Straight out of Vancouver, British Columbia, Fur Trade make the kind of unexpectedly warm and sensible indie rock that one can never have too much of. Reminiscent of a cross between Kaiser Chiefs, Vampire Weekend, and The Bravery, smooth guitar lines mix with straight-forward drums under the scratchy-yet-comfortable blanket that is the vocals of Hot Hot Heat singer Steve Bays. Check out their track “Kids These Days” off the album Don’t Get Heavy below.
This week, host Andy Balaskovitz interviews Jessica Yorko, a Lansing City Council member. Later on the show Andy interviews Kyle Melinn, editor for M.I.R.S. Topics of the show were Lansing’s Homeless problems and a Gay Pride Parade to the Capital’s steps.City_Pulse_8-14-2013
Los Angeles’ Grouplove are back with the first single off of their upcoming album Spreading Rumors to be released on September 17th. The dance-y, poppy, upbeat indie juggernauts are back with a decidedly more electronic take on their wild, dual-vocaled romps. Check out the slightly odd music video for the new single “Ways To Go” off the upcoming Spreading Rumors below. Read More…
You’ve heard him on Family Guy. You’ve seen him starring in the hit TV series Batman. Now, get behind the scenes and meet the real Adam West! Mayor West is coming to East Lansing on August 26th to hangout at Spartan Bookstore from noon to 2pm to sign autographs, and will be at the MSU Union Ballroom at 7pm for a special behind-the-scenes interview, hosted by Impact 89FM! Both events are free and open to the public, so come by and meet the original Caped Crusader in person!
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hop Along present a refreshingly simple style of music that cuts the frills and gets right to the point. With vocals and lyrics akin to a girl version of The Front Bottoms, the music can sometimes get a little awkward, but the groove of the instrumentation keeps it flowing. These guys are just getting up and out there with their first release, so there are only good things to come. Be sure to check out the track “Tibetan Pop Stars” off their 2012 debut album Get Disowned below. Read More…
This week’s blues will feature artist Robert Cray, and others like Eric Clapton, Luther Allison, and Johnny Winter. Get ready for a blues overdose because we’ll be playing them til midnight!
Robert Cray – Got To Make A Comeback – Heritage Of The Blues
Eric Clapton – Standin’ Round Cryin’ – From The Cradle
Albert King – Crosscut Saw – Born Under A Bad Sign
Tonight on Impact Exposure, Gabriela Saldivia fills in for host Abbie Newton. We talk to Michigan State University Sailing team about their unique sport, explore what Broad Art Museum has in store for the coming fall, hear from a Spartan who participated in the 2013 World Dwarf Games, discuss a new political leadership program coming to campus and lastly learn about the Back to School Expo from event organizer Todd Duckett. Read More…
Torch and Twang brings you the usual slate of Americana’s best tonight, plus a new record from Robbie Fulks that will be featured at 10 o’clock!
Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
Amanda Shires- Devastate- Down Fell the Doves
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell- Get Along Stray Dog- Love Has Come For You
Stephen Kellogg- Good Ol’ Days- Blunderstone Rookery Read More…
The 2013-14 men’s basketball schedule is out, Impact Sports staff members Derek Grantham and Bri Harvery return break it down.
MSU volleyball is ranked #14 in the preseason polls, Kathy George’s squad is previewed.
Plus, Cass Tech High School four-star recruit Jayru Campbell commits to the 2015 class.
Tonight on the Asian Invasion, 2NE1 is back with their new single! K-poppers T-ara and Kara are also back with new Japanese songs, and the weirdest version of “Video Killed The Radio Star” you’ve ever heard! Here’s tonight’s playlist:
2NE1 – “Do You Love Me”
f(x) – “첫 사랑니 / Rum Pum Pum Pum”
Ailee – “U & I”
Cho Yong Pil – “충전이 필요해 / I Need To Charge”
Kara – “Hanabi”
Verbal Jint – “비범벅 / Walking In The Rain (feat. Bumkey)”
T-ara – “Target”