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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 - 8:26am
Jan 16 2011 - 11:23am

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 - 5:26pm
Jan 13 2011 - 11:23am

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 - 3:07pm
Jan 11 2011 - 11:23am

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 - 2:58pm
Jan 10 2011 - 5:23pm

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 - 3:51pm
Jan 6 2011 - 9:23am

The Shaggs - It's Halloween
The Shaggs

Oct 30 2010 - 4:42pm
Jan 2 2011 - 8:23pm

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

Oct 28 2010 - 3:31pm
Dec 28 2010 - 12:23am

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 - 9:32am
Dec 26 2010 - 4:23pm

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 - 8:49am
Dec 25 2010 - 2:23pm

WXYC DJ Raj Saha and guest Esther Majani, a Master's degree candidate in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, present "Music of Tanzania" this Wednesday (10/27) at 9 PM on The Global Music Show. They will be discussing cultural themes (including political dissent and the AIDS epidemic) within several genres of traditional and modern Tanzanian music.

Oct 27 2010 - 4:50am
Dec 25 2010 - 12:23am

Tomorrow (Wednesday) night at 7pm, tune in to hear local sound/installation artist Khristian Weeks perform live on the radio!!! He'll also be performing later this week at Duke Coffeehouse: asimina chremos/khristian weeks/andrew weathers/secret boyfriend

Oct 26 2010 - 10:59am
Dec 13 2010 - 1:23am
Oct 21 2010 - 10:58am
Dec 10 2010 - 1:23pm

Tasty Treatzz with Casey and Nicole!! Tonight, 9 to mmmmmmidnight on 89.3FM.

Oct 21 2010 - 10:50am
Dec 7 2010 - 9:23pm

Check out Bustello on The Backyard Barbecue, WXYC's weekly local music show, this Sunday at 8 PM.

Oct 19 2010 - 7:04am
Nov 29 2010 - 5:23pm

Sad news for our friends in Texas...

KTRU Deal Signed By Rice & UH; Station Goes Off The FM Dial By The End Of The Year
The news isn't good for fans of KTRU.After the University of Houston Board of Regents voted to buy 91.7...

Oct 15 2010 - 7:52am
Nov 28 2010 - 6:23pm