WXPN

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WXPN-FM is the non-commercial public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania and the premier radio showcase for contemporary music that spans the progressive edges of rock, folk, rhythm and blues, and American roots. WXPN also produces programming for national syndication. Our signature program,World Café with David Dye is distributed by Public Radio International and broadcasts daily on more than 160 public radio stations nationwide. WXPN also produces the Peabody-Award winning Kids Corner, hosted by Kathy O'Connell. WXPN also produces the annual Singer Songwriter Weekend two-day music festival.

Series

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19 Pieces

Musicians on the Record features first-person accounts from artists who muse about meaningful albums in their lives

  • From: WXPN
  • Updated: Sep 28, 2005
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12 Pieces

Women Making Music is a series of 2-3 minute modules in which contemporary singer-songwriters offer first person accounts of their craft.

  • From: WXPN
  • Updated: Mar 03, 2005
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2 Pieces

Fall 2008 testimonials

  • From: WXPN
  • Updated: Feb 24, 2009

Latest Pieces

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Thirty second promo for station use

Bought by WBEZ and WPSU


  • Added: Apr 27, 2005
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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Preview: 2005 Pocono Blues Festival

Bought by KKRN, WEFT, WQJC, KUHB, and KDLG


  • Added: Apr 02, 2005
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 5
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Review of Macavine Hayes's album "Drinkhouse" and a look at the rural blues of the southeastern states through this artist & album.

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, WEFT, WQJC, KUHB and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 6
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This edition of LIVE at tthe Writers House features some of Philadelphia's finest poets, writers and musicians.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 59:00
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This edition of LIVE at the Writers House features poets and writers from the University of Pennsylvania community.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2005
  • Length: 59:01
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Mary Gauthier is a Nashville based performer who has used her rich life experience as fodder for her material.

Bought by KBUT, KBUT, KUT, Public Interactive, NPR Station Showcase with PRX and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 7
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In this Blues File reviewer Jonny Meister offers up his thoughts on Hubert Sumlin's new album "About Them Shoes."

Bought by WEFT, WQJC, KUHB, KDLG, and WVAS


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 5
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This piece showcases new work by blueswoman Precious Bryant

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, KKRN, WEFT, WQJC and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:47
  • Purchases: 7
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New York bluesman Michael Hill is a fiery guitarist, gifted songwriter, and

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, WEFT, WQJC, KUHB and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 02:53
  • Purchases: 6
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Tori Amos has always had a one of a kind take on music making. In this three minute vignette she talks about the changes pregnancy and motherhood...

Bought by WSGE, KBUT, KBUT, KUT, WCOM and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2005
  • Length: 03:01
  • Purchases: 7