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Playlist from 01/17/2012 @ 3:00pm

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St. Vincent

Strange Mercy
Strange Mercy 2011 via 4ad Records
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Andrew Bird

The Mysterious Production of Eggs 2005 via Righteous Babe
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Santa Fe
The Rip Tide 2011 via Pompeii Records
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Samantha Crain

Santa Fe
You (Understood) 2010 via Ramseur Rec.


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5:40 pm
Drew Nelson "Tilt-A-Whirl" release (click for more info)
WYCE Jammie Award-winner Drew Nelson releases his Red House Records debut album, Tilt-A-Whirl, Friday, February 3rd at Ladies Literary Club. This special hometown show brings Drew together with his band "Highway 2", a who's who of Michigan musicians that includes Drew Howard, Michael Crittenden, Jen Sygit, Brian Morrill, and Mark Schrock. Tickets for the show are available at - Calvin dot E D U slash box office

Mumford & Sons

Sigh No More
Sigh No More 2010 via coop
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Ruthie Foster

You Don't Miss Your Water
Let It Burn 2012 via Blue Corn Music
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Sax + Organ = Sexy

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5:30 pm
West Michigan Tourist Association (click for more info) 800-442-2084

Baba Maraire

Wona Baba Maraire 2012 via Independent
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Baba Maraire: Shabazz Palaces' Other Half

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The Budos Band

Unbroken, Unshaven
The Budos Band III 2010 via Daptone Records
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5:20 pm

The Civil Wars

The Violet Hour
Barton Hollow 2011 via 101 DISTRIBUTION
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Rufus Wainwright

Release The Stars 2007 via Geffen Records
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Youth Lagoon

Year Of Hibernation
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Eleanor Friedberger

Early Earthquake
Last Summer 2011 via Merge Records
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Blind Pilot

I Know
We Are The Tide 2011 via ATO RECORDS / RED
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Harry Nilsson

Early In The Morning
Nilsson Schmilsson 1971 via RCA
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5:00 pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield (click for more info) 1-877-4MY-BLUE (1-877-469-2583)


Dust AC

Metal Bowl Spray Spray Spray Close Tape Measure
Dead Happy 2012 via Severed Records


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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Hysterical 2011 via RED GENERAL CATALOG
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Raconte-Moi Une Histoire
Hurry Up We're Dreaming
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Ruckus Roboticus

Never Play with Scratches
Playing With Scratches 2007 via Grease
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4:40 pm
Wealthy Theatre Centennial Campaign - Rumours Retold (click for more info)
Wealthy Theatre's Sustainable Centennial, Founders Brewing, and WYCE present "Rumours Retold: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac" - Thursday, January 26th. Joshua Davis, Casey Stratton, Hannah Rose Graves, Dominic Davis and Jason Scott are together on stage for the first time ever, performing the album Mick Fleetwood called "the most important album we ever made." Thanks to a generous gift from Founders Brewing Company, every dollar of ticket sales for "Rumours Retold" will go toward allowing Wealthy Theatre to continue to serve the community for another 100 years. Tickets for "Rumours Retold: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac" are online at wealthy theatre dot org

Sufjan Stevens

I Walked
The Age of Adz 2010 via Asthmatic Kitty
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Fever Ray

When I Grow Up
Fever Ray
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4:30 pm
Play WYCE Events Calendar (click for more info)

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MTV Unplugged in New York 1994 via Geffen Records
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Wild Flag

Wild Flag 2011 via Merge Records
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4:20 pm
Electric Poetry (click for more info)

Join us Tuesday nights at 10:15 for 'Electric Poetry. Hear stylistic whiplash and verse from Grand Rapids' hardest working poets. And search archived episodes of 'Electric Poetry' at our website - WYCE.ORG - just search our Tuesday schedule.

Patrick Sweany

The Edges
That Old Southern Drag 2011 via Nine Mile Records
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All That The Rain Promises 2011 via Ramseur
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Meklit Hadero

Abbay Mado
On A Day Like This... 2010 via Porto Franco Records
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Monster and Me
WIM 2011 via Roc-A-Fella
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Lykke Li

Melodies + Desires
Youth Novels
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Cass McCombs

Robin Egg Blue
Humor Risk 2011 via Domino
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4:00 pm
Blandford Nature Center (click for more info)

Blandford Nature Center is a non-profit that believes children and adults learn best through personal experience. Blandford invites the community to get its hands dirty in nature - whether through standing knee-high in water to learn about stream ecology​, getting a close-up view of an owl for the first time,​ or planting squash seeds to start a garden. 

Blandford offers field trips, community programs, rentals, and day camps​ through an active outdoor environmental lab, led by a team of passionate, knowledgeable people with a strong link from past to future, promoting sustainability. 

​Blandford Nature Center ​has been a part of the West Michigan community for decades and continues to be your gateway to the outdoors!

Find out more by visiting "blandford nature center dot org" or calling 616-735-6240.

Oh Land

Sun of a Gun
Oh Land 2011 via Epic
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Tree of Mystery 2010 via Esl Music
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Rebirth Brass Band

I Like It Like That
Rebirth of New Orleans 2011 via Basin Street Records
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Ida Cox

Take Him Off Of My Mind
Ladies Sing The Blues
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She was billed as "The Uncrowned Queen of the Blues".

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3:40 pm
Steve Talaga (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from Steve Talaga, Grand Rapids-based pianist, composer and arranger. Steve Talaga dot com


Giant Squid
The Colossus 2010 via RJ's Electrical Connections
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Some People Have Real Problems 2008 via Hear Music
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Justin Robinson & the Mary Annettes

Bright Diamonds
Bones for Tinder 2012 via Spindle Music
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The Fling

What I've Seen 2012 via Dangerbird
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Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 1997 via Arista
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3:20 pm
Red Hot Lunch! (click for more info)

Join WYCE From noon to 1 weekdays for the Red Hot Lunch! At high noon we bring you "Red Hot and NEW", a full set of music brand new to the WYCE library. Red Hot Lunch continues with twenty minutes of your favorite Blues selections with "Red Hot and BLUE"; and we top off the hour with "Red Hot and YOU", featuring music requested exclusively by YOU our listeners! It's the "Red Hot Lunch", weekdays from Noon to 1; right here on 88.1 FM WYCE.

Sugar & The Hi Lows

Skip the Line
Sugar + the HI-LOWS 2011 via Dualtone
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The Black Keys

Hell Of A Season
El Camino 2011 via Nonesuch
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Mariachi El Bronx

48 Roses
Mariachi El Bronx 2011 via ATO RECORDS / RED
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The Little Willies

Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves
For The Good Times 2011 via Milking Bull/EMI
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Nada Surf

When I Was Young
The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy 2012 via Barsuk
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Nada Surf was formed in the early nineties by Matthew Caws and Daniel Lorca. Concerning the band's name, Matthew said, "it's actually referring to something much more existential, it's just surfing on nothing. Being lost in your head or in your imagination but you know, whenever I listen to music I always find myself off somewhere. Somewhere in space. You know, in mental space and it's a reference to that."

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3:00 pm
Conductive Learning Center (click for more info) 2428 Burton Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Phone: (616) 575-0575 Fax: (616) 285-1935