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WZBC is the Boston College student-run radio station. The station broadcasts alternative and indie rock during the day, and then branches out to more diverse styles (ranging from funk to lounge to middle eastern) in the early evening. At night, the station focuses on experimental music, which it calls "No Commercial Potential". Boston College is a private university in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... Funk is a distinct style of music originated by African-Americans, e. ... Lounge music refers to music played in the lounges and bars of hotels and casinos. ...


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WZBC - ABOUT (523 words)
WZBC broadcasts at a frequency of 90.3MHz and can be heard throughout the greater Boston area.
WZBC is located in McElroy Commons 107, at the corner of Beacon and Hammond streets in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
A power increase was given to WZBC in 1974, bringing the station up to its current output of 1000 watts and allowing once again for an expansion in listenership.
The Heights (432 words)
WZBC is one of the most diverse groups here on campus because it directly incorporates members of the Boston community.
"WZBC provides a service in which our listeners in the Boston community, as well as our Internet listeners, can hear underground music that they might not be able to hear otherwise," said Concepcion.
These are the drives that push WZBC to revel in the gifts and power of underground music.
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