Audio Specials

WYEP's 2015 Local Year in Review

Join Cindy Howes for a look back on Pittsburgh's local music scene in 2015.

2015 Departures

WYEP pays tribute to many musicians who passed away in 2015.  Hosted by Brian Siewiorek

WYEP's John Lennon Tribute Special

35 years after John Lennon's murder, his loss is still felt acutely by many music fans. His music touched the hearts and minds of millions of people throughout the world. In a one-hour special, WYEP paid tribute to the life and career of one of the most iconic figures in rock history. 

Trailer Park Boys Interview

Joey Spehar of the Morning Mix talked with Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles of the Trailer Park Boys about Christmas scams, the upcoming presidential election, and donating cars to WYEP.

A Very John Waters Christmas Guest DJ on WYEP

Director and racontuer, John Waters, joins WYEP's Brian Siewiorek for a "Guest DJ" set of some of his favorite holiday tunes.

Illustration: Glen Hanson

WYEP's Neil Young 70th birthday tribute

To celebrate Neil Young’s 70th birthday on November 12, 2015, WYEP ran a one-hour retrospective of his recording career. Beginning in 1968 and continuing into recent releases, the special features solo songs as well as material with Buffalo Springfield, CSNY, and Crazy Horse.

Coffeehouse Conversations: Caleb Pogyor of Talkers

Join host Adam Kukic and Caleb Pogyor of the band Talkers for Coffeehouse Conversations. Caleb provides an extra caffeinated serving of guest DJ picks and talks with us about the band's new album Bad Ones. 

Coffeehouse Conversations: Melinda Colaizzi

Join host Adam Kukic and Guest DJ Melinda Colaizzi (1st-place winner of the 2015 Dos Equis Singer-Songwriter Competition) for Coffeehouse Conversations - Melinda discusses music that matters to her including Janis Joplin, Jack White, Lucinda Williams, & B.B. King.

Coffeehouse Conversations: Damien Jurado

Join host Adam Kukic and Guest DJ, Damien Jurado for Coffeehouse Conversations. Damien discusses his career-to-date, music that matters to him, the influence of Andy Warhol, and possible future directions. 

Songwriting Legends: Paul Simon

WYEP explores the work and influence of an enormously influential songwriter, one who helped shape the course of popular music. In this episode, Paul Simon.