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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 A Nice Place To Visit
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café with the music of Chop Wood from 2012, hey welcome, I’m your host Scott Clark and this is episode 194. This time the Sonic Café presents another Twilight Zone Classic… A Nice Place To Visit, episode 28 from season one, which first aired on CBS in April of 1960. A Nice Place to Visit shows us that instantly getting your every wish granted for all of eternity… can actually be a really bad thing. But there’s more, before we dive into this Twilight Zone episode the Sonic Café presents a rare 1963 interview with Rod Serling, pulled from the Australian Film and Sound Archives, it provides some interesting insights into the mind of the man behind the Zone. We’ve wrapped this Twilight Zone Classic in a music mix pulled from 45 years, listen for Dr. John, Greenslade, Charlie Hunter with a cut from his Analog Playground release, the Fabulous Thunderbirds and of course many more. All just ahead as the Sonic Café presents A Nice Place to Visit… ahh but you know I probably wouldn’t want to live there, from that little café in the breathtaking Pacific Northwest, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Fiction In Disguise
Artist: Chop Wood
LP: Chop Wood
Yr: 2008
Song 2: Eleggua
Artist: Dr. John
LP: Locked Down
Yr: 2012
Song 3: Rod Serling on the Kamikazes
Artist: Rod Serling
LP: Australian Film & Sound Archives
Yr: 1963
Song 4: Red Light
Artist: Greenslade
LP: Spyglass Guest
Yr: 1974
Song 5: It's Not Dark Up Here
Artist: David Byrne
LP: American Utopia
Yr: 2018
Song 6: A Nice Place To Visit_1
Artist: Rod Serling
LP: Twilight Zone
Yr: 1960
Song 7: Mighty Mighty
Artist: Charlie Hunter Feat. Theryl De Clouet
LP: Songs From The Analog Playground
Yr: 2001
Song 8: Stand Back
Artist: The Fabulous Thunderbirds
LP: Hot Number
Yr: 1987
Song 9: A Nice Place To Visit_2
Artist: Rod Serling
LP: Twilight Zone
Yr: 1960
Song 10: Keep on Walkin'
Artist: Dana Fuchs
LP: Bliss Avenue
Yr: 2013
Song 11: A Nice Place To Visit_3
Artist: Rod Serling
LP: Twilight Zone
Yr: 1960
Song 12: I Got My Handy On
Artist: Kid Creole & The Coconuts
LP: The Conquest Of You
Yr: 1997
Song 13: A Nice Place To Visit_4
Artist: Rod Serling
LP: Twilight Zone
Yr: 1960
Song 14: Die Like A Rich Boy
Artist: Frightened Rabbit
LP: Painting Of A Panic Attack
Yr: 2016
Song 15: A Nice Place To Visit_5
Artist: Rod Serling
LP: Twilight Zone
Yr: 1960
Song 16: Bright Lights and You Girl
Artist: Seks Bomba
LP: Operation B.O.M.B.A.
Yr: 1999
Song 17: Bonus Track
Artist: Paul Hardcastle
LP: Hardcastle 4
Yr: 2007
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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