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Michigan State University Student Radio

Impact 89FM | WDBM-FM

Michigan State University Student Radio

Impact 89FM | WDBM-FM

Michigan State University Student Radio

Impact 89FM | WDBM-FM

Waka Flocka Flame Brings the Party to MSU’s 2024 Spring Concert

Mike Merucci, Entertainment Editor April 9, 2024

Anyone who has spent more than two hours inside an East Lansing bar should know the name Waka Flocka Flame, and they should know the party anthem for which he is best known, “No Hands.”  On March...

Intertwined Obsessions | “Cat’s Cradle” by Flower Face

Intertwined Obsessions | “Cat’s Cradle” by Flower Face

Ashe Burr, Writer/Volunteer April 9, 2024

Start by wrapping a string around the back of one’s palms, looping it over the front of the palms, and back out. Then, slide your middle finger underneath the loop that reaches out to the front of the...

Woman singing on stage photo by Aleksandr Popov licensed under Unsplash License

Playlist | TikTok Rizz Party

Entertainment Team April 7, 2024

What is the TikTok Rizz Party? To some, it may be a viral video of some teenagers being cringy at one of their friend’s sweet 16 parties, but to other, more sophisticated observers, the TikTok Rizz Party...

What Do We Do Now? | “Cybele’s Reverie” by Stereolab

What Do We Do Now? | “Cybele’s Reverie” by Stereolab

Jack Domenicucci, Writer/Volunteer April 4, 2024

Stereolab is arguably one of the most remarkable bands of all time. Throughout the ‘90s and early ‘00s, they constantly redefined the indie sphere, blending early post-rock with ‘70s motorik rhythms,...

This Week in Music History | April 1-7

This Week in Music History | April 1-7

Brooke Racine and Mike Merucci April 1, 2024

The last words of composer Johannes Brahms came after he took a sip of wine. Those words, which were something like “Ah, that tastes good,” came on April 3, 1897.  Brahms is one of the most...

Photo by Alicia Petresc licensed under Unsplash License

Playlist | Womb Tunes, Songs to Grow a Healthy Fetus

Entertainment Team April 1, 2024

Are you looking for tunes to stimulate your unborn child's brain? Well, you've come to the right place. According to UNICEF, music can help brain development in babies, even while in the womb! Pregnant...

To Obsess or Not to Obsess | “Cheerleader” by Porter Robinson

To Obsess or Not to Obsess | “Cheerleader” by Porter Robinson

Ryan Wilbert, Writer/Volunteer March 30, 2024

The internet is full of complications. You can share your personal thoughts, feelings and deepest secrets with people you’ve never met – and may never meet – in your entire lifetime. The question...

Women Who Thrived in Genres Dominated by Men

Women Who Thrived in Genres Dominated by Men

Impact Staff March 30, 2024

Gangsta Boo Rap, as a genre, has hosted its fair share of misogynistic lyrics and gross objectifications in the past, but Gangsta Boo wasn’t afraid to throw those objectifications back in the faces...

Loved and Lost | “Letterman” by The Story So Far

Loved and Lost | “Letterman” by The Story So Far

Alex Jimenez-Vega, Writer/Volunteer March 29, 2024

Picture California, what do you see? Mountains, beaches, or maybe the beautiful oceans that line the coast? No matter what you see, it's probably akin to the feeling of listening to The Story So Far. Mellow...

John Mellencamp, R.O.C.K. in M.S.U., takes a trip through classic cinema

Andrew Roth, Photo Coordinator March 29, 2024

John Mellencamp may have been born in a small town, but he had no issue rocking a college town Tuesday night. The concert at Michigan State University’s Wharton Center in East Lansing began at the...

Beats Without Borders | Desert Blues, The Sounds of the Sahara

Beats Without Borders | Desert Blues, The Sounds of the Sahara

Ashe Burr, Writer/Volunteer March 28, 2024

As you continue your musical journey across the globe, inevitably, the Sahara will come to meet you head on. The desert is one of the most inhospitable places on the planet, and yet, the inhospitable atmosphere...

Female-Fronted Britpop Excellence | “Great Things” by Echobelly

Female-Fronted Britpop Excellence | “Great Things” by Echobelly

Neelan Bosnic, Writer/Volunteer March 28, 2024

The Britpop explosion of the late 1990s brought about a wave of tongue-in-cheek jangle pop rock music created by, you guessed it, British people. Legendary bands like Blur, Oasis and Pulp would go on to...

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