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Ingrid Michaelson on The Morning Mix

Ingrid Michaelson talks to Cindy Howes about her new album Lights Out.

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.

Live & Direct with Tommy Malone

Tommy Malone in the WYEP Studios on April 14, 2014.

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Midnight Radio: The Dark Side of the House

A broadcast from Bricolage Theater Company’s Midnight Radio Series. Featuring the radio play "The Dark Side of the House", an adaptation of a true story that took place in Pittsburgh in 1947 and made national headlines. "The Dark Side of the House" is the story of Millard Wright, a career criminal and a doctor’s quest to cure him through a daring medical procedure. Midnight Radio is Bricolage Theater Company’s performance series in the style of classic 1940’s radio broadcasts, featuring vintage sound effects, musical guests, commercial spoofs and more.

50th Anniversary of Bob Dylan's First Major Concert

On April 12, 1963, Bob Dylan gave his first major concert performance at Town Hall in New York City.  

WYEP Studio Session: Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion perform in WYEP Studios on February 2, 2011

Discumentary

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.

Discumentary: The Black Keys "Brothers"

The Black Keys' sixth release is also the first album recorded at the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in 25 years.  "Brothers" is considered the band's breakout release, it went to #3 on the Billboard Album Chart and won the group 3 Grammy Awards.

American Originals

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: Phosphorescent

A performance and interview with Phosphorescent. 

Songs include "Song for Zula" and "Terror In The Canyons (The Wounded Master)" both from his 2013 album 'Muchacho.' Available from Dead Oceans. 

Curated by 91.3fm WYEP & Produced by AltarTV.

Check back here every Monday for more songs and stories from Live & Direct.

Live & Direct: Ha Ha Tonka

A performance and interview with Ha Ha Tonka. 

Songs include "The Past Has Arms" and "Dead To The World," both from their 2013 album album 'Lessons.'

Curated by 91.3fm WYEP & Produced by AltarTV.

Live & Direct: Toad The Wet Sprocket

A performance and interview with Toad The Wet Sprocket.

Songs include "Walk On The Ocean" and "All I Want," from their 1991 album 'Fear.'

Curated by 91.3fm WYEP // Produced by AltarTV.