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Cause And Effect

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

6/27/15 Cause & Effect: Disasterpeace

Greetings,

On today's Cause and Effect, The Commonwealth of Notions host Shannon Cleary will be venturing into the dark, digital underworld of composer Disasterpeace. Gaining notoriety this past year for composing the score to the indie darling hit It Follows as well as becoming popular due to work with scoring several video games, Richard Vreeland takes influences from horror movie soundtracks, orchestral pieces, trademarks of the eighties and all sorts of madness. 

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

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6/6/15 Cause & Effect: Eternal Summers

Good Afternoon,

On today's episode of Cause & Effect, Commonwealth of Notions host Shannon Cleary will be dissecting the roots of Roanoke's Eternal Summers. The episode will be covering influences, creative peers and everything in between. If you are already a fan or you become one after listening to today's episode of Cause & Effect, the band will be appearing at Gallery 5 this coming Monday. 

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

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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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