WYEP pays tribute to the late, great Porky Chedwick with help from Bob Studebaker (WESA), Henry Deluca (Roots of Rock and Roll concert series) and Scott Mervis (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette).
Tim Williams works in the music department at The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and stopped by The Morning Mix to share some Pittsburgh music found at the library.
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.
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.
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.
Adele's smash sophomore release chronicles the aftermath of a break up. The emotions she expresses in her lyrics and performance are universally relatable, which could be why it is one of the best-selling albums of the 21st century.
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.
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.
A performance and interview with Diego Garcia.
Songs include "My Heart Is An Island" from his 2013 album 'Paradise' and a cover of Neil Young's "Harvest Moon."
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A performance and interview with Philadelphia's Dr. Dog.
Songs include "Love" and "Broken Heart" from their latest album 'B-Room' (Anti Records).
Curated by 91.3fm WYEP & Produced by AltarTV.
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