This week on The Basement we brought in Dalinian from Saginaw to talk about music and Taco Bell, also joining us in the studio was Jake Pechtel, the entertainment director of The Capital City Film Fest giving us some insight into the history of the fest, and a look into the future. Here’s the playlist from the night:
Feminism is something that should be accessible to all people. But sometimes, a mainstream movement excludes certain groups of people. Impact reporter Meg Abebe explored the idea of intersectionality within feminism for Impact’s gender episode of Exposure. Read More…
Hi thanks for listening. Here is what you heard tonight:
Adventures – Promise
Christie Front Drive – Turn
Runaway Brother – Dead Man Walking
Kite Party – Welcome to Miami
Free Throw – Now Kith
The closing performance from Kim Vi & The SIblings’ set from WDBM’s 25th birthday show. These guys are making waves in Lansing, keep an eye out for em, and definitely catch a show if you can.
More Kim Vi & The Siblings:
On Exposure, we delve into the topic of gender. Abbie Newton interviews various people in the community about gender as it is defined today. Michigan State University Professor in Communications Kelly Morrison and Psychology Professor NiCole Buchanan join the conversation to discuss gender as it is associated with identity, expression, science and social construction. Dr. Kelly Morrison’s son, Kyle, also joins the show to add to the conversation.
Zines are making their way into our current culture. Earlier this year, there was an event called “Print Party; Celebrating Queer Feminism Through Zines” in Lansing, that aimed it’s focus on people that do not identify as a cisgender male. Reporter Gabriela Saldivia has more. Read More…
Everyone here at WDBM has been listening to St. Vincent non-stop since their self titled album came out last month. In a press release, Annie Clark described the follow up to 2011′s Strange Mercy perfectly, “I knew the groove needed to be paramount, I wanted to make a party record you could play at a funeral.” I couldn’t have described it better myself…See you at their show April 6th at the Majestic Theatre!
Tune into City Pulse this week to find out everything happening in the Lansing/Michigan area! This weeks show features a variety of guests including:
Today’s Jam of the Day will take you on an dream-like adventure with Parisian Melody Prochet in a video for her solo project, Melody’s Echo Chamber. The vocals are sweet, and the instrumentals feel like they just float around you. This isn’t only the only good track though, the entire self-titled album is this good. The record was released in November of 2012, so don’t let yourself wait any longer.
Memorex Memories is a new segment where Impact staffers rediscover their own mix CDs and playlists from childhood, pre-teen, and teen years.
Last summer I was in the process of rummaging through old boxes of my belongings that my Dad, for whatever reason, decided needed to be in our basement when we moved houses. They were completely disorganized: an odd mix of dress shirts that didn’t fit me anymore, Dr. Seuss stories and college level anatomy textbooks, dinosaur models with notable paint fading on the side from when I used to make stegosaurus and triceratops duke it out. I even found the first two episodes of Pokémon on VHS tapes that still managed work after all these years. So imagine my surprise when at the bottom of one of the boxes I see a little, coral-blue square and recognize it as my first iPod. The iPod shuffle, second generation, with a laughably small storage of 1 GB that seems paltry compared to my 160 GB iPod Classic I now tote around. Out of pure curiosity I decided to charge it up and listen to this time capsule of my sixth grade musical tastes.