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Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 06/24/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Rough Night - The Doorstops Ghosts - Terrible As The Dawn Backseat - Oakhill Hauntings - Lemix J. Buckley Stoke - Chain…

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.19.17

1. Portugal. The Man - "Number One" (Atlantic) 2. Umm - "Black Summer" 3. The Killers - "The Man" (Island) 4. Pickwick - "Turncoat" (Small Press) 5. PVRIS - "What's Wrong" (Rise/BMG) 6. The Shins - "Half A Million" (Columbia) 7. Death From Above - "Freeze Me" (Warner Bros.) 8. Alvvays - "In Undertow" (Polyvinyl)…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 06/17/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Baby, I'm Riding - Jenn's Apartment Decoy - Old Empire War On Everything - We Are The Union Currents - Conway Minor…

WRIF tours Little Caesars Arena

Three month from today (September 12th) Kid Rock will be taking the stage to a sold out crowd at the brand new Little Caesars Arena in Downtown Detroit. It might look like there is still a ways to go but progress is coming along fast as crews will begin the final touches over the upcoming…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 06/10/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2. That's 101.1 HD2 on your HD radio. Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] Facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Barnburner - Man Eating Lion Fervent - Eyes On Damascus I'm Just Fine - The Social Bandits T For Texas - 53…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.5.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 6.5.17 1. Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness - "So Close" (Crush/Vanguard/Concord) 2. Cowbell - "Haunted Heart" (Damaged Goods) 3. Arcade Fire - "Everything Now" (Columbia) 4. Lorde - "Perfect Places" (Lava/Republic) 5. Electric Guest - "Oh Devil" (Downtown) 6. The Unlikely Candidates - "Violence" (Another Century/CO5) 7. Missio - "Bottom…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 06/03/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   When You Close Your Eyes - Willamena So I Get High - Jena Irene Asciutto The Biggest Bar Night Of The Year - Baggage Montreal Screwjob - The Swellers…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 05/27/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Hold - Le Voyage Norma Jeane - The Gasoline Gypsies So You Got Married - Mike Galbraith Matthew - shortly Stay Inside - The Kickstand Band The Games We…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 05/20/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Sometimes, Sunshine - Helpless Hearts Gonna Wreck My Life - The Jackpine Snag Let Go - All Is Well Change - Junior High Cheer Squad The Guiding Hand -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 5.15.17

1. HAIM - "Want You Back" (Columbia) 2. Catfish and the Bottlemen - "Twice" (Capitol) 3. Milky Chance - "Blossom" (Republic) 4. BAIO - "Philosophy!" (Glassnote) 5. Jade Jackson - "Finish Line" (Anti-) 6. Matisyahu - "Step Out Into The Light" (Fallen Sparks/Thirty Tigers) 7. Joywave - "It's A Trip" (Hollywood) 8. I Prevail -…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 05/13/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Stayin' Up All Night - Robb Roy Heavy - Tripp 'N' Dixie Safe & Sound On Microchip - The Prime Ministers Living Now - Gold Route Bloom - Backpacks…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 05/06/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   I'm So Lost - Gillihan Worse Days - Little American Champ Worse - Flashover Go Time - Dryvel Daddy-O - The Fever Haze Restless - Small Parks Paradise -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 5.1.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System 5.1.17 1. ODESZA - "Line Of Sight" (Red Light/Counter) 2. The Wild Now - "Afterglow" 3. Rag'N'Bone Man - "Skin" 4. Fall Out Boy - "Young and Menace" (Island) 5. Foster The People - "Doing It For The Money" (Columbia) 6. Bleeker - "Where's Your Money" (Five Seven Music) 7. Stone…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/29/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Inhale - Go Tiger Go Where We Started - Life Size Ghost Happy Endings - Aim Lower Chemical Weekend - Crackjaw Don't Dig Me A Grave - Shapes &…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.24.17

1. Nate J - "Alien" (Marquis) 2. Joe Goddard - "Ordinary Madness" (Greco-Roman/Domino)( 3. Matt and Sam's Brother - "Spacesuit" (Light Organ) 4. Rise Against - "The Violence" (Capitol) 5. Royal Republic - "Baby" (Spinefarm/Caroline) 6. Jidenna - "Bambi" (Epic) 7. Los Angeles Police Department - "Grown" (Anti-) 8. Black Jack UK - "Pretty Lady"…

