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Playlist from 05/07/2010 @ 12:00am

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Death Cab for Cutie

I Will Possess Your Heart
Narrow Stairs 2008 via Atlantic
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Small Plans
The Colossus 2010 via RJ's Electrical Connections
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Spacious Thoughts
The Spirit of Apollo 2009 via Anti
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Some Kind Of Nature
Plastic Beach 2010 via Virgin Records
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2:40 am
Youth Sports Alliance - GR (click for more info)
Youth Sports Alliance GR

provides positive after-school sports and recreation programs for inner city youth ages 6 to 14. The Alliance motivates with a child's love for organized sports, teaches them how to excel in academics and how to achieve their highest level of self fulfillment and personal development, in physical, social, moral and spiritual aspects of life. More information: Y S A G R dot org

Bill Callahan

Too Many Birds
Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle
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Breathe Owl Breathe

Canadian Shield 2007 via Independent


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Devendra Banhart

What Will We Be 2009 via Warner Bros.
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Helado Negro

Awe Owe 2009 via Asthmatic Kitty
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2:20 am
Hat Trick Concert - Backyard Tire Fire (click for more info)
WYCE's Spring Hat Trick Concert Series - presented by The Law Firm of Rhodes McKee - concludes with a performance by Backyard Tire Fire in a FREE show at One Trick Pony Grill and Taproom, Monday, May 17th at 7:30pm. Like their aromatic namesake, Backyard Tire Fire have grown from a smoldering, localized slow burn to an insistent, overriding funky presence that’s spreading - and refuses to be snuffed. This show benefits Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids, changing lives and communities through the power of work. The show is FREE with a suggested minimum donation of $10 to the night's charity. The Hat Trick 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 - WYCE dot org

Tony Allen

Nina Lowo
Secret Agent 2010 via Nonesuch
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Ya-Ka-May 2010 via Anti
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Apollo Sunshine

the Funky Chamberlain
Shall Noise Upon
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The Meters

The Mob
Look-Ka Py Py 1990 via Rounder Select
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Stardeath and White Dwarfs

The Sea Is On Fire
The Birth 2009 via WEA/Reprise
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2:00 am
WYCE e-mail list (click for more info)
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Lights at Sea

Lights At Sea 2008 via Independent


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Funnel Web
Deer Bird Bear Ship 2009 via Friction Records


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Amalgam In The Middle
Speak 2010 via Suicide Casanova Records
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1:40 am
Junior Achievement (click for more info)

To get involved, please visit "West Michigan dot J A dot org" today.

Charles Mingus

Boogie Stop Shuffle
Mingus Ah Um 1959 via Columbia
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New York Art Quartet

Pa Tirsdag
Old Stuff 2010 via CUNEIFORM
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Milt Jackson

Wizard of the Vibes
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Cal Tjader

Soul Sauce
Soul Sauce
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Gil Scott-Heron

I'm New Here
I'm New Here 2010 via XL Recording
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1:20 am
CD Release Parties - Casey Stratton / Seth and May (click for more info)
WYCE and Wealthy Theatre celebrate back-to-back shows from great local talents. First is Casey Stratton, sharing material from his new album, Memories and Photographs, Thursday, May 20th. Ka-REE-suh Wilson opens the show. Then, Friday, May 21st at 8pm, Seth Bernard and May Erlewine present a double album release party. Seth issues Is This You?, a companion piece to his album This Here. May releases her 5th solo project, Golden, the same night. Two for one! Tickets and information for both shows - wealthy theatre dot org

Lazy Genius

Making It Right
Strange Plains Dark Grooves 2009 via Independent


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that dog.

Never Say Never
Retreat From The Sun
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In The Garage
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Gold Soundz
Quarantine the Past: The Best of Pavement 2010 via Matador Records
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Broken Bells

Your Head Is On Fire
Broken Bells [LP] 2010 via Sony
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The Breeders

Bang On
Mountain Battles 2008 via 4ad Records
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1:00 am
Promo - Glance at the Past (click for more info)

Grand Rapids Historical Commission, in collaboration with Community Media Center, presents "Glance at the Past." This brief historical narrative reflects on the people, places and events that shaped our community.

Find out much more about the Grand Rapids Historical Commission online at "history grand rapids dot org"

And tune in for "Glance at the Past" - exclusively on listener sponsored  88.1 FM WYCE.

Beach House

Teen Dream 2010 via Sub Pop
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Sondre Lerche

Wet Ground
Two Way Monologue 2004 via Astralwerks
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Hot Chip

Made in the Dark 2008 via Astralwerks
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Twilight Galaxy
Fantasies 2009 via 02. Records
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Four Tet

Sia - Breathe Me
Remixes 2006 via Domino
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12:40 am
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

Of Montreal

cato as a pun
Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? 2007 via Polyvinyl Records
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Finer Feelings
Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga 2007 via Merge Records
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Karma Police
OK Computer 1997 via Capitol
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Grizzly Bear

Two Weeks
Veckatimest 2009 via Warp Records
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12:20 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.

the Beatles

On Our Way Back Home
Get Back To Toronto
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Chance Jones

Love Still Wild
The Incident at Primrose and West 2009 via Friction Records


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Deer Tick

The Ghost
Born On Flag Day 2009 via Partisan Records
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The Tallest Man on Earth

Troubles Will be Gone
The Wild Hunt 2010 via DEAD OCEANS
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Cat Power

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
The Covers Record 2000 via Matador Records
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Jeff Mangum

Live At Jittery Joes
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12:00 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.