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:

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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 Thursday night from 7-9 for Cause and Effect!

Recent Blog Entries

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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7/31/14 Cause & Effect: Mike Birbiglia

Good Evening,

My name is Shannon Cleary and I am hosting Cause & Effect this evening. I am beyond excited to do the show tonight. My subject will be comedian Mike Birbiglia. I will be focusing on his career as a storyteller/comedian, several of the music selections made for his film adaptation of his one man show "Sleepwalk With Me," several of his influences as well as his peers and everything in between. This is going to be a diverse episode focusing on the world of comedy and the world of creativity.

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As Always, Thanks for Tuning In!

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7/24/14 The Sea And Cake

Tonight artist is The Sea And Cake!   

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