This week, host Burrell Schwartz has Developer Gene Townsend, who discusses relocating cement sculptures in Genesee Neighborhood. Later, Burrell discusses medicaid expansion with MIRS editor Kyle Melinn. Clarence Jones shares his experiences with Martin Luther King Jr. in an interview. also on we have state Reps. Theresa Abed and Tom Cochran.City_Pulse_8-28-13
Austin, Texas’ indie rock darlings Okkervil River are back with their seventh album The Silver Gymnasium, out September 3rd on ATO records. Many out there are waiting with bated breath to see if their first album not to be released through Jagjaguwar Records will be different, but if the rest of the album is anything like their first single, fans need not worry. Though they may have turned the intricacies down a bit, they still have a way of making your heart beat to the tempo and tune of their songs. Check out the song “It Was My Season” off their upcoming album The Silver Gymnasium below. Read More…
Adam West is a seasoned actor who became famous when he played Batman in the 1960′s television series. He has also lent his voice to many television shows and movies, such as Rugrats and The Simpson’s. Impact’s Abbie Newton and Gabriela Saldivia talk with the celebrity about his time as the Caped Crusader, his role as Mayor Adam West on Family Guy, and the items remaining on his bucket list.
Creepiness crawling out of Lafayette, Indiana comes in the form of TV Ghost, a five-piece experimental nosie rock-turned-depressing-Cure-esque-type-band-thing. This is the kind of off-kilter, melancholic slow rock that would fit perfectly into one of Ryan Gosling’s newer movies (think Drive if it didn’t have such a cheesy 80′s soundtrack). The name TV Ghost seems to be fitting, as you may get the feeling that someone (or something) might be watching you while listening to their new album out September 3rd. Check out the track “Elevator” off their upcoming album Disconnect below. Read More…
We’re all aware of the disappointment machine that is MGMT at this point. Be it new music or their live show, it seems like people are constantly upset with MGMT. If you’re one of these people, you’re not going to be happy. The Brooklyn, NY indie rock/pop duo released the second song from their upcoming self-titled album, and it seems to be quite lacking. This along with the other previously released track “Alien Days” might be a bit of a shock to those who are still obsessed with Oracular Spectacular and may even take some Congratulations fans by surprise. Check out the song “Your Life Is a Life” off the album MGMT out September 17th below. Read More…
Last Friday, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum hosted the fist annual “Summers a Drag” event in conjunction with Michigan Pride. The show was hosted by two local drag queens, showcased performances from community members and created a sense of unity and support among the participants and people that attended. Impact’s Gabriela Saldivia reports.
Photos by Colin Marshall
Withe the students back on campus, Torch & Twang takes a moment to look back at the summer of 2013. Eric will be reliving his favorite records that released after May 5, the final day of classes for the 2012-2013 academic year. Plus new music from Brian Wright, Michigan favorites Gifts or Creatures and The Civil Wars!
Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
Steep Canyon Rangers- Tell The Ones I Love- Tell The Ones I Love
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors- Nothing Like A Woman- Good Light
Tim Easton- Tired and Hungry- Not Cool
Sarah Jarosz- Over the Edge- Build Me Up From Bones Read More…
The dynamic duo of hosts Alex Scharg and New Jersey’s finest Anthony “Fino” Serafino are back to kick off a new school year full of sports talk.
Tonight we’re giving away a gift certificate from Maru Sushi & Grill! We’ll be hearing from former Wonder Girls member Sunmi, who just made her solo debut! We’ll also be hearing some more requests from the International Student Resource Fair, including music from Super Junior, Mayday, T-ara, Big Bang, and much, much more!
Sunmi – “24시간이 모자라 / 24 Hours”
EXO – “咆哮 / Growl” (by request)
Super Junior – “Sorry Sorry” (by request)
2YOON – “24/7″
Jay Park – “JOAH” (by request)
Girls Generation – “I Got A Boy” (by request)
2PM – “Hands Up” (by request)
This is going to be a special “End of Summer” show, where Devin will be highlighting the best songs from this summer’s playlists, as well as festival favorites!
To celebrate the return of student to MSU, The Impact is giving away tickets to Laneway Music Festival, happening on September 14th at Meadowbrook Music Festival in Rochester Hills! Call in at 517-884-8989 for your chance to win!