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March 25, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
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Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Bloodbuzz Ohio
Artist : The National
Album : High Violet
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Label : 4AD
6:06 PM
Grace for Saints and Ramblers
Artist : Iron and Wine
Album : Ghost on Ghost
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Label : Nonesuch
6:09 PM
Dazzling Blue
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : So Beautiful Or So What
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Label : Hear Music
6:14 PM
Cruel
Artist : St. Vincent
Album : Strange Mercy
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Label : 4AD
6:18 PM
Sunset
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:19 PM
Angels
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:25 PM
Chained
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:30 PM
Fiction
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:34 PM
Sunset
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:39 PM
Heart Skipped A Beat
Artist : The XX
Album : XX
Composer :
Label : Barsuk
6:40 PM
Would That Not Be Nice
Artist : Divine Fits
Album : A Thing Called Divine Fits
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Label : Merge
6:44 PM
Somebody to Shove
Artist : Soul Asylum
Album : Grave Dancers Union
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Label : Blue Note Records
6:47 PM
Devil Moon
Artist : Bobby Long
Album : Wishbone
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Label : ATO Records
6:51 PM
Puppets Dangling
Artist : Jacco Gardner
Album : Cabinet of Curiosities
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Label : Trouble In Mind
6:55 PM
Days
Artist : The Kinks
Album : The Kink Kronikles
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Label : Sanctuary UK
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:00 PM
Welcome to the Boomtown
Artist : David & David
Album : Boomtown
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Label : A & M
7:06 PM
They Told Me
Artist : Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside
Album : Untamed Beast
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Label : Partisan Records
7:09 PM
Hitchcock Railway
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : Joe Cocker!
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Label : HipO Select
7:14 PM
New Alphabet
Artist : Eels
Album : Wonderful Glorious
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Label : Vagrant
7:18 PM
Love Interruption
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
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Label : Third Man Records
7:20 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:24 PM
I’ll Be Around
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:25 PM
Say Goodbye to the Night
Artist : Kail Baxley
Album : Heatstroke/The Wind & The War
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Label : Forty Below
7:29 PM
Jealous Again
Artist : The Black Crowes
Album : Croweology
Composer :
Label : Megaforce
7:33 PM
Look the Other Way
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now
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Label : Bloodshot Records
7:36 PM
Somebody That I Used To Know
Artist : Gotye
Album : Making Mirrors
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Label : Universal Republic
7:37 PM
Keep You
Artist : Wild Belle
Album : Isles
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Label : Columbia Records
7:41 PM
Love and Happiness
Artist : Toots Hibbert
Album : Toots in Memphis
Composer :
Label : HipO Select
7:48 PM
Contact
Artist : Citizen Cope
Album : Citizen Cope
Composer :
Label : Dreamworks
7:52 PM
Harder Before It Gets Easier
Artist : David Wax Museum
Album : Knock Knock Get Up
Composer :
Label : Ramseur Records
7:57 PM
I Would Like To Speak To Yr Manager
Artist : The Kyle Sowashes
Album : Nobody
Composer :
Label : Anyway

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World Cafe
12:14 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Daughn Gibson On World Cafe

Daughn Gibson.
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Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:24 pm

Daughn Gibson is the alter ego of Pennsylvania singer-songwriter Josh Martin. The former stoner-rock drummer took on his nom de plume as an homage to country legend Don Gibson, which makes sense: Martin's life thus far sounds like a country song. He's worked behind the counter in an adult book store, poured tall ones as a bartender and worked as a long-haul trucker.

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World Cafe
4:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Martha Wainwright On World Cafe

Martha Wainwright.
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Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:30 pm

On this episode, Martha Wainwright joins us to talk about her late mother, Kate McGarrigle, and to sing us some of McGarrigle's songs.

McGarrigle, who died after a battle with cancer in January 2011, made a series of wonderful albums with her sister Anna during a career that spanned decades, beginning with their self-titled debut in 1975. The duo is probably best known for its cover of Linda Ronstadt's "Heart Like a Wheel."

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World Cafe
4:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Alice Russell On World Cafe

Alice Russell.
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Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:30 pm

British soul singer Alice Russell has one of those voices that fills up a room. Over the course of five studio albums, she's been compared to Chaka Khan and the late Amy Winehouse, and performed with the likes of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim.

Her latest album is titled To Dust, which she celebrated in April by performing a sold-out show at World Cafe Live, the concert venue next door to the World Cafe studios. In this episode, we spotlight the best recordings from that concert and speak with Russell about what it's like to let loose on stage.

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World Cafe
5:46 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

World Cafe Next: New Country Rehab

Toronto band New Country Rehab.
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Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:32 pm

Out of the Toronto music community comes New Country Rehab, an alt-country band that just released its second album, Ghost Of Your Charms.

The foursome, led by singer and fiddle player John Showman, combine a bluegrass aesthetic with some really strong songwriting chops. We love their song "Luxury Hotel," which may make you think differently about your summer vacation spot.

World Cafe
4:55 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Latin Roots: The Pacific Coast Of Colombia

Herencia De Timbiqui.
WXPN

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:33 pm

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In this edition of Latin Roots, Catalina Maria Johnson, from the Chicago-based program Beat Latino, plays music from Colombia's coastal areas where most of the country's Afro-Colombia population lives. The Pacific coastline is dominated by the sound of marimba. Johnson plays a traditional example from Grupo Naidy, and then we get to hear how Herencia De Tabiqui puts a younger, more contemporary spin on that tradition.

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World Cafe
11:58 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Shout Out Louds On World Cafe

Shout Out Louds.
Frode Marcus Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:32 pm

After working together for more than a decade, the members of Stockholm's Shout Out Louds continue to make lush, highly melodic pop music. The product of a year and a half of tinkering, their recent Optica is significantly lighter-sounding than its predecessors.

On this installment of World Cafe, hear the group discuss how it navigated new musical experiments on the album, and how all of its members finally came to agree on how Optica should sound.

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World Cafe
1:17 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

The Olms On World Cafe

The Olms.
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Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:33 pm

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Pete Yorn has long had a way with hooky rock songs, so it was easy for him to connect with fellow L.A. musician J.D. King over a mutual love for '60s music. The two first started recording together just for fun, blending folk-rock and subtle psychedelia into a joint project they call The Olms.

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World Cafe
10:38 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Telekinesis On World Cafe

Telekinesis.
Kyle Johnson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:34 pm

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When Telekinesis' Michael Benjamin Lerner plays live, he sings from behind his drum set, but he plays almost all the instruments on his albums. The power-pop multi-instrumentalist recorded his latest record, Dormarion, at Spoon drummer Jim Eno's house — fittingly located on Dormarion Lane.

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World Cafe
1:45 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Sam Amidon On World Cafe

Sam Amidon.
Terry Magson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:34 pm

Sam Amidon grew up surrounded by music, from playing fiddle with his parents in Vermont to finding a best friend in musician and arranger Thomas Bartlett (a.k.a. Doveman).

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World Cafe
1:00 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Next: Rose Windows

Rose Windows.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:46 pm

Rose Windows' debut album, The Sun Dogs, is steeped in '60s classic rock, recalling the heavy organ sounds of The Doors and the folk-infused flutes of Traffic. Formed in 2010 by songwriter Chris Cheveyo, the Seattle septet signed a label deal earlier this year, then put together an album that's layered with Middle Eastern influences.

Hear two songs from The Sun Dogs, a mellow combination of psychedelic folk and blues-rock instrumentation.

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