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New American Primitive? Post-grunge? Raging and driving guitars, feelings, and a chorus. The Thursday Night Feature on WXYC airs tonight, nine to midnight.



May 15 2014 - 5:39pm
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

Hey radio fanz,
If you're a student and are gonna be in the Chapel Hill area this summer, DEFINITELY come out to our summer hiring! Now seeking ~*awesome*~ DJ's to join our ranks. No experience necessary, just lots of #passion for the wide world of sound!




May 12 2014 - 7:52pm
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

WXYC's Top 98 Records for the week of Sunday 4/20/14 - Saturday 4/26/14:

Rank (Plays) Artist - 'Title of CD/LP/EP/7-inch' (RECORD LABEL)
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1 (19) Imperial Topaz - Full of Grace (TRANQUILITY TAPES)
2 (15) Cloud Becomes Your Hand - Rocks Or Cakes (FEEDING TUBE)
3 (15) The War On Drugs - Lost in the Dream (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
4 (14) Pender Street Steppers - "Openin' Up" 12-inch (PEOPLES POTENTIAL UNLIMITED)
5 (13) Chance The Rapper/Vic Mensa - Chance The Rapper x Vic Mensa (#SAVETHEMONEY)
6 (13) D. Charles Speer & The Helix - Doubled Exposure (THRILL JOCKEY)
7 (13) Todd Terje - It's Album Time (OLSEN)
8 (12) Charles-Eric Charrier - Petite Soeur (GIZEH RECORDS)

Apr 27 2014 - 1:52pm
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

WXYC REPORTS would like to invite you to *tune in* on SUN. night at *5pm* for our final episode of the semester on S T R A N G E R S. We're bringing you stories about being unknown to others + others being unknown to you, and all matter in between. You'll hear: commentary on the Peace Corps, an excerpt from a dream diary, existential advice columnist Heather Havrilesky, + more! *See you on the airwaves* Sun. 4/27 5-6pm. 89.3 fm for locals / wxyc.org for afar!

Apr 26 2014 - 6:15am
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

Tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC is the first of a two-part retrospective on the music of Tom Waits. Grapple the rasp, nine to midnight. Hosted by Andrew Nies.



Apr 24 2014 - 4:45pm
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

Shoutout to all our beautiful new baby DJs on the 3-9 am shifts!

Apr 23 2014 - 8:27am
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

WXYC's Top 97 Records for the week of Sunday 4/13/14 - Saturday 4/19/14:

Rank (Plays) Artist - 'Title of CD/LP/EP/7-inch' (RECORD LABEL)
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1 (20) Imperial Topaz - Full of Grace (TRANQUILITY TAPES)
2 (14) Aloa - S/T (MEDICAL)
3 (13) Roladex - Anthems For The Micro-Age (MEDICAL)
4 (12) The War On Drugs - Lost in the Dream (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
5 (11) Back Magic - Chorus Line To Hell (MILVIA SON)
6 (11) Jakob Skott - Amor Fati (EL PARAISO)
7 (11) Mass Ornament - Saturn Eye (DIGITALIS)
8 (11) Officer! - Ossification (MEGAPHONE)
9 (11) ONO - Diegesis (MONIKER)
10 (11) Orchid Spangiafora - Flee Past's Ape Elf (FEEDING TUBE)
11 (11) Ought - More Than Any Other Day (CONSTELLATION)

Apr 20 2014 - 8:27am
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

Right now on Thursday Night Feature on WXYC: Moogfest is in less than a week, so we're celebrating by playing some of our favorite artists who'll be there. Expect lots of Kraftwerk from DJs Caroline P and David S. Tune in now!



Apr 17 2014 - 5:17pm
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

This year's initial Hopscotch Music Festival lineup has just been released! Who are y'all most excited to see?

Apr 17 2014 - 7:07am
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

WXYC's Top 104 Records for the week of Sunday 4/6/14 - Saturday 4/12/14:

Rank (Plays) Artist - 'Title of CD/LP/EP/7-inch' (RECORD LABEL)
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1 (16) Imperial Topaz - Full of Grace (TRANQUILITY TAPES)
2 (15) Chicago Underground Duo - Locus (NORTHERN-SPY)
3 (15) The Traps - Boom Pow Awesome Wow (CASTLE FACE)
4 (14) Mass Ornament - Saturn Eye (DIGITALIS)
5 (14) Tying Tiffany - Drop (TRISOL)
6 (13) Comrade Question - Pepe Polo (SUPERDREAMER RECORDS)
7 (13) Musi-O-Tunya - Give Love To Your Children (NOW-AGAIN)
8 (13) Officer! - Ossification (MEGAPHONE)
9 (12) Bahru Kegne - The Legendary Bahru Kegne (TERP)
10 (12) Cloud Becomes Your Hand - Rocks Or Cakes (FEEDING TUBE)

Apr 15 2014 - 6:29am
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

Don't miss your opportunity to tune in to WXYC Reports this evening at 5pm!!
Tonight's program is a conversation between three women : filmmakers, community organizers, and expert chefs (especially when it comes to mole) : Jing Niu Sarah Lynn Garrahan and Nora Mendez.
The format is kind of like a story about a story- as we hear about their films Departing and Vida Propia- but you'll also hear a story about friendship, about incredible community organizing happening in Durham with The FARE Project, and some really smart and wise words from these three amazing women.
To top it all off: Tonight's program is multi-lingual in Spanish and English!
Please tune in!!!!

Apr 13 2014 - 12:10pm
Apr 13 2014 - 12:10pm

This Sunday *WXYC Reports* features some fresh, innovative, exciting programming, in a style and format we've never done before!

We're extending our interest in narrative and story telling to an hour-long discussion with 3 filmmakers, Jing Niu, Sarah Garrahan, and Nora Mendez.

Apr 11 2014 - 2:37pm
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

Level up and listen to this week's feature! From 8-bit to surround sound, hear music from video games by developers across a number of systems -- Mega Man, Castlevania, Legend of Zelda, Okami, and Dark Souls, to name a few, and composers such as Kenichi Matsubara, Masato Nakamura, Martin O'Donnell, Koji Kondo, Junichi Masuda, and the Follin Brothers. Get your frog across the road and turn on the radio! Nine PM to midnight, only on the Thursday Night Feature on WXYC!

Apr 10 2014 - 5:52pm
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

Before they play the Nightlight Bar & Club tonight, Orlando punk band The Golden Pelicans will be interviewed on air by our own Montgomery Morris from 6:30-7 p.m. //TUNE//IN//89.3 FM//

Apr 9 2014 - 8:17am
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm

WXYC's Top 106 Records for the week of Sunday 3/30/14 - Saturday 4/5/14:

Rank (Plays) Artist - 'Title of CD/LP/EP/7-inch' (RECORD LABEL)
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1 (16) Imperial Topaz - Full of Grace (TRANQUILITY TAPES)
2 (15) Musi-O-Tunya - Give Love To Your Children (NOW-AGAIN)
3 (14) Mass Ornament - Saturn Eye (DIGITALIS)
4 (13) Digital Primitives - Lipsomuch/Soul Searching (HOPSCOTCH)
5 (13) ONO - Diegesis (MONIKER)
6 (13) The John Lurie National Orchestra - The Invention of Animals (LAGARTO MUSIC/AMULET RECORDS)
7 (13) The War On Drugs - Lost in the Dream (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
8 (12) Dhow - Amara (INAM)
9 (12) Gemma Ray - Down Baby Down (SERIES APHONOS)

Apr 6 2014 - 11:18am
Aug 12 2014 - 6:23pm