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This Week on WXYC
Friday, August 12, 2016

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Tonight's Inside Track features Fallen, the new record by Steven Julien (aka Funkin Even). It's a bare bones release that's both simple and expansive, jazzy and starry-eyed. It's title references fallen angels, and follows that progression, beginning with utopic sounds and ending in the dark of night.
 
Check out the New Science Experience hosted by DJ Harmony M at 10pm tonight to get down to some beat-oriented trax from the future.
 
Tune in to the Backyard BBQ this Sunday at 8pm for a special one hour block of local music.
 
On Monday's Outside Track, WXYC staple Khun Narin Electric Phin Band is back with II – a record that maintains the relaxed yet propulsive improvisational nature of their original. The style of this music is called phin prayuk, referring to a traditional Thai instrument called a phin that is a 3 string lute that has been electrified and customized with some Fender pickups. It can warmly surround and envelop whatever activity, thought, or feeling you are having at the moment or invite you to lose yourself in focus in the interplay of continuously evolving rhythmic patterns and melodies.
 

This Week on WXYC
Friday, July 15, 2016

Check out what's going on this week:
 
On tonight's Inside Track hear MIZUNOKUNI, the collaborative tape release from Gr◯un土 (DJ Ground) and Kabamix. Together they start with minimal beats and evolve and layer their sound with samples, voices, and chirping synthesizers to create a lush and otherworldly environment. Start your weekend on a chill note.
 
 
Tune in from 9 to midnight tonight to get down to the future/industrial beats of Carrboro’s very own Tegucigalpan on the New Science Experience. If high BPM dark wave dance tracks seem at all interesting to you, this will be right up your alley.
 
 
Tune in to the Backyard BBQ this Sunday at 8pm for a special one hour block of local music
 
 
Monday's Outside Track will feature Amputation, the latest album from experimental guitarist Stian Westerhus. Although well known in the avant-garde jazz scene, Amputation finds Westerhus flirting with singer-songwriter stylings while still keeping a strange, noisy, and totally original guitar sound. It's at turns industrial and screeching, at turns beautiful and orchestral, and all of it's composed from voice and guitar.