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Playlist from 05/04/2010 @ 3:00pm

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Belle & Sebastian

Stay Loose
Dear Catastrophe Waitress 2003 via Sanctuary Records
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(REQUESTED)

Lazy Genius

Black & Blues
Strange Plains Dark Grooves 2009 via Independent

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Mgmt

Flash Delirium
Congratulations 2010 via na
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Mgmt

Someone's Missing
Congratulations 2010 via na
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5:40 pm
GRAM: WYCE's World of Music (click for more info)
Grand Rapids Art Museum hosts Friday Night Conversations in Cook Auditorium at 6:30 pm. On Friday, May 14th, the focus of the conversation is WYCE! Join Station Manager Kevin Murphy and guest panel for a conversation about community radio, curating music, and the people who are passionate about the process. David Hardin presents a solo/acoustic performance directly following the panel discussion. More information on the Friday Night Conversations series - Art Museum G R dot org
(REQUESTED)

She & Him

Thieves
Volume Two 2010 via Merge Records
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(REQUESTED)

Sun Kil Moon

Ocean Breathes Salty
Tiny Cities
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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 sanchezbistro.com. 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.
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Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

Say It To Me Now
Once 2007 via Sony/Bmg Int'l
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Timber Timbre

Lay Down In The Tall Grass
Timber Timbre 2009 via Arts & Crafts
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5:20 pm
Swell Season - AEG (click for more info)
Today's WYCE 1st Amendment Quote Sponsor is AEG Live, presenting The Swell Season live in concert. The Swell Season is the folk-rock duo formed by Irish musician Glen Hansard and Czech singer and pianist Markéta Irglová, best known for their starring role in the 2007 motion picture "Once." The Swell Season, live at the Kalamazoo State Theatre, Saturday, May 15th. Tickets are still available at the State Theatre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 800 745 3000.

Atlas Sound (Laetita Sadier)

Quick Canal
Logos
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For Ricardo

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RJD2

Crumbs Off The Table
The Colossus 2010 via RJ's Electrical Connections
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COMPILATIONS

I'm Just Like You
What It Is! Funky Soul And Rare Grooves (1967-1977) 2006 via Rhino

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5:00 pm
Lester Hopkins (click for more info)
Today’s WYCE day sponsor is Matthew Wellman in memory of his brother Lester Hopkins who would remind us all to never pass up an opportunity for adventure.

Gorillaz

Some Kind Of Nature
Plastic Beach 2010 via Virgin Records
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Gorillaz

Glitter Freeze
Plastic Beach 2010 via Virgin Records
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(REQUESTED)

Caribou

Kaili
Swim 2010 via Merge Records
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Daniel Victor Snaith is better known by the stage names Caribou and Manitoba. Snaith previously recorded under the stage name Manitoba, but changed his name in 2004 under threat of an American lawsuit by Richard "Handsome Dick" Manitoba, the stage name of The Dictators frontman Richard Blum. As Snaith himself commented, "It's like The Smiths suing John Smith or something"

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Tony Allen

Secret Agent
Secret Agent 2010 via Nonesuch
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4:40 pm
Crooked Still - Wealthy Theatre (click for more info)
WYCE's Traditions! and the Michigan Heritage Music Association welcome Crooked Still to Grand Rapids in a Wealthy Theatre performance, Wednesday, May 5. Crooked Still's intoxicating sound is the product of five distinct talents exploring new ideas in traditional American roots, folk and bluegrass music. The show celebrates the release of their brand new album Some Strange Country. Special Guests Nobody's Darlin' opens the show. Doors at 7pm. Tickets and information - wealthy theatre dot org

Plants and Animals

Tom Cruz
La La Land 2010 via Secret City Records
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http://www.plantsandanimals.ca/---they record to tape, and their records sound like they could have been made in 1972. But for all their analog warmth, it’s also impossible to deny how raw and recent the songs sound, and harder still to find anything else that sounds quite the same.

