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Playlist

September 26, 2013

10:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
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Label : Luaka Bop
10:01 PM
El Paso
Artist : Old 97’s
Album : King of the Hill Soundtrack
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Label : Elektra / Wea
10:06 PM
Walk Us Uptown
Artist : Elvis Costello & The Roots
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
10:10 PM
How You Like Me Now?
Artist : The Heavy
Album : The House That Dirt Built
Composer :
Label : Counter
10:13 PM
Fire Bug
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : Signs & Signifiers
Composer :
Label : Rounder
10:16 PM
Killing Him
Artist : Amy Lavere
Album : Anchors And Anvils
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Label : Archer Records
10:19 PM
All Night Long
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:20 PM
Central Time
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:28 PM
Kentucky Mae
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:37 PM
Close The Door
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:42 PM
All Night Long
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:45 PM
Close The Door
Artist : Pokey LaFarge
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
10:47 PM
I Used To Could
Artist : Mark Knopfler
Album : Privateering
Composer :
Label : Verve
10:50 PM
Memphis in the Meantime
Artist : John Hiatt
Album : Bring The Family
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Label : A&M
10:54 PM
Don¿t Reach too Far
Artist : Ethan Johns
Album : If Not Now, Then When?
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Label : Three Crows Records
10:57 PM
Hip Hugher
Artist : Booker T. & The MG’s
Album : Stax Vol. 7
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Label : Warner Platinum
11:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
11:01 PM
What’s the Matter Here
Artist : 10,000 Maniacs
Album : In My Tribe
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Label : Elektra/Wea
11:05 PM
Wild Child
Artist : Brett Dennen
Album : Smoke and Mirrors
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Label : Atlantic / ADA
11:09 PM
Heavy Metal Drummer
Artist : Wilco
Album : Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
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Label : Nonesuch
11:13 PM
Baby Missiles
Artist : The War on Drugs
Album : Slave Ambient
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Label : Secretly Canadian
11:16 PM
Shame Chamber
Artist : Kurt Vile
Album : Wakin¿ on a Pretty Daze
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Label : Matador Records
11:21 PM
Pregnant Pause
Artist : Cass McCombs
Album : Dropping the Writ
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Label : Domino
11:22 PM
The Man Who Wants You
Artist : Amos Lee
Album : Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song
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Label : Blue Note
11:25 PM
I Want You
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Blonde on Blonde
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Label : Sony
11:28 PM
Everybody Here Wants You
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album : Sketches For My Sweetheart the Drunk
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Label : Sony
11:33 PM
Desire
Artist : U2
Album : Rattle and Hum
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Label : Island Records
11:36 PM
Two Fingers
Artist : Jake Bugg
Album : Jake Bugg
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Label : Island/Mercury
11:39 PM
Om Nashi Me
Artist : Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Album : Up From Below
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Label : Vagrant Records
11:41 PM
King & Cross
Artist : Asgeir
Album : In the Silence
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Label : One Little Indian US
11:44 PM
Breezeblocks
Artist : AltJ
Album : An Awesome Wave
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Label : Atlantic
11:48 PM
The Chain
Artist : Fleetwood Mac
Album : The Chain: Selections from 25 Years
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Label : WEA International
11:53 PM
Magnet and Steel
Artist : Walter Egan
Album : Not Shy
Composer :
Label : Culture Factory
11:56 PM
Bright Pink Bookmark
Artist : Frightened Rabbit
Album : The Midnight Organ Fight
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Label : Fat Cat

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World Cafe
1:11 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Houndmouth On World Cafe

Houndmouth.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:31 pm

Houndmouth is a rootsy rock band from New Albany, Ind., right across the river from Louisville. In an age of loops, samples and all things digital, Houndmouth is a refreshingly straightforward rock band with guitars, B-3 and all members singing in harmony.

The group recently released its debut album, From the Hills Below the City. Hear Houndmouth perform four of its songs on this installment of World Cafe.

