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Playlist from 05/21/2010 @ 12:00am

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order


Coax Me
Twice Removed
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Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros

Global A Go-Go
Global a Go-Go 2001 via Epitaph / Ada
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Gogol Bordello

Pala Tute
Trans-Continental Hustle 2010 via COLUMBIA / DMZ
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Congratulations 2010 via na
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2:40 am
Arbor Circle (click for more info)

Arbor Circle believes in the positive power of healthy individuals and families to build a solid foundation for the future. They work to transform the lives of children, adults and families facing mental health, substance use and family issues, through a range of counseling and supportive services, many free of charge. Learn more at arbor circle dot org

City Center

Sky Flowers
Spring Street
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Helado Negro

I Wish
Awe Owe 2009 via Asthmatic Kitty
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Tony Allen

Secret Agent 2010 via Nonesuch
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Bokoor Beats- Vintage Afro-Beat, Afro-Rock & Electric Highlife From Ghana 2010 via Otrabanda


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2:20 am
Stadium Club Concert - Lucy Kaplansky (click for more info)
WYCE and Pepsi Stadium Club at Fifth / Third Ballpark welcome contemporary folk singer and songwriter Lucy Kaplansky. Lucy Kaplansky established her career in the New York City performing community. Her beautiful harmonies have made her a favorite singing partner, collaborating with Shawn Colvin, Richard Shindell and Suzanne Vega. She comes to Grand Rapids in advance of her new album, a trio CD featuring John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson. Opening the show is Ralston Bowles. Lucy Kaplansky at Fifth / Third Ballpark - Sunday, May 23rd at 7:30 pm. Tickets at whitecaps baseball dot com. More information is available at WYCE dot org

The Hold Steady

The Weekenders
Heaven Is Whenever 2010 via Vagrant Records
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The National

High Violet 2010 via 4ad Records
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Frightened Rabbit

The Loneliness And The Scream
The Winter of Mixed Drinks 2010 via Fat Cat
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Horse Feathers

Thistled Spring 2010 via Kill Rock Stars
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The Tallest Man on Earth

The Drying of the Lawns
The Wild Hunt 2010 via DEAD OCEANS
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2:00 am
Adoptive Family Support Network (click for more info)

Adoptive Family Support Network nourishes the lifelong well-being of West Michigan's adoptive families by promoting access to post-adoption resources and raising awareness about families formed by adoption. Learn more at

Bill Callahan

Too Many Birds
Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle
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You Think It's Like This but really it's like this
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Mouthful of Diamonds
Eyelid Movies 2010 via Barsuk
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1:40 am
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

LCD Soundsystem

All I Want
This Is Happening 2010 via DFA/Virgin
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Cocteau Twins

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Perfect Ending
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The Last of the Famous International Playboys
Greatest Hits 2008 via Decca
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Rogue Wave

Stars and Stripes
Permalight 2010 via Brushfire Records
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1:20 am
CD Release Party - Seth / May (click for more info)
WYCE and Wealthy Theatre celebrates a double album release party from Seth Bernard and May Erlewine. Seth issues Is This You?, a new companion piece to his album This Here. And May releases her 5th solo project, Golden, the same night. Two for one! The CD Release Party is Friday, May 21 at 8pm. Tickets and information for Seth and May at Wealthy Theatre - wealthy theatre dot org

Dr. Dog

I Only Wear Blue
Shame, Shame 2010 via Anti
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Neutral Milk Hotel

Kinog Of Carrot Flowers pt 1, 2 & 3
In An Aeroplane Over The Sea
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Nathan Kalish

Loose Thoughts
Delicate Veins 2010 via Independent


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The Decemberists

Red Right Ankle
Her Majesty The Decemberists 2003 via Kill Rock Stars
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David Bowie

Soul Love
The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
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1:00 am
WMEACtion Alert! (click for more info)
Grand Rapids Community Media Center and West Michigan Environmental Action Council bring you "WMEACtion Alerts!", a new segment airing Mondays at 8:30am and 5:30pm here on WYCE. WMEACtion Alerts provide everyday tips for building sustainable communities and protecting our Great Lakes. We'll put you in touch with green events and resources to help make West Michigan a global leader for sustainable practices. Wee-mee-Action Alerts! - Mondays at 8:30 and 5:30 - here on 88.1 FM WYCE.


Lauren Marie
Album 2009 via True Panther Sounds
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Everyone Is Guilty
Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free
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Devendra Banhart

Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon 2007 via Xl Recordings
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12:40 am
Alliance for Health (click for more info)

Alliance for Health is a broad-based community coalition dedicated to the encouragement of optimal health for all residents through high quality health care services at the lowest cost. Alliance for Health brings together those who give health care, those who get health care and those who pay for health care to identify and work together on health-related community priorities. AFH is committed to advancing a high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care system. More information at AFH dot org

Sam Cooke

Bring It On Home To Me
Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963
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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

100 Days, 100 Nights
100 Days, 100 Nights 2007 via Daptone
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Raphael Saadiq

Oh Girl
The Way I See It 2008 via Sony
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Gnarls Barkley

Who's Gonna Save My Soul
The Odd Couple 2008 via Atlantic
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Rick Chyme

Anyone Who Ever Dreamed
The Field 2010 via Independent


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Welcome To The World Of The Plastic Beach
Plastic Beach 2010 via Virgin Records
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12:20 am
Traditions! (click for more info)
American Roots, Redefined - Sundays, 8 AM

Apollo Sunshine

the Funky Chamberlain
Shall Noise Upon
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Trombone Shorty

In the 6th
Backatown 2010 via Verve Forecast
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AB! & Coconut Brown

E-Squared (Introduction)
Indeed 2010 via Independent


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The Black Keys

Sinister Kid
Brothers 2010 via Nonesuch
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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!