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September 26, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Your Touch
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Magic Potion
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:03 PM
I’ll Be Your Man
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : The Big ComeUp
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
6:06 PM
Heaven
Artist : The Walkmen
Album : Heaven
Composer :
Label : Fat Possum
6:09 PM
Heaven
Artist : Talking Heads
Album : Fear of Music
Composer :
Label : Rhino / WEA
6:13 PM
Heaven
Artist : Psychedelic Furs
Album : All Of This & Nothing
Composer :
Label : Dreamworks
6:17 PM
Don’t Turn Out the Light
Artist : Hacienda
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:21 PM
Veronica
Artist : Hacienda
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:28 PM
Natural Life
Artist : Hacienda
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:36 PM
Savage
Artist : Hacienda
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:40 PM
Natural Life
Artist : Hacienda
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:41 PM
Heaven
Artist : Los Lonely Boys
Album : Los Lonely Boys
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:45 PM
Reboot The Mission
Artist : The Wallflowers
Album : Glad All Over
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:48 PM
Eyeoneye
Artist : Andrew Bird
Album : Break It Yourself
Composer :
Label : Mom & Pop Music
6:52 PM
The Clockwise Witness
Artist : Devotchka
Album : A Mad And Faithful Telling
Composer :
Label : Anti
6:57 PM
A Soft Place to Land
Artist : Kathleen Edwards
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Chicago
Artist : Sufjan Stevens
Album : Come on Feel the Illinoise
Composer :
Label : Mute U.S.
7:06 PM
Angel Dance
Artist : Robert Plant & The Band of Joy
Album : Band of Joy
Composer :
Label : Rounder/UMGD
7:09 PM
Brave New World
Artist : Michael Penn
Album : March
Composer :
Label : RCA
7:14 PM
Knock Knock
Artist : Band of Horses
Album : Mirage Rock
Composer :
Label : Columbia Records
7:18 PM
Tempted
Artist : Squeeze
Album : East Side Story
Composer :
Label : A&M
7:22 PM
Say So
Artist : Allen Stone
Album : Allen Stone
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
7:25 PM
I Need Your Company
Artist : Michael Kiwanuka
Album : Tell Me A Tale EP
Composer :
Label : Interscope
7:26 PM
Is Your Love Big Enough
Artist : Lainne La Havas
Album : Is Your Love Big Enough
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:29 PM
Who Is He And What Is He To You
Artist : Bill Withers
Album : Best of Bill Withers
Composer :
Label : Mastercuts Gold
7:33 PM
Hold On
Artist : The Alabama Shakes
Album : The Alabama Shakes EP
Composer :
Label : The Alabama Shakes
7:36 PM
See No Evil
Artist : Television
Album : Marquee Moon
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:40 PM
Nine in the Afternoon
Artist : Panic At the Disco
Album : Pretty. Odd.
Composer :
Label : Fueled By Ramen
7:41 PM
Take a Walk
Artist : Passion Pit
Album : Gossamer
Composer :
Label : Columbia
7:45 PM
Pets
Artist : Porno For Pyros
Album : Porno For Pyros
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers / WEA
7:48 PM
Dirty Money
Artist : Antibalas
Album : Antibalas
Composer :
Label : Daptone
7:55 PM
Up From The South
Artist : The Budos Band
Album : The Budos Band
Composer :
Label : Merge Records

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World Cafe
2:01 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Next: Family Band

Family Band.
Andrea Gentl
  • Hear two new songs by Family Band

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World Cafe
1:24 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Norah Jones On World Cafe

Norah Jones.
Autumn de Wilde

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 4:53 pm

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones has been a star since the 2002 release of her debut album, Come Away With Me, which sold more than 10 million copies in the U.S. and won eight Grammys. Her success hasn't let up: Subsequent releases have all reached gold or platinum status.

Jones' fifth album, Little Broken Hearts, came out in May, and was recorded with producer Danger Mouse. Here, Jones sits down with World Cafe's David Dye to discuss her creative process.

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World Cafe
2:28 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Lucero On World Cafe

Lucero.
Brantley Guiterrez

Lucero — bright star in Spanish — has been creating quality punk-inflected country since the late '90s. Hailing from Memphis, frontman Ben Nichols gives the act a gruff Southern twang with both his voice and his guitar. Since the release of 2001's eponymous debut, Lucero has recorded five more studio albums and plays an impressive 200 shows a year in the U.S. and Canada.

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World Cafe
12:45 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

Neil Young On World Cafe

Neil Young.
Danny Clinch

Neil Young's dozens of albums and myriad side projects showcase his incredible range and stylistic flexibility. His music has gone from the soft folk of Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young to the loud, raucous rock of Crazy Horse.

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World Cafe
12:29 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Rodney Crowell And Mary Karr On World Cafe

Rodney Crowell and Mary Karr.
Deborah Feingold Courtesy of the artist

Kin: Songs by Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell, released last month, is a collaboration between a best-selling author and a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. Karr and Crowell sing songs about growing up in Texas in the '50s, material they've each grappled with in their own work. Karr's best-selling memoir The Liar's Club deals with themes of family, love and loss.

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World Cafe
4:02 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Next: Japandroids

Japandroids.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon July 2, 2012 4:31 pm

Before Japandroids reached the popularity they've earned today, guitarist Brian King and drummer David Prowse had to endure some ups and downs. In the beginning, the duo gave up the search for a lead vocalist and third member, deciding instead to split vocal duties. This turn of events ended up affecting the band's dual but equal decision-making process — even the band's name is a hodgepodge of ideas from each member.

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World Cafe
1:32 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

M. Ward On World Cafe

M. Ward.
Courtesy of the artist

In recent years, indie-folk singer-songwriter M. Ward has dabbled in the retro pop sounds of She and Him with Zooey Deschanel and joined forces with Conor Oberst and Jim James in Monsters of Folk.

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World Cafe
3:15 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Latin Roots: The Trajectory Of Tango

Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla performs in France in July 1986.
STF Courtesy of AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon July 2, 2012 9:24 am

For World Cafe's 13th episode of Latin Roots, Latin-music expert Ernesto Lechner talks tango. Lechner was born and raised in Buenos Aires, which is widely regarded as the genre's birthplace.

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World Cafe
3:15 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

John Lydon On World Cafe

John Lydon (center right) of Public Image Ltd.
Courtesy of Paul Heartfield

Originally published on Thu August 16, 2012 11:09 am

Though John Lydon remains best known as Johnny Rotten, former lead singer of The Sex Pistols, his music career didn't end with the pioneering punk act's split in 1978. Lydon formed Public Image Ltd shortly thereafter and dropped his adopted stage name. Widely considered the first post-punk band, PiL experiments with a wide palette of sounds, including dub, rock and disco.

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World Cafe
3:03 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Third World On World Cafe

Third World.
Courtesy of Artist

Together nearly 30 years, the reggae band Third World is one Jamaica's most popular and decorated musical acts, with listeners around the world and 10 Grammy nominations to its name. Partly responsible for mainstreaming reggae music, the group formed in 1973 and built a solid following playing the Kingston reggae scene, making its debut at Jamaica's Independence Day celebration.

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