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Anais Mitchell

Epic (Part I)
Hadestown 2010 via Righteous Babe
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feat. Bon Iver

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Elliott Smith

Angeles
Either/Or 1997 via Kill Rock Stars
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My most favorite Elliott Smith Song

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Laura Marling

I Speak Because I Can
I Speak Because I Can 2010 via Astralwerks Records/Emi
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5/6/10 Ladies Literary Club

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4:30 pm
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Dr. Dog

I Only Wear Blue
Shame, Shame 2010 via Anti
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Brand NEW Dr. Dog!!

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(REQUESTED)

Tom Waits

Jesus Gonna Be Here
Bone Machine 1992 via Island
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For Mikey

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4:20 pm
Catalyst Radio (click for more info)

88.1 FM WYCE and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center present Catalyst Radio, a 30-minute weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, focusing on local efforts. CMC's Catalyst Radio brings you interviews with organizations and people working on social change, community support, and media issues.Catalyst Radio airs Fridays at noon - exclusively on Grand Rapids' Community Radio Station, 88.1 FM WYCE.

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John Lennon

Watching The Wheels
Double Fantasy
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Request For Beatles---Double Fantasy was John's final release during his lifetime, released only three weeks before his murder.

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(REQUESTED)

Alexi Murdoch

What is Life [George Harrison]
Away We Go 2009 via Nettwerk Records
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Request For Beatles

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The Black Keys

Lies
Attack & Release 2008 via Nonesuch
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New Album 'Brothers' released on 5/18/10!

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Broken Bells

Your Head Is On Fire
Broken Bells [LP] 2010 via Sony
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http://www.brokenbells.com/home.html

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Morning Benders

Excuses
Big Echo 2010 via Rough Trade Us
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http://www.themorningbenders.com/ On Tour this summer w/ Broken Bells and Black Keys

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4:00 pm
Lester Hopkins (click for more info)
Today’s WYCE day sponsor is Matthew Wellman in memory of his brother Lester Hopkins who would remind us all to never pass up an opportunity for adventure.

Q-Tip

We Fight-We Love
The Renaissance 2008 via Universal Motown
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Fareed regularly acts as a disc jockey, most notably at Santos Party House where he hosts a weekly residency called OPEN

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Mo' Horizons

Yes Baby Yes (Sally Said)
Come Touch the Sun
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Mo' Horizons are a latin jazz and funk band from Hannover, Germany... Their music has frequently been described as acid jazz, chillout, downtempo and lounge.

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DJ Spooky

Lama Lava
In Fine Style: DJ Spooky - 50,000 Volts of Trojan 2006 via Trojan Us
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Horace Swaby (June 21, 1953 – May 18, 1999), better known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer and keyboardist, active from the 1970s onwards. He was known for his devotion to the spiritual Rastafari movement.

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3:40 pm
Pet Personals - Carol's Ferals - Will & Monkey (click for more info)
WYCE and Carol's Ferals bring you today's Pet Personals. The mission of Carol's Ferals is TNR - Trap-Neuter-Return, the most humane way to reduce cat overpopulation. They also have also rescued many friendly healthy, altered cats & kittens that are now up for adoption. Today meet "Will and Monkey"! Will is a short-hair grey and white Tiger boy. Monkey is a short-hair black and white girl. This two-year-old brother and sister super duo would like a forever home together, since they are now bonded to each other. The ideal home would be quiet, with a kind, caring, and patient owner and one other cat or a dog that likes cats. To receive an Adoption Application for "Will and Monkey", email "adoption at carolsferals dot org". Carol's Ferals next Adoption Day is Saturday, August 28th at Centerpoint Mall

Lightnin' Hopkins

Shine On Moon
Lightnin' And The Blues 2001 via Rhino / Wea
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Hopkins died of esophageal cancer in Houston in 1982 at the age of 69. A statue of Hopkins stands in Crockett, Texas.

