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Playlist

June 30, 2014

10:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
10:01 PM
Can’t Stop Running
Artist : Todd Rundgren
Album : Nearly Human
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
10:06 PM
Saturday’s Song
Artist : Hiss Golden Messenger
Album : Lateness of Dancer
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
10:11 PM
When My Time Comes
Artist : Dawes
Album : North Hills
Composer :
Label : ATO Records/ Red
10:15 PM
The Righteous Path
Artist : DriveBy Truckers
Album : Brighter Than Creation¿s Dark
Composer :
Label : New West Records
10:20 PM
Bulletproof
Artist : Amanda Shires
Album : Down Fell the Doves
Composer :
Label : Lightning Rod Records
10:21 PM
Live Oak
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:31 PM
Devestate
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:37 PM
Elephant
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:42 PM
The Last Song I Will Write
Artist : Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Album : Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Composer :
Label : Thirty Tigers
10:46 PM
Bulletproof
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:53 PM
Stockholm
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:57 PM
Super 8
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:58 PM
Super 8
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
11:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
11:01 PM
From Eden
Artist : Hozier
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
11:05 PM
Mother Mary Madonna
Artist : Heaven’s Jail
Album : Ace Called Zero
Composer :
Label : Heart Break Beat Records
11:10 PM
Suicide
Artist : Heaven’s Jail
Album : Ace Called Zero
Composer :
Label : Heart Break Beat Records
11:12 PM
Here Comes Your Man
Artist : The Pixies
Album : Doolittle
Composer :
Label : Nacional MNF Brasil
11:16 PM
Down Down the Deep River
Artist : Okkervil River
Album : The Silver Gymnasium
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
11:22 PM
1904
Artist : The Tallest Man on Earth
Album : There¿s No Leaving Now
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
11:23 PM
My Silver Lining
Artist : First Aid Kit
Album : Stay Gold
Composer :
Label : Sony
11:27 PM
The Walls Are Coming Down
Artist : Fanfarlo
Album : Reservoir
Composer :
Label : Raffle Bat Records
11:31 PM
Beds Are Burning
Artist : Midnight Oil
Album : Diesel & Dust
Composer :
Label : Bella Union
11:35 PM
Never There
Artist : Cake
Album : Prolonging the Magic
Composer :
Label : Volcano 3
11:36 PM
1998
Artist : Chet Faker
Album : Built on Glass
Composer :
Label : Downtown Records
11:40 PM
How Come You Never Go There
Artist : Feist
Album : Metals
Composer :
Label : Interscope Records
11:43 PM
Lisztomania
Artist : Phoenix
Album : Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Composer : Phoenix
Label : Glass Note
11:47 PM
Lazaretto
Artist : Jack White
Album : Lazaretto
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
11:52 PM
Tarantula
Artist : Passport
Album : Looking Thru
Composer :
Label : WEA Records

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World Cafe
4:07 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Latin Roots: Bomba Y Plena

Nuyorican trombonist Willie Colon.
Courtesy of the artist

In the Latin music scene, there's always an innate pairing of the musical styles bomba and plena as one genre, but the two Afro-Puerto Rican genres are quite distinct. In this, the 27th segment of Latin Roots, Aaron Levinson discusses the birth of bomba and plena, as well as the different musical and rhythmic paths the genres have taken.

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World Cafe
4:07 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Graham Parker And The Rumour On World Cafe

Graham Parker and the Rumour.
Courtesy of the artist

More than 30 years have passed since the British band Graham Parker and the Rumour called it quits. While Parker never left music, he's always dismissed talk of a reunion with The Rumour — until now. The group is back with a new album, tour and high-profile film appearance.

Parker and The Rumour recorded and released their latest record, Three Chords Good, last year, and just wrapped up a handful of shows across Europe and the U.S. In addition to the album, the band also appeared as itself in Judd Apatow's latest movie, This Is 40.

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World Cafe
3:32 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Scott Walker On World Cafe

Scott Walker.
Courtesy of the artist
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World Cafe
12:42 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

The Last Bison On World Cafe

The Last Bison.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon March 11, 2013 5:50 pm

Few bands would categorize their sound as "mountaintop chamber music," yet The Last Bison's classical-influenced Southern folk-rock actually fits the bill. The septet emerged from the marshes of Chesapeake, Va., a couple years ago, and has since made a name for itself with its complex arrangements, refined lyrics and vocal harmonies. Singer-guitarist Ben Hardesty is the group's primary songwriter, and his style recalls the work of Mumford & Sons, The Decemberists and Fleet Foxes.

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World Cafe
4:33 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Next: Kail Baxley

Singer-songwriter Kail Baxley.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue January 8, 2013 9:54 am

Kail Baxley is a young blues singer who grew up in the same South Carolina town as James Brown. Over the course of his childhood, he met the Godfather of Soul several times, and it had a profound effect on Baxley's development as a musician.

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World Cafe
2:29 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Cody ChesnuTT On World Cafe

Cody ChesnuTT.
John Ferguson Courtesy of the artist

Cody ChesnuTT's debut album, 2002's The Headphone Masterpiece, was the result of two years spent recording alone in his bedroom. The double-length record is at once both sprawling and intimate; it encompasses a wide array of genres, but ChesnuTT sings and plays nearly every part.

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World Cafe
3:37 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

People Get Ready On World Cafe

People Get Ready.
Ian Douglas Courtesy of the artist

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World Cafe
12:43 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Ben Sollee On World Cafe

Ben Sollee.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed March 27, 2013 10:36 am

  • Listen To The Session

There's not much about Ben Sollee's career that could be described as conventional. The singer-songwriter's primary instrument is the cello, and his work ranges from traditional classical music to Asian folk tunes. Even his preferred method of transportation on tour deviates from the norm; he's been known to travel from one show to the next on a bicycle with his cello strapped to the back.

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World Cafe
8:50 am
Wed January 2, 2013

World Cafe Host David Dye Picks His 10 Favorite Songs Of 2012

Polica.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed January 9, 2013 11:40 am

David Dye has been hosting WXPN's World Cafe for more than 20 years. With new artists performing in the show's studios every day, Dye gets to witness firsthand the best music each year has to offer. Here are his 10 favorite songs of 2012:

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World Cafe
11:03 am
Tue December 25, 2012

Latin Roots: The Christmas Music Of Latin America

Ranchera star Lila Downs.
Eric Jamison Getty Images

Originally published on Tue December 25, 2012 5:46 pm

In this edition of World Cafe, Beat Latino host Catalina Maria Johnson sits down with host David Dye to discuss the Christmas music traditions of Latin America. One thing that sets Central America's music apart from that of North America, she says, is the fact that a lot of it is made for dancing.

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