Album Spotlight

WYEP's Joey Spehar and Rosemary Welsch chat about albums they're excited for you to hear. Click on the images below to see each artist and hear their reviews. 

“Expectations” is the debut release from a 26-year-old Katie Pruitt. She's originally from Georgia and is now making her living and her life in Nashville, Tenn.

Album Spotlight: Katie Pruitt


While WYEP's Joey Spehar stays home to practice social-distancing, WYEP's Rosemary Welsch introduces listeners to the new album "Chickaboom!" from New Zealand country star, Tami Neilson.

“Colorado” is the 39th studio album from Neil Young.

This time around, he is once again joined by Crazy Horse. 

The album touches on strong themes like aging, losing loved ones and mortality. 


The Portland-based band Fruition just released a new album, “Broken at the Break of Day.” The release is might seem surprising, since the band just released another album only a few months ago.


Later this month, the Secret Sisters will release their fourth album.

It’s the second one they've made with the help of Brandi Carlile and her collaborators, which is evident throughout the record.

“Her imprint is on this a lot,” says WYEP’s Rosemary Welsch.


They say you never really know when inspiration is going to strike.

For Oliver Wood it was while driving along the highway in Alabama when he saw the sign for a town called Alabaster.


“Salt” is the debut album from a young Australian artist named Angie McMahon and it’s been several years in the making.


Devon Gilfillian finally put out his big debut album.


At the end of 2019, Allison Moorer put out her 10th solo album, called "Blood." It's a companion piece to her new autobiography of the same name.