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.

Earth To Dora by Eels

Eels capture the rise and fall – and eventual redemption – of a relationship on their 13th album Earth To Dora.

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American Head by The Flaming Lips

After spending the last few decades floating somewhere deep in the cosmos, The Flaming Lips have returned to planet Earth.

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Sad Hunk by Bahamas

On Bahamas’ latest album – Sad Hunk – it’s all there and it’s oh so smooth.

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Colorado by Neil Young

“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.

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Chickaboom! by Tami Nelson

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.

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Expectations by Katie Pruitt

“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.

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Sigma Oasis by Phish

“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 […]

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Forever Just Beyond by Clem Snide

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.

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I’ll Get By By Avi Kaplan

Avi Kaplan was born in California. He spent a good deal of his childhood listening to folk music under the giant sequoia trees. It’s a place he holds close in his heart no matter where his career has taken him.

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