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Roger LaMay

General Manager

  • Songs
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Home
  • Avett Brothers - I and Love and You
  • Metric - Gimme Sympathy
  • Levon Helm - When I Go Away
  • Gomez - Airstream Driver
  • Low Anthem - Charlie Darwin
  • Moby - Pale Horses
  • Langhorne Slim - Say Yes
  • Phish - Backwards down the Numberline
  • East Hundred - Slow Burning Crime
  • Albums
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros -
    Up from Below
  • Avett Brothers - I and Love and You
  • Leonard Cohen - Live in London
  • Levon Helm - Electric Dirt
  • Phish - Joy
  • Derek Trucks Band - Already Free
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela - 11:11
  • Rosanne Cash - The List
  • Imogen Heap - Ellipse
  • Mayer Hawthorne - Strange Arrangement

Wes Bower

Corporate Business Support Representative

  • Songs
  • Regina Spektor – Laughing With
  • Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros – Home
  • Brandi Carlile – Caroline
  • James Maddock – When the Suns Out
  • Levon Helm – When I Go Away
  • Dawes – When My Time Comes
  • Langhorne Slim – Say Yes
  • Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears –
    I'm Broke
  • Ingrid Michaelson – Maybe
  • Monsters of Folk –Say Please
  • Albums
  • Levon Helm – Electric Dirt
  • Bob Dylan – Together Through Life
  • Brandi Carlile – Give up the Ghost
  • Roseanne Cash – The List
  • Ingrid Michaelson – Everybody
  • The Bottle Rockets – Lean Forward
  • Steve Forbert – The Place and The Time
  • Loudon Wainwright – High Wide
    and Handsome
  • Rhett Miller – Rhett Miller
  • Son Volt – American Central Dust

Tess-a-phonic-Tess Coffey

Assistant to the GM

  • Songs
  • One Eskimo - Kandi
  • Dawes - When My Time Comes
  • Sam & Ruby - More
  • Swell Season - I Have Loved You Wrong
  • Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard -
    These Roads Don't Move
  • Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons -
    Born Again
  • Lyle Lovett - Natural Forces
  • Avett Brothers - I and Love and You
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Home
  • Pearl Jam - Amongst The Waves
  • Albums
  • The Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
  • One Eskimo - One Eskimo
  • Bob Dylan - Together Through Life
  • Sondre Lerche - Heartbeat Radio
  • Pearl Jam - Backspacer
  • Dawes - North Hills
  • Swell Season - Strict Joy
  • Amadou & Mariam - Welcome to Mali
  • Joshua James - Build Me This

Mike Daly

Director, Corporate Business Support

  • Songs
  • Dirty Projectors & David Byrne - Knotty Pine
  • Phoenix - 1901
  • Doves - Kingdom of Rust
  • Regina Spektor - Eet
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Home
  • Tegan & Sara - Hell
  • Fanfarlo - The Walls are Coming Down
  • Imogen Heap - First Train Home
  • Freelance Whales - Hannah
  • Cory Chisel & The Wandering Sons -
    Born Again
  • Albums
  • Various Artists - Dark Was the Night
  • Mayer Hawthorne - A Strange Arrangement
  • Gomez - A New Tide
  • The Avett Brothers - I and Love and You
  • The Swell Season - Strict Joy
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros -
    Up From Below
  • Melody Gardot - My One and Only Thrill
  • Rodrigo y Gabriela - 11:11
  • Passion Pit - Manners
  • Ryan Bingham - Roadhouse Sun

Andrew Davis

Broadcast Engineer

  • Songs
  • Passion Pit - Little Secrets
  • Wilco - Bull Black Nova
  • Miike Snow - Animal
  • Discovery - Orange Shirt
  • Vampire Weekend - Horchata
  • Mayer Hawthore - I Wish That It Would Rain
  • Yeasayer - Tightrope
  • Major Lazer - Hold The Line
  • Dead Weather - Treat Me Like Your Mother
  • Black Crowes - Been A Long Time (Waiting on Love)
  • Albums
  • Mayer Hawthorne - Strange Arrangment
  • Passion Pit - Manners
  • Various Artists - Dark Was The Night
  • Wilco - Wilco (The Album)
  • Monsters of Folk - Monsters of Folk
  • Peter Bjorn & John - Living Thing
  • Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • Glasvegas - Glasvegas (again?)
  • Bon Iver - Blood Bank EP
  • Levon Helm - Electric Dirt

Mandy Dollar

Traffic Coordinator/ Business Support Assistant

  • Songs
  • Will Hoge - Even If It Breaks Your Heart
  • Fanfarlo - The Walls Are Coming Down
  • Elvis Perkins in Dearland - Shampoo
  • Phoenix - 1901
  • The Great Unknown - I'm Not Listening
  • Feist and Ben Gibbard - Train Song
    (Dark Was the Night)
  • Slo-Mo featuring Mic Wrecka - Skanky
  • Chris Kasper - Ain't No Saint
  • Blitzen Trapper - Big Black Bird
  • Camera Obscura - French Navy
  • Thao with The Get Down Stay Down -
    When We Swam
  • Albums
  • Fanfarlo - Reservoir
  • Will Hoge - The Wreckage
  • Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • Mos Def - The Ecstatic
  • Dan Auerbach - Keep It Hid
  • Mayer Hawthorne - A Strange Arrangement
  • Heartless Bastards - The Mountain
  • Wilco - Wilco (The Album)
  • Regina Spektor - Far
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros -
    Up From Below

