The Local Beat

The Local Beat

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

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May 27, 2020 50 min
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!
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May 22, 2020 67 min
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.
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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 wi...
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April 2, 2020 52 min
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.
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March 31, 2020 73 min
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.
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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
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December 11, 2019 86 min
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.
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December 9, 2019 75 min
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.
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December 9, 2019 25 min
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
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October 23, 2019 82 min
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.
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October 1, 2019 106 min
DJ Beowvlf interviews Flood District, plays some of their tunes, and premiers some new stuff from their new EP!
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September 23, 2019 93 min
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.
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August 3, 2019 82 min
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.
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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?
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July 22, 2019 66 min
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?
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July 22, 2019 71 min
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.
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July 1, 2019 75 min
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.
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June 17, 2019 48 min
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!
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April 26, 2019 106 min
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.
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April 23, 2019 78 min
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.
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