On this West Virginia Morning, family recipes are a way for people to connect with their ancestors, but what do you do when the measurements for the recipe aren’t exact and you’ve never actually tried Grandma’s potato candy. Brenda Sandoval in Harper’s Ferry had to find out. Inside Appalachia’s Capri Cafaro has more.
This week, “A Change of Tune” host Joni Deutsch interviews Kyle Baughman (drums, vocals) and Steve Holland (vocals, bass) from the indie rock band Coyotes in Boxes. The band is currently based in Nashville, but these Box-loving Coyotes still have a fond place in their heart for their alma mater (Marshall University), their hometown musical heroes (Sly Roosevelt, Tyler Childers, Qiet), and their home state (West Virginia). Check out the interview below to hear more about Coyotes in Boxes’ new record, the band’s West Virginia roots, and why they think animal imagery reflects their music. If you’re a fan of rhythm-based alternative rock in the same vein as Manchester Orchestra, this interview and music are recommended for you.
Coyotes in Boxes turn the tables and interview Joni about Kanye West and Jay-Z.
Coyotes in Boxes just released “Yowler” this past August. You can see the band perform at the Huntington Music & Arts Festival preshow on September 26 at the Heritage Station. If you’re in the mood for great (and local) live music, head on over to A Change of Tune’s Facebook to find out how you can win tickets to the Huntington Music & Arts Festival. Otherwise, you can hear Coyotes in Boxes’ new music on Joni Deutsch’s “A Change of Tune” this Saturday at 10 PM EST on West Virginia Public Radio.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting announces that Mountain Stage is featured in the latest issue of Rolling Stone Magazine. Rolling Stone journalist Garret Woodward explores the diverse group of nationally recognized musicians who have played Mountain Stage, highlighting the uniqueness of the show on today’s airwaves.
On this West Virginia Morning, more than a decade ago, Huntington made headlines as the “fattest city in the nation.” We listen to an excerpt from our latest episode of Us & Them with host Trey Kay Kay, where we look at continuing efforts to teach healthy habits in West Virginia.