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Robb M

Platters That Matter! - In Pursuit Of The Defining Mix; The Occasional Oh Wow! Factor Thrown In For Kicks

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order

Ron Levy

Wes Side West
Voodoo Boogaloo 2005 via Levtron
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'Til We Meet Again, Have A Fantabulous Day!

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Buffalo Tom

Lost Weekend
Skins 2011 via Scrawny Records
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Boston, MA 1996 - The Band's Name Is Derived From The Band 'Buffalo Springfield' And The First Name Of The Drummer

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Tia Carroll

Move On
You Gotta Have It 2021 via Little Village
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The 'YCE Blues Alley Welcomes The Bay Area Blueswoman Back With Another Fine Outing Accompanied By Longtime Band, 'Her Awesome Blues Band'

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Aloe Blacc

Patria Mia
Shine Through 2006 via Stones Throw
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Raised On Salsa,Merengue, And Cumbia - Later Developing A Fierce Admiration For Donny Hathaway And Marvin Gaye; Discovered An Affinity For Folk-Rock Singer/Songwriters - Member Of Hip Hop Duo Emanon

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8:40 am
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

K. Jones & The Benzie Playboys

Morning Train
Morning Train 2016 via Independent
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Hailing From The Rugged Wilds Of Northern Michigan With An Authentic Infectious SW Louisiana Gumbo


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Catfish Keith

Jumpin' Jack Rabbit
Blues At Midnight 2020 via Fish Tail
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East Chicago, IN - The Acoustic Blues Is Fine Hands!

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8:30 am

Bat for Lashes

Pearl's Dream
Two Suns 2009 via Astralwerks
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Natasha Khan - Pakistani British Singer, Songwriter, And Multi-Instrumentalist

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Saint Etienne

Milk Bottle Symphony
Tales From Turnpike House 2005 via Savoy Jazz
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Founded In 1990 London By Three Former Music Journalists - New Longplay Is Due Later On In 2021

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8:20 am
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre (click for more info)



30 N Division Ave

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Crooked Spires

High Tides
Crooked Spires 2020 via Independent
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HandMade In West Michigan

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Nick Waterhouse

Nick Waterhouse 2019 via Innovative Leisure
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Santa Ana, CA - Hear Tunes From Nick's Latest Album 'Promenade Blue' Here On 'YCE

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Redtenbacher's Funkestra

The Hang 2020 via RSB Records
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One-Man Band

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Israel Nash

Topaz 2021 via Soundly
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New Music Into 'YCE

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8:00 am
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (click for more info)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

provides communication, human services and education to the deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing communities - with the goal of inclusiveness - in Western Michigan. Services include mental health coordination, job placement, interpreter referral and hearing assistance outreach. More information - Deaf H H S dot org

Luis Conte

Water Pots
En Casa de Luis 2011 via BFM Jazz
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Latin American Percussionist

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Emma Donovan & the Putbacks

Hold On
Crossover 2020 via Hopestreet
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'YCE Blues Alley Welcomes Emma Donovan & The Pushbacks

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Tame Impala

Is It True
The Slow Rush 2020 via Interscope
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Psychedelic Music Project Of Kevin Parker

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Ember Swift

No Regrets
The Dirty Pulse 2006 via Few'll Ignite Sound
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The Canadian Singer-Songwriter/Guitarist Celebrates Twenty-Five Years In The Business

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Dojo Cuts

Single 2020 via Colemine
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Album: Tomorrow's Gonna Come - Six-Piece Out Of Australia With Killer Vocals By Roxie Ray

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7:40 am
Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan (click for more info)

Grand Rapids Office: 161 Ottawa Avenue NW Suite 203-D Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Mando Saenz

Talk Is Cheap
All My Shame 2021 via Carnival
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Emerging As On The Most Notable Songwriters In Nashville; Balancing Outlaw Influences With Melodic Harmonies That Stick You

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Flora Purim

Lua Cheia
Flora's Song 2005 via Narada
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Brazilian Singer Who Adopted Jazz Fusion As Her Forte; Becoming An Integral Component Of 'Return to Forever' - Miss Purim Turning 79 A Few Weeks Ago

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7:30 am
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The Housemartins

Happy Hour
The Best
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This Mornings '80's Throwback -(London 0 Hull 4, 1986) - Charted Three Top Ten Albums And Six Top Twenty Singles In The UK - Members When On To Pursue Other endeavors After the 1988 Breakup - Paul Heaton And Dave Hemingway Formed The Beautiful South; Norman Cook Became An Electronic Dance Music DJ Rebranding Himself As Fatboy Slim

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Kasai Allstars

Like a Dry Leaf on a Tree
Black Ants Always Fly Together, One Bangle Makes No Sound 2021 via Crammed Discs
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Mythical Collective Which Consists Of No Less Than Fifteen Musicians From Five Ensembles From The Kasai Region, Republic Of Congo

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7:20 am
ACLU of Michigan [Audio PSA] (click for more info)

Ann Rabson

Music Makin' Mama
Music Makin' Mama 1997 via Alligator Records
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The Late Blueswoman One The Finest Barrelhouse Pianists Of A Generation - Founded 'Saffire - Uppity Blues Women'

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Cape Town 2019 via Independent
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GR Rockin' This Morning

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Buck Meek

Second Sight
Two Saviors 2021 via Keeled Scales
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Wimberly, TX - Second Solo Release Of Blue-Collar Fairy Tales And Character Driven Narratives Throughout The Album - Meek Is a Former Member Of 'Big Thief'; Hear Their Music Here On 'YCE

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Adrian Younge + Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Day By Day
Gary Bartz - Jazz Is Dead 006 2021 via Jazz Is Dead
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Easing Into The Tuesday Morning Music Mix; Welcome

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Lia Ices

Anywhere at All
Family Album 2021 via Independent
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Northern California Vibes

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7:00 am
Habitat for Humanity - Kent County (click for more info) 425 Pleasant Street SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Phone (616) 774-2431 Fax (616) 774-4120 Toll Free 1-800-HABITAT