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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.

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:

  • Ryley Walker, Primrose Green (2015)
  • Moon Duo, Shadow of the Sun (2015)
  • Nap Eyes, Whine of the Mystic (2015)
  • The Honeycutters, Me Oh My (2015)
  • John Moreland, High on Tulsa Heat (2015)
  • Les McCann, Invitation to Openness (2015 reissue)
  • Charlie Rich, So Lonesome I Could Cry (2015 reissue)
  • Chris Stapleton, Traveller (2015)
  • Michael Nesmith, 16 Original Classics (1999 compilation)
  • Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color (2015)
  • Built to Spill, Untethered Moon (2015)
  • Nathan Golub/Wood Ear, Nothing in Return (2015)
  • Bitchin Bajas, Transporteur EP (2015)
  • Pops Staples, Don't Lose This (2015)
  • Jeff Cowell, Lucky Strikes and Liquid Gold (2015 reissue)


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