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 The Sonic Cafe 
 There's Nothing Wrong With Your Radio
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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Sonic Café. Seven Cites of Gold, that’s the music of Rush, from their 2012 Clockwork Angels release. Hey welcome to the program. I’m Scott Clark and this is episode 118. This time the Sonic Café brings you a music mix carefully plucked from fifty-six years. A sound scape of eclectic tunes that work really great together. Listen for music from Cat Clyde, Burning Hearts, Greenslade, Chris Joss the Arctic Monkeys and many others. We’ll also toss in a cut from the 1961 Gil Evans Orchestra’s Out of the Cool release. Gil Evans was a masterful arranger with a unique talent for pairing tasty chords with rich instrumentation to create aural masterpieces. So all that and of course more, just ahead from that little café on the coast that’s always dishin’ up a blue plate special of the tastiest tunes. We’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Seven Cities Of Gold
Artist: Rush
LP: Clockwork Angels
Yr: 2012
Song 2: The Meadow
Artist: Cat Clyde
LP: Ivory Castanets
Yr: 2015
Song 3: Bilboa Song
Artist: Gil Evans Orchestra
LP: Out Of The Cool
Yr: 1961
Song 4: Long Exposure
Artist: The Future Sound Of London
LP: Archived 8
Yr: 2015
Song 5: We Walked Among the Trees
Artist: Burning Hearts
LP: Aboa Sleeping
Yr: 2009
Song 6: Melisma Mercury
Artist: Chris Joss
LP: Sticks
Yr: 2009
Song 7: Arabella
Artist: Arctic Monkeys
Yr: 2013
Song 8: Little Red Fry-Up
Artist: Greenslade
LP: Spyglass Guest
Yr: 1974
Song 9: The World Is Not Enough
Artist: Garbage
LP: Absolute Garbage
Yr: 1999
Song 10: Sambossa
Artist: Jazzelicious
LP: Brazil Remixed
Yr: 2003
Song 11: Fifty Miles From The North Pole
Artist: Steve Hackett
LP: The Night Siren
Yr: 2017
Song 12: One Time Thing
Artist: The Airborne Toxic Event
LP: Dope Machines
Yr: 2015
Song 13: El Saxofon Y El Guaguanco
Artist: Bobby Sanabria
LP: ¡New York City Aché!
Yr: 1993

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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