Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU Provost June Youatt. And Kirk Heinze talks with Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell. Read More…
On Friday’s newscast; unrest in Ukraine, tragedy at SXSW in Austin, local music update, Mid-Michigan’s weekend weather report, power outage aftermath and the Spartan Sportswrap. Read More…
If you missed the Arcade Fire show at the Palace this past Monday, I have a solution that is the second best thing to being there.
Step 1: Make a “greatest hits” playlist and shuffle it.
Step 2: Put some aluminum foil in the microwave and cook for 120 minutes.
Step 3: Watch the pretty colors and hear the pretty music.
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.
Todays’ Jam of the Day is “Little Fang” the first single from Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks. The newly formed super group have brought back a long forgotten genre, horror-pop. The trio is made up of Animal Collective’s Avey Tare, Ponytail’s Jeremy Hyman and Dirty Projector’s Angel Deradoorian. Enter The Slasher House drops April 8th on Domino but you can catch them on tour in Ann Arbor, MI at the Blind Pig 4/18.
This week on The Basement we had some awesome bands come in and talk about upcoming albums and shows, including the young and talented Accidentals and the increasingly prominent folk-inspired Crane Wives. We also played alot of awesome stuff, from artists playing shows soon. The Playlist is listed below:
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
The Deadly Gentlemen- I Fall Back- Roll Me, Tumble Me Read More…