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Playlist

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
2:20 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Janiva Magness On World Cafe

Janiva Magness.
Courtesy of Jeff Dunas

Originally published on Thu May 24, 2012 4:14 pm

Known for exploring the complexity of human hurt in ways that are both personal and universal, Janiva Magness is a widely praised blues and soul singer. Magness writes from a serious place, and fittingly, her music isn't to be taken lightly: She often weaves a difficult personal history into her songs, but, as her new album's title suggests, Magness pushes through tough times on Stronger for It.

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World Cafe
5:15 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Kent Hartman On World Cafe

Courtesy of the author

Originally published on Thu May 24, 2012 9:24 am

Almost every record you know that was a 1960s radio hit had a secret weapon — a crew of L.A. backing musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew." This group, which included the likes of Glen Campbell, Hal Blaine and Carol Kaye, helped artists ranging from the Partridge Family to the Beach Boys make great-sounding albums.

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World Cafe
2:25 pm
Wed May 23, 2012

Joachim Cooder On World Cafe

Joachim Cooder.
Courtesy of the artist

Joachim Cooder is no stranger to collaborations, nor is he new to scoring soundtracks, yet Cooder's newest project combines his past experiences in an unexpected way. Son of legendary guitarist Ry Cooder, he took to the drums early on, and eventually played in the famous documentary Buena Vista Social Club. He's also worked behind the scenes, writing for the soundtracks of films such as Lars and the Real Girl.

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World Cafe
4:31 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Next: John Fullbright

Courtesy of the Jesse Costa/WBUR

Originally published on Wed May 30, 2012 9:09 am

  • Hear two new tracks by John Fullbright

Hailing from Okemah, Okla., with a serious talent for writing Americana music, John Fullbright is often compared to Woody Guthrie. But Fullbright isn't riding on the coattails of the great folk artists who came before him; in fact, he describes himself as a songwriter, not just a musician, because he's determined to play his own music.

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World Cafe
3:24 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Neal Casal On World Cafe

Neal Casal.
Courtesy of the artist

Many fans of American rock love Neal Casal's guitar work, whether they know his solo music or not. Primarily a solo artist and guitarist for Ryan Adams' backing band The Cardinals, Casal built his career on country-rock sensibilities and tireless output. His first solo album came out in 1995, and since then, he's kept up his solo work while playing with The Cardinals, Chris Robinson of Black Crowes and countless others.

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World Cafe
9:53 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Rodrigo Y Gabriela On World Cafe

Rodrigo y Gabriela.
Courtesy of the artist

Rodrigo y Gabriela plays everything from heavy metal to jazz to acoustic folk. The duo started out in a thrash-metal band in Mexico City, but moved to Dublin in 1999. From Ireland, its inventive instrumental music spread to the U.K., then to Europe and the U.S. before finally finding its way back to Mexico. Rodrigo y Gabriela's big break came in 2006, when the pair's self-titled debut topped the Irish charts.

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World Cafe
3:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Zeus On World Cafe

Zeus.
Derek Branscombe

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 3:12 pm

Zeus' music sounds as if it's being beamed straight out of the '70s, but a shared interest in making music that recalls The Band isn't what brought the Canadian group together. Most of Zeus' members were brought into Jason Collett's backing band, and from there decided to play together outside of their work with Collett.

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World Cafe
3:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Latin Roots: Bachata, The Underdog Of Latin Music, Grows Up

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 8:08 pm

We've heard from Alt. Latino co-host Felix Contreras in the past, but here we'll hear from the show's other half, Jasmine Garsd. Garsd was raised in Buenos Aires and connected with the Argentine rock scene in her teens. She moved to the U.S.

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World Cafe
3:41 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Bassnectar On World Cafe

Bassnectar's new album is Vava Voom.
Peter Samuels

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

Since beginning his "open-source" musical project in the 1990s, Lorin Ashton and his Bassnectar alias have become nearly superhuman. Bassnectar is associated with a community of devoted Bass Heads, several non-profit and charity organizations and shows of such epic proportions, they're called Bass Centers. Ashton describes his music as "the motion of [his] cells bouncing back at the world," and tens of thousands of people connect with it as a deeply human pursuit, as well. Last year, he sold out a New Year's Eve show attended by 10,000 fans.

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World Cafe
2:26 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Loudon Wainwright III On World Cafe

Courtesy of Ross Halfin

Loudon Wainwright III has the makings of a great legacy many times over.

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