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Perennial WXDU faves (and most prolific Triangle band ever) Al Riggs & the Big Sad will be performing live on the air this Sunday, February 26, starting at 4pm. Tune in!
Tuesday, January 17th from 7-8PM at the Duke Coffeehouse
WXDU is hiring new DJs for the spring semester. No prior experience is necessarry, just a willingness to explore new music and push your aesthetic boundaries. Come to our orientation to learn more about WXDU's goals and expectations while enjoying some free food (vegan options)! Anyone interested in musical or non-musical programming is welcome.
Have any questions? Can't make the orientation time? No worries, email email@example.com and we'll take care of you.
As determined via SCIENCE. Note that a few of these were released in late 2015 but spent a majority of their time on playlist in 2016, and thus qualified for inclusion.
Light Upon the Lake— Whitney
Do Hollywood— The Lemon Twigs
Next Thing— Frankie Cosmos
City Club— The Growlers
No, My Name is JEFFERY— Young Thug
My Top 15 or so in some kind of order:
1. Bayonne - Primitives
2. Alcest - Kodama
3. Hashish - A Product of Hashish
4. David Bowie - Blackstar
5. The Oscillation - Monographic
6. Zeal & Ardor - Devil Is Fine
7. K-X-P - III Part II
8. Mitski - Puberty 2
9. Opeth - Sorceress
10. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
11. Red Fang - Only Ghosts
12. Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
13. Boulevards - Groove!
14. Derek Minor - Reflection
15. Flock of Dimes - If You See Me, Say Yes
Honorable Mentions (basically I need to spend more time with these)
16. Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
17. Bob Mould - Patch the Sky
18. Gojira - Magma
19. The Frightnrs - Nothing More to Say
1. Lunapark - Gefangene Vogel
2. ZwischenFall - Sandy Eyes
3. Blonde Redhead - Masculine Feminine
1. Andres - Mighty Tribe
2. Floating Points - Kuiper
3. Skeletonwitch - The Apothic Gloom
Better Late Than Never Dept:
Le Weekend are just about to release their 5th (and finest) album,"It Can't Be Youth," and they'll be taking to the airwaves at 4pm Sunday, December 4th, to preview its tunes (and possibly others) live on air. Join us!
WXDU is thrilled to sponsor the first annual MANIFEST festival, Friday & Saturday October 14 & 15, in Chapel Hill. MANIFEST was founded to provide a safe, bigotry-free space for rad bands of women, queer & gender non-conforming people to rock out. Everyone is welcome!!! Get tickets and more info at manifestmusicfestival.com
The release party for the new Moon Racer cassette is next weekend, so she'll be stopping by the studio this Sunday (10/2) at 4pm to play some tunes live on the air. Preview here, then be sure to tune in!
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.