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Playlist from 09/25/2009 @ 12:00am

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Lauryn Hill

The Conquering Lion
MTV Unplugged 2002 via Sony
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Freddie Cruger

Pushing On
Soul Search 2006 via Ubiquity
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Head Bob
Grand Rapids Compilation 4.0 2009 via Grand Rapids Compilation
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We Fight-We Love
The Renaissance 2008 via Universal Motown
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Take a Minute
Sampler 2009 / Troubador 2009 via A&M
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Huun Huur Tu and Carmen Rizzo

Saryglarlar Reprise
Eternal 2009 via Electrofone Music
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2:40 am
Fulton St. Artisan's Market (click for more info)
The Fulton Street Artisan's Market is working to increase the City of Grand Rapids' visibility on the emerging artist and artisan scene. It gives a high-profile outlet to artists who may not otherwise reach their audience. The Artisan Market gathers every Sunday from 11am to 3pm through September 27th at 1147 East Fulton Street in Grand Rapids. More information is at G R Art Market dot com

Brian Eno

Blank Frank
Brian Eno Sampler 1994 via Virgin Records
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Frank Black

Frank Black Francis 2004 via spinART records
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Old School Freight Train

Heart of Glass
Six Years 2009 via 11:12 Records
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Magnolia Electric Co

Map of the Falling Sky
Josephine 2009 via Secretly Canadian
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2:20 am
Hat Trick Concert - David Mead (click for more info)
The Hat Trick Concert Series continues with David Mead, performing at One Trick Pony Grill and Taproom, Monday, September 28th at 7:30 pm! This free Monday night concert series brings nationally-touring acts to Grand Rapids in support of a non-profit organization working in our community. This show benefits the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology, offering skills-training opportunities. The Hat Trick Concert series is once again made possible with support from The Law Firm of Rhodes McKee with lodging provided by Peaches Bed and Breakfast and audio support from Mark Swanson. More information on the David Mead show, September 28th at 7:30 may be found on our website -

Blitzen Trapper

Going Down
Black River Killer 2009 via Sub Pop
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The Golden Age
Sea Change 2002 via Interscope Records
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Tiny Vipers

Tiger Mountain
Life on Earth 2009 via Sub Pop
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Ritsu Katsumata

Improv 412
Hungry Ghosts 2009 via Independent


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2:00 am
West Michigan Environmental Action Council (click for more info)
Since 1968, the West Michigan Environmental Action Council has served as West Michigan’s leading voice for environmental protection. WMEAC [WEE-me-ack] works to protect and enhance West Michigan’s natural and human environments by translating the concerns of people into positive action. More information is available at 616-451-3051 or info at

Bomba Estereo

La Nina Rica
Blow Up 2009 via Nacional Records
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The Concussions

Magic Fingers 2008 via Double Crown Records


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Inner Circle

Real Soldiers
State Of Da World 2009 via Shanachie
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The MacPodz

The Butcher
Live From the Ark 2009 via Independent


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Cookie Bumstead

She's Got A New Spell
Party Record! 2009 via Independent


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1:40 am
the DAAC (click for more info)

The DAAC - the Division Avenue Arts Collective - is not only a venue for bands. It is a place for poetry, film, art shows, community and more. All it's missing is you. Learn more about booking YOUR event - and find the DAAC Event calendar - at the DAAC dot org

Madeleine Peyroux

Between the Bars
Careless Love 2004 via Rounder / Pgd
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Patrick Watson

Wooden Arms
Wooden Arms 2009 via Secret City Records
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The Hidden Cameras

In the NA
Origin: Orphan 2009 via Arts & Crafts
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Paul Simon

Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
Graceland (25th Anniversary Edition CD) 1986 via Sony Legacy
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Kimi Djabate

Djombe [Personality]
Karam 2009 via Cumbancha
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1:20 am
Keller Williams at The Intersection (click for more info)
88.1 FM WYCE and The Intersection team up to present one-man jam-band Keller Williams in concert Tuesday, October 13th. Keller Williams is considered a master of the acoustic guitar, known for his ability to solo over layers of spontaneously created loops. He visits Grand Rapids in support of his newest album Odd. Tickets for Keller Williams at The Intersection Lounge - Tuesday, October 13th at 8pm - are available at Section Live. com For a limited time, when you donate $100 to WYCE, you'll get a complementary pair of tickets to this show and the chance to join Keller for a pre-Show Meet & Greet and backstage performance. This offer only lasts through this Monday! Call Nicole at (616) 459-4788 extension 109 for details.

