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Interview: Todd Sheaffer of Railroad Earth

Morning Mix host Joey Spehar has a chat with Todd Sheaffer, vocalist and guitarist of the roots band Railroad Earth.  Sheaffer discusses the band's latest album, Last of the Outlaws, as well as working with Warren Haynes on the upcoming Ashes & Dust release.

Bjork's Post Turns 20

Bjork's Post turns 20 years old on June 13, 2015. Tamar Kamin and Scott Taylor of The Van Allen Belt discuss the landmark album with Cindy Howes on The Morning Mix. 

Live and Direct with Alvvays

Alvvays performs in the WYEP studios on June 8th, 2015.

Coffeehouse Conversations: Catherine Popper

Adam Kukic welcomes Catherine Popper, of Puss N Boots, to serve as guest DJ for Coffeehouse Conversations. We talk about Puss N Boots and her bandmates Norah Jones & Sasha Dobson, as well as conversation & music from Levon Helm, Willie Nelson, Brian Fallon & many more.

Local 913, Episode 10: Mad Rapture

Check out a profile of Pittsburgh duo, Mad Rapture on the Local 9-1-3.

Live & Direct with Father John Misty

Father John Misty live in the WYEP Studios on June 6th, 2015.

Jenny Lewis interview

Jenny Lewis talks with Rosemary Welsch at the Three Rivers Arts Festival on June 5, 2015.

Guest DJ: Veronica Corpuz of the Three Rivers Arts Festival

Veronica Corpuz of the Three Rivers Arts Festival drops by the Morning Mix to give listeners a taste of some of the artists they'll be hearing at the event.  The Three Rivers Arts Festival runs June 5th through June 14th - more information can be found...

Morning Mix: Folk Rock Discussion

Roughly 50 years ago, the term "folk rock" was coined as a genre.  To celebrate the anniversary, WYEP Program Director Mike Sauter drops by the Morning Mix to talk a bit about the genre of "folk rock", its origins, and its evolution over the years.

Guest DJ: Matthew Spangler of ReImagination

Matthew Spangler from WYEP's Education Department played songs from the 2015 ReImagination CD with Joey Spehar on The Morning Mix.

Coffeehouse Conversations: Jolie Holland

Adam Kukic welcomes Jolie Holland to serve as guest DJ for Coffeehouse Conversations. We discuss her latest album Wine Dark Sea, as well as an eclectic collection of songs including songs by Joe Tex, Charlotte Dada, Michael Hurley, and Daniel Johnston. 

Local 913, Episode 9 - City Dwelling Nature Seekers

This week, we’re highlighting the alt-indie-rock-bluegrass group, City Dwelling Nature Seekers. 

WYEP's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame "snubs" show.

Rosemary Welsch & Brian Siewiorek discuss some of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's biggest snubs.  Originally arired: 5/29/15 

John Fogerty's 70th Birthday

To celebrate John Fogerty's 70th birthday, James Hart of The Harlan Twins talks to Cindy Howes about a couple of his favorite Creedence Clearwater Revival songs on The Morning Mix. 

Grand Piano Release "Sea" EP

Joey Spehar spoke with Thomas Cipollone and Wes Conroy from Grand Piano about their underwater-themed "Sea" EP. 

Coffeehouse Conversations: Halli Anderson of River Whyless

Adam Kukic welcomes Halli Anderson, of River Whyless, to serve as guest DJ for Coffeehouse Conversations. We discuss the history of River Whyless and their latest self-titled EP, as well as Halli's guest DJ picks including Gillian Welch, Karen Dalton, Floating Action & Radiohead. 


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.

Local 913, Episode 8 - Mariage Blanc

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

Interview: Cold Weather on the Morning Mix

Mark Ramsey of the Pittsburgh band Cold Weather drops by The Morning Mix ahead of the their Local 913 Live performance to chat with host Joey Spehar about the band and their music.  Details about the event can be found here.

Live & Direct with Kaleo

Kaleo performs live in the WYEP Studio.

Coffeehouse Conversations: William Fitzsimmons

Adam Kukic welcomes William Fitzsimmons as guest DJ for Coffeehouse Conversations. We discuss his new album Pittsburgh, talk a little about music as therapy, and also go in depth on his guest DJ picks from The National, Sufjan Stevens, Sun Kil Moon & Michael...

Local 913, Episode 7 - Cold Weather

This week, we’re highlighting the chamber pop/indie folk group, Cold Weather. 

B.B.King Tribute

Legendary blues musician B.B. King passed away on May 14, 2015 at the age of 89.  Joey Spehar from The Morning Mix pays tribute to The King of The Blues. 

Interview: Alex Dezen of The Damnwells

Alex Dezen, frontman of The Damnwells, sits down with Morning Mix host Cindy Howes to chat about the band, their new album, and things learned over the course of a musical career.

Guest DJ: Dave Panasiuk on Stevie Wonder

In celebration of Stevie Wonder's 65th birthday, Dave Panasiuk of Dave's Music Mine joined Joey Spehar on The Morning Mix for a Guest DJ spot focused on the artist.