Cause And Effect

JJ & various | Thursday 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

What is dark matter? How do we treat ear worms? Do we have free will? Have I heard this beat before?

Every week Cause and Effect summons your inner music nerd to identify the influences of your favorite musical groups, explore their work and peers, and play new artists following in their footsteps.  JJ and a variety of WRIR DJs scour the Internet for interviews and articles, at times receives direct input from artists and labels, and rely on input from fans to develop a music show destined to be added to your weekly calendar.   See a sample show below:

White stripes =
Influences: Dylan, Leadbelly, Sonics, Flat Duo Jets, Screaming Lord Sutch, Led Zeppelin, Son House

Side projects / band family tree : The Upholsterers, The Raconteurs, Dead Weather, Loretta Lynn

Peers: Greenhornes, Black Keys, The Von Bondies, The Vines

Tune in every Thursday night from 7-9 for Cause and Effect!

Recent Blog Entries

9/18/14 Cause and Effect - WASHED OUT


Tonight! JJ Explores the work of WASHED OUT! Time to Chillax y'all

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9/11/14 We Got Our Hojo Working - NRBQ - Gets the Cause and Effect Treatment with The Haberdasher

Hey Listeners,

Wow - we're going to have a ton of fun tonight.  I've got my good friend Michael Norvell in the studio with me and we are going to give NRBQ the Casue and Effect treatment.  Whether you're a casual fan or a fanatic - or you've never much cared for the Q - keep it tuned here - we'll fix that.

The Haberdasher


Mike's Scraps and Workshop - rear cover - from the cut-out bins - tbt


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9/4/14 Cause and Effect: Real Estate


Tonight! JJ is gonna be playin some pretty chill tunes while exploring the influences, side projects, and music of REAL ESTATE!

Tune in.


Chill man...chill

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8/21/14 Cause and Effect: THE B-52’S


TONIGHT!   JJ Turns up the FUN with the B-52's!  All Whammys All Whammys All Whammys! STOP! ON A WHAMMY!!!!!!

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