With the help of apps like TuneIn, your local public radio and college stations are just a click away. So take a break from that Spotify playlist and tune in to some of the country’s diverse and pioneering independent radio stations.

Not sure which stations to browse or where to tune that dial?

Paste Magazine has you covered with their new list of “10 Public Radio Stations You Wish Were in Your Town.”

In her article, writer Julia Cook profiles Pittsburgh’s very own public radio station, WYEP 91.3 FM, on her national list of top stations. Currently celebrating 40 years as a homegrown non-commercial station, WYEP hosts a summer music festival and numerous concerts throughout the year, in addition to producing live sessions by acclaimed international acts in their green studios located on the South Side. The article also highlights WYEP’s radio and rock camps for kids and teens, and its frequent broadcasts of historical “discumentaries” of favorite records.

Read Paste Magazine’s 10 Public Radio Stations You Wish Were in Your Town.

Jennifer BaronArts & Entertainment / Jobs Editor

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator...