DJ Highlights

Things We Look Forward to in 2013

2012 was a great year for us and a great year in music.  If you haven’t seen our best of 2012 post yet, you can check it out here.  After spending the past month filtering through other best of 2012 lists to see what I missed from this year, it is time to look forward to next year.  Some of our WKNC DJs share with us the top 5 things that they look forward to in 2013.



Atoms for Peace

1. Atoms For Peace album
2. The return of Daft Punk
3. Inaugural edition of Mountain Oasis
4. Alt-J at Cat’s Cradle
5. Jim James’ solo project


DJ DiGiorno

1. Art Lord and the Self-Portraits 10-Year Anniversary Reunion Show at Kings
2. WKNC’s Double Barrel Benefit X
3. Hopscotch Music Festival 2013
4. New Bombadil Album “Metrics of Affection”
5. New Frightened Rabbit Album “Pedestrian Verse”


Crystal Beth

1. 4th annual Hopscotch Music Festival
2. Double Barrel Benefit 10
3. Fleetwood Mac reunion tour
4. Kidz Bop 23
5. Public Enemy being inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame



1. Earl Sweatshirt’s new album
2. More Future Islands shows in town
3. Less Gangnam Style flash mobs
4. Anything that Beck does in 2013
5. A new DOOM album or 3


DJ C’est La Bri

1. The tenth anniversary of DBB, lineup’s gone be crazy
2. The second annual DBB Day Party and Market!
4. Some exciting new promotional events at LBLB with Tir Na nOg- secrets!
5. Being graced with more Indy Weekly Grayson reviews to put up on my fridge



Mikal Cronin

1. Mikal Cronin’s new album
2. Mikal Cronin’s local show, since he signed to Merge
3. Everything Captured Tracks puts out
4. Ty Segall Show!
5. New Deerhunter album (please?)




1. IBMA World of Bluegrass events moving to Raleigh
2. Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival 2013 (both Spring and Fall)
3. The Fourth Annual Hopscotch Music Festival
4. Atoms for Peace’s debut album
5. New Local Natives album


Virginia Werewoolf

Eternity of Dimming

1. New Frontier Ruckus Album – Eternity of Dimming
2. Arrested Development (better than music)
3. Desaparecidos Reunion Tour
4. New Thermals Album
5. Hopscotch 2013