Category: Music

Yellow Red Sparks on the WPTS Summer Sessions

Yellow Red Sparks on the WPTS Summer Sessions

www.yellowredsparks.com Indie Folk band Yellow Red Sparks came into the studio today on a stop of their tour across the US, and they played us a few of their songs, on the first of...

WPTS News speaks with mayoral candidate Bill Peduto

WPTS News speaks with mayoral candidate Bill Peduto

In the weeks leading up to the May 21 Democratic Primary, WPTS News will be interviewing the candidates for Mayor of Pittsburgh to discuss both citywide and student issues. In this interview, News Director...

WPTS News speaks with mayoral candidate Jake Wheatley

WPTS News speaks with mayoral candidate Jake Wheatley

In the weeks leading up to the May 21 Democratic Primary, WPTS News will be interviewing the candidates for Mayor of Pittsburgh to discuss both citywide and student issues. In this interview, News Director...

The Carpathian Ensemble on the WPTS Live Show

The Carpathian Ensemble on the WPTS Live Show

http://www.music.pitt.edu/carpathian [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The department’s newest musical endeavor, the Carpathian Music Ensemble, was founded in fall 2008 and is directed by Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology Adriana Helbig. The ensemble...

Lyndsey Smith and The Soul Distribution on the WPTS Live Show

Lyndsey Smith and The Soul Distribution on the WPTS Live Show

http://www.reverbnation.com/lyndseysmith [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Lindsay was born and raised in New Jersey where she got Her nickname “the goddaughter of soul” Upon moving to Pittsburgh, Lindsay and her husband Brandon...

Interview: Big Boi

Interview: Big Boi

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” interview rap legend Big Boi (of Outkast). Listen as DJs Andrew Gretchko and Andrew Barth speak with the southern MC about his upcoming...

interview: Pav Medicinal (featuring Jeremiah Marcell)

interview: Pav Medicinal (featuring Jeremiah Marcell)

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” spoke with Pittsburgh-based producer Pav Medicinal of Talismatic and rapper Jeremiah Marcell, who went off for multiple freestyles at the end of the...

Nevada Mountains on the WPTS Live Show

Nevada Mountains on the WPTS Live Show

http://nevadamountains.bandcamp.com/ http://nevadamountains.tumblr.com/ [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Nevada Mountains is a local Pittsburgh band that brought indie/dance rock to WPTS on the Live Show Wednesday, March 20th. Their deep-cutting lyrics combined with...

interview: Jon Quest

interview: Jon Quest

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” spoke with Pittsburgh-based rapper Jon Quest of Varsity Squad. Listen all the way to the end to hear Quest freestyle over the beat...

interview: PK Poo

interview: PK Poo

The hosts of WPTS’ premier hip-hop show “Beats, Rhymes & Life” spoke with Pittsburgh-based rapper PK Poo. Listen all the way to the end to hear Poo freestyle over the beat to “Stay Schemin’”....