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American Originals: Eddie Vedder

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This time we feature the work of Eddie Vedder. 

Interview with Yeasayer

Ira Wolf Tuton - bassist for the band Yeasayer - recently spoke with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix about the band's writing process, long tours, their latest album Fragarant World and the song "Reagan's Skeleton".

Booker T. Jones Interview

Booker T. Jones spoke with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix about his new recordb Sound The Alarm.

Third Thursdays at WYEP: Mad Rapture

Mad Rapture perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on June 20th, 2013.

Discumentary: The Beatles "Rubber Soul"

Released in December 1965, "Rubber Soul" signified a change in approach for The Beatles.  The group wasn't making teen pop songs anymore, along with George Martin as producer, this album began to show the group's experimentation with folk-rock and other instrumentations.

Interview with Jason Isbell

In light of his upcoming concert at the WYEP Summer Music Festival on June 28, Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix spoke to Jason Isbell about his new album, his writing process, and the personal experiences that inspired both.

Interview with Billy Price

In light of tonight's performance at Club Cafe, Billy Price stops by to chat with Cindy Howes.  Cindy and Billy discuss his newest album which will also be released at the show this evening, his connection with the late James Brown, and the evolution of his style of singing and being a...

Live & Direct with Night Beds

Night Beds in the WYEP Studios on June 19, 2013.

Live & Direct with Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty in the WYEP Studios on June 18, 2013.

Warren Haynes Guest DJ

Warren Haynes was in town performing the songs of Jerry Garcia with The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.  He spoke with Joey Spehar on The Morning Mix about 3 of his favorite Garcia-penned tunes. 

 

Jesse Dee on the Morning Mix

Jesse Dee talks to Cindy Howes on The Morning Mix before his appearance at WYEP's Summer Music Festival: June 28, 2013. 

Texas Flood Turns 30

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble's album Texas Flood turned 30 years old this year.  Big Town Blues host Wrett Weatherspoon and Morning Mix host Joey Spehar remember this classic album.

1A I Have a Dream--Propel Homestead

The final project for the first grade in our New(s) Vision course at Propel Homestead was an audio compilation of their voices saying Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous I Have a Dream speech. 

KBB I Have a Dream -- Propel Homestead

The final project for the kindergartners in our New(s) Vision course at Propel Homestead was an audio compilation of their voices saying Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous I Have a Dream...

2A I Have a Dream -- Propel Homestead

The final project for the second grade in our New(s) Vision course at Propel Homestead was an audio compilation of their voices saying Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous I Have a Dream...

4A A Tisket A Tasket -- Propel Homestead

The final project for the fourth grade in our New(s) Vision course at Propel Homestead was a discumentary of Ella Fitzgerald's "A Tisket A Tasket".  

5A No Particular Place to Go -- Propel Homestead

The final project for the fifth grade in our New(s) Vision course at Propel Homestead was a discumentary of Chuck Berry's "No Particular Place to Go". 

7B I'll Be There -- Propel Homestead

The final project for the seventh grade in our New(s) Vision course at Propel Homestead was a discumentary of "I'll Be There" by the Jackson 5. ...

Live & Direct with Glen Hansard

Glen Hansard in the WYEP Studios on June 12, 2013.

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Local Natives Interview

Local Natives recently performed at Stage AE.  Guitarist/keyboardist/singer Ryan Hahn spoke with Cindy about what it's like living in LA, the Hummingbird record, keeping friendship going while making music, and their recent performance on the David Letterman Show.

Interview with Gwil Sainsbury of Alt-J

In light of their recent sold out performance at Mr. Small's Theatre, bassist/guitarist Gwil Sainsbury, of the band Alt-J called into the station. Cindy and Gwil chat about the unique name of the band, the band's sound, winning the British Mercury Prize and what doors that has...

Interview with Joseph Arthur

Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur talks with Cindy about this new fan-funded album The Ballad of Boogie Christ, its concept and guest appearances, as well as skateboarding with Ben Harper and Dhani Harrison.

Prince Turns 55

Prince Rogers Nelson – better known simply as Prince – turns 55 years old today. The legendary singer and guitar player from Minneapolis is a major player in the music industry.  Prince has released 10 platinum albums, 30 Top 40 singles, and has literally hundreds of songs...

Michael Cunningham of Neighbours

In light of their upcoming performance at the WYEP Summer Music Festival, Michael Cunningham stopped by the studio to discuss what's its like being a band in the Pittsburgh music scene, the start of Neighbours, the theatre roots of his singing and his eccentric live performances.

Emily Haines Guest DJ

On the occasion of the band Metric playing in Pittsburgh, Emily Haines plays Guest DJ on the Morning Mix with Cindy Howes. 

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