Sonic Life Radio Archive

A few years back I had the great opportunity to host a weekly radio show, Sonic Life with DJ RXTT, on 96.1 FM in Sugar Land Texas.  The three-hour show (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) had a format set by the station, oldies from the 60's to the 90's with no back-to-back tracks from the same decade.  (I pushed it to the 50's, because of rock n' roll)

I love reading about the old radio shows, free-form music where one could hear a country song, followed by a blues track, followed by a soul tune, then a hard rocker.  That is when Radio was truly a joy to listen to.  I was born in the mid 70's so was not able to actually experience this awesomeness. 

This odd format allowed me to create playlists that traveled through time and genre, with no repeated tracks.  Essentially, it would cycle this way: 50's > 60's >70's > 80's > 70's > 60's > etc.

While I was unable to actually record the broadcasts themselves, I created Spotify playlists for each show, so you could enjoy the music.  I did 3-4 months worth of shows and the station changed formats, so the fun came to an end.  I had a great time, and would do it again at the drop of a hat, even though crafting and talking through a  3-hour show is always daunting.  My thanks always to the owner of the station for giving me a chance.

So, click on a playlist, and travel through time with me on a musical trip.  

(*It must be mentioned that the byline to my radio show was NO EAGLES EVER.  You will not hear any Eagles, nor Eagle-peripheral musicians, nor solo-releases by Eagles or ex-Eagles members.  To quote Capt. Picard, "The line must be drawn HERE!")

SONIC LIFE # 1 

SONIC LIFE # 2 

SONIC LIFE # 3

SONIC LIFE # 4

SONIC LIFE # 5

SONIC LIFE # 6  -  Halloween Show.  3 hours of the weirdest and coolest Halloween related tracks I could find.

SONIC LIFE # 7

SONIC LIFE # 8  -  Anniversary Show.  Love songs for my lady Liz, on our Wedding Anniversary

SONIC LIFE # 9

SONIC LIFE # 10 - Final Show.  For a Saturday morning/daytime show broadcast to an affluent suburb of Houston TX, I went quite raucous and loud with these tracks.

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