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The Local 913: Lyn Starr

Lyn Starr has big plans. “My goal in life is to bring Hip Hop into the collegiate world,” says Starr, “I want to get a PhD in musicology and focus on modern music.”

He is well on his way, having graduated from Pittsburgh’s CAPA and now teaching dance and hip hop to school kids in...

"People Get Ready"

The Local 913: Zeve

The band Zeve make a dreamy blend of psyched out indie rock for people who like to think. Pat Hodge says the band’s latest album – The Only Way Out Is In – was inspired by current events, “It’s no doubt a frustrating time for many of us and I think it’s about facing our issues directly...

Live & Direct with Benji

Benji and his band performed live at WYEP on February 8, 2019. 

Live & Direct with Greensky Bluegrass

Greensky Bluegrass performed live at WYEP on February 7, 2019.

The Local 913: Clara Kent

Clara Kent was born to be an artist.

"I’ve known my whole life," says Kent, "I don’t recall a time I didn’t think I was going to do music or art at all in my entire life. She has a knack for turning personal experiences into art and her new album – Aura – is very...

Stevie Wonder's "Happy Birthday"

Live and Direct with Gregory Alan Isakov

Gregory Alan Isakov & band performed in the WYEP Studios on January 23, 2019.

The Local 913: Nevada Color

Nevada Color straddle the line between indie rock brooding and pure pop bliss. Adam Valen (guitar) says the group has spent a ton of time acheiving that sound. "We were writing everyday, practicing everyday trying to write the perfect song. We're on the line between indie and pop and we're...

The Local 913 Live: Garter Shake

Garter Shake performed for WYEP's local music happy hour on January 19, 2019.

Live and Direct with The Wood Brothers

The Wood Brothers performed in the WYEP Studios on January 19, 2019.  

The Local 913: Angela Autumn

Angela Autumn grew up in Zeilienople – North of Pittsburgh – and describes her music as “Cowgirl Folk and Sad Girl Blues.” "They are western-type songs but there’s also an indie element," says Autumn, "So there’s a combination of country, but also feelings and emotions."

Though,...

The Local 913: Wreck Loose

Max Somerville doesn’t like to come out much, unless music is involved, of course. The reclusive keyboard player and front man of Pittsburgh’s Wreck Loose, got inspired to write their latest single after moving from one of Pittsburgh’s destination neighborhoods.

"I think it was...

Departures: 2018

WYEP's annual tribute to some of those who died in 2018 from the world of music.  Over these two hours many of WYEP's hosts and friends will pay tribute to many, from the well known to the fairly obscure, including: 

Dolores O'Riordan, Ed King, Danny Kirwan, Ray Thomas, Otis...

The Local 913: Best of 2018 townsppl

Alex Stanton, who’s project is the Pittsburgh indie rock band townsppl, might have THE best first guitar story you’ve ever heard. Learn about WYEP's top local album of the year on The Local 913 this week.

The Local 913: Best of 2018 Benji

For the last weeks of 2018, The Local 913 is highlighting our favorite local albums of the year. This week, we share our #2 local album from Benji.

The Local 913: Best of 2018 Donora

Pittsburgh’s premiere indie pop band, Donora’s latest album “Sun To Me” is one of our top local releases for 2018.

The Local 913: Best of 2018 Donora

Pittsburgh’s premiere indie pop band, Donora’s latest album “Sun To Me” is one of our top local releases for 2018.

Live & Direct with Middle KIds

Middle Kids performed Live & Direct December 3, 2018.

The Local 913: Best of 2018 Guy Russo

For the month of December on The Local 913. we’re focusing on some of our favorite local albums of 2018. This week, we’re focusing on Pittsburgh singer songwriter Guy Russo.

The Local 913: Sleeping Witch and Saturn

Sleeping Witch and Saturn is a new indie rock band in Pittsburgh inspired by Joy Division and Bauhaus. More on WYEP's local music spotlight, The Local 913. 

Live & Direct with Guster

The Boston band Guster performed Live & Direct at WYEP on November 16, 2018.

Local 913 Live with WYEP's Singer Songwriter Competition

The Local 913 Live with WYEP's Singer Songwriter Competition winners: Jake Polcha, Jamie Kunning and Dan Styslinger. Recorded November 15, 2018.

The Local 913: Sad Girls Aquatics Club

Sad Girls Aquatics Club's primary members, Chelsea Rumbaugh & Marie Mashyna, met while attending Chatham University. More on WYEP's local music spotlight, The Local 913.

Live & Direct with Brett Dennen

Brett Dennen played Live & Direct on November 13, 2018.

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