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Ghost Girl

Mimi O’Malley and HAT Co have a funky, eclectic sound and pride themselves on their unique brand of weirdness. HAT Co is made up of talented instrumentalists who work together to see how the music naturally flows. 

Party

The Funky Fly Project is a young funk and jazz group founded in March 2015, in Pittsburgh, PA. Talented beyond their years, these young musicians use their powerful skills to fuse classic jazz styles with contemporary funk to create a unique, funky sound. 

Baby Blue

The Incandescents excel far beyond their years musically. The band attributes this to the fact that they are passionate about making music together whether it be recording in a studio or just jamming out. 

The Cycle

Hourglass is a blues rock band from Wexford, PA. Lead guitarist Casey Hoel formed the band in 2014. They debuted their first record, Off the Reservation, in the fall of 2015 featuring singer Margot Jezerc, bassist Evan Gick, and drummer Lucas Ross. 

This Song

Sophia Blake is a 15 year-old singer/songwriter from Oakdale, PA, who got her start playing piano when she was just five years old. Sophia gets her love of music from both of her parents, who introduced her to bands and musicians at a young age. 

I'm On My Way

GG & The Boys are three teens who share a love for creating upbeat feel-good music. While she was growing up, Gabby loved writing poems and recently realized she could turn them into songs.

Local 913, Episode 66: Delicious Pastries

After bonding over interests in rare 1960s pop, Jonathan Chamberlain and Jesse Ley got together for a songwriting session and then found themselves forming the experimental rock band Delicious Pastries. 

Local 913, Episode 65: As Ladders

Although they are relative newcomers to the music scene, As Ladders has already released some very impressive music from their Yarns EP last year to their Maybe True EP released earlier this year.

The Local 913 Live: Ferdinand The Bull

Ferdinand The Bull performs at WYEP's local music happy hour on June 16th, 2016

Local 913, Episode 64: Lofi Delphi

Back with their second EP, Lofi Delphi has been working on establishing their unique sound. Pianist and vocalist Becki Gallagher talked about the changes the group instilled this time around

Live and Direct with Violent Femmes

Violent Femmes perform at WYEP on June 14th, 2016.

Local 913, Episode 63: Pet Clinic

The band Pet Clinic, who formed about six years ago, just released their second album No Face. David Bubenheim, front man for the band, originally came up with the name after seeing a sign for a business on Route 8:

John Doe plays Guest DJ on WYEP

John Doe plays "guest DJ" with Rosemary Welsch on WYEP's Afternoon Mix. Original air date: June 9th, 2016 

Live and Direct with Beth Orton

Beth Orton in the WYEP studios on June 9th 2016

Live and Direct with Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley in the WYEP Studios on June 8th, 2016. 

Peter Wolf plays guest DJ on WYEP

Peter Wolf plays "guest DJ" with Rosemary Welsch on WYEP's Afternoon Mix.  Original air date: June 8th, 2016. 

Local 913, Episode 62: Emily Rodgers

2 Years, Emily Rodgers’ follow-up to her 2009 album Bright Day, sees the shoe-gaze inspired singer-songwriter working again with famed producer Kramer, best known for producing bands like Low and Galaxie500.

Rosemary Welsch interviews Michael Franti

WYEP's Rosemary Welsch talks with Michael Franti backstage at the 2016 Three Rivers Arts Festival. 

Local 913, Episode 61: Chet Vincent & The Big Bend

Since 2008, Chet Vincent has been the front man for the local rock band, Chet Vincent and The Big Bend. 

Live and Direct with Margaret Glaspy

Margaret Glaspy in the WYEP Studios on May 21st, 2016. 

Local 913, Episode 60: Emerson Jay

Coming from a musical family, Jared Gulden left his home in Dormont to study audio engineering in Chicago:

The Local 913 Live: The Telephone Line

The Telephone Line performs at WYEP's local music happy hour on May 19th, 2016.

Live and Direct with Morgan Erina

Morgan Erina in the WYEP Studios on May 13th, 2016.

Live and Direct with The Jayhawks

The Jayhawks in the WYEP Studios on May 16, 2016.

Local 913, Episode 59: Cold Weather

Mark Ramsey, front-man for the Pittsburgh indie rock band Cold Weather, took some piano lessons as a child and ended up revisiting the instrument in college in a class called “Piano for Non-Pianists.”

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