The Neighborhood Playlist | April 6

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Happy April, Neighbors! Springtime is here and I am here to give you some music to make those flowers look beautiful and the beaches feel great for you! We visited a new song from the legendary group Arrested Development. We played a new jam from DJ Harrison, a member of the soul-jazz-funk-hip-hop group Butcher Brown. Lastly, we played some hometown …

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Jax Music Hour Playlist | March 30

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Last week on the Jax Music Hour, we were joined by JME contributor Carissa Marques, who shared several of her local favorites, including Siichaq, Kale That Raps, and Leo Sun. Carissa also shared her excitement for the Hozier, Earthgang, and George Clanton shows coming up in Jacksonville very soon. Here’s what played on the Jax Music Hour last week. Catch …

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The Neighborhood Playlist | February 24

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Neighbors! We’re at the end of February. The time was short, but hopefully you enjoyed the playlists and the interviews. In this episode, I sat with visual artist Erin Kendrick at Jacksonville Arts and Music School (aka JAMS) and we talked about the music she listens to as well as what she’s currently creating.  Enjoy the playlist below. #TOTHETOP  Corinne …

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Jax Music Hour Playlist | February 24

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Last week on the Jax Music Hour (Saturdays at 8PM on WJCT News 89.9 FM), we spoke with Hiss Golden Messenger’s MC Taylor, who performed at the Bier Hall at Intuition Ale Works on Wednesday, February 28. The Durham singer-songwriter spoke about his songwriting and lyrics-gathering process. In addition to Hiss Golden Messenger and other artists coming through Northeast Florida …

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The Neighborhood Playlist | February 17

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Neighbors! It’s Mr. Al Pete here with another round of tunes that were played on my show. I wanted to add a song that centered and commemorated the late J. Dilla (Mochilla presents Timeless: Suite for Ma Dukes – Untitled/Fantastic). He was a powerful source to hip hop, soul, and other genres. There are a vast amount of people that …

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Jax Music Hour Playlist | February 3

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This week on the Jax Music Hour (Saturdays at 8PM on WJCT News 89.9 FM), we had a special treat from Geoff Rickly, lead singer of the veteran hardcore band Thursday. Rickly wrote a novel, Someone Who Isn’t Me, released last year on Rose Books, and he read a section from his book during our show on Saturday night at …

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The Neighborhood Playlist | February 3

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What’s the word, everyone? This week, we took a field trip to the Avondale area and I had the honor of having a good friend and neighbor DJ Larry Love sit in as my a guest. Larry is part of the Duval collective L.O.V.E Culture and the founder of the monthly event RnB Mostly. We had breakfast at the Fox …

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The Neighborhood Playlist | Jan. 27

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Neighbors! Hope everyone is great. Here’s another round of the music I felt you’d love. I want to send a shout out to all of the blessings received throughout this month. I’m looking forward to sharing some good music and interviews soon. Thank you, everyone.  Peep the songs that aired. Hope you enjoyed the January shows. Let’s gear up for …

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Jax Music Hour Playlist | Jan. 27

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This week on the Jax Music Hour (Saturdays at 8PM on WJCT News 89.9 FM), we were joined in the studio by Coyboi lead singer Cortnie Frazier, who recommended some of her favorite local bands, with extra love for Bobby Kid and Teal Peel.  We also featured a slew of artists from the Winterland Six festival, which Coyboi will play …

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New Music Shows | JME Takes Over Saturday Nights on WJCT News 89.9

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The Jacksonville Music Experience will launch a new evening of music programming beginning Saturday, January 6 on WJCT News 89.9. Drawing on JME‘s roster of music contributors, and the music currently in rotation on WJCT’s new-music discovery station the Independent 89.9 HD4, JME Saturday Nights includes three new music shows. Beginning at 8 p.m., the Jax Music Hour puts the …

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New Mix | Soulful bliss and downtempo grooves in the Electro Lounge

A new mix of tunes from Karminsky Experience Inc., Marvin Gaye, Curtis Harding, Hil St Soul, JAFFA and more

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Looking for an escape? The Electro Lounge has your Departure ticket –– a new mix of ultra-chill tunes. Featured on this week’s playlist: New Age UK duo Karminsky Experience Inc., Marvin Gaye, Curtis Harding, UK singer Hil St Soul, James Bright, electronic duo Blank & Jones with mezzo-soprano Rachel Lloyd, JAFFA and more. We’ll keep things interesting with cuts from …

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WJCT’s Relax Radio Expands Format, Seven Nights a Week at Midnight on 89.9 FM Beginning April 1st

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s Relax Radio Expands Format, Seven Nights a Week at Midnight on 89.9 FM Beginning April 1st (Jacksonville, FL, March 14, 2016); In celebration of Relax Radio’s one year anniversary, WJCT is expanding its programming to offer the First Coast community more opportunity to tune …

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WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Third National Edward R. Murrow Award In a Row

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release WJCT’s State Of The Re:Union Wins Third National Edward R. Murrow Award In a Row (Jacksonville, FL, June 24, 2015) For the third year in a row, the public radio program State of the Re:Union (SOTRU) will receive the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award. The …

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89.9 FM WJCT Public Radio Adds New Music Program To After Hours Lineup

Contact: Stan Cleiland, Vice President, Community Relations and Strategic Communications (904) 358-6366 • scleiland@wjct.org For Immediate Release 89.9 FM WJCT Public Radio Adds New Music Program To After Hours Lineup – Jazz Night in America Debuts Saturday, March 7 at 8pm – (Jacksonville, FL, March 1, 2015); WJCT is adding a new weekly radio program, Jazz Night In America, to its 89.9FM …