Tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC explores the sunlit darkness of Alison Moorer's roots music. Subtle optimism traces the backbone of both her life and her sound. Listen in this evening, nine to midnight, at 89.3 FM, www.wxyc.org.

Oct 17 2013 - 2:15pm
Dec 16 2013 - 5:23pm

Hands over your hearts, fellow listeners! Stand or remain seated for this evening's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC, showcasing national anthems. Hosted by Ari and airing 9 PM to midnight, only on 89.3 FM, www.wxyc.org.

Oct 10 2013 - 5:30pm
Dec 16 2013 - 4:23pm

Want to go see Amos Lee at DPAC on November 18th? WXYC will be giving away tickets all week. Tune in today between 2-5pm for your chance to win a pair of tickets.

Oct 8 2013 - 3:41am
Dec 12 2013 - 10:23pm

WXYC's Top 108 Records for the week of Sunday 9/29/13 - Saturday 10/5/13:

Rank (Plays) Artist - 'Title of CD/LP/EP/7-inch' (RECORD LABEL)
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1 (19) Causa Sui - Euporie Tide (EL PARAISO)
2 (16) Ty Segall - Sleeper (DRAG CITY)
3 (15) Frak - Erase (ERASE)
4 (15) Mary Halvorson/Kirk Knuffke/Matt Wilson - Sifter (RELATIVE PITCH)
5 (14) Donato Dozzy - Donato Dozzy Plays Bee Mask (SPECTRUM SPOOLS)
6 (13) Henry Plotnick - Fields (HOLY OTHER)
7 (12) Oneohtrix Point Never - R Plus Seven (WARP)
8 (12) Sean McCann - Music For Private Ensemble (RECITAL)
9 (12) Sidi Toure - Alafia (THRILL JOCKEY)
10 (12) Taku Unami/Moe Kamura/Tetuzi Akiyama - Hontatedori (COMPARE NOTES)

Oct 6 2013 - 4:52pm
Dec 5 2013 - 7:23pm

WXYC's Top 103 Records for the week of Sunday 9/22/13 - Saturday 9/28/13:

Rank (Plays) Artist - 'Title of CD/LP/EP/7-inch' (RECORD LABEL)
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1 (20) Meridian Brothers - Devocion (Works 2005-2011) (STAUBGOLD)
2 (18) Causa Sui - Euporie Tide (EL PARAISO)
3 (14) Donato Dozzy - Donato Dozzy Plays Bee Mask (SPECTRUM SPOOLS)
4 (13) Dead C - Armed Courage (BA DA BING!)
5 (13) Metal Rouge - Soft Erase (EMERALD COCOON)
6 (12) Dally Auston - The Wood ((self-released))
7 (12) Frak - Erase (ERASE)
8 (12) Naffi Sandwich - Hoochie Pooch/Space Alligator: Freddie Viaduct at Naffi H.Q., 1979-83 (EM)
9 (11) Finis Africae - A Last Discovery: The Essential Collection, 1984-2001 (EM)

Oct 5 2013 - 12:13pm
Dec 1 2013 - 3:23pm
Sep 27 2013 - 12:55pm
Nov 24 2013 - 3:23pm

Tonight’s Thursday Night Feature on WXYC presents the multifaceted work of classical guitarist, experimental composer, and proprietor of the Penguin Café [Orchestra], Simon Jeffes. Delicate, driving, fantastical, and eclectic, his music incorporates folkloric and classical instrumentation into avant-garde pieces, always venturing to alloy disparate sounds in a way that might engage audiences with his multiple musical influences through pieces at once charming and sublime. Jeffes's collaborative repertoire includes Brian Eno, the Royal Ballet, Baaba Maal, and the Sex Pistols. Tune in nine to midnight to hear host Andy S.

Sep 26 2013 - 2:26pm
Nov 21 2013 - 7:23pm

WXYC's Top 103 Records for the week of Sunday 9/15/13 - Saturday 9/21/13:

Rank (Plays) Artist - 'Title of CD/LP/EP/7-inch' (RECORD LABEL)
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1 (20) Meridian Brothers - Devocion (Works 2005-2011) (STAUBGOLD)
2 (19) Julia Holter - Loud City Song (DOMINO)
3 (16) Causa Sui - Euporie Tide (EL PARAISO)
4 (16) Sean McCann - Music For Private Ensemble (RECITAL)
5 (15) Secret Keeper - Super Eight (INTAKT)
6 (14) Orchestre National de Mauritanie - S/T (SAHELSOUNDS)
7 (13) V/A - Mutazione: Italian Electronic & New Wave Underground 1980-1988 (STRUT)
8 (12) Earl Sweatshirt - Doris (COLUMBIA)
9 (12) Jenks Miller - Spirit Signal (NORTHERN-SPY)
10 (11) Bitchin Bajas - Bitchitronics (DRAG CITY)

Sep 22 2013 - 3:10pm
Nov 17 2013 - 4:23pm

Avant-garde trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith is the focus of tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC. Smith explores the symbiotic relationship between music and social movements, particularly the Civil Rights movement, and his compositions both comment on and contribute to historical events. Starting with last year's Ten Freedom Summers, a lifelong project that includes many pieces composed in the Civil Rights era, we'll backtrack through Smith's oeuvre, from his early Chicago years to recent works.

Sep 19 2013 - 5:41pm
Nov 14 2013 - 6:23pm
Sep 18 2013 - 9:56am
Nov 14 2013 - 10:23am

Hey. Were you bummed about not getting to see Big Boi at Hopscotch? Well, we're here to remedy this sadness. Thanks to Hopscotch Music Festival we have 5 pairs of tickets to giveaway to Big Boi's performance Saturday night in Raleigh and will be giving them out over the airwaves tomorrow (2-5pm and 5-7pm) and Friday (12pm-2pm, 2pm-5pm, and 5pm-7pm). Tune in tomorrow for your chance to win.

Sep 18 2013 - 9:54am
Nov 11 2013 - 4:23pm

The Global Music show is back, coming at you this Wednesday with underground music in context of the Arab uprisings: https://www.facebook.com/events/528131577263632/

Sep 15 2013 - 9:45am
Nov 10 2013 - 9:23pm

We made The Daily Tar Heel with CUAB! ~*campus celebrities*~

Sep 12 2013 - 5:11pm
Nov 8 2013 - 10:23am
Sep 12 2013 - 9:58am
Nov 8 2013 - 10:23am

Having Hopscotch withdrawals? Head on over to our blog to read WXYC DJ Cozy Brent's musings on Hopscotch Music Festival's last night.
http://wxyc.tumblr.com/post/60757130571/wxyc-does-hopscotch-saturday

Sep 9 2013 - 7:34am
Nov 7 2013 - 8:23pm