Adam Kukic welcomes Nora Jane Struthers as guest DJ for Coffeehouse Conversations (w/ bonus material). We discuss her career to date as well as her new album Wake. Her guest DJ picks include Guy Clark, Hayes Carll, Jason Isbell, Joe Pug & The Sweetback Sisters.
This week, we’re highlighting the indie-folk group Arlo Aldo.
Adam Kukic welcomes "Shakey Graves" (Alejandro Rose-Garcia) to serve as guest DJ for Coffeehouse Conversations. We discuss his And The War Came as well as his most recent trip to the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame. Guest DJ picks include Les Paul, Bruce Springsteen & Lady, The Band.
Lenny Smith plays WYEP's Local Music Happy Hour on April 19th, 2012.
Casey Dienel (White Hinterland) talks to Cindy Howes on The Morning Mix.
The Pixies second album was released in 1989 and was the album that helped them break out in the United States. The album conquers a diversity of subject matter (love, religion, surrealism) amid a variety of musical styles with elements of surf rock, punk and pop.
Ronstadt's fifth album was released in 1974, and made her a star. She perfects her folk-rock sound through covers of songs by Paul Anka, Hank Williams and Anna McGarrigle. This album had number one hits on the Country and Pop charts, went platinum, and even earned Ronstadt a Grammy award.
Translated to "With A Buzz in Our Ears We Play Endlessly", Sigur Rós' 5th album was one of many changes. They developed it with a different process, recorded it outside of their home country of Iceland, with a different producer. The result is one of their more happy sounding albums.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This episode is on the career of Lou Reed. From the Velvet Underground to his solo career, Lou Reed's innovative guitar playing, songwriting and provocative nature has made him legendary.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode, we focus on the life of Hank Williams. For a man who spent only twenty-nine years on this earth, Hank Williams had an enormous impact on music.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode, it's Chrissie Hynde. As a singer and songwriter, member of The Pretenders and to her many collborations, she has brought a unique voice and passion to her work.
Junip's new self-titled ablum is our CD of the Week. Pick up a copy with your membership to WYEP today.
Iron & Wine's "Ghost On Ghost" is our featured CD of the Week. Pick up a copy with your membership to WYEP today.