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Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Interview

Camryn (Big Hoss) and Lizzo (DJ Lizzo) sat down with North Carolina-based alt-country punk group, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers. They discuss the band's spot on the Merlefest lineup, their upcoming album, Nightroamer, how country music has developed as a space for queer musicians, and more.

The Local Beat: Bangzz

Local Durham Band Bangzz sits down with hermajesty, Eubanks, and Space Cadet to talk about the term Riot Grrl, being covered in Top Ramen, the music in their heads, Festivals, and the catharsis of playing shows.

The Local Beat: Through the Tallwoods

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!

The Local Beat: Juxton Roy

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.

The Local Beat: Tennis Elbow (again!)

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.

The Local Beat: Art Critic

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.

The Local Beat: To Julian

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.

The Local Beat: Charlie Smarts, Les Genius, Ace Henderson, and Zack Cokas

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

The Local Beat: Thistry Curses

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.

The Local Beat: Stranded Bandits

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.

The Local Beat: Arson Daily

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

The Local Beat: Strange Wonders

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.

The Local Beat: Flood District

DJ Beowvlf interviews Flood District, plays some of their tunes, and premiers some new stuff from their new EP!

The Local Beat: Goddamn Wolves

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.

The Local Beat: Retro Candy

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.

The Local Beat: Tennis Elbow (excerpt)

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?

The Local Beat: Tennis Elbow

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?

The Local Beat: Trailer Witches

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.

The Local Beat: Dogwood Lung

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.

The Local Beat: Earther

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!

The Local Beat: Truth Club

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.

The Local Beat: YEA(H)

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.

The Local Beat: Petrov

Charlotte-based band Petrov stops by WKNC for an interview with DJ Beowvlf during which the group speaks about the early days of the band, signing experience, and more.

The Local Beat: Black Haus

DJ Beowvlf hosts a live set with the members of Black Haus, a Greensboro-based group trying to make their way deeper into the music scene in hopes of reaching even wider audiences.

The Local Beat: Joy

Joy plays some of their best tracks for DJ Beowvlf and lucky listeners of WKNC in this episode of The Local Beat. Also included in the group’s discussion: hush puppies and van-life.

The Local Beat: Juxton Roy

DJ Beowvlf is joined by Juxton Roy for a live set, some terrible jokes, and a discussion on emo Raleigh culture.

The Local Beat: Goddamn Wolves & Indiobravo

DJ Beowvlf has a full house in the studio as she is joined by Goddamn wolves and a rep from Indiobravo! Listen to hear tunes from Goddamn Wolves’ recent EP and their thoughts on the local music scene, as well as support for fellow local group Cosmic Punk!

The Local Beat: Noah Cross

DJ Beowvlf chats with Noah Cross about how they got their start and their newest release! Stay tuned to hear everyone’s favorite tracks.

The Local Beat: BANGZZ

BANGZZ, a two piece punk band stops by the studio to share their energetic tracks, talk about the infamous growl, and give some insight on their process.

The Local Beat: Smoke From All The Friction

Smoke From All The Friction performs a live set for DJ Beowvlf and all of WKNC’s lucky listeners! Settle in and listen up for a great show including some exclusive musical sneak peaks.

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