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New blog post feat. video of Caltrop on the The Backyard Barbecue

WXYC: Backyard BBQ: Caltrop
WXYC 89.3 FM is the non-commercial student-run radio station of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. We broadcast at 1200 watts from the UNC campus, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In 1994 we became the first radio station in the world to rebroadcast our signal over the Internet.

Mar 27 2012 - 9:43am
Apr 26 2012 - 3:23pm

Do YOU have any questions for the Matthew Shipp Trio? Post them here! We will be hosting an interview with the Trio on-air this Thursday, March 29 at 2 p.m, before their on-campus performance.

WXYC and CUAB Present: Matthew Shipp Trio

Mar 26 2012 - 5:52pm
Apr 25 2012 - 9:23pm

spooked-out, desert scorching guitar work from Jon Porras, new LP "Black Mesa" now in rotation at WXYC!

Mar 26 2012 - 11:55am
Apr 25 2012 - 12:24pm

Tonight on The Backyard Barbecue: an old, old recording of Hark The Sound if UNC wins, a Goatthrower track if we lose, either way a lot of local dance + electronic music (WAUMISS, VVAQRT, Laso Halo, Pykrete, and more) afterwards.

Mar 25 2012 - 1:22pm
Apr 23 2012 - 12:23pm

Get yr tickets this week at the Union box office! Also, tune into WXYC at 2pm the day of to hear a live interview with the trio! ~~~

WXYC and CUAB Present: Matthew Shipp Trio
Thursday, March 29 at 7:30pm

Mar 25 2012 - 11:05am
Apr 22 2012 - 12:23pm

So Happy To Have It Here!


Valerio Cosi
Sending huge love vibes to WXYC in USA for having my 22-minute composition "Study For Saxophone And Electronics" airing over the radio almost EVERY day! - v

Mar 24 2012 - 2:24pm
Apr 19 2012 - 10:23pm

"A lot of people asking me recently what the source material on 'An empty bliss is', here's one I will give you to piece the puzzle together. Recurring theme for sure. Big track." -LJK, The Caretaker

Mar 23 2012 - 6:22am
Apr 19 2012 - 1:23pm

Tonight! Music starts after the Carolina game. We're so excited!! Hope to see you there.

WXYC 90s Dance!
Friday, March 23 at 10:00pm at Chapel Hill Underground

Mar 23 2012 - 5:18am
Apr 18 2012 - 3:23pm

Twilight Peaks, the late Robbie Basho's last solo guitar recording, was sadly relegated to an obscure, small-run cassette in the 80s, but has now been lovingly restored and reissued. hear it on WXYC soon!

Mar 22 2012 - 2:16pm
Apr 17 2012 - 2:23pm

If you can't make the performance next week, The Matthew Shipp Trio will be interviewed LIVE ON AIR the day of the performance. Tune in at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 29th to get your questions answered.

Mar 21 2012 - 12:21pm
Apr 11 2012 - 8:23pm
Mar 20 2012 - 3:34pm
Apr 11 2012 - 8:23pm

Oren Ambarchi covering an Ace Frehley tune on his latest LP, now in rotation at WXYC!

Mar 20 2012 - 8:07am
Apr 11 2012 - 9:24am

check this great vintage video of politically acute spoken word and sparse funk from Sedition Ensemble, who's record "Regeneration Report" has just been reissued! hitting the airwaves soon!

Mar 19 2012 - 8:54am
Apr 8 2012 - 6:23pm

Don't forget to get your Matthew Shipp tickets at the Carolina Union box office! Tickets are free for students, and 12$ for general admission!

WXYC and CUAB Present: Matthew Shipp Trio
Thursday, March 29 at 7:30pm

Mar 19 2012 - 6:32am
Apr 8 2012 - 4:23pm

Caltrop (Chapel Hill southern metal) is on The Backyard Barbecue tonight from 8 to 9 PM.

Mar 18 2012 - 8:39am
Apr 6 2012 - 1:23pm