Please, Be Quiet Please

Saturdays, 6-8pm

Each week, Josh Pickard, Rachel Smith, and Jeremy Pickard pick a theme and choose songs that represent the theme literally and figuratively.  The music is an eclectic mix of station favorites and music outside the regular playlists.  The show may begin with a song by The Kinks and end with Danny Brown. Anything goes.

Sprinter , the sophomore album by southeastern singer/songwriter Torres, recently earned a spot on NPR's Favorite Albums of 2015 (So Far.) Torres has also garnered praise from Pitchfork.com , Paste magazine and The New York Times. Premier Guitar has called her unusual style of guitar playing "creatively aggressive." Her real name is Mackenzie Scott. She lives in Brooklyn, but she grew up in Macon, Georgia in a conservative Christian household. In this interview, she discusses how her faith...

Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, must really hate bananas. Because according to his concert rider , which was recently made public, he doesn't want to lay eyes on one at his concerts. A "rider" is the set of unusual contractual demands that some pop stars make of their hosts when they're on tour. Kanye West wants his chauffeur dressed in 100 percent cotton; Jennifer Lopez's coffee must be stirred counterclockwise; and the Foo Fighters want Cup o' Noodles soup, but only on Wednesdays...

Interview: Jon Terrey of Stolen Nations

Feb 2, 2015

Please Be Quiet Please host Rachel Smith speaks with Jon Terrey of the band Stolen Nations about their four-song EP Smoke Signals , which was released in late 2014. In the interview, Terrey explains how a grunge mixtape he was given in fifth grade changed his ideas about music.