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WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians

Episode Date
Cordovas Epitomize What It Means To Be A Free Spirit
Cordovas frontperson Joe Firstman speaks with host Raina Douris about the unusual path of his music career — and performs four songs.
Nov 24, 2020
Joan Osborne Returns, With A Very Personal Album
Joan Osborne has had a lot of success with music written by other people over the years, but Trouble And Strife is all her.
Nov 23, 2020
Hear Beabadoobee Perform A Concert From Her Childhood Bedroom
Beabadoobee plays her hit "Coffee," plus three songs from her new album, Fake It Flowers.
Nov 20, 2020
Hear The Inspirational Protest Songs Of The Resistance Revival Chorus
A collective of around 65 women and nonbinary singers perform both originals and covers on Resistance Revival Chorus' album This Joy, recorded just before the pandemic.
Nov 19, 2020
Chicago Rock Trio Dehd Will Leave You Feeling Alive
DEHD's Emily Kempf started out as a very shy kid – but now, she loves the rush of performing live. Hear a live performance in this session.
Nov 17, 2020
Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' Is Like Catching Up With An Old Friend
When Alanis Morissette released her breakout record 25 years ago, it was powerful and brutally honest in ways hadn't been heard before. In this session, she speaks on the album and more recent musical of the same name.
Nov 16, 2020
Big Chiefs Of Rival Mardi Gras Tribes Come Together As The 79rs Gang
The 79rs Gang's new album, Expect the Unexpected, feeds the head and tickles the feet, featuring collaborations with members of Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem, among others.
Nov 11, 2020
Gillian Welch Opens Up The Archive On 'Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs'
The third volume in her quarantine series of archival recordings is out Nov. 13.
Nov 10, 2020
Tim Heidecker's New Album Is Not Comedy. No, Seriously.
Heidecker's comedy show, Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! developed a cult following. But his new record is a "serious album about serious topics."
Nov 09, 2020
Becca Mancari Grapples With Painful Memories On 'The Greatest Part'
In this session, Becca Mancari talks about the personal journey that brought about her latest album.
Nov 06, 2020
Sam Morrow Leans Into The Groove
The songs on the country rock musician's latest album are filled with personality — and funk.
Nov 05, 2020