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Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 01/13/18

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   Smile - Better Thoughts Under My Skin - Boys Of Fall Carry On - Hifi Handgrenades Break The Divide - New Architects All I See Is Blue…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 1.6.18

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 01.08.17 Judah and the Lion – “Going To Mars” (Caroline) The Coronas – “We Couldn’t Fake It” (So Far So Good) The Fratellis – “Stand Up Tragedy” (Cooking Vinyl) Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – “Echo” (Vagrant/BMG) Faze Wave – “Leagues” (Canvasback) Iration – “Hit List” (Three Prong) A Day To…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 01/06/18

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   All Your Fault - Stories Untold Drag - Bear Bones Evil Boy - My Drowning Youth Beware Heather Sinclair - Lawnmower You Have To Go Through Bono…

Winter Has Just Begun

Having a white Christmas doesn't always happen here in Michigan, but it's typically not 6 degrees out either. The snow storm that came on Christmas Eve helped Santa's sleigh glide with ease and left some pretty awesome satellite pictures as well! NOAA Satellites on Twitter Check out these "cloud streets" over the #GreatLakes, seen by…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Holiday Edition Playlist 12/23/17

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   Run, Run Rudolph - Kaleido with Chad Nicefield Deck The Halls - The Romantics Once Upon A December - The Crane Wives Candlelight - Claslan If We…

The Full Story Of Festivus!

On December 18th, 1997 in the 9th season of 'Seinfeld', the episode "The Strike" aired and birthed a new holiday! "A Festivus for the rest of us!" For those of you who aren't familiar, Festivus is a holiday created by Frank Costanza where you put up an aluminum pole for decoration, air out your grievances and complete the…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 12/16/17

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   August Heat Wave - Blind Merle & His Traveling Band Dance With Me - My Girlfriend Beru Habits - Southpaw Then What? - Daisys Stone Me -…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.11.17

Sleigh Bells – “Favorite Transgression” (Torn Clean) Moon Honey – “Betta Fish” (Rob The Rich) Jane N’ The Jungle – “Smoke & Dust” (Angel Rock) Graham The Empire – “Save Me” Jim James – “I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times” (ATO) Knox Fortune – “I Don’t Wanna Talk About It” Kimbra – “ Top…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 12/09/17

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   Left Of Center - Secret Grief El Dorado - Choker The Duration - The Go Rounds Euclid - Pity Sex My Trinity - Reject The Silence Haven…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.04.17

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 12.04.17 Sin Shake Sin – “Can’t Go To Hell” Midnight Mantics – “You For A Lifetime” Joywave – “Doubt” (Hollywood/Cultco) They Might Be Giants – “I Left My Body” (Idlewild) Awaken I Am – “Black Dreams” (Victory) Gingerlys – “Turtledoves” (Top Shelf/Babe City) Gordon Raphael – “Sleep On The Radio”…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 12/02/17

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   Confidence - Brother Son The Sun Was The Moon - Mover Shaker Hope - Gillihan Landlocked - Signature Mistakes One Track Mind - So Called Ghost Insignificance…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.27.17

Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.27.17 Amy Shark – “Adore” (RCA) Aviva – “GRRLS” Dan Croll – “Tokyo” (Dan Croll/Kobalt) Aquilo – “Who Are You” (Harvest) Fall Out Boy – “Hold Me Tight Or Don’t” (Island) Eye On Attraction – “Pleasantville” Sonic Kharma – “New Day” GBH – “Momentum” (Hellcat) Black Pistol Fire – “Lost…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 11/25/17

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   Meadow - Stone Temple Pilots (Jeff Gutt) Safari Song - Greta Van Fleet Held Under - Elsie Binx Fiction - Young Grudges Mouth Sin - Them Teeth…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 11.13.17

1. Bastille - "World Gone Mad" (Atlantic/RRP) 2. Jessica Boudreaux - "Ask Me To Stay" (New Moss) 3. Hembree - "Had It All" (Ribbon/ADA) 4. Les Techno - "Where Were You?" (Solid Bass) 5. La Bouquet - "Loveless" (Washington Square/Razor & Tie) 6. Spinning Coin - "Sleepless" (Geographic/Domino) 7. Bad Llama - "Apocrypha" 8. Sin…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 11/11/17

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   110 - The Zannies A Little Bit Better (Still Bad) - Border Patrol Drug And Marriage - The Lucid Furs One Eyed Shaman - Star Dancer Jealousy…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 11/04/17

