Bastille “Wild World” Album Review

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Album Review by Sarah Spohn “So what would you little maniacs like to do first?” Those lyrics begin the first single off British electronic pop indie band Bastille’s new album. First, those little… Continue reading

Pop Rock Band American WiFi Connects with Lansing

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Story by Brendan Hamilton While American WiFi has been around for years, their big break may be just around the corner. And for Lansing residents, they can catch the pop rock foursome at… Continue reading

Ben Thornewill of Jukebox The Ghost Interview with WLNZ

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Vocalist and pianist Ben Thornewill from indie pop band Jukebox the Ghost chats in an exclusive interview with Sarah from WLNZ 89.7fm. The two talk about the current tour, recording shows for a… Continue reading

Folk Pop Band Bennett celebrates EP Release

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The boys of Bennett are no strangers to the WLNZ station. We first met them at our live weekly radio show at Sir Pizza Cafe in Old Town, back in July of 2013.… Continue reading

Atlas Genius talks new album, early influences and current tour

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WLNZ reporter Sarah Spohn spoke over the phone with Keith from Aussie alternative indie rock band Atlas Genius. Brothers Michael, Keith and Steven Jeffrey of Adelaide, South Australia formed Atlas Genius in 2009… Continue reading

On-Air Personality Ward Skillz talks about an upcoming WLNZ radio program

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**Mitten Mayhem Radio starts Saturday night going into Sunday morning at midnight, Oct. 3rd** “Ushering In a New Sound” by Kiah Boyd Over spring break I got the opportunity to sit down with… Continue reading

The Rundown for Motown’s 2015 Jazz Festival

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Story by Mike Stratton Host of The Vinyl Side of Midnight – Sundays at 9 p.m. on 89.7FM If you love jazz you might consider taking a trip to Detroit’s Hart Plaza this Labor… Continue reading

Vh1 “Twinning” Stars & LCC Alumnae Shawn & Claire Buitendorp talk twin tuition, the fashion biz & more

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WLNZ Reporter Sarah Spohn spoke over the phone with Shawn and Claire Buitendorp, 25-year-old twin sisters from the small town of Grand Ledge, Michigan who are making the dream come true-times two. LCC… Continue reading

Carrabba “catches fire in a bottle” yet again with a new folk band

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Story by Sarah Spohn It’s one of the biggest highlights in my young journalistic career. Landing this phone interview with a man who’d been the soundtrack of my teen years (and admittedly, long… Continue reading

NBC The Voice third place winner and Michigan singer songwriter Joshua Davis Interview

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Interview by Sarah Spohn Michigan singer-songwriter Joshua Davis called into the WLNZ station and spoke with me about the TV show filming process and being the first artist allowed to perform a truly… Continue reading