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Coffeehouse Conversations: Jolie Holland

Join us for Coffeehouse Conversations with Jolie Holland. In the following preview, Jolie discusses her views on covering songs, Daniel Johnston, M. Ward, and even sings a little Madonna for us. The full interview and guest DJ set will air on Sunday, May 31st at 10am (EST). 

Local 913, Episode 8 - Mariage Blanc

This week, we’re highlighting the indie rock quartet, Mariage Blanc. 

Local 913 Live: Cold Weather

WYEP's local music happy hour is now the Local 913 Live. The chamber-folk-pop group Cold Weather performs.

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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.  

Live & Direct with Jukebox the Ghost

Jukebox the Ghost live at WYEP on September 25th, 2014

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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.

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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My Morning Jacket - Big Decisions

My Morning Jacket's "Big Decisions" from our Album of the Week

Junip - Line Of Fire

Junip's new self-titled ablum is our CD of the Week.  Pick up a copy with your membership to WYEP today.