WXPNToday we speak with John Timmons, the former owner of Louisville record store Ear X-Tacy, who picks the five greatest Louisville artists of all time.
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WXPNWhen we asked our affiliate WFPK in Louisville, Ky., to pick five bands to represent the city, we got a surprising range of works.
WXPNThe Louisvillian joins us to talk about her album, Among The Grey, which draws on that feeling of existing between childhood and adulthood, about being young and old.
WXPNIn this Sense of Place: Detroit feature, the MC5 co-founder discusses people and moments that fueled the city's music scene. He also talks about his charity Jail Guitar Doors USA, which he founded with fellow musician Billy Bragg to provide instruments for incarcerated musicians.
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.
WXPNWorld Cafe visited with the Toronto singer-songwriter in his West End neighborhood during the program's Sense of Place spotlight on Canada's music hotbed.
WXPNDuo members Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland discuss how being married affects their working relationship as musicians. They also perform songs from their most recent album, The Fate of the World Depends On This Kiss.
WXPNThe Band's former lead songwriter and guitarist talks with host David Dye about his early days in Toronto in this Sense of Place feature. Robertson also discusses his new book, Legends, Icons & Rebels.
WXPNHear two songs from the Toronto band's oozy, synth-laden and outrageous new album, Golden Age.