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   Waking Lions - Pop Evil Flatlines - I Prevail Steel Roses - Oakhill Shaylee, Shanel - Hot Mulligan Big Fun - Charles Rogers Pipe Bomb - Former…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.30.17

1. Liam Gallagher - "Come Back To Me" (Warner Bros.) 2. Everything Everything - "Can't Do" (Big Picnic) 3. Mansionair - "Astronaut (Something About Your Love)" (Glassnote) 4. Franz Ferdinand - "Always Ascending" (Domino) 5. Curtis Harding - "On And On" (Anti-) 6. GGOOLLDD - "Secrets" (Roll Call/INgrooves) 7. The Midnight Club - "Close Your…

Citizen Zero Release New Music Video

Detroit's own Citizen Zero filmed their latest music video for "What A Feeling" while out on their recent tour! Check it out below! Their album State of Mind is out now!   Citizen Zero - What A Feeling (Official Video) What A Feeling available now: http://smarturl.it/yyhs8x Directed by Mike Rodway Additional Footage Provided by Danielle Eden…

Craig Finn Interview

Craig Finn and his band The Uptown Controllers played The Shelter in support of his solo album "We All Want The Same Things" and Jonel got to chat with him before the show. They talked about the tour, songwriting, his favorite albums from artists from his home state of Minnesota & more! Find out where…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.23.17

1. Fever Ray - "To The Moon & Back" (Rabid Mute) 2. Cut Copy - "Black Rainbows" (Astralwerks) 3. Donora - "This Heart" (Rostrum) 4. Trudy and the Romance - "Twist It, Shake It. Rock and Roll" (B3SCI) 5. Made Violent - "Unamused" (Columbia) 6. Magic Giant - "Window" (Washington Square/Concord) 7. New Politics -…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 10/21/17

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   Words - Amateur Anthropologist 21 - Liars And Thieves The Start - Ellis Grand Theft Audio - The Banshee Pilot Cloak & Bones - Bison Machine Bring…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 10.16.17

1. AWOLNATION - "Passion" (Red Bull) 2. Nada Surf - "Out Of The Dark" (Barsuk) 3. St. Vincent - "Los Ageless" (Loma Vista/Concord) 4. JR JR - "Control (Secretly Sorry)" 5. RAC - "Unusual" (SLP/Counter) 6. The Amazons - "Ultraviolet" (Fiction/Caroline) 7. Primus - "The Scheme" (ATO) 8. A Day To Remember - "We Got…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 10/14/17

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   Shattered - Harlow Happier - Gold Route SOS - Backswing Caged - Short Leash Shadow Radiant - Spirit Breaker University Girl - Rounding Third Wretched - Home…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 09/30/17

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   Talk To Myself - Influence Waltz Around The Sun - Blue Black Hours Trial - Pleasant Accidents Black Hole Party - The Weakend Beast In My Closet…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 9.25.17

1. Cults - "I Took Your Picture" 2. The Glorious Sons - "Everything Is Alright" (Frontside/Blackbox/BMG) 3. Morrissey - "Spent The Day In Bed" (BMG) 4. Walk The Moon - "One Foot" (RCA) 5. Slothrust - "Sex and Candy" (Dangerbird) 6. Shout Out Louds - "Porcelain" (Merge) 7. QTY - "Michael" (Strange Loop/Dirty Hit) 8.…

5 Comic Books To Sink Your Teeth Into For National Comic Book Day

Now, by all means, I'm no expert when it comes to comics, so first thing's first, these are opinions.  Related: 5 Reasons Marvel's 'The Defenders' Does Danny Rand Wrong Disneyland Now Has Groot-Shaped Bread And We're Squealing ICYMI: Here's What Disney's 'Star Wars' Park Is Going To Look Like Marvel's 'The Defenders' Is The Must-See…

Michigan Mixtape 101 Playlist 09/23/17

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   Choose - Undesirable People Promise - Tranquility Hand In Your Demise - Get Stoked Jerk Off Your Life - Child Bite It Doesn't Matter - Brett Lucas…

Undercover Sound System Playlist 9.18.17

1. Beck - "Up All Night" (Capitol) 2. Bjork - "The Gate" (One Little Indian) 3. Arcade Fire - "Creature Comfort" (Columbia) 4. Dispatch - "Painted Yellow Lines" (Bomber) 5. The National - "Day I Die" (Beggars Group/4AD) 6. Pat Benatar - "Dancing Through The Wreckage" (We Are Hear) 7. Gary Clark Jr. - "Come…