Host Abbie Newton talks about summer festivals, barbecues, and beer. WKAR Station Manager Susie Elkins and Backstage Pass Producer Tim Zeko share information about opening the recording of Backstage Pass to the public. The East Lansing Summer Solstice Jazz Festival Coordinator, Benjamin Hall, and Education Stage Intern Linnea Jimison talk about this weekend’s festival. Later, international Jazz artist Cyrille Aimee comes on the show and shares her story and her jazz music. To end the show, Abbie taste tests the Signature Smoked Cheddar Cheeseburger from the Michigan State University Eat at State Food Truck and she talks to Paul Starr about Lansing Beer Week, which is from June 23 to June 29.
Tonight on the Asian Invasion, Danny and Elise hanging out in the studio bringing you the latest from South Korea, Japan, and beyond! Happy Birthday to 2PM’s Nichkhun, who turns 25 today!
Electroboyz – “Ma Boy 3 (feat. Nana from After School)”
Girl’s Day – “그녀를 믿지마 / Don’t Trust Her”
2PM – “Game Over”
Hello Venus – “차 마실래? / Do You Want Some Tea?”
PURE – “난 아직도 널 / I’m Still Yours”
Sunny Hill & Daybreak – “들었다 놨다 / Love Actually”
Play J – “Beautiful Goodbye”
Summer is officially here as well as the biggest moon of the year! Let’s celebrate this beautiful evening by chillin’ out to two hours of great music! What do you want to hear? Playlist after the jump.
To complete our week of The Mowgli’s fun, Impact 89FM has another live performance from their set at The Loft in Lansing a few weeks back. “Slowly, Slowly” is one of our favorites here at The Impact, and we hope you love it too! If you’re digging The Mowgli’s check out their debut album “Waiting For The Dawn” in stores now!
Louis Bilotta and Dan Tyler have NBA Draft picks first on the agenda and move onto the stunning career ending news for Darko Milicic. World Series predictions are on the docket as well. Kate Upton tweets about a love gone cold with Justin Verlander and theories run amuck about his stats relation. The new Redwings Stadium is being built and the guys show their excitement.
With their first album in eight years, Scotland’s electronic act Boards of Canada have had their listeners on quite the anticipation ride. After anonymously releasing a short clip of music and spread rumors that it might be theirs. With this clip came a six-digit code, though its purpose was unknown. Over the following few months, more codes were released through outlets such as BBC, Adult Swim, and NPR. Their website wouldn’t allow access to anyone without a password, which was also unavailable. Once the user entered all six codes, it revealed a video announcing their new album. So after all that work, is it really worth it? Short answer: yes. Check out the track “Cold Earth” off of Tomorrow’s Harvest below. Read More…
Tonight Mars hosts the Legend Skotty Bell, Fidgety Finkler, the Exceptionally Well-Dressed Stacey, the Cuddly Makenzie, the Girl with the Cool Accent Laura, the Bashful Sylvia, and Engineer Extraordinaire Randy! Follow along with the playlist live after the jump.
Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Spartans Athletic Director Mark Hollis talk with MSU’s vice president for research and graduate studies Stephen Hsu and with WJR Radio morning drive personality Paul W. Smith. Scott Westerman shares his Spartan Life thoughts on Jim Tuman. Read More…
Blind Guardian – (War of Wrath) Into the Storm
Timo Tolkki’s Avalon – We Will Find A Way
Summoning – The White Tower