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Live & Direct with Brett Dennen

Brett Dennen in the WYEP Studios on July 26th, 2013.

WYEP Celebrates Mick Jagger's 70th!


Adam Paul Causgrove Guest DJ

The American Mustache Institute has relocated its headquarters from St. Louis to Pittsburgh.  Adam Paul Causgrove of Mount Washington is taking over as the President and came by the station to pick some songs from his favorite mustached musicians and discuss mustache culture with Joey...

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros New Album Preview

In light of the release of their third album, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, singer Alex Ebert called in to talk to Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix.  Joey and Alex discuss the writing process, tracking the new album, and the single "Better Days."

Interview with Springsteen & I Director, Baillie Walsh

Cindy Howes speaks with Ballie Walsh, director of new Springsteen documentary, Springsteen & I

Interview with Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Thao Nguyen, of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, talks to Cindy Howes about the new album We The Common.

Interview with Calvin Cooke of The Slide Brothers

Calvin Cooke has been called "The B.B. King of Sacred Steel Guitar" and it doesn't take much to understand why.  Cooke spoke with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix before The Slide Brothers' performance at The Pittsburgh Blues Festival.  

Third Thursdays at WYEP: Round Black Ghosts

Round Back Ghosts perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on July 18th, 2013.

Discumentary: Adele "21"

Adele's smash sophomore release chronicles the aftermath of a break up. The emotions she expresses in her lyrics and performance are universally relatable, which could be why it is one of the best-selling albums of the 21st century.  

Cat Stevens 65th Birthday Tribute

On the occasion of his 65th birthday week, Rosemary Welsch joins Cindy Howes to discuss the life and music of Cat Stevens. 

Tegan Quin of Tegan & Sara Guest DJ

Tegan Quin, one half of the Canadian group Tegan & Sara, played guest DJ on The Morning Mix with Cindy Howes while the band was in town opening for Fun. at Stage AE. 

Celia Cruz Tribute: Ten Years After Her Death

On the 10th anniversary of Celia Cruz's death, Morning Mix host Cindy Howes talks to Grammy Award winning producer and authority on Latin music, Aaron Luis Levinson, about the legendary Cuban Superstar.

Brody Dolyniuk from The Music Of Led Zeppelin Guest DJ

Brody Dolyniuk will be playing the part of Robert Plant when The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays The Music Of Led Zeppelin.  Brody chose 3 of his favorite Zeppelin songs for a Guest DJ spot on The Morning Mix.

Christine McVie 70th Birthday Tribute

On the occasion of Christine McVie's 70th birthday, Rosemary Welsch and Cindy Howes discuss her impressive career and share some of her best Fleetwood Mac songs on The Morning Mix.

45th Anniversary of Cream's Breakup

On July 10, 1968 the English band Cream announced they were breaking up. Joey Spehar of the Morning Mix stopped by Jerry's Records to talk with store owner, Jerry Weber.   Joey and Jerry discuss the album Disraeli Gears and the Cream's...

Interview with Buckwheat Zydeco

Before his upcoming concert at Club Cafe, Buckwheat Zydeco called in to talk with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix.  Joey and Buck discussed the sound of Zydeco music, why he started playing the accordion, and his some of his future projects.

55th Anniversary of Johnny Cash Leaving Sun Records

On July 9, 1958, Johnny Cash announced that he was leaving the legendary Sun Records label and owner Sam Phillips for a recording contract with Columbia Records. WYEP's Roots & Ryhtm Mix host, Jesse Novak discusses Cash's time at Sun and the impact Cash's departure had on the label. 

Fitz of Fitz & The Tantrums on The Morning Mix

Michael Fitzpatrick, aka Fitz of Fitz & The Tantrums, talks to Cindy Howes about the band's new energy-infused sophmore release, More Than Just a Dream.

St. Vincent Guest DJ

Annie Clark - aka St. Vincent - joined Cindy Howes of The Morning Mix for a Guest DJ set before her show with David Byrne near Pittsburgh.


Anders Osborne on the Morning Mix

Anders Osborne calls in to talk with Cindy of the Morning Mix about his latest album Three Free Amigos, reggae, and the influence of New Orleans on his music.

Bobby "Blue" Bland Remembered

Wrett Weatherspoon, host of Big Town Blues, stops by to chat about the recent passing of Bobby "Blue" Bland with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix.

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.


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