Woody Guthrie

Buffalo Skinners
My Dusty Road 2009 via Rounder Records
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Tom Waits

Metropolitan Glide
Real Gone 2004 via Anti
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Joe Henry

Suit On A Frame
Blood From Stars 2009 via Anti


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Howlin' Wolf

Shake It For Me
Gold Collection 1998 via Fine Tune
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1:00 am
In-studio performances (click for more info)

Did you know that if you missed a live in-studio performance and interview from one of the many artists that visit WYCE, you can listen to it on our web page? Visit for "In Case You Missed It" -- an archive of past in-studio performances. You can find these great performances by typing the word "missed" in the search box at the top of the page. And don't forget you can find all of our concert announcements, public service announcements and sponsor messages -- plus a complete list of every song we play, by clicking on the "Playlists" link. And all the while, you can listen to WYCE 24/7 from anywhere in the world. That's wyce dot org.

Jenny Owen Youngs

Led to the Sea
Transmitter Failure 2009 via Nettwerk Records
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My Morning Jacket

Thank You Too
Evil Urges 2008 via Ato Records / Red
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The Rural Alberta Advantage

The Ballad of the RAA
Hometowns 2009 via Saddle Creek
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Among the Oak & Ash

Hiram Hubbard
Among The Oak & Ash 2009 via Verve Forecast
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Kendel Carson

Ten Lost Men
Alright Dynamite 2009 via TRAINWRECK RECORDS
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12:40 am
Meanwhile Movie: Death Race 2000 (click for more info)
The Meanwhile Bar and Wealthy Theatre team up to present the Meanwhile film series, the only brew-and-view in the greater Grand Rapids area! If you are a member of the Community Media Center, you can order drinks at the bar and enjoy a local Michigan beer, a glass of wine, or a mixed drink while watching your favorite cult classics from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The next film showing is "Death Race 2000," a 1975 classic starring David Carradine. Films show on Tuesday nights at 8pm at Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy Street. More information about the Meanwhile film series can be found at wealthy theatre dot org


Blake's Shake
Organissimo 2002


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Digital Primitives

Hum, Crackle and Pop
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The Fall Of Seven Diamonds Plus One
Beacons Of Ancestorship 2009 via Thrill Jockey
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Club D'Elf

Bass Beat Box
Now I Understand 2006 via Accurate Records
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12:20 am
Toast and Jams (click for more info)
From 7 to 9 weekday mornings, Toast and Jams fortifies your day with WYCE’s eclectic commercial-free music! At 8:20 we bring you The First Amendment Quote of the Day – a salute to free expression from notable figures past and present. At 8:30 it’s Earth and Sky: A Clear Voice for Science. Plus in-studio interviews with local non-profit organizations, artist birthday celebrations and This Day in Music. Toast and Jams! weekday mornings on listener sponsored 88.1 FM WYCE!


El Caminos in the West
Sumday 2003 via V2 North America
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Yo La Tengo

Nothing to Hide
Popular Songs 2009 via Matador Records
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So Blind
Here I Am 2009 via Young Tree Records
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Staff Benda Bilili

Sala Keba
Tres Tres Fort 2009 via Crammed Discs
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Chance Jones

The Angel's Share 2008 via Independent


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12:00 am
In the Spirit! (click for more info)

Join us Sunday mornings at 10 for a WYCE tradition - it's

In The Spirit!

- an exploration of music's spiritual roots. Hear music that celebrates the very best of human nature. And enjoy inspirational quotes by wise men and women from all walks of life.

In the Spirit!

- Sundays from 10 to noon - only on 88.1 FM WYCE!