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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 Least Loved Bedtime Stories
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café with Bedside Story, from Badly Drawn Boy, I’m your host Scott Clark. Hey, welcome, glad you could join us for our 150th episode. Wow another milestone along the way in our journey to bring you eclectic, intelligent radio that’s fun. This time the Sonic Café brings you our Least Loved Bedtime Stories. Listen for classics like The Enchanted Thermos and the Little Train That Died, from the late, great Michael O’Donoghue, of National Lampoon and Saturday Night Live fame. Plus bedtime stories from Tom Waits and Second City TV… all wrapped in a sleepy time music mix pulled from 40 years. Listen for the Bombay Bicycle Club, Steely Dan, Radiohead, Jim Suhler, The Eurythmics and more. Then the Sonic Café presents comedian Tim Hawkins. Tim does a deep dive into the lyrics of all those children’s songs and nursery rhymes that were drilled into our heads when we were kids. Turns out… it some pretty twisted stuff. So ahh pull on your fuzzy slippers, snuggle up next to your radio and join us for Least Loved Bedtime Stories from that little café on the coast …where we count sheep to get to sleep… we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Bedside Story
Artist: Badly Drawn Boy
LP: Have You Fed the Fish?
Yr: 2002
Song 2: Beds Are Burning
Artist: Midnight Oil
LP: Diesel and Dust
Yr: 1987
Song 3: The Blind Chicken
Artist: Michael O'Donoghue
Song 4: Night By Night
Artist: Steely Dan
LP: Pretzel Logic
Yr: 1974
Song 5: Children's Story
Artist: Tom Waits
LP: Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards
Yr: 2006
Song 6: Only When I Sleep
Artist: The Corrs
LP: The Best Of
Yr: 2001
Song 7: The Little Train That Died
Artist: Michael O'Donoghue
Song 8: How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep
Artist: Bombay Bicycle Club
LP: A Different Kind Of Fix
Yr: 2011
Song 9: To Get To Sleep
Artist: British Sea Power
LP: Open Season
Yr: 2005
Song 10: On Nursery Rhymes
Artist: Tim Hawkins
Song 11: Go To Sleep
Artist: Radiohead
LP: Hail To The Thief
Yr: 2003
Song 12: Between Midnight and Day
Artist: Jim Suhler
LP: Panther Burn
Yr: 2014
Song 13: The Enchanted Thermos
Artist: Michael O'Donoghue
Song 14: Sweet Dreams
Artist: Eurythmics
LP: Sweet Dreams
Yr: 1983
Song 15: Old Man and the Rat
Artist: SCTV
Song 16: Who Needs Sleep?
Artist: Barenaked Ladies
LP: Stunt
Yr: 1998
Song 17: 7 Note (Film Version)
Artist: Bixio - Frizzi - Tempera
LP: Seven Notes In Black
Yr: 1977
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 “I 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, instead 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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