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Program Information
 The Sonic Cafe 
 The Worst Case Scenario
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café, that’s Cake with Federal Funding, which is exactly what we could use to pay the bills around here. So hey welcome, I’m Scott Clark and this is episode 231, thanks for joining me on another trip into the delusional world of our little radio café. This time the Sonic Café presents a music mix pulled from 47 years. Listen for Phish, The Heavy, Dave Matthews, Kate Bush, Cloud Nothings and more. We’ll also play Time from Pink Floyd at the bottom of the hour, because we felt it was about time. So listen for that. Then comedian Joe Zimmerman stops by to help us prepare for the worst-case scenario in almost any scenario. Oh and a government bailout sized welcome to our newest sponsor the hot, new computer game, Civil Service. Jack up utility prices, gerrymander-voting districts, seize property under eminent domain and much more, with Civil Service, the incredible bureaucratic simulation game that let’s you live the life of a real civil servant. All that and more just ahead from the radio program that gives you more. More music, More comedy More pop culture, and More of everything else… whatever that means. We’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Federal Funding
Artist: Cake
LP: Showroom of Compassion
Yr: 2011
Song 2: Wombat
Artist: Phish
LP: Fuego
Yr: 2014
Song 3: Absolute Beginners
Artist: David Bowie
LP: Best Of Bowie [Disc 2]
Yr: 1986
Song 4: Civil Service Computer Game
Artist: GTA IV
Yr: 2008
Song 5: Same Ol'
Artist: The Heavy
LP: The Glorious Dead.
Year: 2012
Song 6: Do You Remember
Artist: Dave Matthews Band
LP: Come Tomorrow
Yr: 2018
Song 7: Time
Artist: Pink Floyd
LP: Echoes: The Best Of Pink Floyd [Disc 2]
Yr: 1973
Song 8: The Worst Case Scenario
Artist: Joe Zimmerman
LP: Dry Bar Comedy
Yr: 2019
Song 9: Now Hear In
Artist: Cloud Nothings
LP: Here And Nowhere Else
Yr: 2014
Song 10: Way Down We Go
Artist: Kaleo
Yr: 2016
Song 11: All The Children
Artist: The Airborne Toxic Event
LP: Hollywood Park
Yr: 2020
Song 12: This Woman's Work
Artist: Kate Bush
LP: The Sensual World
Yr: 1989
Song 13: I Turn My Camera On
Artist: Spoon
LP: Gimme Fiction
Yr: 2005
Song 14: Horn
Artist: Nick Drake
LP: Pink Moon
Yr: 1972
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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