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Playlist from 08/21/2009 @ 12:00am

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The City Champs

Love Is a Losing Game
The Safecracker 2009 via Electraphonic Recording
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A.A. Bondy

Mightiest of Guns
When The Devil's Loose 2009 via Fat Possum
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The Greatest Denier
Kingdom Of Rust 2009 via Astralwerks
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The Cradle
Deer Bird Bear Ship 2009 via Friction Records


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2:40 am
Golf with the WYCE Programmers (click for more info)
WYCE invites you to join us for our Golf with the Programmers event at Alpine Golf Course! The event includes a 4-person scramble, box lunch, drink tickets and award receptions following the game. Register now and remember to invite your friends to play! This event has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 12th. Tee time is at 2:00pm. If you are a business that would like to donate prizes please email You may also register to sponsor a hole! Registration and more information can be found at the concert page at wyce dot org

Os Mutantes

I feel a Little Spaced Out [Ando meio desligado]
Live At The Barbican Theatre 2006 2007 via Luaka Bop
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ZZK Sound Vol. 2 2009 via Nacional Records
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Heartless Bastards

The Mountain
The Mountain 2009 via Fat Possum
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2:20 am
TEMC Meijer Gardens week 4 (click for more info)
August is almost over, but there's still time for WYCE's presentation of the Tuesday Evening Music Club at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. Each Tuesday, we showcase a sampling of some of West Michigan's best local talent. The fourth week of the series features classic rockers Mid-Life Crisis and indie-pop group Sweet Japonic, performing on August 25th. The Tuesday Evening Music Club starts at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free to Meijer Gardens members. Non-members may simply purchase a day-pass, or stay tuned to WYCE for a chance to win tickets.

Tiny Vipers

Life on Earth 2009 via Sub Pop
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The Low Anthem

To the Ghosts Who Write History Books
Oh My God, Charlie Darwin 2009 via Nonesuch
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Kiss Loves You
Blang! 1998 via Fortified Records
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Alex Dixon Band

Rising from the Bushes 2009
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2:00 am
St. Cecilia Music Center (click for more info)

St. Cecilia Music Center's mission is to promote the appreciation, study and performance of music in order to enrich the human spirit and enhance the quality of life for the residents of West Michigan. St. Cecilia Music Center is located at 24 Ransom NE in downtown Grand Rapids. More information and event listings at SCMC dash ONLINE dot ORG

Kimi Djabate

Djombe [Personality]
Karam 2009 via Cumbancha
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Grizzly Bear

About Face
Veckatimest 2009 via Warp Records
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No Dancing
Knock Knock Knock
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Damaged 2006 via Merge Records
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This Is Deer Country

Daylily King
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1:40 am
(Generic) Specialized Language Development (click for more info)

The Specialized Language Development (SLD) Center , a community resource of West Michigan, is committed to bringing the power of reading, writing and spelling to all individuals with dyslexia or other unique learning styles, enabling them to achieve their full potential. They are currently looking for tutors in the West Michigan area. The number to call to find out more is 616 361 1182.

Chick Corea & Hiromi

Duet 2009 via Concord Records
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Regina Spektor

The Calculation
Far 2009 via Warner Bros.
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The Fainting Generals

Everybody Drinks Kombucha In Hell
Everybody Drinks Kombucha in Hell 2009 via Independent


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1:20 am
Three for Free - Salmagundi (click for more info)
The Community Media Center presents the last in its "Three for Free" series of events at Wealthy Theatre. Join us Saturday, August 22nd at 8pm for "Salmagundi". This event is free to members of the CMC. It features a diverse combination of musical genres and two official ArtPrize entries! Symphony musicians will play with electric violinist Ritsu in the ArtPrize entry "FearScape"; percussionists from Glean Infusion back Chicago lyricist Nay Ink; ballet dancers from DITA perform; and Catherine Herrman will premiere her ArtPrize dance piece, called “Touching Peace.” Become a Community Media Center member at the event and enjoy bar privilege at Wealthy Theatre and discounts on many theatre events. More information on Salmagundi - Saturday, August 22nd at 8pm - and Community Media Center membership is available at wealthy theatre dot org.

Cuban Masters

Cachao es Mambo
Los Originales by Cuban Masters (2002-10-07) 2001 via Protel
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Beacons Of Ancestorship 2009 via Thrill Jockey
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Scud Mountain Boys

The Early Year 1997 via Sub Pop
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Deer Tick

Friday XIII
Born On Flag Day 2009 via Partisan Records
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1:00 am
Record & CD Sale-Donations (click for more info)
You may have heard that WYCE is now taking your LP and CD donations for our second annual Record & CD sale. We are extending the deadline for donations for those of you who haven't had a chance to drop them off. Remember, we will come pick them up as well! Please consider donating before September 4th. Any donations of LPs and/or CDs is encouraged, regardless of artist or genre, as long as they're in good shape. If you're interested in donating music, please e-mail for details.

William Elliott Whitmore

Lifetime Underground
Animals In The Dark 2009 via Anti
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Sycamore Smith

Abigail Crow
Baboon 2007 via Independent


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God Help the Girl

I Just Want Your Jeans
God Help the Girl 2009 via Matador Records
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Yo La Tengo

Autumn Sweater
Sampler 2005 via na
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12:40 am
Eastown Street Fair (click for more info)
The Eastown Streetfair celebrates in 36th year in September! This celebration of arts, crafts, food, music, and the Eastown neighborhood will be bigger than ever this year. Many West Michigan bands will perform on two stages and more than 75 booths featuring artists and crafts from all over Michigan will line the streets. In addition, all of Eastown’s retail and dining establishments will be open for business with ‘Streetfair’ specials. The 36th Annual Eastown Streetfair will take place on Saturday September 19th, along Wealthy Street between Atlas and Lake from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. More information can be found at


Unknown album
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Staff Benda Bilili

Moto Moindo
Tres Tres Fort 2009 via Crammed Discs
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Howlin' Wolf

I Had a Dream
Ain't Gonna Be Your Dog 1994 via na
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Beastie Boys

The Rat Cage
The Mix-Up 2007 via Capitol
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Blowin' Up
Grand Rapids Compilation 4.0 2009 via Grand Rapids Compilation
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12:20 am
The Guest List (click for more info)

Tune in to WYCE's Sunday Night Lineup for

The Guest List

. Each week, host Michael Cunningham welcomes a member of WYCE's listening community into the studio to share the soundtrack to their life. Get on the List! Email The Guest List is Sunday nights at 10pm, exclusively on listener supported community radio - 88.1 FM WYCE.

Senor Coconut Y Su Conjunto

The Robots [Cha-Cha-Chá]
El Baile Aleman 2008 via Nacional
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Booker T

Get Behind the Mule
Potato Hole 2009 via Anti
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Miles Davis

Will O' the Wisp
Sketches Of Spain 1960 via Sony Legacy
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Tokyo Morose

Hump Full of Glitter
Specific Ocean 2008 via Square Root Records


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12:00 am
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