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Playlist from 07/01/2009 @ 12:00pm

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Ja Fun Mi (Instrumental)
Nigeria 70 2009 via Strut


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The Chills

Heavenly Pop Hit
Heavenly Pop Hits
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My Morning Jacket

Wordless Chorus
Z 2005 via Ato Records / Red
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2:40 pm

Erykah Badu

Boogie Nights-All Night
Live 1997 via Universal
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The Cure

Greatest Hits 2001 via Elektra / Wea
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The White Stripes

Under Black Pool Lights
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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah 2005 via Clap Your Hands Say
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2:20 pm
Stop, Drop & Shop (click for more info)
WYCE 88.1 FM and The Michigan Community Blood Centers are teaming up once again to bring the community together to donate blood. YOU can help save a life while doing a bit of shopping! This summer we are putting on a "Stop, Drop & Shop" Community Garage Sale in the parking lot of The Michigan Community Blood Centers, located at 1036 Fuller Northeast on Saturday, July 11th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. If you are interested in setting up a FREE space to sell your wares and/or stuff, contact Kristen Sisson at (616) 233-8524. Someone needs blood every 3 seconds, everyday! Each pint donated helps 3-4 people, donating blood is about LIFE!


Sam Huff's Flying Raging Machine
Rage! 2008 via Velour Recordings
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Cut Chemist

The Audience's Listening 2006 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Amadou & Mariam

Welcome To Mali 2009 via Nonesuch
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William Elliott Whitmore

Who Stole the Soul
Animals In The Dark 2009 via Anti
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The Avett Brothers

Laundry Room
NPR: Tiny Desk Concert
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from their forthcoming album "I and Love And You," due out in September 2009

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Devendra Banhart

Shabop Shalom
Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon 2007 via Xl Recordings
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2:00 pm
(Generic) Gift of Life (click for more info)
If you are interested in making a commitment to be an organ and tissue donor you can sign up on the Michigan Organ Donor Registry online at or by calling 800-482-4881.


The Dull Flame of Desire
Volta 2007 via Atlantic / Wea
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Chubby Cheeks
Saskamodie 2009 via Crammed Disc Us
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Miike Snow

Miike Snow 2009 via Downtown
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1:40 pm
Rothbury (click for more info)
The Rothbury Music Festival is just days away, and WYCE is gearing up for the event. We'll have staff and volunteers on site throughout the festival, and occasional check-ins and interviews from artists playing at the festival. Artists at this year's Rothbury Music Festival include Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, The Dead, String Cheese Incident, Martin Sexton, Ani DiFranco, Son Volt and dozens more -- including several local acts. The Rothbury Music Festival takes place at the Double J Ranch in Rothbury, July 2nd through 5th. Four-day passes and 2-day weekend tickets are still available. More information is available at

Eleni Mandell

My Twin
Miracle of Five 2007 via Zedtone
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Arcade Fire

No Cars Go
Neon Bible 2007 via Merge Records
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Playground Love
The Virgin Suicides 2000 via Astralwerks
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O Maria
Mutations 1998 via Geffen Records
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Dengue Fever

Sober Driver
Venus On Earth 2008 via M80
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1:20 pm
Rachel Zylstra / The Spares (click for more info)
New York City’s Rachel Zylstra is returning home to Grand Rapids to share new songs with old friends in a special performance at the historic Wealthy Theatre, sponsored by WYCE. Rachel’s uniquely modern alto, diverse songwriting and jazz-influenced piano are evident throughout her latest recording, Before You Could Decide. She’ll be joined by the Chicago-based Americana group The Spares, whose lyrics are thoughtful and honest; their music - raw, beautiful, and compelling. Rachel Zylstra and The Spares at Wealthy Theatre, Friday July 10th at 8pm. Tickets are available at Wealthy Theatre dot O R G. You can also register to become a CMC member and enjoy Wealthy Theatre bar privileges and discounts!

Thirsty Perch Blues Band

My Baby
Meet The Thirsty Perch Blues Band 2009 via Independent


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Frontier Ruckus

The Latter Days
The Orion Songbook 2009 via Quite Scientific Records


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Dirty Projectors

Useful Chamber
Bitte Orca 2010 via Domino


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Talking Heads

Popular Favorites 1976-1992-Sand In the Vaseline 1992 via Sire / London/Rhino
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1:00 pm
Byron Sounds of Summer (click for more info)
P. Williams Productions Presents Byron Sounds of Summer on Thursday evenings in July at Bicentennial Park in downtown Byron Center. This community concert series includes performances from Lare Williams & New Direction, Group Therapy, Dusty Chapps and many more! More information about these performances can be found at byron sounds of summer dot com

LCD Soundsystem

Someone Great
Sound Of Silver 2007 via Capitol
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Thievery Corporation

The Forgotten People
Radio Retaliation 2008 via Eighteenth Street
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Tegan and Sara

Back in Your Head
The Con 2007 via Sire / London/Rhino
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Grizzly Bear

Two Weeks
Veckatimest 2009 via Warp Records
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12:40 pm
Well House (click for more info)
601 Cass SE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone: (616) 245-3910 Fax: (616) 241-4498 Email:

Sister Rosetta Tharpe

The Gospel Train
Sing Sister Sing 2000 via Varese Records
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Curtis Mayfield

People Get Ready
The Anthology 1961-1977 2005 via Mca
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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Keep On Looking
100 Days, 100 Nights 2007 via Daptone
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R.L. Burnside

Goin' Down South
A Bothered Mind 2005 via Fat Possum
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Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint

On Your Way Down
The River In Reverse 2006 via Verve Forecast
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12:20 pm
(Generic) C-SNIP (click for more info)
The Community Spay-Neuter Initiative Partnership (C-SNIP) seeks to significantly reduce the overpopulation of dogs and cats in West Michigan by providing low-cost spay and neuter services and by supporting all efforts that promote humane population control. C-SNIP is always looking for volunteers who share the belief that sterilization of dogs and cats results in healthier pets and reduces the number of abandoned and unwanted pets. More information about C-SNIP can be found by calling 616-455-8220 or by emailing

The City Champs

The Safecracker
The Safecracker 2009 via Electraphonic Recording
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Ocote Soul Sounds and Adrian Quesada

El Diablo y el Nau Nau
Coconut Rock 2009 via Eighteenth Street
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Wooden Birds

Magnolia 2009 via Barsuk
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Everlasting Everything
Wilco (The Album) 2009 via Nonesuch
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12:00 pm
Mitten Map Film Competition (click for more info)
The Michigan Film Festival presents the Mitten Map Film Competition on August 28th & 29th in Downtown Grand Rapids. The Michigan Film Festival campus will include locations at both the Grand Rapids Art Museum and the UICA and will feature screenings, lectures, receptions and workshops. The competition is seeking short films with a Michigan perspective. Submissions are being accepted until July 15th. More information can be found at michigan film fest dot org