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

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

The Local Beat: Through the Tallwoods

5/27/2020
In this episode of the Local Beat, DJ Beowvlf hangs out with Through the Tallwoods to discuss their current functioning as a band, recent EP release, songwriting process going forward, & where they fit in the local scene. This one is a lot of fun & features four tracks off of their EP-- Growth-- so be sure to check it out!

Duration:00:44:01

The Local Beat: Juxton Roy

5/22/2020
Juxton Roy is back on the Local Beat for the second ever remote session. In this podcast the band primarily discusses their most recent releases-- "Flatlining" and "Hallelujah--" but also touches on their message as a band, community development, growth as a band, and more.

Duration:01:03:05

The Local Beat: Tennis Elbow (again!)

5/19/2020
DJ Beowvlf conducts their first remote Local Beat session with Tennis Elbow. The band will be releasing their third studio album on June 18th & were kind enough to give WKNC the run down of its conception & creation. Other than the album the band covers live in Brooklyn, music development during quarantine, & their comedy side project-- Two Tree Hill. Visit the WKNC Youtube page for the matching video that goes along with this podcast.

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
DJ Beowvlf is live with Thirsty Curses in the studio playing some tracks off their self-titled album. The cover topics such as their music videos, transitions as a band, & where they fit within the Raleigh music scene.

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. Stay tuned to learn more about the trio and hear some sweet tunes.

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

The Local Beat: Truth Club

4/26/2019
Truth Club is in the building. In the studio. At THE 88.1 WKNC. The foursome chat with DJ Beowvlf about their upcoming album, Not an Exit, coming out in May, and treat our lucky listeners to a live set.

Duration:01:46:46

The Local Beat: YEA(H)

4/23/2019
DJ Beowvlf hosts a live set with YEA(H), a Garner based punk band! Give this a listen if you’re into North Carolinian yelling and bagpipes.

Duration:01:18:55