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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 Guaranteed To Help You See The LIGHT!
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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It’s the Sonic Café. Welcome to episode 57. I’m your host Scott Clark reminding you to really see the light you must first stare into the deepest darkness. Wow! This time our headphone friendly music mix provides a mystic conduit to help you on your way to true enlightenment. Listen for mystical touchstones along our journey from Ursula 1000, Rush and John Fogerty… plus additional musical support from Rusted Root, Dashboard Confessional, Badly Drawn Boy and more. And we’ll talk with David, Nigel and Derek, the guys from Spinal Tap … to discover how each one of their drummers found that bright light at the end of the tunnel. Oh… and you’ll also hear the guitar of Frank Zappa from his Shut Up and Play Yer Guitar release. And finally, a big Sonic Café welcome to Tequila, our newest sponsor… Tequila…the safe natural way to feel better and more confident about yourself on your journey… Intelligent, eclectic music, comedy and pop culture guaranteed to help you see the light… from that little café on the Pacific coast … we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Lobster Boy's Revenge
Artist: Liquid Soul
LP: Make Some Noise
Yr: 1998
Song 2: Mirkin the Mystic
Artist: Ursula 1000
LP: Here Comes Tomorrow
Yr: 2005
Song 3: Bad Son
Artist: Rusted Root
LP: Stereo Rodeo
Yr: 2009
Song 4: Hey Girl
Artist: Dashboard Confessional
LP: A Mark, A Mission, A Brand, A Scar
Yr: 2003
Song 5: How You Remember It
Artist: Blues Traveler
LP: North Hollywood Shootout
Yr: 2008
Song 6: Mystic Rhythms
Artist: Rush
LP: Retrospective II (1981-1987)
Yr: 1987
Song 7: Treacherous Cretins
Artist: Frank Zappa
LP: Shut Up 'N Play Yer Guitar [Live] [Disc 1]
Yr: 1980
Song 8: Heaven
Artist: Talking Heads
LP: The Name Of This Band Is Talking Heads
Yr: 1979
Song 9: Delta (Little Boy Blues)
Artist: Badly Drawn Boy
LP: About a Boy Original Soundtrack
Yr: 2002
Song 10: Black Lines to Battlefields
Artist: Acceptance
LP: Black Lines to Battlefields
Yr: 2003
Song 11: Mystic Highway
Artist: John Fogerty
LP: Wrote a Song for Everyone
Yr: 2013
Song 12: For All You Happy People
Artist: Jaga Jazzist
LP: What We Must
Yr: 2005

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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