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WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

Jingle Jams

Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.
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Resources

Wonder what inspired the final 885 Essential XPN Songs? From our playlists to the artists the XPN tastemakers have championed over the years - listeners drew upon our vast archives to pick their favorites. Browse the lists below.

WXPN On-Air Host & Staff Lists

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885 Countdown Archives

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Daily Playlists

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