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Listen to WEXT on your phone!

We’ve just updated our iPhone App with some really great features, and it works on iPad, too!  Plus, a brand new Android App is here!!!

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US BOUND: Scarlette Fever

Scarlette Fever

Our friends at IMC introduce us to another amazing singer-songwriter – Scarlette Fever.

Have you met the Scarlette woman yet? Scarlette Fever, to be precise. A musician who was born to pour out her soul in music. Whether you’re already a fan or newly aware, it’s time to check out one gifted British artist in the songwriting form of her life.

Acclaimed in the UK media from the tabloid pop pages to the teen press, from Popjustice to a brace of prestigious appearances on the BBC Radio 2 playlist, Scarlette has been expanding her horizons since she was last on record. Her eclectic and infectious music, full of bold hooks and barefaced emotions, is all the better for it.

Scarlette is allowing us to give you a song for the next week.  Enjoy!

The Bruce Springsteen 100



Thanks to Matt Ryan of WMHT-TV’s New York Now for helping to compile this list of Bruce Springsteen songs.  We hope you enjoyed our celebration of The Boss’ 65th birthday.

Click here to get your own copy of the list.

Sean Rowe “Madman” CD Release Party


October 3, 2014

CAC Woodside
71 Mill Street
Troy, NY 12180

For more information, and to buy tickets, click here.

Morning Post Ashley Sofia

The Morning Post: Ashley Sofia

Morning Post Ashley Sofia

Amazing Radio feature “The Morning Post” where Chris Wienk highlighted Ashley Sofia.

Our very own Chris Wienk introducing the UK Amazing Radio listeners to Local 518 Ashley Sofia.

Ray LaMontagne at The Palace Theatre

Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne
The Palace Theatre
wsg Belle Brigade

Sunday, November 9

Tickets go on sale August 15. More info at: The Palace Theatre.

Amazing Radio: The Morning Post

Morning Post 13: Sean Rowe

Amazing Radio: The Morning Post

Amazing Radio’s The Morning Post #13 featuring Sean Rowe’s “Madman.”

Chris Wienk’s choice of Sean Rowe was featured on The Morning Post on July 9th on Britain’s Amazing Radio with Chris Martin (not that Chris Martin).

Each week, our friends at the IMC hook up one of us US DJ’s with Chris Martin of Amazing Radio’s Amazing Breakfast show. The weekly feature is The Morning Post. Morning Post #13 was from our very own Chris Wienk, and as his choice of groovy up and coming artists from the US, Chris chose Sean Rowe. Take a listen.

Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst Talks With KTG About Upside Down Mountain

Conor Oberst

Conor Oberst’s new album, “Upside Down Mountain,” came out on May 19th.  Listen to KTG’s conversation with Conor about the new album and more, including some songs he and Dawes performed in the studio just for this occasion.

Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst revealed the cover art—The Creation of the Bulls by his friend Ian Felice — for his new solo record Upside Down Mountain, which is out now via Nonesuch Records.

Keep reading for more about the album, and you can listen to the interview below as well.

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The Beatles 100

The Beatles 100

Thank you very much for your support!  Here is our countdown of the 100 Best Beatles songs.  Mind you, we know we will leave off your favorite song, or get the order wrong in someone’s opinion, but that isn’t the point.  We want to provide you with programming that regular radio would never do.

100 songs by The Beatles – 100 in a row? Unheard of.  We can do this thanks to your support and feedback.  Thank you!

Thanks for your support, and your feedback.  We love music as much as you do, and that is why we are honored to make WEXT a unique and different kind of radio station every day for you.

Click here to get your own copy of the PDF of The Beatles 100.

WEXT’s 2014 Local 518 Calendar


WEXT’s 2014 Local 518 Calendar is here!

Support independent publishing: Buy this calendar on Lulu.

Each month features a beautiful scene, artfully taken by Julia Zave and her team featuring Sean Rowe, Olivia Quillio, Eastbound Jesus, Charlie Watts Riots, Molly Durnin, Rosary Beard, MR Poulopoulos, Lucky Jukebox Brigade, Stellar Young, Ashley Sofia, Sgt Dunbar & The Hobo Banned, and MaryLeigh Roohan.

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