Dylan Rogers of the Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle is on the show as well as Charles Hoffmeyer running for the 2nd Ward City Council talks police surveillance tech. Also, Lon Johnson as Michigan Democratic Party chairman.
Tonight on Torch and Twang we bring you the best from americana as always, plus we’ll be featuring alt. country rock duo Brown Bird, and new music from Della Mae, City and Colour and local favorites Red Tail Ring!
Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
Stephen Kellogg- Lost and Found- Blunderstone Rookery
Justin Jones- I Can Feel It- Fading Light
The Coal Porters- You Only Miss Her When She’s Gone- Find The One Read More…
Big Ten Football schedule is up for criticism and athletic budget also discussed. Exciting topics in hockey include Detroit Redwings in Game 2 against the Chicago Blackhawks and MSU alum Tory Krug ties Game 1 against the New York Rangers in his first Playoff appearance. Also, the Detroit Pistons predictions get under way.
California’s sunny disposition seems to erupt with acoustic acts (Blind Pilot, anyone?), but Yellow Red Sparks is rising in the ranks quickly. With a laid-back, peaceful nature to the sound, it’s easy to slip into a mindful state while listening. It’s a simple setup: acoustic guitar, stand-up bass, minimal drum kit, but it’s all the band needs as they croon their way into your heart. Check out a live performance of their song “Happiness Comes In a Box” off their 2013 debut album Yellow Red Sparks below. Read More…
Straight out of Tallahassee, Florida, Send Away Stranger makes some of the freshest and best emo/math rock around. With noodle-y guitar lines, ever-changing drums, and high-energy vocals, Send Away Stranger makes you want to jump up and kick some rear ends. Each instrument seems to be doing its own thing, independent of one another, and yet they combine to form a super-product, a perfect example of musical synergy. Check out their song “Beats Me, Dog”, off their 2011 EP Cool Wild Whatever below. Read More…
K-pop’s longest running group is back! Shinhwa just released their 11th studio album The Classic to cement their place as the K-pop kings. Their new single and more in tonight’s show!
Shinhwa – “This Love”
2PM – “한.니.뿐. / All Day I Think About You”
2NE1 – “Fire”
UV & JYP – “Itaewon Freedom”
Girls Generation – “Dancing Queen”
Baechigi – “걱정마쇼 / Don’t Worry (feat. Woo Haemi & Loptimist)”
MAYDAY – “终结孤单 / The End of Loneliness”
Summer is beginning to unfold and the awesome weather has finally erased winter from our minds. For this week’s playlist I have put together a lot of upbeat tracks without sacrificing the ambience you look forward to! Playlist after the jump!