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World Cafe
9:31 am
Tue September 3, 2013

World Cafe Next: Caroline Rose

Caroline Rose.
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Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:31 pm

Singer-songwriter Caroline Rose grew up in Vermont the daughter of two artists, so it was never a far stretch to imagine she would become a performer herself. What is a little surprising is the grit in this young woman's performance. Turns out her mother is from the South, and there were many trips and exposures to Southern culture along the way. She started writing songs in her early teens hasn't stopped since, and most of her debut full-length, America Religious, was conceived on the road. It's a tough-sounding record from an artist to watch.

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World Cafe
12:05 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Buddy Guy On World Cafe

Buddy Guy's new double album is titled Rhythm & Blues.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:17 pm

We recorded this interview with blues guitarist and singer Buddy Guy the day after he turned 77 — and he turned up early for our 9 a.m. start.

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World Cafe
5:37 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Latin Roots: The Caribbean Coast Of Colombia

Petrona Martinez.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 11:34 am

In this edition of Latin Roots, we look at the music of Colombia's Caribbean coast. Our guest, Beat Latino host Catalina Maria Johnson, selected some older music from Petrona Martinez and her family, as well as a more modern example from Lido Pimienta, who is part of the large Colombian population based in Toronto. Pimienta uses traditional elements in her music, yet records on her laptop.

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World Cafe
5:37 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Smith Westerns On World Cafe

Smith Westerns.
Sandy Kim Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:17 pm

The wonderful half-garage, half-glam band Smith Westerns recently released its third album, Soft Will. In this installment of World Cafe, the group's members tell us that a lot of the record was written as a reaction to returning home to Chicago after touring for five years during their late teens and twenties. And, of course, they perform some of their songs live in the studio.

World Cafe
3:14 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Sarah Lee Guthrie And Johnny Irion On World Cafe

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion.
Joanna Chattman

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:18 pm

Sarah Lee Guthrie is the granddaughter of Woody Guthrie, while Johnny Irion is the grand-nephew of author John Steinbeck. Since marrying in 1999, Guthrie and Irion have released five albums together, including this year's Wassaic Way.

The duo recorded its latest LP with help from Wilco's Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone in the band's loft. In this edition of World Cafe, Guthrie and Irion perform songs from Wassaic Way and chat with host David Dye about Wilco's many connections to the Guthrie family.

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World Cafe
4:04 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Elastic Bond On World Cafe

Elastic Bond.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:20 pm

When Venezuelan producer Andres Ponce met Honduran singer Sofy Encanto in Miami, musical sparks flew. What began as a recording project became a full-fledged band that draws from a range of influences, including tropical, funk, electronic and hip-hop.

Real, the group's first album, has it all, with songs in both English and Spanish. After playing around Miami for a couple of years, Elastic Bond signed with the influential Nacional label, which put out the band's debut earlier this summer.

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World Cafe
11:03 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Next: Moreland And Arbuckle

Moreland & Arbuckle.
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Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:32 pm

  • Hear Two Songs From Moreland & Arbuckle

This week's World Cafe: Next artist is the Kansas band Moreland & Arbuckle, whose members play blues-drenched roots-rock. On their fifth album, 7 Cities, they've adopted the loose theme of the explorer Coronado's search for the seven cities of gold — which, not so coincidentally, took the conquistador right into their home territory.

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World Cafe
12:12 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Camera Obscura On World Cafe

Camera Obscura.
Anna Isola Crolla Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:22 pm

Heartbreak has long resided at the center of Tracyanne Campbell's songs for Camera Obscura. Remember, she's the one who wrote a song responding to Lloyd Cole's "Are You Ready to Be Heartbroken?" — naturally, it's titled "Lloyd, I'm Ready to Be Heartbroken."

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World Cafe
4:08 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Mikal Cronin On World Cafe

Mikal Cronin.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:23 pm

Mikal Cronin's second solo album, MCII, contains more of his delightful, frequently dazzling, guitar-drenched pop-rock. Originally from Southern California, Cronin wrote his first record in response to making the post-college move to San Francisco. The new album is more about what happened when he got there and started playing in Ty Segall's band.

On this episode of World Cafe, Cronin sits down to chat with host David Dye and play a few songs with his band live in the studio.

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