Two Wonderful Things That Will Be Happening On-Air at the Most Lovely WXYC:
Tune in Thursday (Oct 11) at 4 p.m to hear an on-air interview and a slew of rare, unreleased and live recordings from Richmond-based electronic composer and sound artist Stephen Vitiello. Vitiello has been the UNC Art Department's Visiting Lecturer and Artist in Residence, culminating in two live performances last week at Gerard Hall. Since the 1980s, Vitiello has worked with many big names in the experimental art, film and music world, including Nam Jun Paik, Pauline Oliveros, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yasunao Tone.
WXYC's top records of the week: 1. Dr. Lonnie Smith - The Healer (PILGRIMAGE) 2. Brother Ong - Mysteries of the Shahi Baaja Vol. 1 & 2 (SOUNDS ETERNAL) 3. Swans - The Seer (YOUNG GOD) 4. King Mez - My Everlasting Zeal (self-released) 5. V/A - Burrell Bros: The Nu Groove Years 1988-1992 (RUSH HOUR) 6. Glitterbug - Cancerboy (C SIDES) 7. Harry Taussig - Fate Is Only Twice (TOMPKINS SQUARE)
Tonight on The Backyard Barbecue on WXYC, we're going to hear a ridiculous circa 1984 recording of Garner, NC middle school chorus students singing "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" AND some new tracks from Midnight Plus One. 8 to 9 PM!
Tune in to Hell or High Water today from 1-2pm to hear the music of Boo Hanks and Wayne Henderson, who are coming to town 10/3 for a concert presented by the Southern Folklife Collection http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hju9nw2eKhw
WXYC's top records of the week: 1. V/A - Burrell Bros: The Nu Groove Years 1988-1992 (RUSH HOUR) 2. The Baird Sisters - Until You Find Your Green (GRAPEFRUIT RECORD CLUB) 3. Francis Bebey - African Electronic Music: 1975-1982 (BORN BAD) 4. Blue Notes - Before the Wind Changes (OGUN) 5. Blues Control - Valley Tangents (Drag City Records) 6. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (DEF JAM)