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Playlist from 12/29/2009 @ 3:00pm

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Paranoid Android
OK Computer 1997 via Capitol
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Richard Swift

Hallelujah, Goodnight!
The Atlantic Ocean 2009 via Secretly Canadian
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The Police

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Ghost In The Machine 1981 via A&M
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The Walkmen

In The New Year
You & Me
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Oh I’m still living~ At the old address~ And I’m waiting on the weather~ And I know you’ll pass~ I know that it’s true~ It’s gonna be a good year~ Out of the darkness~ And into the fire~ I’ll tell you I love you~ And my hearts in the strangest place~ That’s how it started~ And that’s how it ends

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5:40 pm
Jammies XII (click for more info)
Mark your calendars for West Michigan's biggest night of music! The 12th annual WYCE Jammie Awards, presented by Bell's Brewing Company, returns to The Intersection Lounge, Tuesday, February 15th from 5:30 to 11 pm. This FREE regional music showcase and awards ceremony features performances by more than 20 area bands on two stages. Once again we're asking for donations of non-perishable food items for "Feeding America West Michigan" - and your gently-used clothing, especially children's clothing, which will go to "In the Image". You'll take home a free CD with your donation. The 12th annual WYCE Jammie Awards at The Intersection Lounge - Tuesday, February 15th. Our thanks to Bell's Brewing, Rylee's Ace Hardware, Rainbow Music and The Intersection for their support of the show!

Mo' Horizons

Southern Fried Funky Lovesong
Sunshine Today 2008 via Agogo
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Dirty Drummer

Dirty's Mobile Beat Shack 2006 via na
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5:30 pm
San Chez/Mezze (click for more info)
Today's Earth & Sky sponsor is San Chez, a Tapas Bistro & Cafe, long committed to being a responsible restaurant. A complete description of San Chez's recycling, re-use, and conservation initiatives, as well as an extensive selection of special menus for diners with food sensitivities or allergies are available at San Chez Bistro is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Fulton and Commerce, downtown G.R. Free parking is available in the city ramp just one block north.

Lucinda Williams

Live @ The Fillmore 2005 via Lost Highway
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Thank you Ria!

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5:20 pm
UICA [generic] (click for more info)

For more than 30 years, The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts has offered the community innovative experiences in the latest art forms. Today, they present programs in visual arts, film, dance, literature, performance arts and music. They provide artists with studio space, sales support and educational opportunities - all under one roof. To learn about the UICA and its new location at 2 Fulton Street West - visit UICA dot ORG

The Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo

Shadow Thief
The Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo 2009 via Proteus Entertainment
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The Limit to Your Love
The Reminder 2007 via Cherry Tree
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Samuel James

Rosa's Sweet Lil' Love Song
For Rosa, Maeve and Noreen 2009 via Northern Blues
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Jose Gonzalez

Veneer 2006 via Mute U.S.
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Cookie Bumstead

Just Walkin' In The Rain
Party Record! 2009 via Independent


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5:00 pm
GROW (click for more info)
Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women [GROW] provides education, connections, and resources that create and strengthen women-owned businesses. GROW's vision is to provide women of West Michigan the education and resources that will allow them to strive towards their dream of achieving self-fulfillment and positive economic change. More information is available at GROW

Mulatu Astatke

New York, Addis, London- The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975 2009 via Strut Records
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Blessing in Disguise
A Mad And Faithful Telling 2008 via Anti
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Is losing something that you love~ a blessing in disguise~ who comes and goes into our life~ not for us to decide~ You can bury them deep inside~ but you can never hide~ You waited for them long enough~ It's time to say goodbye~ O my lordy O my god~ I finally see what's going on~ I count the fingers that you made me~ Am I squandering the life you gave me~ I never seem to find the words~ the devil ties my tongue~ Then I find the perfect words~ the moment you have gone~ Are we still lovers we'll never be friends~ Is this all there is? Is this where it ends?~ Was it fate? Was it games of chance?~ Are we victims of the circumstances~ O my lordy....... Bend your words into a prayer~ send them on a trip some where~ Let them ring and resonate~ Kiss your lips and seal my fate~ maybe losing something~ that you love is a blessing in disguise~ you've been their slave for far too long~ It's time to say goodbye~

