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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
4:19 pm
Fri July 20, 2012

Grace Potter On World Cafe

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.
Lauren Dukoff

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 2:37 pm

Grace Potter has been captivating audiences with her musical prowess for nearly a decade. Her talents are split between her impressive multi-instrumentalism, her impassioned singing and her energetic stage presence. Potter's band, The Nocturnals, forned after bandmate Matt Burr heard her play folk songs at a student-run venue. Coming out of Vermont with the 2005 debut Nothing But the Water, the band released the album independently before signing with Hollywood Records for a re-release.

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World Cafe
2:42 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Tracy Grammer On World Cafe

Tracy Grammer.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 9:42 am

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the death of singer-songwriter Dave Carter from a sudden heart attack induced. He and Tracy Grammer, his partner in both music and life, were the fresh new act in folk at the time, having joined forces in 1996. In accordance with Carter's wishes, Grammer has continued to perform their songs even into her blossoming solo career, which so far includes three studio albums.

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World Cafe
2:19 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Anders Osborne On World Cafe

Anders Osborne.
Courtesy of Jerry Moran

Originally from Sweden, Anders Osborne left his home in Uddevalla at 16 to hitchhike through Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Eventually finding his way to the U.S., the singer-songwriter and guitarist settled in New Orleans in 1984. The Crescent City clearly came to inspire Osborne's music, which ranges from muddy backwater blues to upbeat country-rock, and fills in many of the gaps in between.

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World Cafe
3:17 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Damien Jurado On World Cafe

Damien Jurado.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 1:54 pm

Folk-pop singer-songwriter Damien Jurado has come a long way since he first started self-releasing lo-fi folk recordings on cassette. Jurado has been making music since the early '90s, and he recently released his 10th studio album, Maraqopa — his second produced by best friend and Secretly Canadian labelmate Richard Swift.

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World Cafe
3:58 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Next: Eme Alfonso

Eme Alfonso.
Joseph Ros Courtesy of the artist
  • Hear two new songs by Eme Alfonso

Eme Alfonso hails from a renowned family of Cuban musicians, at whose urging she began studying music at age 7. Alfonso has already been nominated for a Latin Grammy as part of Sintesis, a jazz-fusion and Latin folklore act with whom she's traveled worldwide.

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World Cafe
2:31 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Shawn Colvin On World Cafe

Shawn Colvin.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon August 20, 2012 3:05 pm

Three-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin is a contemporary folk legend. Colvin started playing guitar at the age 10 and went on to cut her teeth on the folk circuits of Illinois and San Francisco before moving on to the Fast Folk cooperative of Greenwich Village in New York City. During her solo music career, Colvin has appeared in off-Broadway shows and episodes of television shows such as The Simpsons and Treme.

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World Cafe: Latin Roots
3:53 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Latin Roots: More To Mariachi Than You Think

Rana Santacruz.
Adam Cohen Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu August 16, 2012 11:53 am

Chicago-based music journalist Catalina Maria Johnson curates this 14th installment of World Cafe's "Latin Roots" music series. The bilingual and bicultural journalist is of half-Swedish and half-Mexican descent, and grew up in two different cities with the name St. Louis — one in Missouri, and the other, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. She writes in Spanish and English for publications such as HOY, Revista Contratiempo, Gozamos and Nat Geo Music.

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World Cafe
3:45 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Mariachi El Bronx On World Cafe

Mariachi El Bronx.
Courtesy of Ashley Maile

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 3:54 pm

Los Angeles-based Mariachi El Bronx started out as a punk band called The Bronx, but that was before its members discovered a collective love for Mexican folk music. The group fell hard for mariachi, and when faced with playing an acoustic punk rock set for a TV show, they decided to fully embrace that new direction and start a Mexican-flavored side project.

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World Cafe
1:26 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Bear In Heaven On World Cafe

Bear in Heaven.
Shawn Brackbill

Bear in Heaven, the brainchild of Jon Philpot, spent the winter trimming down (from a quartet to a trio) and stocking up, releasing its third album I Love You, It's Cool this spring. To promote the record, Philpot posted it in its entirety on the band's website, but not before slowing the audio down 400,000 times. At its original tempo, Bear in Heaven's music is at once ambient and energized, resonating in synth-driven waves that swell and pulse through an electric sea.

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World Cafe
12:21 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Megan Reilly On World Cafe

Megan Reilly.
Jason Creps

Originally from Memphis but a resident of New York City for the past decade or so, singer-songwriter Megan Reilly has a fan in Sonic Youth's Steve Shelley, who helped her get her original record deal. Ever since, Reilly's country-inflected soft rock has evolved further into pop territory since her 2002 debut Arc of Tessa and 2006's Let Your Ghost Go.

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