Social Distortion's third self-titled album turns 25, Mike Sauter talks to Cindy Howes about this career defining album on The Morning Mix.
Filmmakers Abby Warhola and Jesse Best talk about "Uncle Andy: The Andy Warhol Family Film". The movie will provide an new perspecitive of Warhol told by his family members.
Grand Piano plays WYEP's Third Thursday on Febuary 20th, 2014.
New Invisible Joy in the WYEP Studio on October 19, 2007.
Steve Earle's 1986 debut was hailed by critics as an instant classic. Earle's writing style incorporated elements of Townes Van Zandt's mournful ballads and Springsteen's depictions of small town life.
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.
Iron & Wine's "Ghost On Ghost" is our featured CD of the Week. Pick up a copy with your membership to WYEP today.
Dawes' new album, Stories Don't End, is our CD of the Week. Pick up a copy when you become a member of WYEP today!