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Playlist

September 25, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Parted Ways
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : Arrow
Composer :
Label : Partisan
6:06 PM
Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
Artist : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Album : Dig, Lazarus, Dig!!!
Composer :
Label : Anti
6:10 PM
Easy Way Out
Artist : Gotye
Album : Making Mirrors
Composer :
Label : Universal Republic
6:12 PM
Two Shoes
Artist : The Cat Empire
Album : Two Shoes
Composer :
Label : Velour Recordings
6:17 PM
The Woods
Artist : Husky
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:19 PM
Animals & Freaks
Artist : Husky
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:28 PM
Tidal Wave
Artist : Husky
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:35 PM
History’s Door
Artist : Husky
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:38 PM
Tidal Wave
Artist : Husky
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:40 PM
Live and Die
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Carpenter
Composer :
Label : Universal Records
6:44 PM
I Feel So Good
Artist : Richard Thompson
Album : Rumour and Sigh
Composer :
Label : Shout Factory
6:47 PM
Walk You Home Again
Artist : Holy Ghost Tent Revival
Album : Sweat Like the Old Days
Composer :
Label : Holy Ghost Tent Revival
6:50 PM
Ophelia
Artist : The Band
Album : To Kingdom Come
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:54 PM
The Old Black Hole
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Be the Void
Composer :
Label : Anti Records
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
It’s a Big Old Goofy World
Artist : John Prine
Album : The Missing Years
Composer :
Label : Atlantic / WEA
7:06 PM
Lemon Pie
Artist : Shemekia Copeland
Album : 33 1/3
Composer :
Label : Telarc
7:09 PM
Hey Tonight
Artist : Creedence Clearwater Revival
Album : Chronicle
Composer :
Label : Fantasy
7:14 PM
Ain’t Messin’ Around
Artist : Gary Clark Jr.
Album : Blak And Blu
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
7:16 PM
Would That Not Be Nice
Artist : Divine Fits
Album : A Thing Called Divine Fits
Composer :
Label : Merge
7:20 PM
The Underdog
Artist : Spoon
Album : Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
7:24 PM
The Ills
Artist : Mayer Hawthorne
Album : A Strange Arrangement
Composer :
Label : Stones Throw
7:24 PM
Lazarus
Artist : David Byrne & St. Vincent
Album : Love This Giant
Composer :
Label : 4AD
7:28 PM
Cruel
Artist : St. Vincent
Album : Strange Mercy
Composer :
Label : 4AD
7:31 PM
I’m not in Love
Artist : 10cc
Album : The Very Best of 10cc
Composer :
Label : Mercury
7:37 PM
Meadowlarks
Artist : Fleet Foxes
Album : Fleet Foxes
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:38 PM
The Way We Move
Artist : Langhorne Slim
Album : The Way We Move
Composer :
Label : Ramseur
7:41 PM
From Small Things (Big Things One Day Come )
Artist : Dave Edmunds
Album : D.E.7th
Composer :
Label : Beat Goes On
7:44 PM
Chips Ahoy!
Artist : The Hold Steady
Album : Boys and Girls In America
Composer :
Label : Vagrant Records
7:48 PM
Department of Disappearance
Artist : Jason Lylte
Album : Department of Disappearance
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:52 PM
It’s Only Life
Artist : The Shins
Album : Port of Morrow
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:56 PM
Hollow Talk
Artist : Choir of Young Believers
Album : This Is For The White In Your Eyes
Composer :
Label : Ghostly International

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World Cafe
11:18 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Paul Simon On Making 'Graceland'

Paul Simon with Ladysmith Black Mambazo in 1987.
Luise Gibb Courtesy of the artist

Paul Simon's 1986 album Graceland marked an unprecedented intersection of music, culture and politics. In a conversation with World Cafe's David Dye — presented here in four parts — Simon speaks candidly about his legendary collaborations with South African musicians such as Joseph Shabalala and his vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

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World Cafe
10:30 am
Mon September 3, 2012

Next: Jordan Hull

Jordan Hull.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 6, 2012 9:34 am

  • Hear two new songs from Jordan Hull

Jordan Hull has always been a creative type. Growing up in Dayton, Ohio, Hull explored theater, writing and painting, and eventually got into music as an escape during his rebellious high-school years. Now in Nashville, the 23-year-old singer-songwriter writes lyrics that draw inspiration from great troubadours of yesteryear, including Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie.

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World Cafe
1:46 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Cassandra Wilson On World Cafe

Cassandra Wilson.
Courtesy of the artist

A pioneer who muddies the waters separating jazz, blues, country, soul and rock, Cassandra Wilson possesses a beautiful voice and more than three decades of musical experience. The two-time Grammy winner began her career with the M-base collective, but found success as a solo jazz singer.

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World Cafe
12:54 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Family Band On World Cafe

Family Band.
Courtesy of Caleb Seppala

The Brooklyn-based ambient-folk duo Family Band is a collaboration between visual artist turned frontwoman Kim Krans and her husband, former heavy-metal guitarist Jonny Ollsin. Together, they craft beautifully dark, folk-influenced songs, which they fittingly describe as "heavy mellow."

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World Cafe
1:11 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

THEESatisfaction On World Cafe

THEESatisfaction.
David Belisle

Working in a subgenre somewhere between soul and rap, Stasia "Stas" Irons and Catherine "Cat" Harris-White form the avant-garde hip-hop duo THEESatisfaction. Based in Seattle, the young duo released its first album, awE naturalE, back in March.

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World Cafe
1:05 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Diamond Rugs On World Cafe

Diamond Rugs.
Amie Ledford

Muddying the waters separating indie rock, country and Southern blues, Diamond Rugs formed in Nashville as an all-star music collective assembled by John McCauley of Deer Tick.

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World Cafe
11:53 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Next: Matthew E. White

Matthew E. White.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 6, 2012 9:34 am

  • Hear two new songs by Matthew E. White

Matthew E. White is an old soul conversant in music's past. On the cover of his debut album, Big Inner, his aesthetic is reminiscent of 1970 John Lennon on the cover of Abbey Road. The Manila-born, Virginia-raised musician was heavily influenced by the early works of Randy Newman — specifically Newman's 1972 album Sail Away.

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World Cafe
12:04 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

The Tallest Man On Earth On World Cafe

The Tallest Man on Earth.
Melody Chiang

Originally published on Mon October 8, 2012 7:03 am

Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson is a modern-day troubadour whose crooning voice and acoustic folk songs often get him compared to Bob Dylan. Matsson recently released his third full-length solo album, There's No Leaving Now, under the moniker The Tallest Man on Earth.

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World Cafe
3:26 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Latin Roots: From Africa To Brazil, The Story Of Samba

Brazilian samba musician Jorge Ben.
Fernanda Calfat Getty Images

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 3:27 pm

Grammy-winning Latin-music producer Aaron Levinson joins WXPN's David Dye for this, the 17th segment of World Cafe's Latin Roots series. Levinson, a Philadelphia native, started his music career at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. With a background as a musician and composer, he's a former governor of the Philadelphia chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Levinson has gone on to start his own record label, Range Recording Studios, and has produced and released more than a dozen albums along the way.

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World Cafe
1:42 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Van Hunt On World Cafe

Van Hunt.
Hannah Mattix

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 3:27 pm

Van Hunt is something like a cross between Thelonious Monk and Prince: throaty and suave yet artistic, bold and a little weird. His inventive style speaks to his strong will, a trait that propelled the college dropout to move from his home in Ohio to the music hub of Atlanta.

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