• WXTJ Writes! by Grace Duregger: Stray Fossa’s “With You For Ever” out now

    Following the release of their first full-length album “With You For Ever,” local band Stray Fossa creates an unforgettable experience for all of their listeners.   Brothers Nick and Will Evans join childhood friend Zach Blount to bring their musical endeavors to fruition. While the trio grew up making music together, they more recently came […]

  • WXTJ Writes! by Max Russ: “memoryland” is a spectacular blend of electronic thrills and deep introspection

    In the last few years, we’ve been graced by a wide variety of releases that reflect and build upon previous decades of electronic music. From Danny L Harle’s recent “HARLECORE,” harking back to the extravagant 90s rave scene, to the intricate and experimental discography of Burial, a large majority of recent electronic music incorporates the […]

  • A Statement of Solidarity from WXTJ

    WXTJ Student Radio grieves with the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others who have suffered at the hands of police brutality and other forms of systematic racism. We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, as well as the Black communities of UVA and Charlottesville.    On Tuesday, […]

  • A Snail Mail Analysis – By Caroline Hullman

    “Pristine” by Snail Mail Pristine (1) Untraced by the world outside you (2) Anyways (3) I’ll never get real (4) And you’ll never change to me ’cause I’m not looking (5) Anyways (6) Same night Same humility for those that love you Anyways, anyways And if you do find someone better (7) I’ll still see […]

  • WXTJ Hot Takes: Take A Nap

    Trashman here: I recently had the opportunity to listen to the new release from Charlottesville native band – Orion and the Melted Crayons. Their new single, Take a Nap, sets a relaxing tone through multi-instrumental pairings. It leaves the listener feeling like someone who is riding their car mid-summer with the windows down – enjoying […]

  • Alice Clair Lets Her Hair Down – Repost from the Declaration

    After cutting my teeth on DC DIY punk in high school, I developed a sense that some of the best local music can be found in the most eclectic places. Some of my favorite memories involve watching tiny mosh pits form in commandeered VFW bars and somehow convincing my parents to let me take the […]

  • WXTJ Hot Takes: Mitski

    Click here to see an entire PDF of the slides: doing The Most Curated and Created by the Amazing Annie Parnell

  • WXTJ Hot Takes: Nujabes & Japanese Hip Hop

    Hello world: Trashman here (Mr. Anderson & the Trashman 10am-12pm). Today, I want to discuss with you a very specific and quite frankly marvelous genre of music with all of our beautiful listeners out there. Specifically, I want to discuss the gem that is Japanese hip-hop and how it has impacted multiple people which, I […]

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