I may have only ever broadcast on The Fix, but my short stint as a DJ during my senior year at Michigan State left a lasting impression. My only regret: I didn’t get involved earlier (as in as soon as I hit MSU’s campus as a freshman). I came across this video created for The Impact’s 30th anniversary, and it brought back all kinds of wonderful memories.
As soon as I watched the video, I thought of how much fun I had playing Modest Mouse, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, the Strokes, My Chemical Romance, the White Stripes – among so many others. I thought of all the late nights and early mornings I put in just for pure fun. Count me among the many misfits that just loved music. They give us a shout out in the video. How did I forget how much I love alternative? This list sums up some of my favorites from high school and college.