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Wes Bower

Corporate Business Support Representative

  • Songs
    1. The Lone Bellow – You Never Need Nobody
    2. Pickwick – Lady Luck
    3. Jason Isbell – Super 8
    4. Paul McCartney – New
    5. Foxygen – San Francisco
    6. Josh Ritter – Joy to You Baby
    7. Mavis Staples – Can You Get To That
    8. Daft Punk – Get Lucky
    9. Dawes – Most People
    10. Deer Tick – The Dreams in the Ditch

Selena Caruso

Marketing Assistant/Work Study Student

  • Songs
    1. Empire of the Sun - Concert Pitch
    2. Amos Lee - The Man Who Wants You
    3. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Made Up Mind
    4. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young
    5. Haim - The Wire
    6. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Country Calling
    7. Franz Ferdinand - Right Action
    8. Courtney Barnett - Avant Gardener
    9. Michael Franti & Spearhead - I'm Alive (Life Sounds Like)
    10. Darius Rucker - Radio

Tess-a-phonic-Tess Coffey

Assistant to the GM

  • Songs
    1. Parquet Courts - Stoned and Starving
    2. Jason Isbell - Relatively Easy
    3. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Let the Day Begin
    4. Phosphorescent - Song for Zula
    5. Joseph Arthur - Saint of Impossible Causes
    6. My Morning Jacket - Leaving On A Jet Plane
    7. Okkervil River - Down Down the Deep River
    8. Jim James - New Life
    9. Frank Turner - Recovery
    10. The Head & The Heart - Shake from Let's Be Still
    11. Moby - The Perfect Life

Andrew Davis

Broadcast Engineer

  • Songs
    1. Jim James – State Of The Art (A,E,I,O,U)
    2. Justin Timberlake – Pusher Love Girl
    3. Phosphorescent – Song For Zula
    4. Chromeo – Over Your Shoulder
    5. Miley Cyrus – We Can't Stop
    6. Phoenix – Trying To Be Cool
    7. Dr. Dog – The Truth
    8. Vampire Weekend – Diane Young
    9. Mayer Hawthrone – Her Favorite Song
    10. Daft Punk – Get Lucky

Brian Divver

I.T. Communication Analyst

  • Songs
    1. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Part of Me
    2. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Made Up Mind
    3. North Mississippi Allstars - Meet me in the city
    4. The Black Crowes - Hot Burrito #1
    5. The Black Crowes - Hot Burrito #2
    6. Black Sabbath - God Is Dead
    7. Gov't Mule - World Boss
    8. Jason Isbell - Stockholm
    9. Doublewides - Jetpack
    10. Trigger Hippy - Heartache On The Line

Carina Giamerese

Line Producer, World Cafe

  • Songs
    1. Chvrches - The Mother We Share
    2. Darkside - Golden Arrow
    3. The Flaming Lips - Butterfly, How Long It Takes To Die
    4. Laura Mvula - She
    5. Lorde - Royals
    6. Polica - Chain My Name
    7. Rhye - Open
    8. Tame Impala - Nothing That Has Happened So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control
    9. These New Puritans - Fragment Two
    10. Vampire Weekend - Diane Young

Tom Interrante

Sales Director

  • Songs
    1. Okkervil River - Down Down the Deep River
    2. Joseph Arthur - Saint of Impossible Causes
    3. Amos Lee - Chill in the Air
    4. Pearl Jam - Sirens
    5. Jim James - A New Life
    6. Rhye - Open
    7. Phoenix - Trying to be Cool
    8. Jonathan Wilson - Fanfare
    9. Jason Isbell - Relatively Easy
    10. Kings of Leon - Temple

Kim Junod

Senior Producer, World Cafe and Conversations from the World Cafe

  • Songs
    1. Richard Thompson - Good Things Happen to Bad People
    2. Laura Marling - Master Hunter
    3. Dr. Dog - Rock & Roll
    4. Willy Mason - Talk Me Down
    5. Neko Case - Local Girl
    6. Phosphorescent - Song for Zula
    7. Laura Mvula - Green Garden
    8. The National - Fireproof
    9. Josh Ritter - Joy to You Baby
    10. Mark Mulcahy - The Rabbit

