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Hopscotch booker Nathan Price joins DJ Wolfware to discuss the booking process and a special new venue. Then KNC DJ and Hopscotch performer Gudiya comes in to finish out the interview.

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WKNC DJs’ Top Albums of 2016!

The year of realizing things has almost come to a close. We asked our DJs what their favorite albums from this tumultuous year were and they responded! Thanks for sticking with us through this year and we’ll see you all for an amazing 2017.

DJ Casserole – Daytime
(In no particular order)

  1. MY WOMAN by Angel Olsen
  2. Geode by ELEL
  3. Jurassic Punk by T-Rextasy
  4. Shall We by Goth Babe
  5. Pile by A Giant Dog

DJ Short Stride – Daytime

  1. Shall We by Goth Babe
  2. Buds by Surf Curse
  3. Puberty 2 by Mitski
  4. So Long, See You Tomorrow by Bombay Bicycle Club
  5. Bashful Creatures by Hippo Campus

Chuck Afterhours & Indie Rock

  1. Boronia by Hockey Dad
  2. Human Energy by Machinedrum 
  3. Sleeptalking by Travelers
  4. Temple by Matthew and the Atlas
  5. Pink Gum by Magic Potion

angel by shaggy – Specialty (Post Service)

  1. Demon City by Elysia Crampton
  2. Tempo by Olga Bell
  3. Blood Bitch by Jenny Hval
  4. A Seat At The Table by Solange
  5. Wildflower by The Avalanches

DJ VU Daytime/Specialty (That 80s Show)

  1. Human Ceremony by Sunflower Bean
  2. Year of the Rabbit by Eskimeaux
  3. Eating in Bed by Del Sure
  4. Pool by Porches
  5. It’s The Big Joyous Occasion, Let’s Stir the Honeypot by Teen Suicide

Cmd Shift Q Specialty (Rub-a-Dub Dub)
(In no particular order)

  1. Face Always Towards the Sun by Blithe Field
  2. Deluxe by Omni
  3. Homeworlding by Fraternal Twin
  4. It’s The Big Joyous Occasion, Let’s Stir the Honeypot by Teen Suicide
  5. Resolutionary by Vivien Goldman

galpal – Daytime

  1. Blood Bitch by Jenny Hval
  2. Warmth Equation by Infinity Crush
  3. Gymnastics by Sneaks
  4. Lamentations by Moses Sumney
  5. Cosmetic by Nots

DJGU3 Afterhours

  1. It’s Hard For Me to Say I’m Sorry by Christian Fennesz & Jim O’Rourke 
  2. Elseq 1-5 by Autechre
  3. Love Streams by Tim Hecker
  4. Ultimate Care II by Matmos
  5. Capsule’s Pride by Bwana

DJ Mac Daytime

  1. The Ride by Catfish and the Bottlemen
  2. A/B by Kaleo
  3. Sunlit Youth by Local Natives
  4. How to Be A Human Being by Glass Animals
  5. Dissapear Here by Bad Suns

DJ2 –  Chainsaw

  1. Imperial by Denzel Curry
  2. The Life of Pablo by Kanye West
  3. The Stage by Avenged Sevenfold
  4. Terminal Redux by Vektor
  5. The Whole of the Law by Anaal Nathrakh

The Captain Specialty (That Emo Show & Two Dads, A Lot of Genres)

  1. Cardinal by Pinegrove
  2. Goodness by The Hotelier
  3. Promise Everything by Basement
  4. Versace Summer by JANK
  5. Laugh Tracks by Knocked Loose

Goldi Afterhours, Specialty (Lowkey R&B)

  1. Blonde by Frank Ocean
  2. American Boyfriend by Kevin Abstract
  3. Puberty 2 by Mitski
  4. We got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your service by A Tribe Called Quest
  5. Oh No by Jesse Lanza

Big Fat Sac Specialty (Both Kinds Radio)

  1. Nonagon Infinity by King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 
  2. Midwest Farer’s Daughter by Margo Price
  3. The Life of Pablo by Kanye West 
  4. A Sailor’s Guide to Earth by Sturgill Simpson 
  5. A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead

Case Sensitive – Afterhours

  1. Who Really Cares by TV Girl
  2. Blonde by Frank Ocean
  3. Coconut Oil EP by Lizzo
  4. Malibu by Anderson .Paak
  5. Freetown Sound by Blood Orange

DJ Iron Mic Underground

  1. Blank Face by Schoolboy Q
  2. Atrocity Exhibition by Danny Brown
  3. Learning to Live In A Day by P.A.T. Junior
  4. Take Notes by Professor Toon
  5. The Way I’m Living Makes My Mother Nervous by Well$

Double Duchess Daytime
(in no particular order)

  1. Emotion B-Sides by Carly Rae Jepsen
  2. The Life of Pablo by Kanye West
  3. Lemonade by Beyonce
  4. Fun Christmastime Record Compilation by Quinton’s Fun Records
  5. Puberty 2 by Mitski

DJ JoshyPoshy Daytime

  1. Long Walk Home by Scenic Route to Alaska
  2. New by The Wldlfe
  3. Cinder by Cinder
  4. I Think You Too Much of Me by Eden
  5. Girl, Say by Vacation Manor

The Fuzz Specialty (NO DUDES PWR HR)

  1. Out of the Garden by Tancred
  2. Live in Nashville by Guerilla Toss
  3. Psychopomp by Japanese Breakfast
  4. Fell Off the Deep End by Neaux
  5. For Young Hearts by Soccer Mommy

mc-haela – Daytime

  1. Sunlit Youth by Local Natives
  2. Georgica Pond by Johnnyswim
  3. Absolute Loser by Fruit Bats
  4. Fools by Wild Child
  5. The Party by Andy Shauf

JB Daytime

  1. Blonde by Frank Ocean
  2. 99.9% by Kaytranada
  3. The Life of Pablo by Kanye West
  4. Yes Lawd! by NxWorries
  5. Wildflower by The Avalanches

The Mattador Daytime

  1. Cardinal by Pinegrove
  2. Talking Quietly of Anything With You by Free Cake For Every Creature
  3. Return to Love by LVL UP
  4. Puberty 2 by Mitski
  5. Teens of Denial by Car Seat Headrest

ncsu-guest Afterhours

  1. Blonde by Frank Ocean
  2. Freetown Sound by Blood Orange
  3. When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired by Mothers
  4. Anti by Rihanna
  5. A Seat At the Table by Solange

DJ Whatsherface – Daytime

  1. Not to Disappear by Daughter
  2. Skip A Sinking Stone by Mutual Benefit
  3. Masterpiece by Big Thief
  4. Friends Share Lovers by And The Kids
  5. When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired by Mothers

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Our Recurring Favorites!
Blonde by Frank Ocean
Puberty 2 by Mitski
The Life of Pablo by Kanye West
Cardinal by Pinegrove
Blood Bitch by Jenny Hval