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 The Sonic Cafe 
 It's Not Exactly Brain Surgery
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café... taking over the world one episode at a time… it’s a slow process but we’re making progress, so ahh, welcome, I’m your host Scott Clark and this is episode 189. This time the Sonic Café presents a music mix covering thirty years. We kick it old school with tunes from the late Rick Ocasek and the Cars, Daryl Hall and Robert Fripp with Something in 4/4 Time, Bonnie Raitt, Santana and David Bowie asking if there’s life on Mars. Also great jazz from the late, great sax man James Moody, captured in 1996 on Clint Eastwood’s After Hours: Live at Carnegie Hall with a tune called Parker’s Mood. Then later the Sonic Café features the dry wit of comedian Demetri Martin… oh and great big Sonic Café welcome to our newest sponsor. Listen for a word from Aron’s List… hire a non-violent sex offender for your next home improvement project with Aron’s List. All that and of course more this time from that little café that brings you a weekly dose of intelligent, irreverent, eclectic radio from the beautiful Oregon coast… we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Come Dance With Me
Artist: Shirley Horn
LP: Verve Remixed, Vol. 3
Yr: 2005
Song 2: The Raven
Artist: The Alan Parsons Project
LP: Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Yr: 1976
Song 3: Moving In Stereo
Artist: The Cars
LP: The Cars
Yr: 1978
Song 4: Can't Stand Still
Artist: Café Jacques
LP: International
Yr: 1978
Song 5: Something In 4/4 Time
Artist: Daryl Hall
LP: Sacred Songs
Yr: 1977
Song 6: Aron's List
Artist: SNL
Song 7: Good Man, Good Woman
Artist: Bonnie Raitt
LP: Luck Of The Draw
Yr: 1991
Song 8: Smooth
Artist: Carlos Santana
LP: Supernatural
Yr: 1999
Song 9: Life On Mars?
Artist: David Bowie
LP: Best Of Bowie
Yr: 2002
Song 10: Parker's Mood
Artist: James Moody
LP: Eastwood After Hours: Live At Carnegie Hall
Yr: 1997
Song 11: Never Look Both Ways
Artist: Demetri Martin
Song 12: Lovefool
Artist: The Cardigans
LP: First Band On The Moon
Yr: 1996
Song 13: Jealous Again
Artist: The Black Crowes
LP: Shake Your Money Maker
Yr: 1990
Song 14: Psycho Contact - part two
Artist: Manfred Hubler & Sigfried Schwab
LP: 3 Films By Jess Franco
Yr: 1995
About the Producer:

Scott Clark has always had a lot of music in his life. Growing up outside of Chicago, he was mesmerized early on by the radio of the sixties and seventies and began collecting records at a very early age. From 45’s and LP’s to cassettes and CD’s and now digital… he really never stopped. Today everything in his library is digitized because he got sick of lugging all that stuff around.

The concept for the Sonic Café is to deliver the high production values and feel of the radio he grew up listening to. But unlike the tight, repetitious playlists of those commercial stations, feature a massive range of artists, genres and tunes. The whole idea is to package it in an eclectic, engaging, no repeat format that brings both new and old together in a unique, entertaining, and most importantly fun and fast paced way. There’s really nothing on the radio today, or in the past, that compares with it.

About the Sonic Café:

The show is set in an imaginary cafe overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the Central Oregon Coast. The cafe serves up eclectic, intelligent music, comedy and pop culture. The program originates 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.
An episode is released each Friday. 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.

The Sonic Cafe has a Facebook page ( where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (

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