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Arts & Life

West Michigan Mixtape: The Crane Wives, The Bootstrap Boys, and Chain of Lakes

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John Sinkevics, editor and publisher of LocalSpins.com, joined Stateside today to bring us the latest from West Michigan’s music scene.

This month he brings us music from two Grand Rapids bands — The Crane Wives and The Bootstrap Boys — that submitted videos to NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest. He also discusses the new release from Grand Rapids based group Chain of Lakes.

Listen to the conversation above, or hear some of the new music below.

"Daydreamer" by The Crain Wives  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s8x7nf_fyQ

"Time to Kill" by The Bootstrap Boys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F35YrBqyzek

"The Ride" by Chain of Lakes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1vLCzvtGSQ

Support for arts and culture coverage comes in part from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

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