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WKNC’s new kids on the block

Listeners: meet the fresh faces of 88.1 FM – our newest DJs!

DJ Element of the 6 Star
Name inspired by: its’ badass quality.
Format: Daytime Rock.
Top five musical artists: Bob Marley, Outkast, Miles Davis, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.

DJ King Richard
Name inspired by: King Richard the Lionheart. The long version is King Richard the Vinylheart.
Format: Daytime Rock Fri 5-7 a.m.
Best concert ever attended: Wilco at Ohio University.
Top five musical artists:  Streetlight Manifest/Catch 22, Gnarls Barkley, Goo Goo Dolls, Islands and Radiohead.

DJ Training Monkey Jeff (temporary name)
Name inspired by: his DJ trainers.
Format: Afterhours.
Best concert ever attended: Tool, 2007.
Top five musical artists: The Mars Volta, Tool, Weezer, Deftones and Led Zeppelin.

DJ Nebula
Name inspired by: outer space.
Format: Daytime Rock/Specialty?
Best concert ever attended: Fleet Foxes.
Top five musical artists:  Pavement, Velvet Underground, The Intelligence, Black Dice and Guided By Voices.

DJ Elly Mae
Format: Daytime Rock Fri 9-11 a.m. with K-Line
Best show ever attended: Roman Candle and The Deep Vibration at the Cat’s Cradle.
Top five musical artists: Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Credence Clearwater Revival, Heart and Pink Floyd.

DJ ones
Name inspired by: the combination of the ‘J’ in ‘DJ’ and ‘ones’ forms his last name.
Format: Daytime Rock/Local Lunch Tue 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Best concert ever attended: The Who in Washington D.C.
Top five musical artists: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Modest Mouse, Franz Ferdinand, Fleet Foxes, The White Stripes.

DJ Raging Amy
Name inspired by: a slip-up by her DJ trainer who called her “Amy” on the air instead of her actual name. Her suite mate contributed the “raging” part of the name.
Format: Daytime Rock.
Best concert ever attended: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Top five musical artists: Aerosmith, Electric Six, MSI, AC/DC and Cake.

DJ Pilot
Name inspired by: his last name.
Format: Specialty
Best concert ever attended: Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.
Top five musical artists: Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Caveman and Steely Dan.

DJ Savid
Name inspired by: rearranging the letters of his last name.
Format: Daytime Rock Fri 9-11 a.m. with LOLCait
Best concert ever attended: Sister Hazel at Lincoln Theater.
Top five musical artists: Daft Punk, Rodrigo y Gabriella , Queen, Calvin Harris and M. Ward.

DJ Nicole
Format: Daytime Rock.
Best concert ever attended: Ratatat.
Top five musical artists: Ratatat, Islands, Passion Pit, Ben Folds and Regina Spektor.

DJ Lancelot Link
Name inspired by: a TV show from the 1970s.
Format: Daytime Rock Sun 7-9 a.m.
Best concert ever attended: The Melvins at Cat’s Cradle.
Top five musical artists: Owls, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Ahleucatistas, Nation of Ulysses and Bardo Pond.

DJ Alex (name to come)
Format: Daytime Rock.
Best concert ever attended: The Decemberists.
Top five musical artists: Metric, She & Him, Band of Horses, Ryan Adams and MGMT.

DJ Hot Tomale
Name inspired by: a high school volleyball team nickname.
Format: Daytime Rock Wed 1-3 p.m. with Riff Raff
Best concert ever attended: Ben Kweller at The Cat’s Cradle.
Top five musical artists:
The Who, Bloc Party, Kings of Leon, Ben Kweller, and Coldplay.

DJ K-Line
Name inspired by: a variation of letters in her first name.
Format: Daytime Rock Fri 9-11 a.m. with DJ Elly May
Best concert ever attended: Rasputina.
Top five musical artists: Jimmy Eat World, Blue October, Cursive, Rasputina and The Cardigans.

DJ Ghengis Kwon
Name inspired by: his last name.
Format: Afterhours.
Best concert ever attended: Muse in Atlanta.
Top five musical artists: Basshunter, Aphex Twin, Ratatat, M83 and Apparat.

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