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Inside The Warhol's "Exposed" project

WYEP's Brian Siewiorek previews The Andy Warhol Museum's latest live fusion of the artist's films and music. "Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films" debuts on Friday (Oct. 17) in Pittsburgh featuring live music from Eleanor Friedberger, Dean Wareham, Bradford Cox, Martin Rev & Tom Verlaine.

Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense Turns 30

In honor of the 30th anniversary of Talking Heads' live concert film and album, Stop Making Sense, Mike Sauter shares some of it's best songs on The Morning Mix with Cindy Howes.

Live & Direct with OK Go

OK Go performs in the WYEP Studios on October 13, 2014.

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Live & Direct with Damien Jurado

Damien Jurado at the WYEP Studios on January 28th, 2014. 

The Cost of College

Ah, college. Some say it's the key to the American Dream. For some students, however, it's pretty daunting when you figure in competition for financial aid, student loans, entrance exams and everything else that comes with the stress of applying for college. FreeZone correspondent Ivory Bennett chats with FreeZone producer Stephan Bontrager about what's on her mind during this tricky period.

Discumentary: Loretta Lynn "Van Lear Rose"

Loretta Lynn had been performing for more than 40 years before releasing "Van Lear Rose". The album was produced by White Stripes guitarist Jack White, who was also the band leader in the recordings. Reaching the number-two spot on Billboard's country album charts and 24 on the Top 200, "Van Lear Rose" was Lynn's most successful crossover album of her career.

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Discumentary: The Pixies "Doolittle"

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. 

Discumentary: Linda Ronstadt "Heart Like a Wheel"

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.

Discumentary: Sigur Rós "Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust"

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.

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American Originals: Lou Reed

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: Hank Williams

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: Chrissie Hynde

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.

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Live & Direct: Old 97's

A performance & interview with Old 97's, Curated by 91.3fm WYEP & Produced by AltarTV.

Songs include "Longer Than You've Been Alive" and "Let's Get Drunk and Get It On" from their album 'Most Messed Up.' 

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Live & Direct: Nickel Creek

A performance and interview with Nickel Creek, curated by 91.3fm WYEP & Produced by AltarTV. 

Songs played during the performance are "21st of May" and "Destination," both from their new album 'A Dotted Line' via Nonesuch Records. 

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Live & Direct: Kaiser Chiefs

A performance & interview with Kaiser Chiefs, Curated by 91.3fm WYEP & Produced by AltarTV.

Songs include "Ruby" from 'Yours Truly, Angry Mob' and "Coming Home" from their latest album, 'Education, Education, Education & War.'

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