Music director Matt Shiv gave Pop Candy the lowdown on the situation at WOXY: “It is absolutely mindboggling to me that I have to sit down and write these words: WOXY.com is being shut down today by our owners at Future Sounds.” He adds, “The WOXY staff continued working last week during SXSW under good [...]
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Here is a bad omen for fans and listeners of WOXY: “WOXY Listeners, Fans and Friends… Due to current economic realities and the lack of ongoing funding for WOXY’s operations, we’ve been forced to suspend our live broadcasts as of March 23rd. We’re continuing to explore options to keep The Future of Rock and Roll [...]
Post-punk legends Mission of Burma hit Austin, Texas, a few weeks ago to play the Fun Fun Fun Fest, and while they were in town, the band dropped by the studios of WOXY.com — newly relocated from Cincinnati — to record a few tracks at the station for broadcast. Three of those songs — “After [...]
Cincinnati-based radio station WOXY.com — originally known as 97X — has a history of promoting up-and-coming bands. A new short documentary takes a look at WOXY’s roots. Go here to watch the piece, which lasts about nine minutes and mentions how WOXY started, when it became an online-only station and perhaps its most famous moment: [...]
Apparently WOXY is relocating from Cincinnati to Austin, Texas: http://www.woxy.com/boards/showthread.php?t=58604.
I highly, highly recommend that you download Ume’s recent session at WOXY, which includes a couple of new songs by the band. Why? Because they are super rad.
A totally rad set by Austin, Texas’ UME is available for download via the WOXY Lounge Acts podcast. Really, led by the guitar heroics of Lauren Larson this power trio just released their debut EP Sunshower in Feb, and this is an absolute can’t miss. Don’t miss them on tour if you are in one [...]
Athens, Ohio’s Wheels On Fire have already toured here in the states and even across the pond in Europe, opened for the likes of King Khan & The Shrines, and fine tuned themselves as a gritty group of young rockers. Their debut record, titled GET FAMOUS! is getting a proper release here in the states [...]
Buddha Den is offering a free download of the new Smug Brothers EP. If you haven’t heard, Smug Brothers is the collective brainchild of Daryll Robbins, Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher (Guided by Voices, Swearing At Motorists). I managed to catch one of their songs on WOXY’s Local Lixx show and will gladly admit it [...]
Here is their 2009 itinerary so far: Jan 28 – BOWERY BALLROOM ** New York, New York Jan 29 – WXPN/NPR’s World Café Live Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jan 30 – JOHNNY BRENDA’S ** Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jan 31 – CAT’S CRADLE ** Carrboro, North Carolina Feb 2 – Schoolkids Records In-Store Raleigh, North Carolina Feb 6 – [...]