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WXDU 88.7 FM
PO Box 90689
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Durham, NC 27708
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.

Welcome to WXDU!

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

WXDU News, 5/15/2016

Join us from 6-8 pm tonight for WXDU News. The Endless Frontier will discuss science news, including the debate over international regulations on human embryo research. Then, we will play a science and technology update from Deutsche Welle, covering topics ranging from cats and illness to open WiFi in Germany. Finally, we'll hear from With Good Reason Radio, covering a variety of topics relating to the American military in advance of Memorial Day. The show will focus the history of repatriation of soldiers killed in war, novel ways of coping with PTSD, and Arlington National Cemetery.


WXDU News, 6-8 pm Sunday 4/17

Tonight, the WXDU News block will feature science news, including updates on regulation of GMOs. In a new episode of The Life Inside, an audio documentary series, students ranging from freshmen to seniors reflect on their experiences at Duke and discuss topics ranging from gothic architecture to cafeteria-style diners as the school year comes to a close. From 7-8 pm, we will have an update on Duke sports.


WXDU Record Fair 2016

The WXDU Record Fair is back for another great year!

Saturday, April 23rd
11 AM - 4 PM
Duke Coffeehouse (Google Maps)

Vendor tables will be set up outside under the big tent and inside the Coffeehouse with thousands of records, cassettes, CDs and more. Admission is FREE so you should definitely bring all your friends.


Top 88.7 Charts

WXDU Charts for the Week Ending: May 15, 2016

1.12...Cluster...1971-1981...Bureau B

2.10...Cloud Becomes Your Hand...Rest in Fleas...Northern Spy

3.10...Well Pleased and Satisfied...Give Thanks and Praise + Love Train...Burning Sounds/Secret

4.8...Museum Mouth...Popcorn Fish Guinea Pig...Equal Vision

5.8...Magic Sam Blues Band...Black Magic...Delmark

6.7...The Brian Jonestown Massacre...Mini Album Thingy Wingy...A Records

7.7...The Coathangers...Nosebleed Weekend...Suicide Squeeze

8.6...Etta Baker...Railroad Bill...Music Maker Relief Foundation

9.6...Anoushka Shankar...Land of Gold...Deutsche Grammophon

10.6...Bixio/Frizzi/Tempera...Magnetic Systems...Finders Keepers

11.6...Diminished Men...Vision in Crime...Abduction

12.6...Lightdreams...Islands in Space...Got Kinda Lost

13.6...Lakou Mizik...Wa Di Yo...Cumbancha

14.6...Bob Mould...Patch the Sky...Merge

15.5...Konvoi...Konvoi...Snot Releases

16.5...Tashi Dorji & Shane Parish...Expecting...MIE Music

17.5...Arrogance...Knights of Dreams...Numero Group

18.5...The Jagger Botchway Group...Odze Odze...Cultures of Soul

19.5...Bill Converse...Meditations/Industry...Dark Entries

20.5...Anderson .Paak...Malibu...Steel Wool/OBE/Art Club/EMPIRE

21.5...Kaleidoscope Death...K.D.S.R.,L.D....Uuhngreh Schpuggenuh

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.