Lauren Roccia

Development Assistant/Back Up Traffic Manager

  • Songs
    1. Laura Marling - Master Hunter
    2. The Lone Bellow - Bleeding Out
    3. David Ford - Pour A Little Poison
    4. Phosphorescent - Song for Zula
    5. James Blake - Retrograde
    6. Villagers - Nothing Arrived
    7. Ours - Stand
    8. Local Natives - Heavy Feet
    9. Jason Isbell - Relatively Easy
    10. Vampire Weekend - Ya Hey

Liz Scott

Member Benefits Coordinator

  • Songs
    1. Daft Punk – Get Lucky
    2. Iron & Wine – Grace for Saints and Ramblers
    3. Jason Isbell – Stockholm
    4. Neko Case – Man
    5. Dr. Dog – Distant Light
    6. Vampire Weekend – Unbelievers
    7. Dawes – Hey Lover
    8. Neko Case – Night Still Comes
    9. Tedeschi Trucks Band – Part of Me
    10. Jim James – A New Life

Paul Severin

WXPN Events Producer

  • Songs
    1. Drake - The Language
    2. Jose James - Trouble
    3. King Krule - Border Line
    4. Justin Timberlake - That Girl
    5. Foals - Inhaler
    6. A$AP Rocky - 1 Train
    7. Chance the Rapper - Juice
    8. Dawes - Most People
    9. Omar - The Man
    10. Tera Melos - Sunburn

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Melody Chiang

World Cafe Programming Intern

  • Songs
    1. James Blake - Retrograde
    2. The National - I Should Live in Salt
    3. Polica - Tiff
    4. White Denim - New Blue Feeling
    5. Mikal Cronin - Weight
    6. Dr. Dog - Love
    7. Rhye - Open
    8. Kurt Vile - Wakin' On a Pretty Day
    9. Local Natives - Heavy Feet
    10. Volcano Choir - Byegone

Assad Khafre

World Cafe Programming Intern

  • Songs
    1. Queens of the Stone Age - I Appear Missing
    2. Drake - Too Much (feat. Sampha)
    3. Childish Gambino - Shadows
    4. James Blake - Dlm
    5. Janelle Monae - Electric Lady (feat. Solange)
    6. Daft Punk - Lose Yourself to Dance (feat. Pharrell)
    7. Kanye West - New Slaves
    8. J. Cole - She Knows (feat. Amber Coffman)
    9. Earl Sweatshirt - Sunday ( feat. Frank Ocean)
    10. Jose James - Bird of Space

Ryan Lentini

World Cafe Programming Intern

  • Songs
    1. King Krule - Easy Easy
    2. Cass McCombs - There Can Be Only One
    3. Cass McCombs - Brighter!
    4. Bill Callahan - Small Plane
    5. Destroyer - Bye Bye
    6. Connan Mockasin - I'm The Man That Will Find You
    7. Courtney Barnett - Avant Gardener
    8. Kelley Stoltz - Kim Chee Taco Man
    9. Parquet Courts - You've Got Me Wondering
    10. King Khan & The Shrines - Darkness

Julie Miller

The Key Music Blogger

  • Songs
    1. Akron / Family - Way Up
    2. Waxahatchee - Misery Over Dispute
    3. Hiss Golden Messenger - The Serpent is Kind (Compared to Man)
    4. James Blake - Life Round Here
    5. Rhye - Open
    6. Wooden Wand - Southern Colorado Song
    7. Majical Cloudz - Bugs Don't Buzz
    8. Young Man - In a Sense
    9. Jamaican Queens - Asleep at the Wheel
    10. Tera Melos - Weird Circles

Scott Gautsche Sprunger

World Cafe Programming Intern

  • Songs
    1. The Head And The Heart – Shake
    2. Kurt Vile – KV Crimes
    3. Pickwick – Lady Luck
    4. The National – Don't Swallow the Cap
    5. Light Heat – And the Birds...
    6. White Denim – Pretty Green
    7. Rhye – Open
    8. Vampire Weekend – Unbelievers
    9. Okkervil River – Down Down The Deep River
    10. Local Natives – Heavy Feet