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 The Sonic Cafe 
 Random Things Happen
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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It’s the Sonic Café. Welcome to episode 90. I’m Scott Clark. Cloud based computing offers many things, including massive jukeboxes in the sky brought to us by music streaming services like Spotify and Pandora. Places where powerful algorithms work 24/7 to anticipate your every need and serve up the ideal song for any occasion. Not to be outdone… the Sonic Café has developed an algorithm of our own. We call it the Totally Random Improbability Drive… and we’re turning it loose for this episode. Though, not quite as sophisticated as those all knowing algorithms in the sky, still does a pretty darn good job. All this time as we demonstrate the power of the Sonic Café’s very own Totally Random Improbability Drive, that’s not in a cloud somewhere, but right here at that little café on the coast, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: I'm A Steady Rollin' Man
Artist: George Thorogood & The Destroyers
LP: The Baddest Of George Thorogood
Yr: 1992
Song 2: The Good, Bad and the Ugly
Artist: California Guitar Trio
LP: Live in Rockford 3/10/07
Yr: 2007
Song 3: Jealous
Artist: Robert Palmer
LP: The Robert Palmer Anthology
Yr: 1979
Song 4: Gimme a Bassline!
Artist: Torpedo Boyz
LP: Ursula 1000: Ursadelica
Yr: 2004
Song 5: Identity Thief
Artist: Joshua Redman
LP: Compass
Yr: 2009
Song 6: Holding the Moth
Artist: Underworld
LP: Oblivion with Bells
Yr: 2007
Song 7: Viewed from Below the Surface
Artist: The Future Sound Of London
LP: Environment Five
Yr: 2014
Song 8: Hallowed Be Thy Name
Artist: Emerson, Lake & Palmer
LP: Works Volume I - Disc 1
Yr: 1977
Song 9: Hold Back
Artist: The Rolling Stones
LP: Dirty Work
Yr: 1986
Song 10: Sometimes
Artist: Blind Melon
LP: For My Friends
Yr: 2008
Song 11: Weather In My Head
Artist: Donald Fagen
LP: Sunken Condos
Yr: 2012
Song 12: Not About Love
Artist: Fiona Apple
LP: Extraordinary Machine
Yr: 2005
Song 13: Stepping Stones
Artist: Duke Special
LP: Look Out Machines!
Yr: 2015
Song 14: Intro
Artist: Roy Budd
LP: Get Carter
Yr: 1971
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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 (facebook.com/SonicCafeRadio) where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. The Sonic Café can also be streamed from MixCloud (mixcloud.com/SonicCafe1)

Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (SonicCafeRadio@gmail.com)

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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