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 The Sonic Cafe 
 One Whale Of A Good Time!
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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It’s the Sonic Café … Featuring an intelligent mix of headphone friendly music, comedy and pop culture … I’m your host Scott Clark. Hey, welcome to episode 36. This time we pull our eclectic mix directly from the briny blue pacific. Listen as we cover 45 years of nautically themed tunes from The Peddlers, Led Zeppelin, Tom Waits the Split Enz and more... And later on listen as comedian Jim Gaffigan imagines the inner voices of whales in a bit pulled from his Mr. Universe release. All that and more as we splash tunes from the big blue coast all over your radio … right here at the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Swimming In The Ocean
Artist: David & David
LP: Boomtown
Yr: 1986
Song 2: The Season
Artist: Beanfield
LP: The Season
Yr: 2000
Song 3: Gliding Like a Whale
Artist: Peter Murphy
LP: Cascade
Yr: 1995
Song 4: We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat
Artist: Jaws
LP: Jaws The Movie
Yr: 1975
Song 5: Don't Kill The Whale
Artist: Yes
LP: Tormato
Yr: 1978
Song 6: Starving In The Belly Of The Whale
Artist: Tom Waits
LP: Blood Money
Yr: 2002
Song 7: Whale 2
Artist: Star Trek IV
LP: Star Trek IV
Yr: 1986
Song 8: Whale
Artist: Ian Dury & the Blockheads
LP: The Bus Drivers Prayer & Other Stories
Yr: 1992
Song 9: Whales
Artist: Jim Gaffigan
LP: Mr. Universe
Yr: 2012
Song 10: Waves of Love
Artist: Chris Joss
LP: You've Been Spiked
Yr: 2004
Song 11: The Ocean
Artist: Led Zeppelin
LP: Houses Of The Holy
Yr: 1973
Song 12: Meeting (Garden Of Geda) - Sound Out The Galleon
Artist: Jon Anderson
LP: Olias Of Sunhillow
Yr: 1976
Song 13: Stormy Weather
Artist: The Peddlers
LP: How Cool Is Cool [Disc 1]
Yr: 1967
Song 14: Dam Whales All Fat and Lazy
Artist: Jim Gaffigan
LP: Mr. Universe
Yr: 2012
Song 15: Six Months In A Leaky Boat
Artist: Split Enz
LP: History Never Repeats: The Best Of Split Enz
Yr: 1982
Song 16: Fuoco Fatuo
Artist: Nicola Conte
LP: Bossa Per Due
Yr: 2001

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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