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 The Sonic Cafe 
 Just What You Need
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café, that’s Mike and the Mechanics from 1985, so ahh welcome, thanks for dropping by our little café on the coast. I’m your host Scott Clark and this is episode 197. This time the Sonic Café gives you just what you need with a music mix gathered from four decades. Listen for Rare Earth from 1971, the Cutting Crew, Phish, Better Than Ezra, Paula Cole and many more. We’ll also bring you Black Fire, an Andrew Hill avant-garde jazz classic from 1963. Then later listen for the very first in an occasional new feature here, as the Sonic Café presents the tale of Red Riding Hood in our first Fractured Fairytale. All that and of course more straight ahead as we give you just what you need, exactly when you need it here at that little café on the Pacific coast, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: All I Need Is A Miracle
Artist: Mike & The Mechanics
LP: Mike + The Mechanics
Yr: 1985
Song 2: I Just Want To Celebrate
Artist: Rare Earth
LP: One World
Yr: 1971
Song 3: (I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight
Artist: Cutting Crew
LP: Broadcast
Yr: 1986
Song 4: I Always Wanted It This Way
Artist: Phish
LP: Big Boat
Yr: 2016
Song 5: Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Artist: Tears For Fears
LP: Spotify Landmark
Yr: 2014
Song 6: Desperately Wanting
Artist: Better Than Ezra
LP: Friction Baby
Yr: 1996
Song 7: Black Fire (2004 Digital Remaster)
Artist: Andrew Hill
LP: Black Fire
Yr: 1963
Song 8: Red Riding Hood
Artist: Fractured Fairy Tales
LP: Fractured Fairy Tales
Yr: 1959
Song 9: All I Ever Wanted
Artist: The Airborne Toxic Event
LP: All At Once
Yr: 2011
Song 10: I Don't Want To Wait
Artist: Paula Cole
LP: This Fire
Yr: 1996
Song 11: I Want It All
Artist: Queen
LP: Classic Queen
Yr: 1989
Song 12: All She Wants To Do Is Dance
Artist: Don Henley
LP: Actual Miles
Yr: 1985
Song 13: Rachel's Flat
Artist: Badly Drawn Boy
LP: About a Boy Original Soundtrack
Yr: 2002
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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