Tune in to Orange County Special this Sunday at 10am for a highlight on old time, blues, and religious music distinctive to North Carolina w/ folklore grad students Emily Hilliard and Steve Kruger. The show will cover themes of outlaw murders, mill songs, stars of early NC radio, black banjo and stringband music, and feature an interview w/ 4th generation banjo player and ballad singer Rick Ward.
Afroz Taj and John Caldwell, UNC Asian Studies professors and hosts of WKNC's Geet Bazaar, present "Courtesan Cabaret" on the Global Music Show this Wednesday (11/24) at 9 PM. Listen at 89.3 FM or stream at wxyc.org to hear their commentary on Bollywood song-and-dance numbers performed by courtesans, tawaifs, or "item girls."
Catch a last minute interview with Dave Tompkins (How to Wreck a Nice Beach, The Wire, Vocoder/Miami Bass Enthusiast) TODAY AT 3PM on WXYC. Some really great vocoder jams will be spun and a good time will be had by all.
Discover hardcore emo's DC roots, starting with the mid-80s Revolution Summer, and follow the rebel sulk through the years to present day acts like local band Systems. 9 to midnight, hosted by Hoang on the Thursday Night Feature on WXYC.
Jason Perlmutter and Brendan Greaves will be on the air tonight at 8pm to discuss and preview songs from "Said I Had a Vision". The LP documents the work of NC soul/gospel musician and band organizer David Lee, and it is the first release on Chapel Hill's newest record label Paradise of Bachelors. You won't want to miss this one! -8PM- -WXYC 89.3FM : WXYC.ORG-