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Date With Ikea
Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Edition 2008 via Matador
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Combat Baby
Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?
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Talking Heads

Love-Building on Fire
Popular Favorites 1976-1992-Sand In the Vaseline 1992 via Sire / London/Rhino
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4:40 pm
Gov't Mule (click for more info)
WYCE and The Orbit Room welcome Government Mule in concert, Saturday, January 30th. Born from the resurgent Allman Brothers, Warren Haynes and Gov't Mule are one of America's finest roots rock and blues outfits. They're coming to Grand Rapids in support of their new album By a Thread. Larry McCray opens the show. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. More information is available on our website -

Oran Etkin

Kelenia 2009 via Motema Music
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Billie Holiday

Moanin' Low
Lady Day: The Master Takes & Singles 2007 via Sony
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4:30 pm
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The Devil Makes Three

Poison Trees
Do Wrong Right 2009 via Milan Records
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Monsters Of Folk

Monsters Of Folk 2009 via Shangri-La
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4:20 pm

Patrick Watson

Big Bird in a Small Cage
Wooden Arms 2009 via Secret City Records
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Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Up From Below 2009 via Community Records
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Julian Casablancas

Phazes For The Young
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Julian Fernando Casablancas is a solo artist, vocalist, and chief songwriter of the American rock band The Strokes. As The Strokes principal songwriter, he has the greatest impact on their sound and has been known to be extremely meticulous with it. While Casablancas composes on a variety of instruments, he uses the keyboard to write complex arrangements that he later transposes to fit The Strokes' guitar-driven lineup.

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War Child presents Heroes, Vol. 1 2009 via Astralwerks


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Amadou & Mariam

Welcome To Mali 2009 via Nonesuch
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4:00 pm
Actors' Theatre (click for more info)

Actors' Theatre, the off-Broadway of Grand Rapids, is committed to bringing West Michigan the best in entertaining, innovative, challenging and thought-provoking theatre. Actors' produces high quality, innovative works that, due to content or size, aren't seen on any other stage in Grand Rapids. Actors' Theatre is located on the Grand Rapids Community College campus in Spectrum Theater at 160 Fountain NE. More information may be found at actors theatre grand

Lazy Genius

Making It Right
Strange Plains Dark Grooves 2009 via Independent


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El Perro Del Mar

From The Valley To The Stars 2008 via Control Group / Tcg
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Citizen Cope

The Clarence Greenwood Recordings 2002 via RCA
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For Ryan K

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Greg Brown

The Evening Call 2006 via Red House


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3:40 pm
Crash's Landing (click for more info)
CRASH's LANDING is a non-profit, no-kill Cat Rescue & Placement Center, owned and operated by a veterinarian. Crash's Landing is dedicated to removing homeless, adult cats from the streets, and placing them into loving, permanent homes. All cats in their care receive the best medical preventative care possible. Find out more about kitties in need of permanent homes online at crashs landing dot org

The XX

xx 2009 via Xl Recordings
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Flaming Lips and Stardeath and White Dwarfs and Peaches and Henry Rollins

Us & Them
Dark Side Of The Moon
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BR Samba
Black Rio, Vol. 2- Original Samba Soul 1968-1981 2009 via Strut Records


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Corey Harris

Special Rider Blues
Mississippi To Mali 2003 via Rounder / Pgd
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3:20 pm
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!

Other Lives

AM Theme
Other Lives 2009 via ATO RECORDS / RED
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Karen O and The Kids

Worried Shoes (Daniel Johnston)
Where The Wild Things Are
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Daniel Johnston

Light of Day
Is And Always Was 2009 via High Wire Music
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Johnston is the musician's cult hero, whose music is appreciated for its utter lack of artifice and undeniable simple brilliance. A wide range of notable artists have covered Johnston's songs, including Beck, Wilco, Sonic Youth, TV On The Radio, M. Ward, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Bright Eyes, Tom Waits, and Pearl Jam. With the October 6, 2009 release of his latest - and possibly greatest - work, Is And Always Was, Daniel adds another chapter to his artistic legend.

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Unsigned II 2009 via Curious Vision Music


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3:00 pm
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