Taylor Swift’s song “You Belong to Me” is my guilty pleasure of the week. This song is targeted to a much younger audience than myself and I don’t relate to its romanticized high school content. However, I always feel the need to sing it like I’ve just learned to drive and my braces have come off, among other teenage accomplishments.
Happy April everyone. This week Alex kicks off April in the D the way any show should, with news from your favorite Michigan Sports. The Tigers kicked off their season today against Minnesota(First Game Score)Alex also discusses the NCAA tournament as well as MSU hockey. Make sure to catch next weeks show with more updates from around sports as Alex brings you the latest in all things Michigan Sports.
When one hears the words “Gym Class Heroes,” one tends to think of Travis “Travie” McCoy, Fueled By Ramen, and pop songs about Myspace. There was a time before all of these things in which Gym Class Heroes ruled the indie-hip hop game. Their second album The Papercut Chronicles is incredibly thoughtful, sincere, and even a bit harsh at times, but it features a band of extremely talented guitarists, a bassist, and a drummer (no computer beats or samples in this one). Somewhere along the way, they seemed to get a bit lazy. Travis McCoy went from writing songs about luck, loss, love and depression to writing about Myspace, sleeping with your teachers, and taking your clothes off. Complicated beats and creative guitar lines shifted to played out computer beats and less interesting samples and melodies. Check out the song “Everyday’s Forecast” off their 2003 album The Papercut Chronicles below. Read More…
DJ Riddle features some new tracks from Dayggs’ instrumental release, “Grey”, as well as some cuts off of Tyler, The Creator’s “Wolf”. Follow along live, and call into The Vibe at 517-884-8989, or tweet us at @WDBM!
Happy Easter, everyone! Whether you spent today studying, or getting a sugar buzz from all of that chocolate, I have the perfect playlist to get you settled back into the week! More after the jump!
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