News & Updates

Thursday, July 2, 2009
The Inside Track is a bi-weekly show consisting of a new album played in it's entirety. This Friday at 9pm, tune in for a righteous various artist compilation from Honest Jons entitled "Marvelous Boy: Calypso From West Africa."

The Orange County Special, home of traditional and neo-traditional music from around the world, will be hosted by Jane D.W., as it is every first Sunday of the month. Tune in at 10am.

Hear a live set from Durham pop-punk trio Pink Flag on the Backyard Barbecue, WXYC's local music show, Sunday at 8pm. Hosted
Thursday, June 25, 2009
You Will Be Missed
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Tonight's Thursday Night Feature: anime! It's pop music, Kant, Shintoism, Sci-Fi, and lyrics that probably didn't make sense even before they were translated. It's three hours of only the highest energy tunes! It's anime theme music! Check the WXYC blog for video clips and tune in for a very special bonus edition special guest, anime composer Lisa Furukawa. Hosted by boy wonder star Luke Miller.

Released on the Strut label, "Black Rio 2: Original Samba Soul 1971-1980" is the second in a series documenting the movement music of Afro-Brasilians in the 1970s. Hear this great compilation in it's entirety on The Inside Track, Friday at 9pm.

DJ Steph R will be hosting the Orange County Special, an exploration of traditional and neotraditional musics from around the world. Tune in Sunday at 10am.

Also on Sunday is The SBP Show, wherein the UNC Student Body President Jasmin Jones and members of her executive board and cabinet discuss student government issues and events around UNC. Begins at 5pm.
Thursday, June 18, 2009
This Week On WXYC
Finnish jazz group Black Motor's latest album, Vaarat Vastukset, is an excellent mixture of accomplished modern swing, classic jazz, and sprawling experimentation. Hear it in it's entirety on The Inside Track, this Friday at 9pm.

On Sunday, be sure to tune in to the Backyard Barbecue for an evening with power pop innovators Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey! As the songwriters for The dB's, these Winston-Salem natives released several albums in the 80's to critical acclaim. Stamey and Holsapple will be playing a live set and talking about their upcoming June 27th show at the Cat's Cradle. 8pm.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Showcasing hip hop and R&B; artists from all over the United States, this Thursday Night Feature recognizes those who are putting in cutting-edge work in their respective markets. Listeners take heed: This is the next round to DO IT.

Tune in for an interview with Camp Lo, whose new album dropped earlier this year, and with independent film producer Rashan Washington. Rashan's new movie "One Foot In, One Foot Out" premieres Friday, June 12 at the Cultural Arts Center in Greensboro. Randy Roper will also be calling into the show. Randy is music editor of Ozone Magazine, "Your Favorite Rappers Favorite Rap Magazine."

In addition to Who Got Next? featured artists, there will be a musical tribute to female emcee and NC native Lil Buna (R.I.P.) who was murdered on May 4, 2009.

Hosted by Nancia O.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
This week's Thursday Night Feature: Dictionaraoke. Definition: Audio clips from online dictionaries sing the hits of yesterday and today. The fun of karaoke meets the word power of the dictionary. Hosted by Andy K, 9pm.
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