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The Sound on PRE News & Ideas
Weekdays, 8 pm-midnight on PRE News & Ideas

Four hours of Americana, roots rock and so much more with an emphasis on performers from North Carolina . . . Ocracoke Island's Molasses Creek, Wilmington's Bag of Toys, the Triangle's Red Clay Ramblers, Asheville's Underhill Rose . . . we travel the mountains to the coast to present the state's best musicians.

Jake Ybarra (right), a singer-songwriter from Greenville, S.C., stopped by the studios to speak with PRE's Neal Ganaway (left), host of The Sound, about his debut album "Something in the Water."
There were many passions — baseball, public policy — that Jake Ybarra turned his attention to, but he always returned to music. Now, the South Carolinian has released his first full-length album, Something in the Water.
 Darling West, a Norwegian husband-and-wife duo, performing live at PRE studios.
The Norwegian folk duo Darling West is comprised of husband and wife Mari Sandvær Kreken and Tor Egil Kreken. Their music has been described as roots-inspired, indie pop, and “cosmic folk.” They stopped by the studio to play some music and share their latest album.