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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 Get Back On Evolutionary Track
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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Sonic Café. Hey welcome, I’m your host Scott Clark inviting you to synch up your Bluetooth headphones and listen as episode 116 of the Sonic Café evolves right in front of your ears. We’re told we either evolve and adapt to our ever-changing environment, or risk extinction. But that’s not always easy. So if you feel like you’ve fallen a bit behind the evolutionary curve lately, the Sonic Café is here to help with an evolutionary mix that includes observations from comedian Brian Malow. Brian’s take, is that mother’s are the root cause of all human evolution… accomplished he thinks, by literally nagging their children up the evolutionary ladder. Well ahh maybe. Also listen for a music mix to guaranteed to help evolve your reality, including tunes from Portugal The Man, World Trade, Clutch, Donnie Iris, Kings of Leon and many more. Plus evolutionary jazz from sax man Ornette Coleman, whose Something Else album caused a revolution in the jazz world when it was released in 1958. Then later comedian George Carlin demonstrates how language has evolved from simple direct words that spoke the truth, to squishy, watered down euphemisms that sound important but don’t really communicate all that well … oh and a big Sonic Café welcome to our newest sponsor. Listen for a chance to evolve your language skills with the Joe Jacobson vocabulary builder upper. All that and of course more, so grab your copy of Charles Darwin’s, the origin of species and evolve right along with us here at the little café on the coast, that brings you intelligent, eclectic, radio that’s fun, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Radio
Artist: Matchbox Twenty
LP: North
Yr: 2012
Song 2: Feel it Still
Artist: Portugal. The Man
LP: Woodstock
Yr: 2018
Song 3: A Quick Death In Texas
Artist: Clutch
LP: Psychic Warfare
Yr: 2015
Song 4: Subdivisions
Artist: Rush
LP: Signals
Yr: 1982
Song 5: The Evolution Song
Artist: World Trade
LP: Euphoria
Yr: 1995
Song 6: Human Evolution
Artist: Brian Malow
Song 7: Evolve
Artist: Ani DiFranco
LP: Evolve
Yr: 2003
Song 8: The Sphinx
Artist: Ornette Coleman
LP: Something Elese
Yr: 1958
Song 9: Under The Bridge
Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
LP: Blood, Sugar, Sex, Majik
Yr: 1991
Song 10: Vocabulary Builder Upper
Artist: Bob and Tom
LP: Bob and Tom
Song 11: Ah! Leah!
Artist: Donnie Iris
LP: Back On The Streets
Yr: 1980
Song 12: Everybody's Coming To My House
Artist: David Byrne
LP: American Utopia
Yr: 2018
Song 13: Shell Shock-Evolution of American Language
Artist: George Carlin
Song 14: Wait For Me
Artist: Kings Of Leon
LP: Mechanical Bull
Yr: 2013
Song 15: The Bird Charmers Destiny
Artist: Be Bop Deluxe
LP: Modern Music
Yr: 1976

The Sonic Cafe features an intelligent, eclectic mix of music, comedy and pop culture showcasing 30 to 60 years of content within each episode.

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves music, comedy and pop culture rather than breakfast, lunch and dinner. All announcer voiceovers are presented over the background noise of a busy cafe with references made to the café environment to create a theatre of the mind experience for listeners.

The program actually does originate from KYAQ radio located on the Oregon coast in the Pacific Northwest, so the imagery is not a huge stretch.

Each program is 58:00 minutes in length leaving room for station ID, promos and PSAs. Each episode is .mp3 encoded at a constant rate of 256kbps and ready for broadcast.

All episodes are evergreen; never focusing on time of year, weather, month, holidays, events etc. so each show is timeless. All music is presented in a no repeat format. Once a song airs in an episode it never airs again. Episodes may be downloaded and grouped together to quickly create program blocks of two, three, four or more hours in length.

Original syndication date was 7/22/2016. At that time 31 shows had already been produced (over six months of content) with new episodes produced weekly. A new episode is released each week. You can confidently add The Sonic Cafe to your schedule knowing that a backlog of shows is already produced awaiting weekly release.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. The Sonic Café can also be streamed from MixCloud (

Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

Pre-recorded Sonic Cafe promos are available to promote the show on your station. Each is roughly :24 seconds in length with time left to tag local broadcast day and time. We are also happy to produce custom promos, station IDs, etc. Contact us via email to request promo files. Also please let us know if you pick-up the program on your station so we can announce it on our Facebook page.

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