singer http://michiganradio.org en Flint singer/songwriter Tunde Olaniran creates fresh new music http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-singersongwriter-tunde-olaniran-creates-fresh-new-music <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Don't make the mistake of thinking that fresh new music – rap, electronic and more – comes out of Detroit.</span></p><p>Listen to what's coming out of Flint.</p><p>Tunde Olaniran is a Flint artist: singer, songwriter, rapper, electropop, rock. Tunde is attracting lots of attention, including a glowing review in the New York Times for his new EP, Yung Archetype.</p><p>Tunde Olaniran joined us today.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:50:34 +0000 Stateside Staff 17147 at http://michiganradio.org Flint singer/songwriter Tunde Olaniran creates fresh new music AP reporter becomes a singer-songwriter-musician in his off hours http://michiganradio.org/post/ap-reporter-becomes-singer-songwriter-musician-his-hours <p>His name is <a href="http://www.reverbnation.com/jeffkaroubjar">Jeff Karoub.</a> You&#39;ve heard him here on Stateside in his role as an Associated Press reporter covering the Detroit area.</p><p>But today, we met a &quot;different&quot; Jeff Karoub. We met the singer-songwriter-musician who has just won a grant from the Knight Foundation for a project he calls &quot;Coming Home To Music.&quot;</p><p>Jeff Karoub joined us in the studio.</p><p><em>Listen to the full interview above.</em></p><p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:38:44 +0000 Stateside Staff 14645 at http://michiganradio.org AP reporter becomes a singer-songwriter-musician in his off hours Michigan alum in the top three on 'The Voice' http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-alum-top-three-voice <p>Last week, Michelle Chamuel&nbsp;was <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/u-m-grad-one-six-singers-left-nbcs-voice" target="_blank">one of five remaining contestants</a> on NBC's&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nbc.com/the-voice/" target="_blank"><em>The Voice</em></a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Now, she's in the top three.</p><p>Chamuel&nbsp;was in two Ann Arbor bands, My Dear Disco and Ella Riot. She also is a graduate of the University of Michigan.&nbsp;</p><p>If she wins, she'll get a record deal with Universal Music Group and $100,000.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 18:06:09 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13038 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan alum in the top three on 'The Voice' U of M grad is one of six singers left on NBC's 'The Voice' http://michiganradio.org/post/u-m-grad-one-six-singers-left-nbcs-voice <p>Michelle Chamuel, of Ann Arbor, is one of six remaining contestants on <a href="http://www.nbc.com/the-voice/artists/michelle-chamuel/" target="_blank">NBC's show, <em>The Voice</em></a>. Chamuel is originally from Amherst, Massachusetts, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.</p><p>This is her most recent performance:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/IXIpAy9pksE" width="560"></iframe></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 19:58:12 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 12872 at http://michiganradio.org Artpod: Aretha Franklin is looking for next big opera star http://michiganradio.org/post/artpod-aretha-franklin-looking-next-big-opera-star <p>We kick of the first <a href="http://michiganradio.org/term/artpod">Artpod </a>of 2012 with an appearance by none other than the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.</p><p>I interviewed Franklin last month about her <a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/attn-young-classical-singers-aretha-franklin-wants-hear-you">search for the next great opera star</a>. That&#39;s right, opera star. Franklin wants to get in on the singing contest circuit, and she&#39;s turning her searchlight on the world of classical music.</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 02:48:41 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 5645 at http://michiganradio.org Artpod: Aretha Franklin is looking for next big opera star