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Playlist

June 30, 2014

10:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
10:01 PM
Can’t Stop Running
Artist : Todd Rundgren
Album : Nearly Human
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
10:06 PM
Saturday’s Song
Artist : Hiss Golden Messenger
Album : Lateness of Dancer
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
10:11 PM
When My Time Comes
Artist : Dawes
Album : North Hills
Composer :
Label : ATO Records/ Red
10:15 PM
The Righteous Path
Artist : DriveBy Truckers
Album : Brighter Than Creation¿s Dark
Composer :
Label : New West Records
10:20 PM
Bulletproof
Artist : Amanda Shires
Album : Down Fell the Doves
Composer :
Label : Lightning Rod Records
10:21 PM
Live Oak
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:31 PM
Devestate
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:37 PM
Elephant
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:42 PM
The Last Song I Will Write
Artist : Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Album : Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Composer :
Label : Thirty Tigers
10:46 PM
Bulletproof
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:53 PM
Stockholm
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:57 PM
Super 8
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:58 PM
Super 8
Artist : Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
11:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
11:01 PM
From Eden
Artist : Hozier
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
11:05 PM
Mother Mary Madonna
Artist : Heaven’s Jail
Album : Ace Called Zero
Composer :
Label : Heart Break Beat Records
11:10 PM
Suicide
Artist : Heaven’s Jail
Album : Ace Called Zero
Composer :
Label : Heart Break Beat Records
11:12 PM
Here Comes Your Man
Artist : The Pixies
Album : Doolittle
Composer :
Label : Nacional MNF Brasil
11:16 PM
Down Down the Deep River
Artist : Okkervil River
Album : The Silver Gymnasium
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
11:22 PM
1904
Artist : The Tallest Man on Earth
Album : There¿s No Leaving Now
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
11:23 PM
My Silver Lining
Artist : First Aid Kit
Album : Stay Gold
Composer :
Label : Sony
11:27 PM
The Walls Are Coming Down
Artist : Fanfarlo
Album : Reservoir
Composer :
Label : Raffle Bat Records
11:31 PM
Beds Are Burning
Artist : Midnight Oil
Album : Diesel & Dust
Composer :
Label : Bella Union
11:35 PM
Never There
Artist : Cake
Album : Prolonging the Magic
Composer :
Label : Volcano 3
11:36 PM
1998
Artist : Chet Faker
Album : Built on Glass
Composer :
Label : Downtown Records
11:40 PM
How Come You Never Go There
Artist : Feist
Album : Metals
Composer :
Label : Interscope Records
11:43 PM
Lisztomania
Artist : Phoenix
Album : Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Composer : Phoenix
Label : Glass Note
11:47 PM
Lazaretto
Artist : Jack White
Album : Lazaretto
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
11:52 PM
Tarantula
Artist : Passport
Album : Looking Thru
Composer :
Label : WEA Records

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World Cafe
5:47 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Rufus Wainwright On World Cafe

Rufus Wainwright.
Barry J. Holmes

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

In this episode of World Café, Rufus Wainwright catches up with host Michaela Majoun, who first chatted with the singer-songwriter on World Cafe 14 years ago. Wainwright shares details about his seventh album, Out of the Game, as well as the emotional events that inspired the album's themes of mourning and celebration.

This episode originally aired on June 6, 2012.

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World Cafe
5:35 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Trampled By Turtles On World Cafe

Trampled By Turtles.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 1:49 pm

The formation of Trampled by Turtles can be traced back to the untimely theft of frontman Dave Simonett's musical equipment in 2003. Left with only an acoustic guitar, Simonett formed a new band with a new style that fit his remaining instrument. The result is a folk-rock group that's known for its unbridled passion and raucous energy.

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World Cafe
7:49 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

The Lost Brothers On 'World Cafe: Next'

The Lost Brothers.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue June 5, 2012 9:31 am

  • Hear two new tracks from The Lost Brothers

The Lost Brothers' Oisin Leech and Mark McCausland aren't actually brothers, but the pair draws sonic influence from family bands such as The Kinks and The Everly Brothers. Though originally from Ireland and based in London, the group recorded its debut, Trails of the Lonely, in Portland, Ore.

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World Cafe
10:26 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Lana Del Rey On World Cafe

Nicole Nodland

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 10:19 am

Lana Del Rey got her start at 18, when she was still known as Lizzy Grant and moved from Lake Placid to New York City to write songs and perform in clubs. In 2008, under her given name, she produced and released the EP Kill Kill independently. In 2010, her first album — the doubly eponymous Lana Del Ray [sic] a.k.a. Lizzy Grant — came out and was quickly pulled from circulation, though it'll be reissued this summer.

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World Cafe
12:34 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Latin Roots: The Underground Beat Of Reggaeton

Tego Calderon, one of Reggaeton's top artists and producers, performs for fans in New York City.
Scott Gries Getty Images

Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 2:59 pm

Today on Latin Roots from World Cafe, NPR's Jasmine Garsd discusses the history of Reggaeton. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Garsd spent her teenage years hooked on Argentine rock. Garsd moved to the U.S. after high school and quickly encountered an eclectic mix of American music; now, she co-hosts NPR's Alt.Latino with Felix Contreras.

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World Cafe
11:50 am
Thu May 31, 2012

The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt On World Cafe

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 2:59 pm

The Magnetic Fields' music provides one of several outlets for frontman Stephin Merritt's inspired songwriting. The band began recording a string of eclectic albums in 1993, and finally found mainstream recognition with 1999's three-disc 69 Love Songs.

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World Cafe
9:51 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Yann Tiersen On World Cafe

Jeff Rabillon

Originally published on Wed May 30, 2012 3:34 pm

The music of multi-instrumentalist Yann Tiersen breaks the constraints of form, yet each track is built around poignant, emotional melodies. Tiersen quickly abandoned the academy training of his early childhood, smashing his violin and adopting the electric guitar instead. He began recording in the summer of 1993, and first found commercial success in his native France with 1998's Le Phare, recorded in two months on the island of Ouessant.

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World Cafe
4:38 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Next: Two Man Gentlemen Band

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed May 30, 2012 3:54 pm

  • Hear two new tracks from Two Man Gentleman Band

Self-described as "hot, raucous, retro swing for two," Two Man Gentlemen Band lives up to its claim. But, as the name suggests, there's a subtle ridiculousness to the group's sound. Andy Bean and Fuller Condon have made a career of recording old-school, '60s-style folk on vintage equipment, only to pack their songs with parodies, anachronisms and absurdities.

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World Cafe
12:27 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

The Lumineers On World Cafe

The Lumineers.
Mark Sink

Originally published on Tue May 27, 2014 1:41 pm

This week's Vintage Cafe goes back to 2012, when good things were starting to happen for a trio of musicians from Denver. The Lumineers' original members, Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites, were high-school friends who moved to Denver thinking they'd have a better shot at getting noticed than they had in Brooklyn — plus, it was affordable. There, they met their third member, cellist Neyla Pekarek, through a Craigslist ad.

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World Cafe
3:19 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

John Mayer On World Cafe

John Mayer.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed December 26, 2012 4:11 pm

Becoming a rock star has major implications — just ask John Mayer. The singer-songwriter's personal history and relationships are all public knowledge, thanks to the enormous media attention that the 34-year-old attracts. The attention in turn attracts trouble, but Mayer, who has just released his fifth solo studio album, tries to take it all in stride.

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