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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.
“Sigma Oasis” is the 15th studio album from Phish and the first in a few albums to not be produced by Bob Ezrin. Instead, the album is mostly self-produced with some help from Vance Powell who has worked a lot with Jack White and his various other bands as well as Arctic Monkeys, The Revivalists, and […]Read More
Clem Snide’s new album “Forever Just Beyond” is led by songwriter Eef Barzelay. Clem Snide was formed in the mid-1990s in Boston. They are named after a character who appears in several William S. Burrough’s novels including “Naked Lunch”. In 1999 they were discovered by Seymour Stein who signed them to Sire Records.Read More
Lucinda Williams is back and she is as gritty and gutsy as ever. The 67-year-old hasn’t mellowed with age. She is still filled with rage and wisdom, caustic wit and deep empathy. “Good Souls, Better Angels” is Lucinda Williams’s most political work to date, but it also includes songs that explore the human heart and […]Read More
The opening track to Fiona Apple’s fifth studio album “Fetch The Bolt Cutters” will take new listeners by surprise. “What begins sounding as a lively Vince Guaraldi song ends with wild vocalization spewed with the spirit of Yoko Ono. ‘I Want You To Love Me’ captures the whimsy of the artist and hints at the menacing aspects […]Read More
Most people who know of and enjoy the music and art of Daniel Johnston can probably remember the moment their orbit passed with his. For lots of people, that was during the 1992 VMA’s on MTV. Kurt Cobain wore a T-shirt showcasing Johnston’s famous “Hi, How Are You” drawing – a work that first appeared […]Read More