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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 A Hat Makes All The Difference
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
 For non-profit use only.
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Sonic Cafe we are your bridge to intelligent, eclectic music, comedy and pop culture. That’s Led Zeppelin, from their 1973 Houses of the Holy LP. So ahh thanks for stopping by, I’m your host Scott Clark and this is episode 139. This time the Sonic Café brings you a man and his hat, listen for comedian Dusty Slay as he demonstrates how a hat can make all the difference. So yeah there’s that, plus a music mix sifted from nearly 50 years. Listen for Asia, Rachael Yamagata, Tommy Castro & the Painkillers, World Party, the Supreme Beings of Leisure, Warren Zevon and more. Oh and we’ll also feature some classic Blue Note jazz. Listen for jazz organist Larry Young, we’ll play a cut from his 1966 Unity release. An album that the Penguin Guide to Jazz describes as Quite Simply a Masterpiece! So yeah, we’re bringin’ it. Then also listen for a word from our newest sponsor, Tresant Supreme, a deep moisturizing hair color with just a little bit of crack cocaine. All that and of course more coming straight at you, from that little café on the big blue pacific, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: The Crunge
Artist: Led Zeppelin
LP: Houses Of The Holy
Yr: 1973
Song 2: Only Time Will Tell
Artist: Asia
LP: Asia
Yr: 1982
Song 3: Under My Skin
Artist: Rachael Yamagata
LP: Happenstance
Yr: 2004
Song 4: New Soul
Artist: Yael Naim
LP: Yael Naim
Yr: 2007
Song 5: Tresant Supreme with Crack Cocaine
Artist: SNL
LP: Best of SNL Season 1-5
Song 6: Center Of Attention
Artist: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
LP: The Devil You Know
Yr: 2014
Song 7: If 6:42
Artist: Larry Young
LP: Unity
Yr: 1966
Song 8: Memorabilia
Artist: Donald Fagen
LP: Sunken Condos
Yr: 2012
Song 9: All I Really Want To Do
Artist: World Party
LP: Private Revolution
Yr: 1987
Song 10: Sublime
Artist: Supreme Beings of Leisure
LP: Supreme Beings of Leisure
Yr: 2000
Song 11: Man and his Hat
Artist: Dusty Slay
LP: Tonight Show
Yr: 2018
Song 12: Fistful Of Rain
Artist: Warren Zevon
LP: Life'll Kill Ya
Yr: 2000
Song 13: Klunkified
Artist: Niacin
LP: High Bias
Yr: 1998
Song 14: Prophet
Artist: Casino Versus Japan
LP: Casino Versus Japan
Yr: 2010

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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