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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 The Magic Word Is Radio
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café… as subtle as a sledgehammer, that’s Peter Gabriel from 1986. So how you doin’, I’m Scott Clark and this is episode 191. This time the Sonic Café brings you the magic of radio with a music mix we’ve scrambled together from 51 years… pretty cool huh? Listen for Seasick Steve, Stone Temple Pilots, the Iguana Death Cult, Frances Quinlan and more. Also great classic jazz, we’ll feature sax man Paul Desmond with his version of Lady In Cement. Then later comedian Dennis Regan tells us what is like when you aren’t the smartest kid in school. And finally a massive Sonic Café welcome to our newest sponsor, listen for a message from the Law Accounting, are they lawyers, or are they accountants… you decide. All that and a whole lot more this time, as once again, we bring you the magic of radio, from that little café on the big blue Pacific coast, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Sledgehammer
Artist: Peter Gabriel
LP: So
Yr: 1986
Song 2: When Love Comes To Town
Artist: U2
LP: Rattle and Hum
Yr: 1988
Song 3: We're Not The Greatest Country Anymore
Artist: Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels)
LP: The Newsroom
Yr: 2012
Song 4: That's All
Artist: Seasick Steve
LP: Man From Another Time
Yr: 2009
Song 5: Lounge Fly
Artist: Stone Temple Pilots
LP: Purple
Yr: 1994
Song 6: The Law Accounting
Artist: Cities Skyline Commercials
LP: Cities Skyline Commercials
Yr: 2015
Song 7: Ordinary Morning
Artist: Sheryl Crow
LP: Sheryl Crow
Yr: 1996
Song 8: Bright Lights
Artist: Iguana Death Cult
LP: Nude Casino
Yr: 2019
Song 9: Lady In Cement
Artist: Paul Desmond
LP: Summertime
Yr: 1968
Song 10: When You're Not the Smart Kid At School
Artist: Dennis Regan
LP: Dry Bar Comedy
Song 11: The Freshmen
Artist: The Verve Pipe
LP: Villains
Yr: 1996
Song 12: Rare Thing
Artist: Frances Quinlan
LP: Rare Thing
Yr: 2019
Song 13: Fuzzy Poodle
Artist: MonkeyJunk
LP: Time To Roll
Yr: 2016
Song 14: Funky Bahia
Artist: Sergio Mendes
LP: Encanto
Yr: 2008
Song 15: Laurel Canyon
Artist: Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra
LP: Ubiquity Studio Sessions, Vol. 2
Yr: 2005
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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