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Live and Direct with Dylan LeBlanc

Dylan LeBlanc and band in the WYEP Studios on February 9, 2016. 

Local 913, Episode 45: The Red Western

After their debut in 2011, The Red Western return in 2016 with one less band member, a new sound and two brand new EPs: “Arrows” and “Sirens”.

WYEP Remembers Dan Hicks

Bay-Area music legend, Dan Hicks, passed away on February 6, 2016.  We present a WYEP in-studio performance and interview with Hicks from 2005.

Discumentary: The Ramones "Ramones"

The debut album from the Ramones was released in the Spring of 1976.  The band was already making waves with the fast intensity of their live shows.  Recorded over a week on February 1976, for a little more than $6,000, this groundbreaking album is now considered a classic.

Live and Direct with Givers

Givers in the WYEP Studios on February 2, 2016. 

Local 913, Episode 44: Talkers

The Pittsburgh garage rock band Talkers, who recently released their debut album Bad Ones, are inspired by the bands they grew up listening to in the 90’s:

“I would say, just the whole grunge-pop era of the 90s. [Where you would have] the...

Coffeehouse Conversations: Grant-Lee Phillips

Join host Adam Kukic as he welcomes Grant-Lee Phillips for Coffeehouse Conversations. They discuss Grant-Lee's upcoming album THE NARROWS (out March 18th) and a few songs from his back catalogue (including his Grant Lee Buffalo days).

Live and Direct with Wilco

Wilco in the WYEP Studios on January 25th, 2016.

Coffeehouse Conversations: Angela Perley

Join host Adam Kukic as he welcomes Angela Perley as guest DJ on Coffeehouse Conversations. They discuss the new album from Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons, HOMEMADE VISION, as well as music that matters her, including The Ronettes, The Ramones and Kurt Vile.

Local 913 Live: André Costello & the Cool Minors

André Costello & the Cool Minors perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on January 21, 2016.

Local 913, Episode 43: Jimmy Adler

Bluesman Jimmy Adler, who has been on the blues scene for years in Pittsburgh, has just released his latest album, Grease Alley. Adler traveled to California to capture the sound of West Coast guitar players with help from producer Kid Anderson.

Coffeehouse Conversations: Camila Meza

Join host Adam Kukic as he welcomes Camila Meza as Guest DJ for Coffeehouse Conversations. They discuss Camila's new album TRACES, as well as music that matters to her including Violeta Parra, Jimi Hendrix and Laura Mvula.

Local 913, Episode 42: Ferdinand The Bull

Nick Snyder and Evan Altieri, members of the Pittsburgh indie folk act, Ferdinand the Bull, met in 9th grade in Kutztown, PA. The pair only became close friends about three years ago when they found themselves hanging out due to a power outage where Evan was living....

Coffeehouse Conversations: TORRES

Join host Adam Kukic as he welcomes TORRES (Mackenzie Scott) to Coffeehouse Conversations. Learn more about this talented artist and her work through music from her sophomore release, SPRINTER, as well as her guest DJ picks.

WYEP's David Bowie tribute

WYEP's two-hour appreciation of David Bowie that spans the artist's entire career. Aired: January 11, 2016.

Local 913, Episode 41: The Telephone Line

Tied Up, the debut album from The Telephone Line offers soul wrapped up in rock and roll groove. All members are originally from Pittsburgh, with the exception of organist and guitarist Joseph Gustafson, who is a Boston-area native. Lead singer, Addi Twigg, who is also...

Thomas Dolby On Performing With David Bowie at Live Aid

Thomas Dolby talked with WYEP about performing with David Bowie at Live Aid, as part of WYEP's audio special on the 30th Anniversary of the historic 1985 benefit concert this past July.

Local 913, Episode 40: Jim Donovan

Jim Donovan, founding member of Rusted Root, left the band in 2005 in order to focus on raising his young family. This year, he releases his first solo album since leaving the group. The album Sun King Warriors came out of a desire to make music again:


WYEP's 2015 Local Year in Review

Join Cindy Howes for a look back on Pittsburgh's local music scene in 2015.

WYEP's 2015 Year in Review Countdown

Join Rosemary Welsch as she counts down WYEP's Top 50 Albums of 2015.

2015's Departures

WYEP pays tribute to many musicians who passed away in 2015.  Hosted by Brian Siewiorek

Local 913, Episode 39: Brooke Annibale

For the final weeks of 2015, we’re revisiting our top 5 local albums of the year. This week, we highlight our #1 local album; Brooke Annibale’s The Simple Fear. Brooke Annibale began writing songs at 15 and released her first album as a 17-year-old student at Moon Area High...

Local 913, Episode 38: Billy Price

For the final weeks of 2015, were highlighting our top five local albums of the year. This week, we highlight our #2 album: Billy Price & Otis Clays This Time For Real. Billy Price has been a fixture on the Pittsburgh music scene since the mid-1970s. During those...

WYEP's John Lennon Tribute Special

35 years after John Lennon's murder, his loss is still felt acutely by many music fans. His music touched the hearts and minds of millions of people throughout the world. In a one-hour special, WYEP paid tribute to the life and career of one of the...

Local 913, Episode 37: Donora

For the final weeks of 2015, we’re revisiting our Top 5 favorite local releases of the year. This week, we’re highlighting the latest full length album from the indie-pop trio Donora. The Rostrum Records released Ha Ha Heart, was recorded in drummer and producer Jake...


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