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Playlist from 01/13/2010 @ 9:00pm

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Camera Obscura

French Navy
My Maudlin Career 2009 via 4AD
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Beat Circus

The February Train
Boy from Black Mountain 2009 via CUNEIFORM
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Caixa Preta
Japan Pop Show 2008 via Adrenaline Records
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James Maddock

Hollow Love
Sunrise on Avenue C 2009 via The End Records
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Liz Mandville Greeson

Soul Tender
Back In Love Again 2001 via Earwig
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11:40 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!


Be a Bee
Love 2 2009 via Astralwerks
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The Isley Brothers

So You Wanna Stay Down
Harvest For The World 1976 via Sony
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Liz Durrett

Wild as Them
Outside Our Gates 2009 via Warm Electric
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11:20 pm
DAAC TRAAX (click for more info)
Introducing "Dack Tracks", a new radio collaboration between WYCE and the Division Avenue Arts Collective. Join Kyle and George Weeter at midnight every other Friday to get the scoop on all the upcoming live music at 'THE DACK'. The DAAC is an all-volunteer art space and music venue in Grand Rapids' downtown Avenue for the Arts. If you miss a broadcast, you can also find the DAAC TRAXX podcast at: the DAAC dot org

Bap Kennedy

Long Time a Comin'
Domestic Blues 1998 via E Squared
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Sue Foley

Hitting on Nothing
Time Bomb 2007 via Ruf (Idn)
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The Baha Men

Junk Junkanoo
Junkanoo! 1992 via Wea International
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John Doe & The Sadies

Husbands and Wives
Country Club 2009 via Yep Roc Records
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The White Stripes

Effect and Cause
Icky Thump 2007 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Elvis Costello & The Attractions

Beyond Belief
The Very Best of Elvis Costello & The Attractions 1977–86 1994 via Rykodisc
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11:00 pm
Friday Frost Advisory (click for more info)
The students and teachers of C.A. Frost Environmental Science Academy, of Grand Rapids Public Schools, team up to present an exciting weekly feature here at WYCE. The Frost Advisory is a student-produced environmental science lesson - celebrating Michigan's natural beauty and seasonal changes. Hear THE FROST ADVISORY every Friday at 8:30 am and 5:30 pm - exclusively on your community radio station 88.1 FM WYCE.

Purgatory Hill

Blues of Sin/BabyLove
Purgatory Hill 2009 via Independent
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Pat MacDonald's (former founding member of Timbuk3) new project, Purgatory Hill. It's pretty much him on most all the instruments, including the "melaniejane", a cigarbox guitar/bass.

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Robert Earl Keen

The Front Porch Song
The Party Never Ends 2003 via Sugarhill [Country]
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Frank Zappa

San Ber'dino
Kill Ugly Radio 1995 via Rykodisc
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10:40 pm
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (click for more info)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

provides communication, human services and education to the deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing communities - with the goal of inclusiveness - in Western Michigan. Services include mental health coordination, job placement, interpreter referral and hearing assistance outreach. More information - Deaf H H S dot org

The Waxies

Drunkard's Lament
In Pursuit of Dicey Riley 2009 via Independent


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Taylor's Rock
Hound Dog Taylor- A Tribute 1998 via Alligator Records


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Eric Johnson

The Boogie King [Tribute to John Lee Hooker]
Alien Love Child- Live and Beyond 2000 via Independent
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Sarah Masen

Break Hard the Wishbone
Sarah Masen 1996 via Chordant
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Let It Die 2005 via Interscope Records
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10:20 pm
Brandi Carlile at The Intersection 1.23.10 (click for more info)
WYCE and The Intersection Lounge welcome Seattle-based singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile and her band to Grand Rapids. With her rich voice and storytelling, Brandi Carlile is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand young artists around. She's touring in support of her new album Give Up the Ghost. Brandi Carlile with special guest Katie Herzig at the Intersection Lounge, Saturday, January 23rd. Doors at 7:00, show at 8:00. Tickets are available at More information - WYCE dot org

Neneh Cherry

Homebrew 1992 via Virgin Records
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The Strangelings

Season Of The Witch
Season Of The Witch 2007 via Independent
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Sleep On The Left Side
When I Was Born for the 7th Time 1997 via Warner Bros / Wea
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Candye Kane

White Trash Girl
White Trash Girl 2005 via Ruf (Idn)
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10:00 pm
Comprehensive Therapy Center (click for more info)
Established in 1982, Comprehensive Therapy Center’s mission is to meet the therapeutic and educational needs of adults and children with disabilities who are at-risk or disadvantaged, through skill building, academic enhancement and social emotional support. Comprehensive Therapy Center helps West Michigan residents to walk, talk, learn, work and play through speech-language pathology, sensory and motor therapies. Learn more at Therapy Center dot org


Next 2002 via Blue Note Records
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Bryan Lee

Me and My Music
My Lady Don't Love My Lady 2009 via Justin Time Records
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Bizarre Love Triangle
Marvin the Album 1994 via Mammoth / Pgd
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Iron & Wine

Love Vigilantes
Around the Well 2009 via Sub Pop
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I <3 this New Order cover...

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9:40 pm
Gerontology Network (click for more info)

For more than 30 years,

Gerontology Network

has worked to enhance the quality of life and promote the independence of older adults, their families and care providers. Gerontology Network offers clients a variety of social and physical care programs, outreach, counseling, personal care, and case management. Gerontology Network dot org

Sam Phillips

Strawberry Road
Martinis and Bikinis 1994 via Virgin Records
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Catfish Keith

What Fun We're Havin' in Illinois
Twist It, Babe! 1997 via FIsh Tail Records
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Tommy T

The Response
The Prester John Sessions 2009 via Easy Star
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Rustic Overtones

Feast or Famine
Rooms By The Hour 1997 via Ripchord Records
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Erin McKeown

La Petite Mort
Distillation 2000 via Signature Records
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9:20 pm
Acoustic Cafe Concert - Carrie Rodriguez, Erin McKeown, Ben Sollee (click for more info)
Wealthy Theatre, WYCE and Acoustic Café announce “An Acoustic Café Evening." This tour combines the dynamic talents of Austin songstress Carrie Rodriguez, Kentucky indie/folk cellist Ben Sollee and lit/pop darling Erin McKeown. This incredible night of music is in the Wege Auditorium of Wealthy Theatre, Wednesday, February 3rd at 7:30 pm. Community Media Center members will receive a discount and, as always, will have bar privilege at the event. Tickets and more details are available on our website - WYCE dot org!

Zee Avi

Honey Bee
Zee Avi 2009 via Brushfire Records
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Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem

Limo to Memphis
Cocktail Swing 2001 via Signature Records
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Squirrel Nut Zippers

It Ain't You
Hot 1996 via Mammoth / Pgd
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Too Slim & The Taildraggers

King Size Troublemaker
King Size Troublemakers 2000 via Burnside
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Crash Test Dummies

Winter Song
The Ghosts That Haunt Me 1991 via Arista
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9:00 pm
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.