Now make no mistake, as a junior in college, I have the hometown visit down to a science. I have my personal rituals when I return to my home in Sterling Heights; I see particular people, I eat at particular restaurants, I drive down particular roads to particular places.
On tonight’s show, the classics from B.B. king to Son House, to Willie Dixon. New blues music from the likes of talent here to the bayou and an artist spotlight on the Detroit Memphis Experience.
B.B. King – Mean Ole World
Albert King – Calling On My Darling
Eric Clapton – Third Degree
Tonight on Exposure, host Abbie Newton chats with army veteran, MSU student and Truman scholarship finalist, Kent Dell. Impact’s Mary Hathaway reports on reactions to the new pope from the Vatican. Members of the Council of Graduate Students or COGS, discuss recent initiatives. Impact reporter Miguel Martinez reports on recent immigration legislation in Michigan. MSU Peace Corps representatives talk about their presence on campus and personal experiences volunteering. Lastly, MSU professor of Economics Charles Ballard explains the sequester. Read More…
From the outskirts of Glasgow, Scotland come My Latest Novel, a four-piece hell-bent on tearing down the walls of folk and indie rock. With a melange of instruments in every song including violins, xylophones, and the use of samples, their music is constantly shifting from theme to theme. The band name seems incredibly fitting, as each song changes within itself, establishing a story line and vascillating moods as a good story does. Each album seems to be a new novel of sorts. With only two albums under their belt, My Lates Novel has tons of room to grow and can be expected to do so. Check out their song “Sneaker Sister Sneaker Soul” off their 2006 release Wolves below Read More…
Kareemah El-Amin, executive director of the Food Bank of Michigan, calls in this as does Kyle Melinn who discusses the political future of Virg Bernero with Berl. We also listen to Andy’s interview with economist/author Jeremy Rifkin and another interview regarding cold cases in Lansing with Captain Daryl Green of the Lansing Police Department.
Tonight on Torch & Twang we’re going to talk upcoming concerts (including some giveaways!). We’ve also got killer new music to feature at 10 o’clock!
Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
Josh Ritter- In Your Arms Again- The Beast In Its Tracks
Sara Watkins- Lock & Key- Sun Midnight Sun
Ben Sollee- Whole Lot To Give- Half Made Man
Glen Hansard- High Hope- Rhythm and Repose Read More…
The playlist from tonight’s show:
Orange Caramel – “クッキークリーム&ミント / Cookie Cream & Mint”
2NE1 – “Take the World On”
EXO-K – “Machine”
Verbal Jint – “Good Start (feat. Kang Min Hee of Miss $)”
2YOON – “Black Swan (feat. Nassun)”
B2ST – “Black Paradise”
Loca – “제발 / Please”