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Playlist from 04/10/2012 @ 3:00pm

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Charlotte Gainsbourg

Stage Whisper 2012 via Elektra
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M. Ward

The First Time I Ran Away
A Wasteland Companion 2012 via Merge Records
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Youth Lagoon

Year Of Hibernation
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Rooms Filled With Light 2012 via Atlantic
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5:40 pm
FCC license renewal (click for more info)
On September 20, 2004, WYCE was granted a license by the Federal Communications Commission to serve the public interest as a public trustee until October 1, 2012. Our license will expire on October 1, 2012. We must file an application for renewal with the FCC by June 1, 2012. When filed, a copy of this application will be available for public inspection during our regular business hours. It contains information concerning this station's performance during the last license term commencing on October 1, 2004. Individuals who wish to advise the FCC of facts relating to our renewal application, and to whether this station has operated in the public interest should file comments and petitions with the FCC by September 4, 2012. Further information concerning the FCC's broadcast license renewal process is available at Station WYCE, 711 Bridge Street Northwest, Grand Rapids, Michigan, or may be obtained from the FCC, Washington, D.C. 20544.

Dr. Dog

Be The Void 2012 via ANTI Records
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5:30 pm
Alligator - Janiva Magness (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from Alligator Records, presenting an evening with JANiva Magness this Friday, April 13th at Billy’s Lounge in Eastown. Mojo Magazine says “JANiva Magness is one of the most fiery and original vocalists in contemporary blues and soul.” Her new release, “Stronger For It”, is available at Amazon, Itunes, and Alligator Dot Com. JANiva Magness performing live this Friday at Billy’s Lounge, 1437 Wealthy South East.

Mulatu Astatke

Yegelle Tezeta
New York, Addis, London- The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975 2009 via Strut Records
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Nina Simone

Since I Fell for You
The Blues 1991 via Polydor
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5:20 pm
Dwelling Place - Ave Arts (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from Dwelling Place's Avenue for the Arts. During Art.Downtown. on Friday April 13th over 300 local artists will take-over 31 downtown locations from 6:00 to 11pm. Three free trolleys will provide transportation among the venues for a night of exploring art in downtown Grand Rapids. Volunteers will be handing out maps at all trolley stops. Trolley info and previews of all 31 locations can be found on Facebook by searching for Art-dot-Downtown, or at


Seven Stars
Le Voyage dans la Lune 2011 via Astralwerks
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My Morning Jacket

Z 2005 via Ato Records / Red
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awE naturalE 2012 via Sub Pop
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Visions 2012 via 4ad Records
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Denison Witmer

Brooklyn With Your Highest Wall
The Ones Who Wait 2012 via Asthmatic Kitty
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5:00 pm
GROW (click for more info)
Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women [GROW] provides education, connections, and resources that create and strengthen women-owned businesses. GROW's vision is to provide women of West Michigan the education and resources that will allow them to strive towards their dream of achieving self-fulfillment and positive economic change. More information is available at GROW

Shuggie Otis

Sparkle City
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The Books

I Didn't Know That
The Way Out 2010 via Temporary Residence
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Smith Westerns

Dye It Blonde 2010 via Fat Possum
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Joan As Police Woman

The Magic
The Deep Field 2011 via Ais
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Rough Guide to Psychedelic Africa 2012 via World Music Network


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4:40 pm
Calvin - Bruce Cockburn (click for more info)
Support for WYCE comes from the Student Activities Office at Calvin College, presenting Bruce CO-BURN live in concert. For more than 40 years, Bruce CO-BURN has been sharing his observations of the world set to song, with more than 30 albums to his credit, as well as numerous awards, including his induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Bruce CO-BURN live at Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center, Friday, April 20th. Tickets and more information at CALVIN-DOT-E-D-U-SLASH-S-A-O.


Mouthful of Diamonds
Eyelid Movies 2010 via Barsuk
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Wye Oak

Holy Holy
Civilian 2011 via Merge Records
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4:30 pm
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Delta Spirit

Empty House
Delta Spirit 2012 via Rounder Records
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Cass Mccombs

County Line
Wit's End
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4:20 pm
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!

Hindi Zahra

Kiss & Thrills
Handmade 2011 via Naive
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Andrew Bird

Desperation Breeds
Break It Yourself 2012 via MOM & POP MUSIC
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Helado Negro

Island Universe Story 2012 via Asthmatic Kitty
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Gardens & Villa

Black Hills
Gardens & Villa 2011 via Secretly Canadian
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Mr. Gnome

Heave Your Skeleton
a note about this track

at the pyramid scheme this saturday 4/14

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4:00 pm
MacKenzie's Animal Sanctuary (click for more info) 8935 Thompson RD Lake Odessa, MI 48849 616.693.2490

Justin Robinson & the Mary Annettes

Bonfire (Bones for Tinder)
Bones for Tinder 2012 via Spindle Music
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Lucille Bogan

Barbecue Bess
The Best of 2004 via Sony
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Bill Callahan

Woke On A Whaleheart 2007 via Drag City
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Date With Ikea
Brighten the Corners: Nicene Creedence Edition 2008 via Matador
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3:40 pm
Sponsor Thanks - Folias (click for more info)
Support for WYCE is provided by Folias - Flute and Guitar Duo - Folias Music dot com

Esperanza Spalding

Radio Song
Radio Music Society 2012 via Heads Up
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Alex Cuba

Static In The System
Static in the System 2012 via Caracol Records
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Young & Old 2012 via Fat Possum Records
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Atlas Sound

My Angel Is Broken
Parallax 2011 via 4ad Records
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Calexico-Iron & Wine

Sixteen, Maybe Less
In the Reins 2005 via Overcoat Recordings
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3:20 pm
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.

Quantic & Alice Russell

Look Around the Corner
Look Around The Corner 2012 via TruThoughts
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Lee Fields

Wish You Were Here
Faithful Man 2012 via Truth & Soul
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Falta de Ar
Caravana Sereia Bloom 2012 via Six Degrees
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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Don't Stop the Music
Twenty Dozen 2012 via Savoy Jazz
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3:00 pm
Hope Network (click for more info) 616.243.0876