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 The Sonic Cafe 
 Somebody's Watching YOU!
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café, yes they are watching you, that’s the Police from 1983’s Synchronicity album release. Hey, I’m Scott Clark and this is episode 208, which, if my arithmetic is correct, means our little radio café has been open four years now, so ahh happy anniversary to us. Yeah, so this time the Sonic Café brings you another episode of Spy GUYZ, and this time it’s your government that’s doing the prying and spying. With your right to privacy quickly vanishing into the rear view mirror, the Sonic Café shares the top 10 ways somebody is probably watching you right now, courtesy of the Infographics Show. Then listen for comedian Ron Funches, for some strange reason Ron thinks the government may be lying to us. Then later British comedian Rhys James fears his laptop just might be spying on him. Wow. Just Wow. All this conspiracy and paranoia wrapped in a music mix from 31 years. Listen for Hall & Oates, Elvind Aarset, Black Eyed Peas, Beck, Massive Attack and of course more, as we celebrate our fourth anniversary with an episode of Spy GUYZ from that little café in the Pacific Northwest where even though our therapist says it’s crazy talk, we know somebody is watching us, ahh right now, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: I'm From the Government and I'm Here to Help
Artist: Ronald Reagan
LP: USA
Yr: 1984
Song 2: Every Breath You Take
Artist: The Police
LP: Synchronicity
Yr: 1983
Song 3: Somebody's Watching Me
Artist: Rockwell
LP: Somebody's Watching Me
Yr: 1984
Song 4: Private Eyes
Artist: Hall & Oates
LP: Rock 'N' Soul Pt. 1: Greatest Hits
Yr: 1983
Song 5: The Government is Lying To You
Artist: Ron Funches
LP: Comedy Central
Year:
Song 6: The String Thing
Artist: Eivind Aarset
LP: Light Extracts
Yr: 2001
Song 7: Anxiety
Artist: Black Eyed Peas
LP: Elephunk
Yr: 2003
Song 8: Paper Tiger
Artist: Beck
LP: Sea Change
Yr: 2002
Song 9: 10 Ways The Government Is Spying On You
Artist: The Infographics Show
LP:
Yr:
Song 10: Spying Glass
Artist: Massive Attack
LP: Protection
Yr: 1994
Song 11: 13-Sep
Artist: Eumir Deodato
LP: Prelude
Yr: 1972
Song 12: Laptop Is Spying On Him
Artist: Rhys James
LP: Comedy Store
Yr:
Song 13: Lord of the Universe
Artist: Donovan
LP: Beat Café
Yr: 2004
Song 14: Cable Car and Snake Fight
Artist: John Barry Orchestra
LP: James Bond 50 Years – 50 Tracks
Yr: 2012
Song 15: It's A Big Club
Artist: George Carlin
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 (facebook.com/SonicCafeRadio) where complete show notes and playlists are presented for each episode. Listeners can also reach the show producers via email (SonicCafeRadio@gmail.com)

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