Upcoming Events

Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 6:00pm - 11:59pm

On Wednesday, February 10th, from 6:00 PM until midnight, WKCR will preempt all regular programming in order to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the death of James Dewitt Yancey, better known as J Dilla or Jay Dee. A seminal figure in hip-hop and neo-soul music, Dilla produced records for such genre-defining artists as A Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes, De La Soul, Common, D’Angelo, and Erykah Badu, as well as releasing critically...

Recent Events

Third Coast Percussion
Wed, 10 Feb 2016, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Tune in to Afternoon New music at 3 pm today, Wednesday, February 10th for an exclusive interview with David Skidmore of Third Coast Percussion. The interview will feature Skidmore commenting on TCP's latest projects, including their latest album, Third Coast Percussion | Steve Reich, and their performance of Reich's Sextet and the NY premiere of Donnacha Dennehy's Surface Tension at the Metropolitan Museum at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, February 10th.

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William Hooker
Tue, 9 Feb 2016, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Tune in to Afternoon New Music at 3 pm on Tuesday, February 9 for an exclusive in-studio interview with William Hooker. The program will contain a 2-hour interview, featuring William Hooker discussing his newest release Light, as well as his upcoming residency at The Stone lasting Feb. 9 - Feb. 14.

William Hooker (drummer, composer and poet) has created works that range from jazz and new music to experimental genres. As bandleader, Hooker has fielded ensembles in an

Anja Brezavscek
Mon, 8 Feb 2016, 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Tune in to Afternoon New Music at 3 pm this Monday, February 8 for an exclusive live interview with flautist Anja Brezavšček. Anja Brezavšček will be playing alongside Haize Lizarazu and Kevin Austin in the collective aaaviary on Saturday, February 13th, at 7pm at Muchmore's in Brooklyn: 2 Havemeyer St, New York, 11211.

Anja Brezavšček is a Slovenian flautist specialising in contemporary repertoire. She has been the recipient of many awards and


As of January 1, 2016, WKCR has no longer been able to provide online programming. We are in the process of renegotiating the contract that allows us to legally stream our content over the Internet and will update you as soon as possible. We regret that we are unable to provide this service. WKCR will continue to broadcast on 89.9 FM and 89.9 HD 1 radio as we work towards a long-term solution.   Please address all further questions and concerns you may have to