Pity Party Playlist – 7/30/14

Pity Party Playlist – 7/30/14

nai harvest – buttercups

somos – familiar theme

capn jazz – easy driver

dowsing – driving

little big league – lindsey

marietta – … so they left me at a gas station

algernon doll – sweet nothing

foxing – rory

moving mountains – seasonal

now, now – prehistoric

sundials – it stands a ground

you blew it! – the one with david (their van just got broken into/lots of stuff stolen, you can find out how to help out here)

leer – spring break

the hotelier – the scope of all of this rebuilding

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Torch & Twang 7/29

We’ve got plenty of new never-before-heard tunes to share tonight, coming from the Ben Miller Band, Curtis McMurtry and more!


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Scott H. Biram- Slow & Easy- Nothin’ But Blood

Lily & Madeline- Sounds Like Somewhere- Lily & Madeline

Jonah Tolchin- Midnight Rain- Clover Lane

Down By The River- Puss N’ Boots- No Fools, No Fun

Drew Kennedy- Age and Color- Wide Listener

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Afterglow 7/27

The calm before the storm.

10PM

Attack The Doctor- Blockhead

Ghostwriter- RJD2

Days To Come- Bonobo, Bajka

A Circular Reeduction- Tycho

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Andrew Jackson Jihad – Ghost Mice Split

I was introduced to the folk/punk duo Ghost Mice with their 2007 Andrew Jackson Jihad split album after spending months delving into AJJ’s extensive discography. Ghost Mice is made up of Chris Johnston and Hannah Jones both former members of pop/punk bands before switching to folk for more venue options when touring. Hannah switched from bass guitar to violin and thus the band was born. Johnston and Jones both have small, pretty, innocent voices which are strange to listen to as they talk about child molesting priests, but the juxtaposition of themes leads to a confusing calming yet infuriating mood after listening. Their split also includes a song about D&D called Critical Hit (which I had happened to listen to hours after playing my first bout of Dungeons and Dragons) and a happy song called Cementville about kid gangs and befriending enemies, not to mention their closing song named Please Quit Smoking, Mom.


Words by Eric Finkler

Grimes – Genesis

In 2010 Grimes hit the music scene by releasing her debut album Geidi Primes. Since then Claire Boucher or better known as Grimes has been hard at work producing her synthy pop/electronic music. Not only did Grimes kill it at Pitchfork this past weekend but she also showed off all of her hard work while winning over the crowd with her personality and voice. Grimes was the second to last performance of the night before Kendrick Lamar hit the stage. Her song Genesis was the last song of her set to win the crowd over. Not only does her music bring people of all varieties together but it also brought the people of Pitchfork together for one last time.


Words by Sami Leonardo
Photo by Eric White

Exposure 7.29.14

Next Tuesday August 5th, the Michigan Primary election will decide the fate of Proposal 1. A personal property tax restructuring that may be more complex than it seems. MLive Reporter Fritz Klug has been covering this topic for weeks (Find his informative video here.) and joins host Steven Rich in the studio to help breakdown the proposed changed.

MSU Journalism student Nicole Igwe, a native of Nigeria, gives an in depth look at the conflicts surrounding Boko Haram and how she sees the US perspective of the conflict.

Deanna Hurlbert, the Director of the MSU LGBT Resource Center talks about the recent million dollar donation and the future of her facility.

And finally, Dan Bollman gives up a construction update for the MSU campus.

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Asian Music Mondays 07/28/2014

Tonight we’ll hear new music from Taeyang and G-Dragon, Sistar, Homme, and tons of music out of Japan, China, and Taiwan!

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Twitter: @ImpactAMM

Taeyang – “Stay with Me (feat. G-Dragon)”
Sistar – “Touch My Body”
Cyndi Wang 王心凌 – “My Curved Eyelashes / 睫毛弯弯
Ra.D 라디 – “As Always / 그렇게
Angela Chang 张韶涵 – “My Lost Happiness / 遗失的美好 (by request)
Verbal Jint – “Just Another Rapper (feat. San E, Swings) / 반도의흔한랩퍼
Jaurim – “Dancing Star”
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Sit or Spin 7.27.14

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My panel of four tonight focused their attention on sweet instrumentations and what makes sense to the listener. They were vibin’ on Spider Bags and Broods but not so much on Ryan Adams and Dead Stars. Tune in next week for more new jams!

Sad Modernity by Frontier Ruckus : spin

Reina by Field Mouse : spin

Gimme Something Good by Ryan Adams : sit

Did We Live Too Fast by Got A Girl : spin

Absisto by Cold Specks : sit

Up We Go by LIGHTS : spin

Ghosty by Little Racer : spin

Summer Bummer by Dead Stars : sit

Chem Trails by Spider Bags : spin

Smalls by JPNSGRLS : sit

Lose It All, All The  Time by EDJ: spin

On My Mind by Liam Bailey : sit

Mother & Father by Broods : spin

Dangerous Days by  Zola Jesus : spin

Queen by Perfume Genius : sit

NEW DORP, NEW YORK by Sbtrkt, Ezra Koenig : spin

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