Inside The Circle Pit chats with We Ride

Inside The Circle Pit host Erik Aratari recently caught up with front-women Mimi Telmo from the hardcore band We Ride which hail from Vigo, Spain. Tune into their chat as they talk about the debut release from Victory Records "Empowering Life" and more. You can also check out the video for their single "Self Made"…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/22/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   The Good Years - The Messenger Birds Something You'd Say - Mover Shaker Away With You - American Noise Army Going Home - The Thoughtlife Do It Yourself (Or…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.17.17

1. Palaye Royale - "Get Higher" (Sumarian) 2. The Lumineers - "Angela" (Dualtone) 3. Mike + The Mechanics - "Let Me Fly" (BMG) 4. Bishop Briggs - "The Way I Do" (Teleport/Island) 5. Pile - "Dogs" (Exploding In Sound) 6. Cigarettes After Sex - "Apocalypse" (Partisan) 7. Ho99o9 - "City Rejects" (Caroline) 8. The XX…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/15/17

Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Tres Dias - Bronze Mamabas Nicotine - Copneconic Raise Your Shields - Voyag3r Hypnos - Kid Grizzly Slowly Fade - Sonic Sovereign Goodness Gracious - Stefanie Haapala Social Drinker…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.10.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.10.17 1. Future Islands - "Cave" (4AD) 2. Chicano Batman - "Friendship (Is A Small Boat In A Storm)" (ATO) 3. Eden Royals - "Time Won't Wait" (Cutmore) 4. The Kooks - "Be Who You Are" (Capitol) 5. Diet Cig - "Barf Day" (Frenchkiss) 6. Helium - "Hole In The…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 04/08/17

  Tune in to Michigan Mixtape 101 every Saturday night at 10pm on Riff2 Michigan musicians, send your stuff to [email protected] facebook.com/MIMixtape101 - @JonelWRIF on twitter   Choke 66 - Slumlord Radio Governor Switch - Narco Debut Candlestick - Signature Mistakes I Think They Call This Uncertainty - You Rest, You Joy Life (I Think)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.3.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 4.3.17 1. Broken Social Scene - "Halfway Home" (Arts & Craft) 2. Leeroy Stagger - "I Want It All" (True North) 3. Bleachers - "Don't Take The Money" (RCA) 4. Bishop Briggs - "The Way I Do" (Teleport/Island) 5. Black Lips - Can't Hold On" (Vice) 6. Juliana Hatfield -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.20.17

1. Tooth & Nail - "Cryin' For You" (Saint The City) 2. Shibashi - "Salvation" (Glassnote) 3. Little Dragon - "High" (Loma Vista) 4. Greg Graffin - "Making Time" (Anti-) 5. Louise Burns - "Young Mopes" (Light ORgan) 6. Howing - "Phases" (Counter) 7. Weezer - "Feels Like Summer" (Crush Music) 8. Otherkin - "Bad…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.13.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.13.17 1. Blood & Glass - "Hop The Fence" (Simone) 2. The Big Moon - "Formidable" (Columbia) 3. The Afghan Whigs - "Demon In Profile" (Sub Pop) 4. 311 - "Too Much To Think" (BMG) 5. SYML - "Where's My Love" (Nettwerk) 6. The Moonlandingz - "Sweet Saturn Mine" (Chimera)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 3.6.17

1. Sylvan Esso - "Die Young" (Loma Vista) 2. All Time Low - "Dirty Laundry" (Fueled By Ramen) 3. Craig Finn - "Preludes" (Partisan) 4. Tennis - "Modern Woman" (Mutually Detrimental) 5. Local Natives - "Dark Days" (Loma Vista/Concord) 6. Local Natives - "Dark Days" (Canvasback) 7. Pokey LaFarge - "Riot In The Streets" (Rounder/Concord) 8.…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.27.17

1. Joe Marson - "Explore/Explode" 2. BNQT - "Restart" (Dualtone) 3. Incubus - "Nimble Bastard" (Island) 4. Judah & The Lion - "Suit and Jacket" (Caroline) 5. The Dig - "Jet Black Hair" (Roll Call/INgrooves) 6. MisterWives - "Machine" (Republic/Photofinish) 7. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay - "Something Just Like This" (Columbia) 8. Ballhoo! - "Girls."…

The "Coney Paczki" Is Here!!

