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WXDU's Mission
WXDU, as a member of the Duke University Union, exists to inform, educate, and entertain both the students of Duke University and the surrounding community of Durham through quality progressive alternative radio programming. WXDU seeks to give its staff the freedom to pursue their personal aesthetic within the framework of a cohesive format. WXDU aims to provide the listener with an alternative viewpoint untainted by commercial interests. WXDU resolves to maintain good relations with the music industry without compromising its integrity and nationally recognized commitment to quality programming. WXDU resolves to remain a laboratory where all members are free to make and learn from their mistakes.

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Check out our upcoming events, our DJ blogs, our current Top 88.7, our live stream, and much much more.


Stuff We're Thinking About

Summer DJ Training

Interested in being a DJ at WXDU?

Come to our information meeting at the station on Wednesday, June 10 at 7 pm! 

No prior radio experience is required and beocming a DJ is open to anyone and everyone.

There will be free pizza. More details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/922582411125749/



WXDU News, Sports, and Information Tonight (7/26) 6:00-8:00

Up first tonight at 6:00, we join Peace Talks Radio for a discussion about policing in America Host Paul Ingles talks to several stakeholders in the issue--including police officers, city government officials, community leaders and criminologists--about their ideas to create a peaceful relationships between police and the communities they serve.

Then at 7:00, BackStory with the American History Guys examines the history of reconciliation. As the U.S. becomes seemingly more friendly with Iran and Cuba, the Guys look at how Americans have historically “made up” after conflicts including the Revolutionary War, the American Civil War and the Cold War.


WXDU News, Sports, and Information Tonight (7/19) 6:00-8:00

Get the latest in science news with the Endless Frontier first at 6:00 tonight.

I Liked You Better Before You Sold Out is on the schedule next at 6:30. Tonight, Savannah has Jessica Caesar in studio to talk about her solo album, and she'll bring Duncan Webster along, too.

Then stay tuned for WXDU Sports at 7:30. On tonight's show, Martin talks Duke sports: he'll share which members of Duke's women's golf team have been named WGCA All-American Scholars and the Duke track and field athletes that made the USTFCCCA All-Academic list, plus how Duke ranked in terms of student-athlete honor roll selections among ACC schools and the latest in Duke football news. Finally, he'll share a piece from Inflection Point that examines the positive impact of Title IX on women and girls in sports.


Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: July 26, 2015

1.10...Nest Egg...Respectable...Bathetic

2.10...Nap Eyes...Whine of the Mystic...Paradise of Bachelors

3.9...Joe Crow...Compulsion...Dark Entries

4.8...Songs from the Road Band...Traveling Show...LDT

5.8...Vaadat Charigim...Sinking as a Stone...Burger

6.7...MAKE...The Golden Veil...s/r

7.7...Greg Hawks...What Goes Around...s/r

8.7...Rose McDowall...Cut with the Cake Knife...Sacred Bones/Night School

9.7...Various...Des Jeunes Gens Modernes: Post Punk, Cold Wave et Culture Novo en France 1978-1983...Born Bad

10.7...Cold Showers...Matter of Choice...Dais

11.6...Earthly...Days...Noumenal Loom

12.6...See Gulls...You Can't See Me...Potluck

13.6...Various Artists...Sawyer Sessions: Season 1...Yep Rock

14.6...Richard Marks...Never Satisfied...Now-Again

15.6...So Percussion and Steven Mackey...It Is Time...Cantaloupe

16.6...Tess Parks and Anton Newcombe...I Declare Nothing...A Recordings

17.6...Oh Mercy...When We Talk About Love...Casadeldisco

18.6...Eilen Jewell...Sundown Over Ghost Town...Signature Sounds

19.5...Alpha Cop...The Taupe EP...self-released

20.5...Tom Russsell...The Rose of Roscrae...Frontera

21.5...Capeech Capuccino...Galactic Star Hip-Hop...Elite Elephants

Read More   |   Previous Weeks

Listen Online

DJ of the Month!

Michael D.

WXDU's Americana Director offers up some of the best things (old, new and in varied genres) he's heard so far in 2015:


Listen on Your Phone!

No, we don't have a custom WXDU iPhone app. We've found something BETTER: an app that will let you listen to any streaming radio station: TuneIn Radio, powered by TuneIn.com. It allows you to record, pause & rewind streams, view cover art & artist info. And it's available for iPhoneAndroid, Palm and Blackberry!


The WXDU Archives

 October 2013 marked our 30th year on the air, and in celebration we launched an ongoing project to put archival material online.

Check out our tumblr of scanned print material

and our bandcamp page of live recordings.