A one-hour special paying tribute to Debbie Harry, including her work with Blondie, her solo career, collaborations and cover songs. Hosted by Brian Siewiorek. Originally aired July 1, 2015.
John Bechtold of Pittsburgh Guitars dropped by the Morning Mix to share a couple of Blondie songs and share a personal connection with the band on Debbie Harry's 70th birthday.
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.
The Lone Bellow "Take My Love"
Performing at the WYEP Summer Music Festival on June 27th.
Mumford & Sons new single "Believe" from their latest album Wilder Mind.