News & Updates

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
This Week on WXYC
Tune in this Wednesday night at 9 pm to hear... drum roll ... The winning entries in the Locally Produced Digital Music Showcase! David V. hosts the one-hour special, a fine conclusion to the contest curated by WXYC, in partnership with the CHAT festival for Digital Arts and Humanities. Good luck!

This week on the Thursday Night Feature, veteran DJ and soul archivist Jason P. brings three hours of Carolina Soul. Starts at 9 pm.

Then, Friday, on the Inside Track, hear Real Life Is No Cool, a collaborative effort from Christabelle Sandoo and producer Hans-Peter Lindstrom, in its entirety. The luscious, dancehall-ready pop-funk album starts spinning at 9 pm.

The Backyard Barbecue welcomes Colby Ramsay of UNC Vinyl Records' My Boy Rascal for an interview and a solo set. Sunday at 8 pm.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
DJ Fest!
"The Art and Culture of the DJ" is a two-day festival held on UNC's campus February 18 and 19 that will explore the impact of the DJ on the music and culture of our time. The festival will kick off with a dance party on the evening of February 18 in Gerrard Hall with music by current and former WXYC DJs. On February 19 there will be a series of lectures by internationally-known scholars in Hyde Hall starting at 1 p.m. The final event is a concert featuring the world premiere of Circulo, a work for turntables and Latin ensemble by Raul Yanez and DJ Radar; the concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Gerrard Hall the evening of February 19. All events are FREE and open to the public. The festival is sponsored by the Department of Music and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
For more information, go to or contact Mark Katz at 962-1039 or
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
WXYC Has An iPhone App

Get it here.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
WXYC Valentine's Dance Party
We know you're dying for an excuse to ask out that dude or lady or whatever.

At the Valentine's Dance, fly WXYC DJs will kick out the jams for four straight love-making hours while you romance (or possibly repel) that special someone.


The Nightlight


10 pm to 2 am


Friday, January 29, 2010
WXYCs Top 20 of 2009

    Without further ado:

  1. Jack Rose & The Black Twig Pickers - s/t (Klang Industries)
  2. V/A - The Sound of Wonder! (B MUSIC/FINDERS KEEPERS)
  3. Yoga - Megafauna (Holy Mountain).
  4. Major Lazer - Guns Don't Kill People… Lazers Do (Downtown/Mad Decent)
  5. Cave – Psychic Psummer (Important)
  6. Blues Control - Local Flavor (Siltbreeze)
  7. Sir Richard Bishop - The Freak Of Araby (Drag City)
  9. Edward sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes- up from below (Community)
  10. Peaking Lights - Imaginary Falcons (Night People/NNF)
  11. Cupp Cave - Garbage Pail Beats (Thin Consolation)
  12. Dam-Funk - toeachizown (STONE'S THROW)
  13. Bill Orcutt - A New Way to Pay Old Debts (Palilalia)
  14. Richard Youngs - Beyond the Valley of Ultrahits (Sonic Oyster)
  15. Fuck Buttons- The Tarot Sport (ATP Recordings)
  16. Kurt Vile - Childish Prodigy (Matador)
  17. Animal Collective - Merriwether Post Pavilion (DOMINO)
  18. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - S/T (HONEST JON'S)
  19. Emeralds - Emeralds (Wagon/Gneiss Things)
  20. Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II (Ice H20)
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
90s Dance!
WXYC 90s Dance is back!!!

Friday Jan 29 @ Nightlight
$5 cover

Wear your flyest 90s gear! Facebook here
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