This week on The Basement we heard from alot of awesome Michigan artists and brought two singer-songwriters into the studio to play. Stefanie Haapala and Jason Singer came in and played some stuff live in the station, and talked about upcoming shows. The playlist is below:
Citizen – Sleep
empire! empire! (I was a lonely estate) – Idk, My Bff Jill
Joan of Arc – The Hands
The Anniversary – All Things Ordinary
Snowing – Kirk Camerone Crowe
Basement – Fading
This week on City Pulse we heard from a variety of people in the greater Lansing area including:
This week on Exposure, we get an exclusive interview about an upcoming Burlesque Extravaganza in REO Town. We also explore how faith is incorporated into free medical clinics. Later on the show, we have talk about tourism in Michigan and the Ronald McDonald House’s upcoming 5k walk. To end the show, we will break down the events happening in Crimea for your full understanding. Read More…
On March 22, the Ronald McDonald House will be hosting a “Run for the House 5K.” The event will raise funds for the house, which is in Lansing and serves families of children being hospitalized. Exposure host Abbie Newton spoke with MSU student and Piper and Gold interns Beau Hayhoe and Sydney DeLage about the run.
Blind Guardian – Majesty
Sortilege – Sortilege
Heathen – Goblin’s Blade
Don’t you hate when you’re having band practice in the cemetery, and accidentally raise the dead? Man, me too but Bleached make it look like a lot of fun in their video for “Love Spells.” Their debut LP, Ride Your Heart is out now on Dead Oceans.
Russia President Vladimir Putin approved a draft bill that would annex the Black Sea Peninsula, bringing Crimea into the Russian Federation. This happened after an estimated 97 percent of Crimea voters supported a referendum for a union to Russia. While that number has questionable validity, the US and Europe don’t recognize the vote, saying that it was illegal. To fully understand the situation and its potential impacts, Exposure Host Abbie Newton invited Assistant Professor of the Department of History Matthew Pauly into the studio.
If you live in Michigan it’s going to be pretty hard to not relate to our Jam of the Day. It’s a track from Beach House titled, “I Do Not Care For The Winter Sun.” It’s a perfect song to listen to when you’re left longing for spring.
Reo Town is nestled just outside of Lansing. It used to be home to the R.E. Olds Motor Company and has maintained its distinct identity ever since. Its dynamic culture is rich in the arts, with a collection of diverse restaurants and retail. On March 29, it will be rich in Burlesque at the 1st Annual Reo Town Thrift Store Gala and Burlesque Extravaganza. Exposure host Abbie Newton spoke with Reo Town Commercial Association President Ryan Wert about this unique event.