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 The Sonic Cafe 
 Flashback: Rock from the 80's
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café. Start me up, Rolling Stones music from the Tattoo You album released in 1981. So hey welcome, glad you’ve stopped by our little radio café. This is episode 258 and I’m your host Scott Clark. This time the Sonic Café steps into the way back machine to flashback to the 80’s. Our mix features a sampling of some of the tunes brought to in living color by MTV, the world’s ahh original streaming service. Listen for 80’s rockers from Rush, Toto, Eddie Money, Van Halen, Cheap Trick, Simple Minds and as always, many more. Also, pay close attention, because wedged in between the music we’ll present some of the pop culture fads that ahh made the 80’s the 80’s. All that and more straight ahead. So pull on your acid washed jeans, fluff your mullet and join us as we flashback to Rock from the 80’s… this time from that little radio café in the awesome Pacific Northwest, we’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Start Me Up
Artist: The Rolling Stones
LP: Tattoo You
Yr: 1981
Song 2: Don't Mean Nothing
Artist: Richard Marx
LP: Richard Marx
Yr: 1987
Song 3: Sonic Cafe-80s Flashback-MTV
Artist: Scott Clark
LP: MagnaLume Films
Yr: 2021
Song 4: Tom Sawyer
Artist: Rush
LP: Exit…Stage Left
Yr: 1981
Song 5: 867-5309/Jenny
Artist: Tommy Tutone
LP: Tutone 2
Year: 1981
Song 6: Sonic Cafe-80s Flashback-Shoulder Pads
Artist: Scott Clark
LP: MagnaLume Films
Yr: 2021
Song 7: Rosanna
Artist: Toto
LP: Toto IV
Yr: 1982
Song 8: Sonic Cafe-80s Flashback-Big Hair
Artist: Scott Clark
LP: MagnaLume Films
Yr: 2021
Song 9: Jump
Artist: Van Halen
LP: 1984
Yr: 1984
Song 10: She's Tight
Artist: Cheap Trick
LP: One on One
Yr: 1982
Song 11: Addicted To Love
Artist: Robert Palmer
LP: Riptide
Yr: 1985
Song 12: Sonic Cafe-80s Flashback-Boombox
Artist: Scott Clark
LP: MagnaLume Films
Yr: 2021
Song 13: Alive and Kicking
Artist: Simple Minds
LP: Once Upon A Time
Yr: 1985
Song 14: Magic
Artist: The Cars
LP: Heartbeat City
Yr: 1984
Song 15: Sonic Cafe-80s Flashback-Leg Warmers
Artist: Scott Clark
LP: MagnaLume Films
Yr: 2021
Song 16: Handle With Care
Artist: Traveling Wilburys
LP: Volume One
Yr: 1988
Song 17: Whip It
Artist: Devo
LP: Freedom Of Choice
Yr: 1980
Song 18: VHS Outro
Artist: X Ambassadors
Yr: 2015
Song 19: Mario Brothers
Artist: 80s Flashback
LP: 80s Flashback
Yr: 1983
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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