Cathy Heard

Web Content Developer

  • Songs
  • Animal Collective - Summertime Clothes
  • Passion Pit - Sleepy Head
  • The Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition
  • Camera Obscura - French Navy
  • Lily Allen - The Fear
  • Neko Case - People Got a Lotta Nerve
  • Bats for Lashes - Daniel
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Home
  • Mikke Snow - Animal
  • M Ward - Never Had Nobody Like You
  • Albums
  • Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
  • Passion Pit - Manners
  • Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
  • Jay Reatard - Watch Me Fall
  • Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career
  • Au Revoir Simone - Still Light Still Night
  • Various Artists - Dark Was the Night
  • Mayer Hawthorne - Strange Arrangement
  • The Gossip - Music for Men
  • Reigning Sound - Love and Curses
  • Major Lazer -
    Guns Don't Kill People... Lazers Do

Kimberly Junod

Senior Producer, World Cafe & Conversations from the World Cafe

  • Songs
  • Grizzly Bear & Michael McDonald - While You Wait For the Others
  • Miike Snow - Animal
  • Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
  • Dirty Projectors - Remade Horizon
  • Andrew Bird - Oh No
  • Mayer Hawthorne - Just Ain't Gonna Work Out
  • Neko Case- Red Tide
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Home
  • Phoenix - Listzomania
  • Andrew Bird - Not a Robot, But a Ghost
  • Albums
  • Andrew Bird - Noble Beast
  • Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
  • Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
  • Death Cab for Cutie - The Open Door EP
  • Cotton Jones - Paranoid Cocoon
  • Rosanne Cash - The List
  • Heartless Bastards - The Mountain
  • U2 - No Line on the Horizon
  • M Ward - Hold Time
  • Peter Bjorn & John - Living Thing

Lauren Roccia

Line Producer, World Cafe

  • Songs
  • Mumford & Sons - Dust Bowl Dance
  • Benjy Ferree - Fear
  • Roman Candle - Eden Was a Garden
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros -
    40 Day Dream
  • Blind Pilot - Oviedo
  • Fanfarlo - The Walls Are Coming Down
  • Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears - Gunpowder
  • Brandi Carlile - Caroline
  • The Decemberists The Rake's Song
  • Elvis Perkins in Dearland - Shampoo
  • Albums
  • Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
  • Ingrid Michaelson - Everybody
  • Blind Pilot - 3 Rounds and a Sound
  • The Avett Brothers - I And Love And You
  • Fanfarlo - Reservoir
  • Kris Allen - Kris Allen
  • Say Anything - Say Anything
  • Benjy Ferree - Come Back To The Five and Dime Bobby Dee, Bobby Dee
  • Matt Duke - Acoustic Kingdom Underground
  • Brandi Carlile - Give Up The Ghost

"Lizzy Liz" Scott

WXPN Member Services

  • Songs
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Home
  • Avett Brothers – I and Love and You
  • Phoenix – 1901
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros –
    40 Day Dream
  • Mayer Hawthorne- Just Ain't Gonna Work Out
  • Neko Case – People Got a Lotta Nerve
  • Fanfarlo – The Walls Are Coming Down
  • Phish – Backward Down the Number Line
  • Neko Case – Prison Girls
  • Passion Pit – The Reeling
  • Albums
  • Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros –
    Up from Below
  • Avett Brothers – I and Love and You
  • Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears –
    Tell 'Em What Your Name Is
  • Andrew Bird - Noble Beast
  • Indigo Girls – Poseidon and the Bitter Bug
  • Passion Pit – Manners
  • Mayer Hawthorne – A Strange Arrangement
  • Phish – Joy
  • Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
  • Fanfarlo - Reservoir

Paul Severin

Events Producer

  • Songs
  • The Rival Sons - Tell Me Something
  • Them Crooked Vultures - Elephants
  • M Ward - Never Had Nobody Like You
  • LMFAO - I'm in Miami Trick
  • We Were Promised Jetpacks -
    Roll Up Your Sleeves
  • Free Energy - Something in Common
  • Tyondai Braxton - Platinum Rows
  • Phoenix - 1901
  • BLK JKS - Lakeside
  • The Mars Volta - Luciforms
  • Albums
  • We Were Promised Jetpacks –
    These Four Walls
  • The Mars Volta – Octahedron
  • White Denim – Fits
  • Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • M Ward – Hold Time
  • Q Tip – Kamaal/The Abstract
  • BLK JKS – After Robots
  • Passion Pit – Manners
  • Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
  • Mayer Hawthorne – A Strange Arrangement

Erica Zito

Business Support

  • Songs
  • Andrew Bird - Anonanimal
  • Tegan and Sara - The Ocean
  • Dave Matthews Ban - Lying In the Hands of God
  • Thom Yorke - All for the Best
  • John Forte - Breaking of a Man
  • An Horse - Postcards
  • Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson - Clean
  • Pearl Jam - Just Breathe
  • Heartless Bastards - The Mountain
  • The Gossip - Dimestore Diamond
  • Albums
  • Tegan and Sara - Sainthood
  • John Forte - Stylefree EP
  • Andrew Bird - Noble Beast
  • Dave Matthews Band - Big Whiskey...
  • The Swell Season - Strict Joy
  • Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
  • An Horse - Rearrange Beds
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz
  • Peter, Bjorn & John - Living Thing
  • The Gossip - Music for Men

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