Come to the Vocoder talk at 6:30pm in the Kenan Music Building, room 2030! Dave Tompkins will be there discussing his new book "How to Wreck a Nice Beach"!! See you there!

Nov 11 2010 - 12:22pm
Jan 18 2011 - 4:23pm

Jason Perlmutter and Brendan Greaves will be on the air tonight at 8pm to discuss and preview songs from "Said I Had a Vision". The LP documents the work of NC soul/gospel musician and band organizer David Lee, and it is the first release on Chapel Hill's newest record label Paradise of Bachelors. You won't want to miss this one!

Nov 10 2010 - 6:26am
Jan 18 2011 - 4:23pm
Nov 9 2010 - 12:34pm
Jan 18 2011 - 11:23am
Nov 9 2010 - 12:12pm
Jan 17 2011 - 4:23pm

Lo fi or no fi. The Templeton Mixer was a video mixer built by the National Center for Experiments in Television (NCET) in 1970 and gave us some trippy results like yon video. Read more about the Mixer and other experiments at

Nov 8 2010 - 6:26am
Jan 17 2011 - 4:23pm

Butterflies is on The Backyard Barbecue tonight at 8 pm! Tune in for a live set, and to hear about their newest record.

Nov 7 2010 - 1:37pm
Jan 17 2011 - 12:23pm

16 years ago today WXYC became the first radio station in the world to officially simulcast its fm radio signal online!

WXYC Chapel Hill, North Carolina - 89.3 FM
The Backyard Barbecue is WXYC's local music show. Tune in Sundays from 8 to 9 PM to hear live sets and interviews from North Carolina bands like these:

Nov 7 2010 - 7:26am
Jan 16 2011 - 10:23am

Tonight the Thursday Night Feature on WXYC explores hocketing, a melody or beat split between voices. The hocket is prolific in indiginious music as well as in the notated compositions of medieval ars antiqua years. Hear the hocket in settings from drum corps beats to gamelan. Hosted by Donovan on 89.3 WXYC, 9 to midnight.

Nov 4 2010 - 4:26pm
Jan 13 2011 - 10:23am

A classy update to our iPhone app is now available in the app store for download. The new version sports a bangin' 80s listening view plus background play. Look for more updates soon with added features.

Nov 4 2010 - 2:07pm
Jan 11 2011 - 10:23am

Reesenews produced this awesome biopic of the station. Check out some shots of the station and interviews with the DJs.

Freedom on the Airwaves: UNC's Fearless Student Radio | Reesenews
WXYC, UNC's student radio station, maintains an unprecedented level of independence with round-the-clock DJs who broadcast a plethora of rare music.

Nov 1 2010 - 1:58pm
Jan 10 2011 - 4:23pm

It's Halloween; listen to the Evil Wiener Halloween record on The Backyard Barbecue! 8 PM (that's in 10 MINUTES, folks) tonight.

Oct 31 2010 - 2:51pm
Jan 6 2011 - 8:23am

The Shaggs - It's Halloween
The Shaggs

Oct 30 2010 - 3:42pm
Jan 2 2011 - 7:23pm

Came across this comment on a Huffington Post story about college radio stations. Thanks, TurfToeTony!

Oct 28 2010 - 2:31pm
Dec 27 2010 - 11:23pm

Giving away one pair of tickets to the Passion Pit Show today during the 5-7 o'clock show, and the 7-9pm. Listen in so you know when to call in and win!

Oct 28 2010 - 8:32am
Dec 26 2010 - 3:23pm

Friends of XYC,

We have an assorted variety of wonderful WXYC t-shirts for sale in Student Stores. You'd be the hippest person you know if you sported one of these. Makes a great holiday gift!


Oct 27 2010 - 7:49am
Dec 25 2010 - 1:23pm