New Music

This Week In Releases 1/4/2021 (Viagra Boys, Bill Callahan, Madlib)

January 10, 2021 | By
This Week In Releases 1/4/2021 (Viagra Boys, Bill Callahan, Madlib)

  It’s been a long first week of the year, luckily we’ve got some good tunes to boot.   Viagra Boys: “Girls & Boys” For their last single in anticipation of their new record Welfare Jazz (which was released Friday 1/10/2021), Viagra Boys remains in the realm of new wave influence with a driving drum […]

WXCI Local Music Spotlight: Afghan Haze’s ‘Nihilistic Stoner Hymns’

January 5, 2021 | By
WXCI Local Music Spotlight: Afghan Haze’s ‘Nihilistic Stoner Hymns’

  CT stoner rockers Afghan Haze release their debut record, Nihilistic Stoner Hymns Nihilistic Stoner Hymns by Afghan Haze I’ll start by stressing that this album is not for the faint of heart. If you are currently finding yourself in need of a period of rest and relaxation after the trying time that was most […]

WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP 102 OF 2020

January 2, 2021 | By
WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP 102 OF 2020

[Clockwise from top left: Ringo Deathstarr, Danny Brown, Hum, Riley Gale from Power Trip] Happy New Year! Here are our most overplayed overnight tracks of 2020 from WXCI After Hours! Follow our Top 102 Spotify playlist! And then support the artists at the Bandcamp links below! WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP 102 OF 2020 This year […]

Reviews

Album Review of ‘Force Majeure’ by Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas

January 14, 2021 | By
Album Review of ‘Force Majeure’ by Brandee Younger and Dezron Douglas

  Douglass and Younger come through with a record as spiritual as it is sparse. Force Majeure by Dezron Douglas & Brandee Younger Amidst the wave of home-recorded albums this year, comes a uniquely intimate affair which sees bassist Dezron Douglas and harpist Brandee Younger string together highlights from a series of livestreams to create […]

WXCI Local Music Spotlight: Afghan Haze’s ‘Nihilistic Stoner Hymns’

January 5, 2021 | By
WXCI Local Music Spotlight: Afghan Haze’s ‘Nihilistic Stoner Hymns’

  CT stoner rockers Afghan Haze release their debut record, Nihilistic Stoner Hymns Nihilistic Stoner Hymns by Afghan Haze I’ll start by stressing that this album is not for the faint of heart. If you are currently finding yourself in need of a period of rest and relaxation after the trying time that was most […]

ALBUM REVIEW: Rina Sawayama’s SAWAYAMA

April 20, 2020 | By
ALBUM REVIEW: Rina Sawayama’s SAWAYAMA

  The British-Japanese Pop Artist Returns for a Triumphant Debut Record   SAWAYAMA is the debut studio album via Dirty Hit, of singer/songwriter/model/etc. Rina Sawayama. Born in Japan and raised in England in the mid 90s, much of her earlier life was spent between London and Tokyo. In the early 2000s, Rina attended Cambridge University […]

Other Recent Posts

MF DOOM: In Memoriam

MF DOOM: In Memoriam

January 4, 2021 | By

    WXCI Pays its Respects to Hip-Hop’s Greatest Supervillain   The news of MF DOOM’s passing was announced New Year’s Eve via a statement made by his wife Jasmine. He had died two months prior, on Halloween. When I found out, it got me thinking about the impact DOOM has had on my own […]

WXCI’s Winter 2020/21 Listener Survey Is Here!

WXCI’s Winter 2020/21 Listener Survey Is Here!

December 18, 2020 | By

It’s a plain fact that WXCI is nothing without our loyal base of listeners who stick with us through thick and thin. Especially over the past year, in which we’ve had to jump through many hoops to make sure the station runs through these unprecedented times, our listeners have provided us with much needed support. […]

New songs added to heavy rotation! (Holidays 2020)

New songs added to heavy rotation! (Holidays 2020)

December 17, 2020 | By

A playlist of what songs get added to heavy rotation is available on Spotify here: WXCI New Music Monthly* updated at the end of every month, so save your faves! * This is our HOLIDAYS post of 2020 to show what new songs we are digging and adding to heavy rotation. Each song has a […]

WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP 20 (Week of 12/1/2020)

WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP 20 (Week of 12/1/2020)

December 14, 2020 | By

AFTER HOURS spins the louder side of WXCI. Hear new and classic metal, loud rock, and alternative — every night at 10PM after specialty shows. Follow the WXCI After Hours playlist to hear our Top 20! (Updated monthly) Visit wxciafterhours.blogspot.com for a complete list of our adds, web streams, and more! WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP […]

WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP 20 (Week of 11/15/2020)

WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP 20 (Week of 11/15/2020)

November 28, 2020 | By

AFTER HOURS spins the louder side of WXCI. Hear new and classic metal, loud rock, and alternative — every night at 10PM after specialty shows. Follow the WXCI After Hours playlist to hear our Top 20! (Updated monthly) Visit wxciafterhours.blogspot.com for a complete list of our adds, web streams, and more! WXCI AFTER HOURS TOP […]

WXCI Winter 2020-21 Update

WXCI Winter 2020-21 Update

November 26, 2020 | By

    I’d like to start off by wishing the entire WXCI extended family a Happy Thanksgiving. We are thankful for both our hardworking staff, as well as our devoted base of listeners; the support of whom have kept us up and running through these turbulent times. Due to concerns about safety during the COVID-19 […]