WXPNThe Rhode Island rock band visits WXPN to perform songs from its latest album, Negativity. Lead singer and songwriter John McCauley reflects on how the tumult in his personal life affected the new record.
WXPNWorld Cafe digs into the archives for a 2002 studio session with the energetic, world-music-influenced band. In this Sense of Place: Pittsburgh feature, the group performs the ubiquitous feel-good song "Send Me On My Way."
WXPNThe sibling-dominated pop-rock trio performs fan favorites in this Sense of Place: Pittsburgh feature. In a conversation with host David Dye, brother and sister Jake and Casey Hanner talk about how they begrudgingly formed a band together after some nudging from their father.
WXPNThe host of WYEP's Morning Mix highlights six rising Pittsburgh acts for Sense of Place. The chosen musicians cover sounds from Americana to neo-soul to folk-rock. Download a song from each of the six featured bands.
WXPNDuring his visit to WXPN's studios, the indie singer-songwriter performs songs from his latest record, Dream River. Download a live version of his drum-flecked, psychedelic "Javelin Unlanding."
WXPNHear two tracks from the Irish band's infectious debut Swoon when you download this week's podcast.
WXPNWielding many instruments and a remarkable whistling ability, Bird has developed an offbeat marriage of classical and pop music over the course of his decade-long career. Hear the relentlessly inventive singer-songwriter perform songs from Noble Beast in this archived session from 2009.
WXPNThe Seattle band plays an enchanting set in front of an enthusiastic audience at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Between songs, singer Jonathan Russell engages in an introspective discussion with World Cafe's Michaela Majoun.
WXPNThe British rock legend visits the WXPN studio to discuss his new memoir, Americana: The Kinks, The Riff, The Road: The Story.
WXPNThe experimental band plays a funky, whimsical set live in Philadelphia for a special episode of World Cafe. Lead vocalist and songwriter Honus Honus also offers insight into the inspiration behind this year's On Oni Pond, as well as the darker 2011 album Life Fantastic.