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Playlist

September 28, 2012

6:00 PM
Descarga Cubana
Artist : Israel Lopez Cachao
Album : Descargas Cubanas
Composer :
Label : T.H. Rodven
6:00 PM
If I Needed You
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:04 PM
Whispers in the Dark
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:05 PM
Sophia
Artist : Laura Marling
Album : A Creature I Don't Know
Composer :
Label : Domino
6:09 PM
Catch My Disease
Artist : Ben Lee
Album : Awake is the New Sleep
Composer :
Label : New West
6:10 PM
Lover¿s Eyes
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:13 PM
Down by the Water
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : The King Is Dead
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:16 PM
Yet Again
Artist : Grizzly Bear
Album : Shields
Composer :
Label : Warp
6:17 PM
Ghosts that We Knew
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:21 PM
Kids
Artist : MGMT
Album : Oracular Spectacular
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:22 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:24 PM
If I Needed You
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:28 PM
Lover¿s Eyes
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:30 PM
Lazuli
Artist : Beach House
Album : Bloom
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
6:35 PM
Swallowed By The Night
Artist : Sun Airway
Album : Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Luxury
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : It's Only Rock and Roll
Composer :
Label : UMVD Labels
7:06 PM
We Can’t Have Nice Things
Artist : Kelly Hogan
Album : I Like to Keep Myself In Pain
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:09 PM
Birdhouse In Your Soul
Artist : They Might Be Giants
Album : Flood
Composer :
Label : Restless
7:12 PM
Myriad Harbour
Artist : New Pornographers
Album : Challengers
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:16 PM
Bearing Witness
Artist : David Bazan
Album : Curse Your Branches
Composer :
Label : Barsuk
7:17 PM
This Head I Hold
Artist : Electric Guest
Album : Mondo
Composer :
Label : Downtown
7:20 PM
Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing
Artist : Chris Issak
Album : Forever Blue
Composer :
Label : Reprise / WEA
7:23 PM
The Only Place
Artist : Best Coast
Album : The Only Place
Composer :
Label : Mexican Summer
7:26 PM
Think I’m In Love
Artist : Beck
Album : The Information
Composer :
Label : Interscope Records
7:29 PM
Divine Hammer
Artist : The Breeders
Album : Last Splash
Composer :
Label : WEA/Elekra
7:32 PM
Hall of Mirrors
Artist : The Hello Sequence
Album : Negotiations
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:36 PM
Coast Reprise
Artist : The War On Drugs
Album : Wagonwheel Blues
Composer :
Label : Secretly Canadian
7:37 PM
A Heart Like Mine
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : 3 Pears
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros./Wea
7:42 PM
Found Out About You
Artist : Gin Blossoms
Album : New Miserable Experience
Composer :
Label : Acony Records
7:44 PM
I Might
Artist : Wilco
Album : The Whole Love
Composer :
Label : dBpm Records
7:48 PM
Angels
Artist : The xx
Album : Coexist
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
7:51 PM
I Walk on Gilded Splinters
Artist : Paul Weller
Album : The Wire: And All the Pieces Matter Five Years of Music from The Wire
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:56 PM
The Last Song I Will Write
Artist : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Album : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Composer :
Label : Thirty Tigers

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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

Guitarist Jonny Ollsin (formerly of S.T.R.E.E.T.S.) and singer Kim Krans met in the Catskill Mountains in New York, where they continue to write and record in a hand-built log cabin. Together, they lead the Brooklyn ambient rock group Family Band, which sounds like anything but mountain music.

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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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