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

12/11/14 Laurel Canyon

Focusing on the LA neighborhood   of Laurel Canyon tonight, specificially the mid/late 60s, early 70s.

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12/4/14 Cause and Effect: 2014 in Review

Sit Back and Enjoy the hits of 2014 as picked out by JJ!   Yeah, it's a little early, but let's be honest, this year is TOAST

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11/13/14 Cause & Effect: The Weakerthans

Good Evening,

For tonight's Cause & Effect, Commonwealth of Notions host Shannon Cleary will explore the influences, creative peers and merits of Winnipeg's own, The Weakerthans. The show should bring a bit of interesting insight into the origins and remaining legacy of the group. Enjoy!

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And thanks for Tuning In and Supporting All Things Local!

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11/6/14 Cause and Effect: Arthur Russell

JJ is covering the extensive work of Mr. Arthur Russell! Tune in!

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