As 90.9 The Bridge's Content and Database Manager, Michelle Bacon is dedicated to spotlighting music discovery through diverse digital content and on-air programming. Michelle is also deeply involved in Kansas City's flourishing music scene as a multi-instrumentalist and an independent consultant for local acts. She is additionally a reporter for KCPT's digital magazine Flatland.
Check out Turning the Tables KC, Michelle's web series on KC women in music.
Today’s Bridge video premiere takes a look at the link between isolation and connectivity, in the wake of social upheaval and a global pandemic. “Windows” is the latest release from Kansas City artist Lazy Projector, following its debut 2018 album, “ev... [Read More]
A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a banger from Radkey's new album (pictured above), a classic song from The Strokes, and a Cut W... [Read More]
90.9 The Bridge stays on the pulse of new music discovery throughout the year, and in 2020 we've added hundreds of new songs to our growing library — from chart-topping artists to local breakouts and prolific indie songwriters. Now, we're asking you to vo... [Read More]
Our Bridge Artist of the Week has one of the most explosive albums of 2020 — it's Fantastic Negrito! Born Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz, he first released music in the early '90s (under the moniker Xavier) on a major label. In 1999, he was in a near-fatal c... [Read More]
A pillar of Kansas City's jazz scene, Molly Hammer passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, after years with metastatic breast cancer. Working for more than a decade, Hammer was one of KC's most distinguished jazz vocalists. In addition to performing the Natio... [Read More]
A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring new tracks from Kansas City's own Ivory Blue (pictured above), a sublime jam from Sault, and a bop f... [Read More]
Our Bridge Artist of the Week — Philadelphia-based indie rock band The War On Drugs — just dropped a refreshing new live album! "Live Drugs" showcases the evolution of the group's live show over multiple years of touring on critically acclaimed albums.... [Read More]
A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a ferocious message from Brass & Boujee, a stirring cover from Brittany Howard (pictured above), a s... [Read More]
For the third week in a row, we've got another amazing Local 909 Bridge Artist of the Week — Daniel Gum! Though he's been writing and recording music since the age of 12, Daniel — who is now in his early 20s — just released his debut album, "Thirteen,"... [Read More]
Fans of The Republic Tigers waited over a decade to hear the follow-up to their 2008 debut, “Keep Color.” Originally intended for a 2012 major label release, the “Mind Over Matter” LP was finally unveiled earlier this year, with help from Kansas City labe... [Read More]