Exposure 8/27/13

On the last Exposure show of the summer, host Abbie Newton and producer Gabriela Saldivia talks to actor Adam West, who played Batman and is now one of the voices on Family Guy. Wisaal, a band that will perform at the Loft comes into the show. We get an update on the MOSAIC Music Festival that will be happening in Lansing over Labor Day. Hear about the ‘Summer’s a Drag’ show at the Broad Art Museum. And lastly, Wharton Center joins the show to give a sneak peak on the performances of the new school year.

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City Pulse 8/28/2013

This week, host Burrell Schwartz has Developer Gene Townsend, who discusses relocating cement sculptures in Genesee Neighborhood. Later, Burrell discusses medicaid expansion with MIRS editor Kyle Melinn. Clarence Jones shares his experiences with Martin Luther King Jr. in an interview. also on we have state Reps. Theresa Abed and Tom Cochran.City_Pulse_8-28-13

Okkervil River – It Was My Season

Austin, Texas’ indie rock darlings Okkervil River are back with their seventh album The Silver Gymnasium, out September 3rd on ATO records. Many out there are waiting with bated breath to see if their first album not to be released through Jagjaguwar Records will be different, but if the rest of the album is anything like their first single, fans need not worry. Though they may have turned the intricacies down a bit, they still have a way of making your heart beat to the tempo and tune of their songs. Check out the song “It Was My Season” off their upcoming album The Silver Gymnasium below. Read More…

Jacuzzi Boys – Double Vision

Miami, Florida’s alternative sensation Jacuzzi Boys are back with their brand new, self-titled album due out September 10th. Breezy vocals soar over zip guitar lines, laser-like keys, tambourines, and hand claps while groovy bass lines keep the album flowing from song to song. A lazy feel to the lo-fi indie makes Jacuzzi Boys a nice, relaxing listen while allowing the listener to reflect on the past, present, and future. Check out their new single “Double Vision” off their upcoming September 10th release Jacuzzi Boys below. Read More…

The Silent Years – Someone To Keep Us Warm

With the recent success of the Detroit indie-pop duo Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Jr, it’s important to think about history. The two members met while recording some music for Joshua Epstein’s former band, The Silent Years. One of the best acts to ever come out of Royal Oak, Michigan, the four piece’s groovy indie rock paved the way for your favorite hits now. While they are not completely dissolved, The Silent Years are on an official indefinite hiatus until Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Jr. is done being so busy. Check out the song “Someone To Keep Us Warm” off their 2006 self-titled album below. Read More…

Accidental Blues Playlist 08/23/13

Bubba Ray’s final show tonight will feature artist Junior Kimbrough. Join us as Bubba Ray plays his favorite blues tunes from Eric Clapton, Sean Costello, and Buddy Guy. New music from Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois KIng and Sugaray Rayford.

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8:00 PM
Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band – Honky Tonk – Shoutin’ In Key
Junior Kimborugh – Meet Me In The City – All Night Long
Cash Box Kings – Hayseed Strut – Holler & Stomp
Pink Anderson – Weeping Willow Blues – Carolina Blues Man, Vol. 1
Son House – Sundown – The Original Delta Blues
Mary Flower – Big Bill Blues – Bridges
R.L. Burnside – Walkin’ Blues – First Recordings
Big James & The Chicago Playboys – Low Down Dirty Blues – The Big Payback
The Kinsey Report – Free South Africa – Midnight Drive
A.C. Reed & Stevie Ray Vaughan – These Blues Is Killing Me – SRV
Junior Kimbrough – Most Things Haven’t Worked Out – Most Things Haven’t Worked Out
 

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9:00 PM
The Paul DeLay Band – Love Grown Cold – Heavy Rotation
Sean Costello – Goombay Rock – Cuttin’ In
Larry McCray – Blues Is My Business – Believe It
Albert King – Oh, Pretty Woman – Born UNder A Bad Sign (Remastered)
B.B. King – Breaking Up Somebody’s Home – Lucille Talks Back
Little Walter – Juke – Chess Blues 1952 – 54
John Brim & Pinetop Perkins – Call Me Easy Papa – Chicago Blues Session, Vol. 12
Hound Dog Taylor – The Dog Meets The Wolf – Release The Hound
George Thorogood & The Destroyers – One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer – Anthology
Junior Kimbrough – Crawling King Snake – Sad Days, Lonely Nights
Albert Collins – Honey Hush (Talking Woman Blues) – Alligator Records: 35 X 35
Muddy Waters – Rollin’ Stone – Chess Blues 1947 – 52
Otis Rush – Groaning The Blues – Otis Rush 1956 – 58: His Cobra Recordings
Lowell Fulson – Blue Shadows – Chess Blues 1960 – 67
 

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10:00 PM
Carolyn Wonderland – Dust My Broom – Peace Meal
Curtis Salgado – Love Man – Soul Shot
Charles Bradley – Strictly Reserved For You – Victim Of Love
Al Green – I Can’t Stop – I Can’t Stop
Billie Holiday – Too Marvelous For Words – Lady In Autumn: The Best Of The Verve Years
The Hoopties – Empty Pockets Blues – It Ain’t Never Been Easy
Junior Kimbrough – Slow Lightnin’ – All Night Long
Carey Bell – Lonesome Stranger – Alligator Records: 35 X 35
Lurrie Bell – All Over Again – South Side Chicago Blues
Joe Bonamassa – Reconsider Baby – Had To Cry Today
Luther Allison – Ragged And Dirty – Bad News Is Coming
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers – It Ain’t Safe – Blues For The Lost Days
Magic Slim & The Teardrops – Highway Is My Home – Bad Boy
Magic Sam – Hoochie Coochie Man – The Magic Sam Legacy
 

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11:00 PM
Junior Kimbrough – Junior’s Place – Meet Me In The City
Michael Burks – Little Juke Joint – Show Of Strength
B.B. King & Eric Clapton – Hold On! I’m Comin’ – Riding With The King
Joe Bonamassa – Man Of Many Words – Blues Deluxe
Cream – Crossroads – The Cream Of Clapton
Bob Dylan – Tombstone Blues – The Best Of The Original Mono Recordings
Sugaray Rayford – Stuck For A Buck – Dangerous
Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King – Talkin’ Bout Bad Luck – Road Dog’s Life
The Black Keys – Keep Your Hands Off Her – Chulahoma
The White Stripes – Ball & Biscuit – Elephant
Buddy Guy – Meet Me In Chicago – Rhythm & Blues
 
 

‘Summer’s a Drag!’ unites community for Michigan Pride

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Last Friday, the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum hosted the fist annual “Summers a Drag” event in conjunction with Michigan Pride. The show was hosted by two local drag queens, showcased performances from community members and created a sense of unity and support among the participants and people that attended. Impact’s Gabriela Saldivia reports.

Photos by Colin Marshall

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Torch and Twang 8/27/13

Withe the students back on campus, Torch & Twang takes a moment to look back at the summer of 2013. Eric will be reliving his favorite records that released after May 5, the final day of classes for the 2012-2013 academic year. Plus new music from Brian Wright, Michigan favorites Gifts or Creatures and The Civil Wars!

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Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Steep Canyon Rangers- Tell The Ones I Love- Tell The Ones I Love

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors- Nothing Like A Woman- Good Light

Tim Easton- Tired and Hungry- Not Cool

Sarah Jarosz- Over the Edge- Build Me Up From Bones Read More…

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