Cause And Effect

Various | 1:00 - 3:00p.m. Saturdays

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.  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:

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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 Saturday afternoon from 1-3p.m. for Cause and Effect!

Recent Blog Entries

5/23/15 Cause & Effect: Warpaint

Good Afternoon,

On today's episode of Cause & Effect, the focus will be on the band Warpaint. Based out of Los Angeles, we will be dissecting the influences and creative peers of this dream pop outfit. Join Commonwealth of Notions host Shannon Cleary for this musical exploration.

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

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5/16/15 Rem “Monster”

R.E.M.'s   album "Monster"   has fans and detractors.

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5/9/15 Lyle Lovett

Today's Cause and Effect focuses on Lyle Lovett

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