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 The Sonic Cafe 
 Try Our Burma Shave Smoothies
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café. That’s music from Dave Porter pulled from the Better Call Saul soundtrack. So how you doing? I’m Scott Clark, welcome to episode 126 of the Sonic Café. This time we pull our music mix from 12 genres, including one we call Burma Shave. Now Burma Shave may sound a bit unusual, but we feel it’s the only genre that comes close to classifying the music of Tom Waits. So listen for Tom, plus Robert Palmer, Fitz & the Tantrums, Concrete Blondes, Led Zeppelin, Bob Welch and more. Then later the Sonic Café presents British funny man Jimmy Carr, captured from a gig in Montreal. Jimmy hits us with a rapid-fire barrage of one-liners in a very tight set. I counted 20 in all. So hold on for that. And finally, the Sonic Café welcomes our newest sponsor. Listen for a word from Shady Acres, an exclusive condo development just for divorced, rich people… live like a one-percenter, come to Shady Acres. All that and ahh some other stuff too. So crank up the volume and enjoy the ride from that little café on the Pacific coast, where we feature 2 for 1 Burma Shave smoothies, each day, during happy hour. We’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: End Credits
Artist: Dave Porter
LP: Better Call Saul
Yr: 2017
Song 2: Hard Time
Artist: Walter Trout
LP: The Blues Came Callin'
Yr: 2014
Song 3: You Come Back
Artist: Edie Brickell
LP: Edie Brickell
Yr: 2010
Song 4: Ebony Eyes
Artist: Bob Welch
LP: French Kiss
Yr: 1977
Song 5: Satisfied
Artist: Tom Waits
LP: Bad As Me
Yr: 2011
Song 6: The Snooze Button
Artist: Jimmy Carr
LP: Montreal Canada
Yr: 2017
Song 7: Hey Julia
Artist: Robert Palmer
LP: Best Of Both Worlds: The Robert Palmer Anthology
Yr: 1974
Song 8: Joey
Artist: Concrete Blonde
LP: Bloodletting: 20th Anniversary Edition
Yr: 2010
Song 9: My Three S.O.B.'s
Artist: Liquid Soul
LP: Make Some Noise
Yr: 1998
Song 10: Moby Dick/Bonzo's Montreux
Artist: Led Zeppelin
LP: Boxed Set
Yr: 1990
Song 11: Mountain
Artist: The Fall
LP: The Real New Fall LP
Yr: 2003
Song 12: HandClap
Artist: Fitz & The Tantrums
LP: Fitz & The Tantrums
Yr: 2016
Song 13: Hotwax
Artist: Beck
LP: Odelay
Yr: 1996
Song 14: bit4
Artist: Aphex Twin
LP: DrukQs
Yr: 2001

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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