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Playlist

September 24, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Buffalo River Home
Artist : John Hiatt
Album : Perfectly Good Guitar
Composer :
Label : RCA Victor
6:06 PM
Open the Door (to Your Heart)
Artist : Van Morrison
Album : Born to Sing: No Plan B
Composer :
Label : Blue Note Records
6:11 PM
Yellow Moon
Artist : The Neville Brothers
Album : Yellow Moon
Composer :
Label : Beggars Banquet U.S.
6:16 PM
Secondhand News
Artist : Fleetwood Mac
Album : Rumours
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros / WEA
6:18 PM
Rhiannon
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Just Tell Me That You Want Me
Composer :
Label : Hear Music
6:22 PM
Last Year
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:25 PM
The Only Place
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:29 PM
No One Like You
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:35 PM
Let’s Go Home
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:39 PM
Last Year
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:43 PM
The Only Place
Artist : Best Coast
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:44 PM
Charmer
Artist : Aimee Mann
Album : Charmer
Composer :
Label : Superego
6:47 PM
Things That Disappear
Artist : Rhett Miller
Album : The Instigator
Composer :
Label : Shout! Factory
6:51 PM
Talk About the Passion
Artist : REM
Album : Murmur
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers / WEA
6:58 PM
Why Won’t You Make Up Your Mind
Artist : Tame Impala
Album : Innerspeaker
Composer :
Label : Modular Recordings
6:59 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:00 PM
Scary Monsters
Artist : David Bowie
Album : Scary Monsters
Composer :
Label : Virgin Records Us
7:05 PM
Awkward
Artist : Lightning Love
Album : Blonde Album
Composer :
Label : Quite Scientific
7:07 PM
Together
Artist : Lightning Love
Album : Blonde Album
Composer :
Label : Quite Scientific
7:10 PM
Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
Artist : Vampire Weekend
Album : Vampire Weekend
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
7:14 PM
Don’t Look Back
Artist : Peter Tosh
Album : The Toughest
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:17 PM
Call Girl Blues
Artist : Diamond Rugs
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:18 PM
I Will Wait
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Babel
Composer :
Label : Glassnote
7:23 PM
Mr. Soul
Artist : Buffalo Springfield
Album : Retrospective: The Best of Buffalo Springfield
Composer :
Label : Elektra/Wea
7:25 PM
A Little Bit of Everything
Artist : Dawes
Album : Nothing is Wrong
Composer :
Label : ATO Records/RED
7:31 PM
Little Black Submarines
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : El Camino
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:33 PM
Stay With Me
Artist : Faces
Album : The Best of Faces: Good Boys When They're Asleep
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:40 PM
Dye The World
Artist : The Smith Westerns
Album : Dye It Blonde
Composer :
Label : Fat Possum Records
7:42 PM
Duquesne Whistle
Artist : Bob
Album : Tempest
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:48 PM
Good Rockin’ Daddy
Artist : Etta James
Album : R&B Dynamite
Composer :
Label : Point Blank
7:50 PM
Fire Bug
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : Signs & Signifiers
Composer :
Label : Rounder
7:52 PM
Call Me The Breeze
Artist : J.J. Cale
Album : 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection: The Best of J.J. Cale
Composer :
Label : Island / Mercury
7:56 PM
Christine
Artist : Madi Diaz
Album : Skin and Bone
Composer :
Label : Rounder / UMGD

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World Cafe
1:02 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Patrick Watson On World Cafe

Patrick Watson (right).
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 12, 2012 2:16 pm

Polaris Prize-winning singer-songwriter Patrick Watson makes music the way some directors make film: in three dimensions and with lots of emotion. With the aid of guitarist Simon Angell, percussionist Robbie Kuster and bassist Mishka Stein, Watson crafts songs that are experimental in nature, blending cabaret-style pop with classical and indie-rock music.

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World Cafe
3:49 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Debo Band On World Cafe

Debo Band.
Shawn Brackbill Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu October 11, 2012 1:18 pm

The 11-member group from Boston known as Debo Band has a sound influenced by the traditional music played in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the late '60s and early '70s. This style, labeled "Addis swing," came about amid the cultural freedom of that period, before a military coup put an end to the era. Ethiopian-American saxophonist Danny Mekonnen, who was born in Sudan and grew up in Texas, founded Debo Band, which released a self-titled album in July.

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World Cafe
3:21 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Field Report On World Cafe

Field Report.
Travis Whitty

Originally published on Wed February 20, 2013 12:41 pm

Field Report founder and frontman Chris Porterfield assumed his music career was over after he left the Wisconsin band DeYarmond Edison, which also featured Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and several current members of Megafaun. Following the band's 2006 breakup, Porterfield started writing music for the first time, taking years to hone his skills.

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World Cafe
7:03 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Next: Moon Taxi

Moon Taxi.
Courtesy of darkroomdemons.com

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 10:31 am

  • Hear new tracks from Moon Taxi

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World Cafe
10:24 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Beth Orton On World Cafe

Beth Orton.
Jo Metson Scott

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:13 pm

Until this week, it had been six years since Beth Orton released an album. In 1993, a chance meeting with Grammy-winning producer William Orbit led to the creation of her debut album, Trailer Park, as well as collaborations throughout the '90s with the likes of The Chemical Brothers. Her music was widely praised and dubbed "folktronica" — a blend of folk and electronic music.

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World Cafe
3:42 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Buena Vista Social Club On World Cafe

Idania Valdés.
Courtesy of the artist

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba, with the series Sense of Place.

The final installment of this series is all about the greatest Cuban cultural export of the last two decades: Buena Vista Social Club.

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World Cafe
1:59 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

David Wax Museum On World Cafe

David Wax Museum.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 11:38 am

David Wax Museum fuses traditional Mexican and American folk music into what the band calls "Mexo-Americana" — a style that's lively and unique. David Wax and Suz Slezak, the band's core members, met in Boston in 2007. After spending summers working with Quakers in rural Mexico, Wax spent a graduate fellowship year studying the local music of Mexico.

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World Cafe
1:43 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Iris DeMent On World Cafe

Iris DeMent.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 10, 2012 9:01 am

Singer-songwriter Iris DeMent was born the youngest child of a large Pentecostal family in rural Arkansas, and later moved to Southern California. DeMent grew up listening to traditional country and gospel music, which influenced her roots-folk sound, though she was 25 when she wrote her first song. It would take another five years for her to release her first album, Infamous Angel.

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World Cafe
4:42 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Next: The Lighthouse And The Whaler

The Lighthouse and the Whaler.
Ming Wu Courtesy of the artist
  • Hear two new tracks from The Lighthouse and the Whaler

The Lighthouse and the Whaler is a band based in Cleveland, Ohio, though its name actually references the waters off the coast of Massachusetts. Originally, Michael LoPresti and Aaron Smith were its only members, and the very first song they wrote together, "The Field Song," ended up picked for a Paste sampler CD.

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World Cafe
3:17 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Mumford & Sons On World Cafe

Mumford and Sons.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon December 31, 2012 1:03 pm

It took a while, but the London folk-rock band Mumford & Sons broke big with its 2009 debut album, Sigh No More. The album combines the raspy vocals of singer Marcus Mumford with lush harmonies and rootsy instrumentation on tracks that range from soothing to rocking.

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