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The Van Allen Belt on the WPTS live show

The Van Allen Belt on the WPTS live show

Listen in January 11th as the Van Allen Belt jams out over our air waves live. Let their 60’s pop sensibilities warm you up and their grooves blow your mind! Think the beach boys...

WPTS Announces Collaboration with the Pitt News

WPTS Announces Collaboration with the Pitt News

WPTS has accomplished some great things over the past semester – publishing its first-ever Zine, hosting its highest grossing concert ever, launching a new website, as well as airing numerous interviews with high-profile artists; but...

Pet Clinic on the WPTS Live Show

Pet Clinic on the WPTS Live Show

Listen in on Wednesday, January 4th at 9PM as WPTS hosts local rock group Pet Clinic for a live, in-studio performance.  Fans of Dinosaur Jr., Yuck, and expansive, grungey-guitars shouldn’t miss this! Pet Clinic’s...

Making Sense of Khem Birch

Making Sense of Khem Birch

By Ben Livingston When Conan O’Brien left NBC’s The Tonight Show in the wake of the network attempting to push his start time back, the nation felt for him. He was a noble everyman,...

Interviews on Todd Graham: Two Must-Read Q&As

Interviews on Todd Graham: Two Must-Read Q&As

Graham enjoys game in Oakland Zoo during the 2010-11 basketball season   The following are selected excerpts from two interviews conducted on WPTS during a breaking news special following Graham’s resignation. Some of the...

WPTS Top 30 Albums of 2011

WPTS Top 30 Albums of 2011

30. Zomby– Dedication (4AD) July 12th 29. The Weeknd– House of Balloons (XO) March 21st 28. Kurt Vile– Smoke Ring For My Halo (Matador Records) March 7th 27. Future Islands– On the Water (Thrill Jockey)...

DJ Spotlight- Jessica Myers

DJ Spotlight- Jessica Myers

DJ- Jessica Myers Show Name- Modern Mess with Jess Time- Thursday 5-7PM Jess Myers hosts a music show that both educates and entertains the listener as you get “messy” with artists like Ray LaMontagne,...

Earthlings Talking Earth Things Episode 3

Earthlings Talking Earth Things Episode 3

This week, Rachael, Rachel, and Becky discuss nuclear energy with Seth Bush of the Green Fund Advisory Board and Engineers for a Sustainable World and James Landreneau, President-Elect of the Pitt Student Government Board....

DJ Spotlight- Vince Smith

DJ Spotlight- Vince Smith

DJ- Vince Smith Show Name- The Working Week Time- Friday 1-3AM Vince Smith not only produces a righteous music show that features a wide range of artists from Yo La Tengo to Smokey Robinson and...

Interview with Ian Williams of Battles

Interview with Ian Williams of Battles

WPTS spoke with Pittsburgh-native Ian Williams, currently of the band Battles, and formerly of Don Caballero, about the state of Pittsburgh music, playing the VIA Festival, and new album Gloss Drop. [Audio clip: view...