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Playlist from 10/29/2017 @ 12:00pm

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A pretty well balanced mix of the world of music, maybe somewhat skewed to fuzzed out or jangly guitars and Professor Longhair mambo rhumba boogie.

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order

Parlor Voice

Country Rock Purgatory
Rice Cakes For The Unsettled 2017 via Independent
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In The Valley Below

Break Even
Elephant (EP) 2017 via Bright Antenna


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The Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet

Caras II
Diablo En Brooklyn 2017 via Saponegro
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The Secret Sisters

'Til It's Over
You Don't Own Me Anymore 2017 via NEW WEST
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Student Teachers

Christmas Weather
Ork Records:New York,New York 2014 via Numero
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2:40 pm
Promo - In-Studio Performances (click for more info)

Tune in to WYCE for intimate in-studio interviews - and live performances - from local and touring musicians. We bring you up close to some of our favorite acts as they share brand new songs - often before they're even released - with stories and insights behind the music.

Then, check out "WYCE dot org" for an audio archive of recent in-studio performances. While you're there, browse our calendar of upcoming artist visits!

Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs

Don't Shed Your Light
All Her Fault 2014 via Transdreamer
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Sonny Rollins

Strode Rode
Saxophone Colossus 1956 via Prestige
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John Holt

Fancy Make Up
Studio One Rocksteady 2014 via Soul Jazz
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A Sentimental Education 2017 via Double Feature
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2:20 pm
Promo - Local Spins on WYCE (click for more info)

Local Spins on WYCE is a 1-hour exploration of the best music from the Grand Rapids area and West Michigan. The program often debuts new songs by seasoned artists as well as emerging acts who merit attention and broader exposure.

The show is hosted by John "SINK-uh-vitch" from, the website covering West Michigan's music scene. Each week, John invites local artists into the studio for live music and conversation.

Tune in for "Local Spins on WYCE" every Friday at 11am. And browse every archived episode online at WYCE dot org

Marti Brom

Blues Keep Calling
Not for Nothin' 2011 via GOOFIN RECORDS
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Freddie King

Please Send Me Someone to Love
The Best of Freddie King- The Shelter Records Years 2000 via Shelter
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The Cactus Blossoms

You're Dreaming
You're Dreaming 2016 via Red House
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Broken Social Scene

Hug Of Thunder
Hug of Thunder 2017 via Arts & Crafts
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Kenny Dorham

Minor's Holiday
Afro-Cuban 1955 via Blue Note
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2:00 pm
Tim & Sandra Bolema (click for more info)

Hold for Copy

Ribbons of Song

Desire Lines
Shadow Speak 2017 via Independent


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Dinah Washington

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
First Issue- The Dinah Washington Story (The Original Recordings) 1993 via Polygram Records
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Nick Cave

I'm Your Man
Leonard Cohen:I'm Your Man (Original Soundtrack) 2006 via Universal
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Angel Olsen

Burn Your Fire for No Witness 2014 via Jagjaguwar
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1:40 pm
Long Road - WYCE Benefit (click for more info)

Our 30th anniversary celebration of community-powered radio in West Michigan continues, as we invite you to enjoy a concert and fundraiser at Long Road Distillers on Wednesday, November 8th!

The evening features a performance by "Juke joint Hand-me-downs" and 15% of all sales from 4pm to midnight benefit WYCE!

Long Road Distillers is at 537 Leonard Street NorthWest in Grand Rapids

This WYCE benefit event featuring "Juke joint Hand-me-downs" is Wednesday, November 8


Pink Flag
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Lazy Genius

Set a Fire
Holographic 2017 via Independent


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Kamasi Washington

Harmony Of Difference [EP] 2017 via Dom Chi No/Young Turks
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Joe Strummer & the Latino Rockabilly War

Trash City
The Future is Unwritten 2007 via Sony
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Nikki Hill

Who Were You Thinking Of_
Here's Nikki Hill 2013 via Deep Fryed Records
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The Deep Dark Woods

Up On The Mountaintop
Yarrow 2017 via Six Shooter
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1:20 pm
Thrive: A Refugee Support Program (click for more info)

South Wyoming United Methodist Church 2730 56th St. SW Wyoming, MI 49418 (616) 206-4477

Junior Wells

Why Are People Like That
Come On In This House 1996 via Telarc
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Care Less 2016 via Hot Capicola Records
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Lee Morgan

The Procrastinator
The Procrastinator 1967 via Blue Note
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In the Morning
ken 2017 via Merge
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1:00 pm
Tim & Sandra Bolema (click for more info)

Hold for Copy

Robert Gordon

Honky Tonk Man
I'm Coming Home 2015 via Lanark Records
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Handshake Drugs
Kicking Television- Live in Chicago 2005 via Nonesuch
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Marc Ribot

St. James Infirmary
Saints 2001 via Atlantic / Wea
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Seeing It
Losing 2017 via Sub Pop
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12:40 pm
Local Spins Live - Blue Water Ramblers (click for more info)

WYCE presents Local Spins Live at Speak EZ Lounge - every Wednesday night at 8pm! This series features a wide array of the best musicians in the West Michigan area, performing in a casual setting with no cover charge. 

This Wednesday, Local Spins Live welcomes Blue Water Ramblers with special guest Pete Bardolph. The Blue Water Ramblers write and sing traditional music with modern themes - the songs of Michigan, America, and YOUR life.

Speak EZ Lounge is located at 600 Monroe Avenue NorthWest

Ages "21 plus" welcome after 9pm.

Skip James

Washington D.C. Hospital Center Blues
Hard Time Killing Floor Blues 2003 via Shout Factory
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Lou Reed

Waves of Fear
The Blue Mask 1982 via RCA
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Dori Freeman

I Want To See The Bright Lights T
Letters Never Read 2017 via Blue Hens Music
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Duke Ellington

Backward Country Boy Blues
Money Jungle 1962 via Blue Note
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12:20 pm
(Generic) Specialized Language Development (click for more info)

The Specialized Language Development (SLD) Center , a community resource of West Michigan, is committed to bringing the power of reading, writing and spelling to all individuals with dyslexia or other unique learning styles, enabling them to achieve their full potential. They are currently looking for tutors in the West Michigan area. The number to call to find out more is 616 361 1182.

Gord Downie and the Country of Miracles

The Grand Bounce 2011 via Cobraside
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The B-Sides

You Scare Me Straight
The B-Sides 2013 via Spinout Records


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The Band

Chest Fever
Greatest Hits 2000 via Capitol
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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

Over Everything
Lotta Sea Lice 2017 via Matador
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12:00 pm