One artist is trying to make waves in country music. The other is drawing attention for dreamy, pop-tinged soft rock. Local Spins spotlighted each of them on the radio this week. Listen to both radio podcasts, with plenty of new regional music to soak up.
Category: Local Spins Live
Local Spins Live is a weekly podcast recorded and broadcast live on Wednesdays on News Talk 1340. The 20-minute show spotlights local artists with exclusive interviews and an in-studio performance. The recorded shows are available here, as well as on iTunes.
The Grand Rapids indie-rock project spearheaded by Bill Chesney, general manager for Earthwork Music, boasts an all-star cast of guests and ‘a beautiful balance’ of musical styles. Read the feature story about Earthwork’s “man behind the curtain,” listen to the radio podcast and watch his on-air performance of a new song with members of The Crane Wives.
Led by singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recent Calvin College graduate James Li, the Grand Rapids alt-rock band fueled by folk’s narrative style releases a new EP at The DAAC on Thursday. Read the Local Spins Artist Spotlight story, listen to the radio podcast and watch the video from an in-studio performance.