News & Updates

Sunday, October 16, 2011
Fusion Youth Radio - TODAY 5pm

We here at WXYC are excited to announce that today at 5pm will be the first episode our newest specialty show, Fusion Youth Radio! Fusion Youth Radio is the result of a partnership between the Marian Cheek Jackson Center (http://www.jacksoncenter.info/), the Sacrificial Poets (http://sacrificialpoets.com/), and WXYC.

FYR, is a youth-produced program which will incorporate young people conducting interviews, discussing points of interest in their communities, broadcasting audio documentaries, inviting guest poets onto the show, and more. FYR is rooted in the idea that our youth must take active roles in shaping the futures of our communities.

Fusion Youth Radio will air biweekly at 5pm on WXYC. Tune In!

Saturday, October 15, 2011
This Weekend on WXYC

This week's Hell or High Water will be featuring 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. Tune in 1pm Sunday.

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. Tune in 2pm Sunday.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Tonight's Thursday Night Feature

"UNKNOWN LEGENDS" :  focusing on recent U.S. underground cassette releases and low-run vinyl (plus a cd-r here and there), highlighting the mottled sounds along a shared circuit that coalesce into our modern subterranean folk music. 

Tune in at 9pm!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Stream Outages

You may have noticed some outtages in our online stream lately, we're doing our best to get it back up and running

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Tonight's Thursday Night Feature!

Tonight’s Thursday Night Feature takes a look at the Native Tongues Posse. The hip-hop crew grew out out of the five burrows during the late 1980s and early 1990s; and featured artists such as A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Jungle Brothers, Monie Love, Queen Latifah, etc. The crews sound is tied together by afrocentricism, jazz samples, and all around ~*P0SiTiViTy*~ Tune in from 9pm-12am!

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Lame Drivers and The Polyps live at WXYC

Tomorrow, we have the pleasure of welcoming the bands Lame Drivers, and (probably) The Polyps to WXYC.

They're gonna do an in-studio performance at 2pm tomorrow, Friday, October 7th. Tune in!

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