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Oct 27 2011 - 4:17pm
Dec 11 2011 - 6:23pm

Tonight on the we remember the late Burt Jansch, Scottish folk revivalist and founding member of Pentangle, in a feature hosted by Tim Carless. Jansch's innovative acoustic guitar worked blues, jazz, and Arabian rhythms into traditional folk accompaniments, influencing musicians across genres. Tune in, nine to midnight, to the Thursday Night Feature on WXYC.

Oct 27 2011 - 12:22pm
Dec 11 2011 - 9:23am

Check out our new tumblr! We uploaded some old posters from the WXYC station walls and will be adding more soon.

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Oct 25 2011 - 2:55pm
Dec 8 2011 - 9:23pm

Jazztober continues today on Hell or High Water (1-2PM) with the late-60s souljazzfunk of the Cannonball Adderley Quintet.

Oct 23 2011 - 8:05am
Dec 4 2011 - 5:23pm

Tune in to The Backyard Barbecue this Sunday (10/23) at 8 PM to hear WXYC DemoListen Volume 2! This tape was released in 1990 and features tracks from Superchunk, Willard, Johnny Quest, Pure, Dillon Fence, Pressure Boys, + more!

Oct 22 2011 - 9:08pm
Dec 4 2011 - 3:23pm

A proud product of some of those in the WXYC family of DJs.

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Oct 21 2011 - 3:02pm
Dec 2 2011 - 8:23am

THE STREAM IS UP AND RUNNING. Thanks for all of your support and concern listeners!

Oct 16 2011 - 8:26am
Dec 1 2011 - 6:23pm

Over the next 3 weeks on The Backyard Barbecue, we're listening to all 3 volumes of the WXYC DemoListen series (recorded by Glenn Boothe when he was the Music Director at WXYC). Tonight, it's Volume 1, which was released around 1989 and features The Popes, Vanilla Trainwreck, Sex Police, Southern Culture on the Skids, Zen Frisbee, + more. Tune in from 8 to 9 PM!

Oct 16 2011 - 7:51am
Nov 29 2011 - 12:23pm

We here at WXYC are excited to announce that today at 5pm will be the first episode our newest specialty show, Fusion Youth Radio!

Oct 16 2011 - 6:58am
Nov 28 2011 - 10:23am

Sunday 2-3PM: Broken Music this week will explore the voice experiments of the late British poet and vocal improviser Bob Cobbing. During the hour we will explore his work from the late 60s with the group Koncrete Canticle to other limited edition tape releases from the 70s and 80s.

Oct 15 2011 - 4:48am
Nov 27 2011 - 6:23pm

This week's Hell or High Water (Sunday 1-2PM) will feature early recordings from the legendary avant-garde jazz pianist Cecil Taylor. Backed by the masterful rhythm section of bassist Buell Neidlinger and drummer Dennis Charles and featuring solos from other free jazz giants like Steve Lacy and Archie Shepp, these mid to late 50s recordings highlight Taylor's earliest recorded output as a leader.

Oct 15 2011 - 4:47am
Nov 26 2011 - 7:23pm

Nine to midnight on tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC: Unknown Legends, featuring recent American underground cassette releases, low-run vinyl, and CD-Rs, highlighting the mottled sounds existing along a shared circuit that coalesce into what host Ryan Martin describes as “modern subterranean folk music.” Labels and locales represented include Cephia's Treat, Nazot, Bonescraper, no-label, I Just Live Here, Gross Domestic Product, /\, Immaginarium, Toy Prison, Far Rockaway, Tampa, Providence, Carrboro, basements-warehouses-living rooms everywhere.

Oct 13 2011 - 3:47pm
Nov 22 2011 - 12:24pm

Starting tomorrow on WXYC, each Wednesday between the hours of 5 and 7 PM there will be readings of fiction and poetry from this semester's forthcoming issue of Cellar Door, the official UNC campus literary and arts magazine. Tune in for this exclusive preview.

Oct 11 2011 - 6:24pm
Nov 20 2011 - 4:23pm

Hey Listeners!
So our stream IS down temporarily. We're working out some kinks with it and we're gonna be back by the end of this week. We're really sorry about this inconvenience, but we'll let y'all know as soon as we're back up!

Thanks so much for your concern, and thanks so much for listening!


Oct 11 2011 - 11:41am
Nov 19 2011 - 1:23pm

Tonight at 9pm WXYC will be screening BELLY at the Nightlight. The movie was directed by Hype Williams and stars DMX, Nas, Method Man, and T-Boz. Please stop by and munch on some popcorn with us!

Oct 11 2011 - 10:42am
Oct 11 2011 - 3:23pm