This week on City Pulse we featured a variety of guests from the Lansing/Michigan area including:
Austin, Texas is far away. SXSW tickets are a lot of money. There are 1,200 music acts to sift through at this week’s festival. Starving and penniless college students, fear not! Impact 89FM has distilled the entire SXSW music experience down to 50 essential artists. You’re welcome.
Playlist by Stacey Karl
Torch and Twang is back from Spring Break and chock full of goodies. Tonight, we have a trio of giveaways for fantastic concerts plus new music from the likes of Drive-By Truckers, The Infamous Stringdusters and Luther Dickinson.
Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West- Down in the Lonesome Draw- I’ll Swing My Hammer With Both My Hands
Deer Tick- The Dream’s in the Ditch- Negativity
Mandolin Orange- Cavalry- This Side of Jordan
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Mario Cuomo makes long hair look rebellious again in the new video from his rock ‘n’ roll band. “The Righteous One” is the latest single from the Chicago natives, The Orwells. The song is slated for a March 24th release but we might see it again on their next album due early summer.
The music festival at SXSW 2014 kicked off today in Austin, TX. Whether you’re fording the crowds in the Lone Star capital or the snow melt back home, here are the featured bands from the Mitten playing this week. Keep an eye and and ear on these artists and let’s show ‘em some love!
These rockers come out of Detroit and toe the line between punk and protopunk.
Today’s jam comes from the Savannah, GA three-piece The Casket Girls. “Chemical Dizzy” is off of their sophomore LP that came out last month on Graveface Records.
Impact’s Carmen Scruggs explores how health clinics provide both free support and care. She delved into health clinics in Memphis, Tenn. and Detroit, Mich. to see how faith contributes to the clinics.
Tonight we’ve got a very special episode; we’ll be playing songs from our favorite dramas out of China, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Japan! Hear songs from hit shows like Meteor Garden/Boys Over Flowers, Full House, and more!
The Office for International Students and Scholars are calling for Globie Awards nominees. The Globie awards are presented to the “unsung heroes” of international students and scholars on our campus and in our community. Find more information or nominate someone here!
Mayday is coming to Chicago! You can see them Monday, March 24th at the Auditorium Theatre, get your tickets here!
SHINee – “Stand By Me” (꽃보다 남자 / Boys Over Flowers)
Harlem Yu – “情非得已 / Can’t Help Loving You” (流星花园 / Meteor Garden)
Power Station – “When” (还珠格格 / My Fair Princess)
Rain – “운명 / Destiny” (풀하우스 / Full House)
Mario & Nesty – “Never Say Goodbye” (마이 걸 / My Girl)
Tommy february6 – “Magic In Your Eyes” (奥さまは魔女 / Bewitched in Tokyo)
Cyndi Wang – “花的嫁纱 / Flower Marry Yarn” (天国的嫁衣 / Wedding Dress in Heaven)
Flint Eastwood tears Mac’s Bar into pieces with “Billy the Kid” at WDBM’s 25th birthday show. If these guys aren’t on your radar, you’ve got some homework to do.
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