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Playlist from 08/20/2008 @ 12:00pm

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Four Finger Five

Get It Together
Four Finger Five 2008 via Terrestrial Records

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Fred Eaglesmith

Chain Gang
Tinderbox 2008 via Lonesome Day
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Dr. Dog

The Old Days
Fate 2008 via PARK THE VAN RECORDS
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The Flaming Lips

Fight Test
Fight Test 2003 via Warner Brothers
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COMPILATIONS

Battle Without Honor Or Humanity
Kill Bill Vol. 1 (A Quentin Tarantino Film) 2003 via Independent

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2:40 pm
Local First's Eat Local Challenge (click for more info)
Local First kicks off its "Eat Local Challenge" with a “how-to” party -- demonstrating food's journey from the farm to the plate. Some of the best chefs in town will offer live cooking demonstrations, featuring food from the local farmers they work with. Local First's Eat Local Challenge Kick-Off event will showcase local, seasonal food and a celebration of Michigan beers and wines. The event takes place Friday, September 12 from 6-10 PM at San Chez Bistro, 38 West Fulton Grand Rapids, MI 49503. More information is available at LocalFirst.com, or by calling 616.808.3788.

Nouvelle Vague

Love Will Tear Us Apart
Nouvelle Vague 2005 via Luaka Bop
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Jose Gonzalez

Heartbeats
Veneer 2006 via Mute U.S.
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Radiohead

Reckoner
In Rainbows 2007 via Ato Records / Red
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Gnarls Barkley

Who's Gonna Save My Soul
The Odd Couple 2008 via Atlantic
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Miles Davis

In Your Own Sweet Way
Muted Miles 2008 via Prestige
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2:20 pm
Potato Moon (click for more info)
WYCE and Wealthy Theatre are pleased to host an evening of local, Jammie-award-winning music, featuring Potato Moon and special guests, The Lollipops, this Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 8 pm. Potato Moon plays country, blues, swing, rock and folk with the hard-working harmonies of Bennie, Jane and LuLu Jones, their father, Luther Jones, and cousins Jimmy and Midnight Jones. Potato Moon's music features unique vocal harmonies, artistic songwriting, and diverse influences. Potato Moon with special guests The Lollipops, Thursday, August 21st at 8 pm at Wealthy Theatre. Tickets are available at the door or by calling the box Office at 459.4788 x131.

Chicha Libre

El Borrachito
Sonido Amazonico! 2008 via Barbes
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El Perro Del Mar

Somebody's Baby
From The Valley To The Stars 2008 via Control Group / Tcg
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(REQUESTED)

Beck

Modern Guilt
Modern Guilt 2008 via Interscope Records
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(REQUESTED)

Beck

Elevator Music
The Information 2006 via Interscope Records
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The Pinker Tones

S.E.X.y.R.O.B.O.T
Wild Animals 2008 via Nacional Records
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2:00 pm
Avenue for the Arts (click for more info)
The 5th Annual Avenue for the Arts Market brings music and artwork to downtown Grand Rapids all summer long. Every second Saturday of the month the 100 block of South Division provides local music and art from 4-9PM. Information on this free event is available by calling Jenn at 855-0435 or on-line at avenueforthearts.com.

Tegan and Sara

Back in Your Head
The Con 2007 via Sire / London/Rhino
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The Decemberists

We Both Go Down Together
Picaresque 2005 via Kill Rock Stars
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Tom Waits

Hang on St. Christopher
Beautiful Maladies - the Island Years 1998 via Island
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Hobex

Playin' Games
U Ready, Man? 2004 via Tone Cool
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Beastie Boys

Sabrosa
The In Sounds From Way Out!
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1:40 pm
Lake Effect Festival of Music (click for more info)
WYCE is pleased to serve as media sponsor for the first-ever Lake Effect Festival of Music. This outdoor, family music festival will feature performances by a diverse group of local musicians. The Hawks & Owls old-time string band will provide traditional folk and bluegrass. Drew Nelson will bring his new-generation folk. Bless You Boys will crank things up on the rock end of the spectrum. Edye Evans Hyde will smooth things out with her jazz vocals. And 2008 Blues Music Award nominees Root Doctor will bring out the R&B and soul. The festival takes place on Sunday afternoon, August 24th on the lawn at Bostwick Lake Church in Rockford. More information is available at the concert section of WYCE.org.
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Ben Folds Five

