The Local Beat

Music Podcasts

The Local Beat is a weekly interview program from WKNC 88.1 FM HD-1/HD-2 focused on North Carolina musicians.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Local Beat is a weekly interview program from WKNC 88.1 FM HD-1/HD-2 focused on North Carolina musicians.

Twitter:

@wknc881

Language:

English

Contact:

919-515-2401


Episodes

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Interview

9/17/2021
Camryn (Big Hoss) and Lizzo (DJ Lizzo) sat down with North Carolina-based alt-country punk group, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. They discuss the band's spot on the Merlefest lineup, their upcoming album, Nightroamer, how country music has developed as a space for queer musicians, and more.

Duration:00:13:34

The Local Beat: Bangzz

9/1/2021
Local Durham Band Bangzz sits down with hermajesty, Eubanks, and Space Cadet to talk about the term Riot Grrl, being covered in Top Ramen, the music in their heads, Festivals, and the catharsis of playing shows.

Duration:00:32:42

The Local Beat: Through the Tallwoods

5/27/2020
You can connect with Through the Tallwoods via their bandcamp (http://throughthetallwoods.bandcamp.com) & on social media (Instagram: @throughthetallwoodsnc). Their facebook link is https://www.facebook.com/throughthetallwoods/ Check out their EP Growth, now on all streaming services. You can find WKNC on all social media via @wknc881 & online at Wknc.org.

Duration:00:44:01

The Local Beat: Juxton Roy

5/22/2020
This episode features three Juxton Roy songs. They are, in order, "Flatlining," "Hallelujah," and "Hang My Head." This re-recorded version of "Hallelujah" is a more expansive version & was released as a single. To hear the original track of "Hallelujah," as well as any of Juxton Roy's other releases, you can find them on all streaming services. Juxton Roy is on instagram as @juxtonroy as well as on Facebook. Their bandcamp is juxtonroy.bandcamp.com/ You can connect with WKNC on all social...

Duration:01:03:05

The Local Beat: Tennis Elbow (again!)

5/19/2020
Some songs off of Tennis Elbow's unreleased album "Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn" appear on this podcast. They are, in order, "Dinosaur & Intro," "Urydice," "Overton Window Swing," and "Re: Overall." The full album will be released on all streaming services on June 18th. You can connect with WKNC on social media via @WKNC881 on all platforms & Tennis Elbow on Instagram through @TennisElbowFanclub.

Duration:01:02:14

The Local Beat: Art Critic

4/2/2020
Art Critic is a three-piece, instrumental act and DJ Beowvlf was lucky to sit down with two of them for this interview! The band discusses their influences, stage presence, and what sets them apart from the rest of the local music community.

Duration:00:52:30

The Local Beat: To Julian

3/31/2020
To Julian shares a heartfelt and emotive set with DJ Beowvlf while the two discuss artistry, development of the craft, early musical experiences and self-love.

Duration:00:46:25

The Local Beat: Charlie Smarts, Les Genius, Ace Henderson, and Zack Cokas

1/28/2020
The Local Beat is back and on this jam packed edition DJ Beowvlf sits down with Charlie Smarts, Les The Genius,Ace Henderson, and Zack Cokas tune in as they discuss the rise of the North Carolina Hip Hop Music scene, their individual music journeys, and whats special about Raleigh Hip Hop Music plus more tune in for a great conversation about Hip Hop

Duration:00:46:31

The Local Beat: Thistry Curses

12/11/2019
For more on Thirsty Curses' new album, check out our review from Assistant Daytime Music Director Safia Rizwan.

Duration:01:26:43

The Local Beat: Stranded Bandits

12/9/2019
Dj Beowvlf speaks with Stranded Bandits about their new project a Christmas themed benefit show, what it was like to partner with non-profit organizations, and their journey within the local Raleigh scene tune in for a great conversation.

Duration:01:15:37

The Local Beat: Arson Daily

12/9/2019
Dj Beowvlf sits down with Arson Daily to talk about their new single, being roommates and bandmates, and life on the road tune in for a great edition of The Local Beat

Duration:00:25:57

The Local Beat: Strange Wonders

10/23/2019
DJ Beowvlf sits down with Strange Wonders where they discuss their musical influence, how they built their own studio, and recording their latest album. All this and more as they also do a live session featuring music from their latest album tune in for another great addition of The Local Beat.

Duration:01:22:52

The Local Beat: Flood District

10/1/2019
DJ Beowvlf interviews Flood District, plays some of their tunes, and premiers some new stuff from their new EP!

Duration:01:46:10

The Local Beat: Goddamn Wolves

9/23/2019
Dj Beowvlf sits down with Goddamn Wolves as they play songs off their latest album, talk about their music journey, and more! tune in for a great edition of The Local Beat.

Duration:01:33:31

The Local Beat: Retro Candy

8/3/2019
The Local Beat is back with Retro Candy! The local group plays a live set for the first hour and finishes off with an interview that may or may not reveal some industry secrets regarding streaming. Listen in for some good knowledge and sweet harmonies.

Duration:01:22:46

The Local Beat: Tennis Elbow (excerpt)

7/22/2019
Back for more! The illustrious Ryan Wentz of Tennis Elbow is in the studio AGAIN - this time with some produced and polished tunes to share with lucky WKNC listeners. Listen up to hear a couple NPR impressions and some thoughts on the group's newest release: Do You Belong Here?

Duration:00:09:43

The Local Beat: Tennis Elbow

7/22/2019
Back for more! The illustrious Ryan Wentz of Tennis Elbow is in the studio AGAIN - this time with some produced and polished tunes to share with lucky WKNC listeners. Listen up to hear a couple NPR impressions and some thoughts on the group's newest release: Do You Belong Here?

Duration:01:06:41

The Local Beat: Trailer Witches

7/22/2019
The Trailer Witches are in studio for a complete live performance! The Garage Rock group plays a ton of tracks and even lets DJ Beowvlf in on their song writing secrets.

Duration:01:11:19

The Local Beat: Dogwood Lung

7/1/2019
Dogwood Lung is in the studio with DJ Beowvlf! Tune in to hear a live set in addition to some of the band's other tracks and get an idea of their production process.

Duration:01:15:48

The Local Beat: Earther

6/17/2019
DJ Beowvlf chats with a WKNC regular - Earther. A portion of the band stops by to talk about an upcoming show, strong Canadian energy, and plays some unreleased tracks!

Duration:00:48:50