints.
The Detroit Lions will head to the playoffs for the first time in nearly a decade. A look ahead to the MSU vs. Georgia football game and the beginning of MSU Men’s basketball conference play. And finally, the NBA returns. Breakdowns of the Lakers vs. Bulls and the Mavericks vs. the Heat.
From 7-8pm we will be talking about how a recent MSU alum spent the last year drinking one cup of coffee with a stranger every week. Also, learn about Ebonics in education and hear from the new mayor of East Lansing.