Brick
Whatever and Ever Amen 1997 via Sony
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Lucinda Williams

Over Time
World Without Tears 2003 via Lost Highway
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DeVotchKa

How It Ends
Little Miss Sunshine OST
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Fleet Foxes

Meadowlarks
Fleet Foxes 2008 via Sub Pop

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1:20 pm
TEMC Meijer Gardens (click for more info)
Every Tuesday in August, WYCE teams up with the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park to present the Tuesday Evening Music Club, a weekly showcase of local music in the Meijer Gardens outdoor amphitheatre. The final concert of the season features the "godfather" of the West Michigan music scene, Ralston Bowles, and a line-up of some of his favorite local artists, on Tuesday, August 26th. The concerts are free for Meijer Gardens members. Non-members can attend the concerts by purchasing a day pass to the Gardens. More information can be found at meijergardens.org or at the concert page of WYCE.org.

Erykah Badu

Stay
Live 1997 via Universal
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Hot Chip

Shake a Fist
Made in the Dark 2008 via Astralwerks
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Four Tet

Madvillain - Great Day
Remixes 2006 via Domino
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Balkan Beat Box

Mexico City
Nu Med 2007 via Jdub Records
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Nina Simone

House of the Rising Sun
The Blues 1991 via Polydor
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1:00 pm
Hopcat (click for more info)
Today's Red Hot Lunch is brought to you by Hopcat, now serving lunch in the new, outdoor beer garden. Hopcat offers 200 different kinds of beer, and specializes in local and regional beers and microbrews. On Thursday, August 21st, Hopcat welcomes local rock band Happy Hour. Hopcat: 48 Taps, One Mission. More information is available at www.hopcatgr.com

Roy Hargrove

Forget Regret
Hard Groove 2003 via Verve
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Augustus Pablo

East Of The Nile River
The Rockers Story Sampler 2008 via Shanachie
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My Morning Jacket

I'm Amazed
Evil Urges 2008 via Ato Records / Red
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Bon Iver

For Emma
For Emma, Forever Ago 2008 via Jagjaguwar
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Breathe Owl Breathe

Twilight
Ghost Glacier 2008 via Independent

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12:40 pm
Hopcat (click for more info)
Today's Red Hot Lunch is brought to you by Hopcat, now serving lunch in the new, outdoor beer garden. Hopcat offers 200 different kinds of beer, and specializes in local and regional beers and microbrews. On Thursday, August 21st, Hopcat welcomes local rock band Happy Hour. Hopcat: 48 Taps, One Mission. More information is available at www.hopcatgr.com

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

All Over Again
Naturally 2005 via Daptone
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Lipbone Redding

Ghetto Girl
Party On the Fire Escape 2008 via BePop Records
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Jamie Lidell

Out of My System
Jim 2008 via Warp Records
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The Staple Singers

Respect Yourself
The Best Of The Staple Singers 1986 via Fantasy
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12:20 pm
National Public Lands Day River Clean Up- Grand River (click for more info)
September 27th is National Public Lands Day, a day set out to improve public lands for outdoor recreation, with volunteers assisting land managers in hands-on work. In observance of this day, The Grand River Watershed Clean Up is being held from 9:00am until noon, and volunteers are needed to help remove trash from the banks of the river. If you or your group would like to contribute to this clean up effort, contact Kristi Klomp to register at 616-451-3051 or email her at kklomp@wmeac.org

Bill Callahan

Diamond Dancer
Woke On A Whaleheart 2007 via Drag City
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COMPILATIONS

California Soul [Diplo-Mad DeCent Remix]
Verve Remixed, Vol. 4 2008 via Verve

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Bajofondo

Pa' bailar
Mar Dulce 2008 via Decca
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Sigur Ros

Gobbledigook
Med Sud I Eyrum Vid Spilum Endalaust 2008 via Beggars Xl Recording
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12:00 pm
Hopcat (click for more info)
Today's Red Hot Lunch is brought to you by Hopcat, now serving lunch in the new, outdoor beer garden. Hopcat offers 200 different kinds of beer, and specializes in local and regional beers and microbrews. On Thursday, August 21st, Hopcat welcomes local rock band Happy Hour. Hopcat: 48 Taps, One Mission. More information is available at www.hopcatgr.com