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 The Sonic Cafe 
 This Changes Everything
 Weekly Program
 Scott Clark
 Scott Clark  
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Sonic Café 1989 music from Jesus and Mary Chain, that’s Head On, which is what we do here, leap head on into the future while also remembering the great music that got us here. I’m Scott Clark and this is episode 261. The smart phone, it came on the seen in 2007, and somewhere along the way became the central engine of our modern lives, and one of our most treasured possessions. Early on, each new model was a game changer. Today though, the new phone is pretty much like the old phone, with a new paint job and a couple extra megapixels. But we just gotta have it, because who wants to be caught with last years phone, right? Which of course makes the Apple and Android folks mighty happy. This time the Sonic Café explores our obsessive, compulsive relationships with our phones and the digital world. Listen for comedic observations from Tyler Boeh, Jerry Seinfeld and Bonnie McFarlene in a music mix spanning 40 years including David Byrne, Paul McCartney, INXS, the Cult, and more. Oh and a megapixel sized welcome Whiz Wireless, our newest sponsor. Blast into the future with Whiz Wireless and they’re Breathtaking new 9G technology, which of course changes everything. All that and more from the radio program that leaps head on into the future, but doesn’t forget what got us here. We’re the Sonic Café.
Song 1: Head On
Artist: The Jesus And Mary Chain
LP: Automatic
Yr: 1989
Song 2: Short Skirt/Long Jacket
Artist: Cake
LP: Comfort Eagle
Yr: 2001
Song 3: Tiny Town
Artist: David Byrne
LP: Uh-Oh
Yr: 1992
Song 4: Cell Phones Have Taken Us Backwards
Artist: Tyler Boeh
LP: Dry Bar Comedy
Yr: 2018
Song 5: New
Artist: Paul McCartney
Year: 2013
Song 6: New Sensation
Artist: INXS
LP: Kick
Yr: 1987
Song 7: Device Dictatorship You Live Under (smartphone)
Artist: Jerry Seinfeld
Yr: 2020
Song 8: She Sells Sanctuary
Artist: The Cult
LP: Love
Yr: 1985
Song 9: (I've Been) Searchin' So Long
Artist: Chicago
LP: Greatest Hits Vol 1
Yr: 1975
Song 10: Whiz Wireless
Artist: GTA V
Yr: 2013
Song 11: The New Breed
Artist: Donald Fagen
LP: Sunken Condos
Yr: 2012
Song 12: My Daughter and Her Cell Phone
Artist: Bonnie McFarlene
LP: Tonight Show
Yr: 2018
Song 13: Future
Artist: Zero 7
LP: The Garden
Yr: 2006
Song 14: On The Ludicrousy Of Text Messaging
Artist: Jerry Seinfeld
Yr: 2020
Song 15: Radioactive
Artist: Kings Of Leon
LP: Come Around Sundown
Yr: 2010
Song 16: Falling (Theme from Twin Peaks)
Artist: Julee Cruise
LP: Floating Into The Night
Yr: 1989
Song 17: A Small Package Of Value Will Come To You, Shortly
Artist: Jefferson Airplane
LP: After Bathing At Baxter's
Yr: 1967
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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