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WXPN 88.5 FM

Rating: 4.0 Reviews: 4
WXPN is a public radio station in the United States. This is a non-commercial radio station owned by the University of Pennsylvania. It broadcasts an adult album alternative format (this format includes broad range of styles from mainstream pop and rock to jazz, folk, blues, country). Thanks to its quality content WXPN became popular among ordinary listeners, but it also became authoritative among other radio stations. One of its programs (World Café) is distributed by NPR to many non-commercial radio stations across the United States. Show more
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On the air WXPN 88.5 FM

Live Café World Book Cafe
05:00 You're listening to WXPN - Public radio from the University of Pennsylvania -
04:58 Michael Stein Levitation
WXPN 88.5 FM playlist

TOP songs on WXPN 88.5 FM

WVIAHD2 - World CafeCafé — World Book Cafe
Japanese Breakfast - Heft (2016)Japanese Breakfast — Heft
The Black Keys - Black DoorThe Black Keys — Black Door
Kids Corner with Kathy O'Connell -
St. Vincent - Pay Your Way In PainSt. Vincent — Pay Your Way In Pain
Chet Faker - 1988Chet Faker — /
Lake Street Dive - DarrylLake Street Dive — Darryl
The Lone Bellow - Dried Up RiverThe Lone Bellow — Dried Up River
The Wallflowers - One Set of WingsThe Wallflowers — One Set of Wings
Tune-Yards - hold yourself.Tune-Yards — hold yourself.

WXPN 88.5 FM reviews

  • 1
    You suck as a radio, you are a cd store, a concert promoter, a tour company, a Bank and you ARE a commercial radio because you DO have sponsorship and collect street money. You ARE doing a great job trying to brain wash us to buy the music that YOU want us to listen to. YOU do not know much about music. Every time YOU try to sell us an artist YOU say to us, THIS is the music YOU want, and WE will give YOU what YOU want because WE know YOU want it! YOU don't know what I want, you don't play the music I like. You only play 5 types of music, You're not eclectic (did you drop that?) Get rid of those overpaid NO talent female dj's and you wouldn't have to have all of those greedy extortion drives you have several times a year. You only hired them for their voices, not talent everything they say seems so scripted (especially the one with that laughing bedroom giggle
  • 5
    Great DJs playing great music from different genres while receiving informative information!! What else ya need!!
  • 5
    Best radio station on the East Coast; FAR more interesting and diverse than anything Chicago has to offer. Chicago's so-called alternative station "for music lovers" doesn't even measure up to WMMR, an excellent radio station, let alone 'XPN, a stellar radio station.
  • 5
    Great station, have been a fan since the 80's when I lived in NJ. Now via internet here in Europe (Austria + Portugal).

Information about the radio

WXPN started broadcasting in 1945 on 730 kHz AM frequencies. In 1957 it also started broadcasting on 88.9 MHz FM. They took the callsign WXPN (which means Experimental Pennsylvania Network) and never changed it since then.

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