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

1/15/15 Cause and Effect: The Decemberists

Tune In Tonight to hear JJ Take on the tunes and Influences of Portland, OR thesaurus loving rock legends, THE DECEMBERISTS!

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1/8/15 Cause and Effect: Panda Bear


Alright! JJ is back in for 2015 and exploring the music of PANDA BEAR!   Tune in and let's take a trip...uh...i was gonna make this sound less druggy somehow but just kinda gave up

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1/1/15 Cause & Effect: Ryan Adams (part one)

Happy New Year,

On tonight's Cause and Effect, I will be focusing on Ryan Adams. Join Commonwealth of Notions host Shannon Cleary as he investigates the influences, the creative peers and the influenced. Considering the amount of material there is to cover, the show will focus on Whiskeytown up until 2005 with a few exceptions here and there. Enjoy!

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As always, Thanks for Tuning In and Supporting All Things Local!

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