Fat Tuesday is upon us and Detroit's American Coney Island is HOOKING IT UP! The "Coney Paczki" is here and we're not sure how it's going to taste, but we definitely want one! Stop by American Coney downtown tomorrow & give it a whirl! Let us know your thoughts after you've tried it! Come on in…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.13.17

1. The Black Angels - "Currency" (Partisan) 2. The Bombpops - "Be Sweet" (Fat Wreck Chords) 3. Jerry Cantrell - "A Job To Do" (Varese Sarabande) 4. Hanni El Khatib - "Paralyzed" (Innovative Leisure) 5. Skip Marley - "Lions" (Island) 6. White Lies - "Morning In LA" (BMG) 7. The Griswolds - "Role Models" (Concord)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 2.6.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 2/6/17 1. July Talk - "Picturing Love" (CO5 Music) 2. Sundara Karma - "She Said" (Bee & EL/Sony RAL/RED) 3. The Bright Light Social Hour - "Tear Down That Wall" 4. Father John Misty - "Ballad Of The Dying Man" (Sub Pop) 5. Depeche Mode - "Where's The Revolution" (Columbia)…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.30.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.30.17 1. Me And That Man - "My Church Is Black" (Cooking Vinyl) 2. Night Club - "Dear Enemy" (Gato Blanco) 3. Thievery Corporation - "Letter To The Editor" (ESL) 4. Blair Crimmins & The Hookers - "Top Of The Class" 5. Thundercat - "Show You The Way" (Brainfeeder) 6.…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.23.17

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.23.17 1. Spoon - "Hot Thoughts" (Matador/Beggars Group) 2. Biffy Clyro - "Howl" (Warner Bros.) 3. Pepper - "Wait" (LAW) 4. Save Ferris - "New Sound" (WITHYN) 5. Arcade Fire - "I Give You Power" (Capitol) 6. Whitehorse - "Boys Like You" (Thirty Tigers/Six Shooter/RED) 7. Grouplove - "Good Morning"…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.9.17

1. Radkey - "Dark Black Makeup" (Another Century) 2. The Heydaze - "Hurt Like Hell" (Island) 3. Megafauna - "Doubt" 4. Glass Animals - "Pork Soda" (Harvest/Caroline) 5. The Holdup - "Dumb Luck" (Rootfire Cooperative) 6. Darling West - "The Sweetest Tune" (Vestkyst) 7. The Head And The Heart - "Rhythm & Blues" (Warner Bros.)…

Michigan Ranked #2 Most Miserable Winters In US

Someone over at thrillist.com ranked every state in the U.S. based on how miserable their winters are. No surprise Michigan came in at No. 2. It seems like often times these ranking lists are a little off, but this one has to be spot on. I literally laughed out loud & cried a little at…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.12.16

1. Otep - "Royals" (Napalm) 2. Ghost - "Missionary Man" (Loma Vista) 3. Slothrust - "Rotten Pumpkin" (Burger) 4. Menzingers - "Bad Catholics" (Epitaph) 5. twenty one pilots - "Heavydirtysoul" (Fueled By Ramen) 6. Little Scream - "People" (Merge) 7. Andy J Gallagher - "Because We Are" 8. Florence + The Machine - "Stand By…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.5.16

1. The Revivalist - "Wish I Knew You" (Concord/Wind-Up) 2. Hedge Fund - "Summer's Getting Shorter" 3. Morganway - "Ain't It Just" 4. Portugal. The Man - "Noise Pollution" (Atlantic) 5. Paris Wells - "Two Step Romance" (Micropope) 6. Wyatt Blair - "Monday Morning Mess" (Burger/Lolipop) 7. Justice - "Fire" (Because Music) 8. Maria Taylor…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.28.16

1. Sylvan Esso - "Kick Jump Twist" (Loma Vista) 2. Mozes & the Firstborn - "Great Pile Of Nothing" (Burger) 3. Milky Chance - "Cocoon" (Republic) 4. Radiohead - "Daydreaming" (XL) 5. Pixx - "Baboo" (4AD) 6. Beware Of Darkness - "Are You Real?" (CO5) 7. Fickle Friends - "Brooklyn" (B3SCI) 8. Childish Gambino -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.7.16

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.7.16 1. Run The Jewels - "Talk To Me" (Run The Jewels) 2. Niantic - "Sink or Swim" 3. Alibis - "Cruel World" (Island UK) 4. Bullet For My Valentine - "Don't Need You" (Spinefarm/Caroline) 5. Badflower - "Animal" (Republic/John Varvatos) 6. Dead To Me - "I Wanna Die In…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.31.16

Riff2's Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.31.16 1. Alex Da Kid - "Not Easy" (RCA) 2. Bassh - "Animal" (Antler) 3. Honeyblood - "Babes Never Die" (FatCat) 4. The Orwells - "They Put A Body In The Bayou" (Canvasback) 5. Heath - "If I Was President" (Beware) 6. Raising Jupiter - "Take The Fall" 7. Tender…