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Monsters Of Folk

Temazcal
Monsters Of Folk 2009 via Shangri-La
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Jim James, Mike Mogis, Conor Oberst and M. Ward

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Mates of State

Blue and Gold Print
Re-Arrange Us 2008 via Barsuk
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This married couple recently recorded a covers record--- here is the complete Tracklisting to Crushes (The Covers Mixtape) ! 1. Laura (Girls) 2. Son et Lumiere (The Mars Volta) 3. Sleep the Clock Around (Belle & Sebastian) 4. Technicolor Girls (Death Cab for Cutie) 5. Long Way Home (Tom Waits 6. Love Letter (Nick Cave) 7. Second Hand News (Fleetwood Mac) 8. 17 Pink Sugar Elephants (Vashti Bunyan) 9. Roller Coaster Ride (Dear Nora) 10. True Love Will Find You in the End (Daniel Johnston)

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Freelance Whales

Hannah
Weathervanes 2010 via Frenchkiss
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http://www.freelancewhales.com/---To call them multi-instrumentalists might be a little overdone. The kids in Freelance Whales are really just collectors, at heart. They don’t really fancy buffalo nickels or Victorian furniture, but over the past two years, they’ve been collecting instruments, ghost stories, and dream-logs. Somehow, from this strange compost heap of little sounds and quiet thoughts, songs started to rise up like steam from the ground.

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Helado Negro

Espuma Negra
Awe Owe 2009 via Asthmatic Kitty
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http://asthmatickitty.com/helado-negro ---Helado Negro came together when Roberto Carlos Lange moved to New York in 2006. The group concept grew through projects and experiments Roberto would conduct while recording himself and others in his home studio in Brooklyn, NY. Loops, computer synthesis, record samples and live instruments provide the foundation for all these recordings. Throughout this process many players contributed to the record, including singing by Guillermo S.Herren (Prefuse 73) and Bear in Heaven front man Jon Philpot, drums and percussion by Chicago veteran Nori Tanaka (Lay all Over its), Matt Crum (Feathers) and Jason Trammell. Additional instrumentation includes Jason Ajemian (Born Heller, Chicago Underground Trio) John Ellis, Shannon Fields (Stars Like Fleas) and many more. Collectively all these people are Helado Negro but the group changes form with each new day.

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3:20 pm
El Mundo Weekends (click for more info)
Every morning, 'El Mundo Musical' brings the best regional Mexican hits to your radio dial. Join Oscar, Gabriella and Margarito for 'El Mundo Musical' 7 days a week - weekdays from 5:30 to 7:00 am; and weekends from 6 to 8 am - only here on WYCE.

The Tallest Man on Earth

Kids on the Run
The Wild Hunt 2010 via DEAD OCEANS
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The Tallest Man on Earth is the moniker of the folk musician Kristian Matsson of Dalarna, Sweden. Matsson, age 27, also sings in a band called Montezumas.

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COMPILATIONS

Genova
Up In The Air- Music from the Motion Picture 2009 via Rhino
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http://www.brainwashed.com/catlas/ Charles Atlas is an instrumental duo (Charles Wyatt and Jared Matt Greenberg...often expanding into a trio or quartet) who utilize effected guitar, piano, synthesizer, melodica, trumpet, drum loops, samples, and other instrumentation to paint expansive musical pastures on the crowded walls of the urban centers they and their audiences call home. Charles Atlas has toured internationally and has shared bills with Bright Eyes, Low, M. Ward, Tunng, Pram, Juana Molina, Mick Turner and Brian Jonestown Massacare just to name a few.

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Unkle

The Answer
Where Did the Night Fall 2010 via Surrender All
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http://www.unkle.com/

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3:00 pm
Lester Hopkins (click for more info)
Today’s WYCE day sponsor is Matthew Wellman in memory of his brother Lester Hopkins who would remind us all to never pass up an opportunity for adventure.