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Playlist

December 20, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Optimistic
Artist : Radiohead
Album : Kid A
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:06 PM
Default
Artist : Atoms for Peace
Album : Amok
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
6:10 PM
Who
Artist : David Byrne & St. Vincent
Album : Love This Giant
Composer :
Label : 4AD
6:14 PM
Slash Your Tires
Artist : Luna
Album : Lunapark
Composer :
Label : Elektra/Wea
6:19 PM
Empty Party Rooms
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:23 PM
Steel and Blood
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:30 PM
Empty Party Rooms
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:36 PM
Diamond Lightning
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:41 PM
Steel and Blood
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:42 PM
Flashlight
Artist : The Amazing
Album : Gentle Stream
Composer :
Label : Partisan Records
6:47 PM
Low Rising
Artist : The Swell Season
Album : Strict Joy
Composer :
Label : ATO Records / Red
6:51 PM
Breakers
Artist : Local Natives
Album : Hummingbird
Composer :
Label : Frenchkiss Records
6:55 PM
Bad Thing
Artist : King Tuff
Album : King Tuff
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
6:58 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:00 PM
She Moves On
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : The Rhythm Of the Saints
Composer :
Label : Sony Legacy
7:04 PM
Will You Be Sleeping?
Artist : David Wax Museum
Album : Knock Knock Get Up
Composer :
Label : Ramseur Records
7:07 PM
Small Stakes
Artist : Spoon
Album : Kill The Moonlight
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
7:10 PM
Man on Fire
Artist : Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Album : Here
Composer :
Label : Vagrant
7:15 PM
Whispers in the Dark
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Babel
Composer :
Label : Glassnote
7:18 PM
Firecracker
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Gold
Composer :
Label : Lost Highway
7:21 PM
Harakari
Artist : The Ponys
Album : Turn The Lights Out
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:21 PM
Things Have Changed
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : Things Have Changed
Composer :
Label : SBME Import
7:27 PM
Switzerland
Artist : The Last Bison
Album : Inheritance
Composer :
Label : Republic Records
7:29 PM
North Side Gal
Artist : JD McPherson
Album : Signs & Signifiers
Composer :
Label : Rounder
7:32 PM
Crazy As A Loon
Artist : Bright Eyes
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:38 PM
Map Of Stars
Artist : The Horse’s Ha
Album : Of the Cathmawr Yards
Composer :
Label : Hidden Agenda
7:39 PM
Heartbeat
Artist : Kopecky Family Band
Album : Kids Raising Kids
Composer :
Label : Kopecky Family Band
7:42 PM
Up, Up, Up
Artist : Givers
Album : In Light
Composer :
Label : Glassnote
7:46 PM
Locked Down
Artist : Dr. John
Album : Locked Down
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:51 PM
Endicott
Artist : Kid Creole & The Coconuts
Album : Kid Creole Redux
Composer :
Label : Sire
7:56 PM
Burning Down the House
Artist : Talking Heads
Album : Speaking in Tongues
Composer :
Label : Rhino/WEA UK

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World Cafe
3:27 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

Next: Said The Whale

Jonathan Taggart

Originally published on Mon May 14, 2012 3:55 pm

  • Hear two new tracks by Said The Whale

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World Cafe
12:03 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: Beck

Beck.

Autumn de Wilde

Beck has been an influential creative force for two decades, popular for his sharp, intelligent and often humorous lyrics. Slickly genre-hopping from punk to folk, alternative and electro, he's put out albums both acoustic and electric, but always innovative. Today's installment of World Cafe revisits three of his interviews from the past decade or so.

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World Cafe
5:37 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

The Ting Tings On World Cafe

Courtesy of the artist

When The Ting Tings exploded onto the pop scene in 2007, their grunge-chic style and sound were destined for success. Now, five years after the debut of their hit single "That's Not My Name/Great DJ" and four years after their first full length, We Started Nothing, The Ting Tings are back.

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World Cafe
4:31 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Polica On World Cafe

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon July 30, 2012 3:33 pm

Despite the slow, twisting, synth-looping style of Polica, the group's album came together in only a few recording sessions. Recovering from the breakup of her folk rock band Roma di Luna and the breakup of her marriage to one of her bandmates, Channy Leaneagh turned to friend and collaborator Ryan Olson, founder of Gayngs. The two worked together on Gayngs' album Relayted in 2010 and they were interested in working together again.

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World Cafe
9:35 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Allo Darlin' On World Cafe

Allo Darlin'.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu May 10, 2012 1:03 pm

Allo Darlin' crafts quirky, personal rock, driven by lap steel, ukulele and charming four-part harmonies. The band formed in 2009 under the guidance of singer-songwriter Elizabeth Morris, whose voice meshes beautifully with those of Paul Rains, Bill Botting and Mikey Collins. Together, they spent two years touring in support of their gorgeous 2010 debut.

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World Cafe
4:13 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

First Aid Kit On World Cafe

First Aid Kit.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue May 8, 2012 5:15 pm

Named as a World Cafe: Next artist just this past March, the charming sister duo First Aid Kit returns with a full-length World Cafe session. Swedish siblings Johanna and Klara Söderberg are barely into their twenties, but they already have an international reputation for their rich harmonies and simple, rousing folk songs.

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World Cafe
3:56 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Next: Allo Darlin'

Allo Darlin's sophomore album is called Europe.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon May 7, 2012 7:48 pm

  • Hear two new tracks by Allo Darlin'

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World Cafe
3:58 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Bonnie Raitt On World Cafe

Bonnie Raitt's new album is titled Slipstream.
Marina Chavez

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

Bonnie Raitt is a blues-rock legend with nine Grammys and five platinum albums under her belt. Her rootsy and passionate take on everything blues — combined with her intimate understanding of composition, deft slide-guitar skills and soulful vocals — helped Raitt become an icon.

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World Cafe
12:14 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Latin Roots: The Political Beginnings Of Latin Rock

El Chicano.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 4:18 pm

On today's episode of Latin Roots, NPR's Felix Contreras returns to discuss the Latin Alternative music of the 1970s. Contreras is a connoisseur of Latin music who hosts NPR's Alt.Latino, reports on jazz, world music and Latin culture for NPR's Arts Desk, and plays in several Latin and jazz bands. Here, Contreras describes how politics in the 1970s influenced Latin music of the era.

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World Cafe
10:41 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Band Of Skulls On World Cafe

Band of Skulls' new album is titled Sweet Sour.
Steve Gullick

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 12:14 pm

The English group Band of Skulls makes music that recalls The Black Keys and The Kills' heavy, distorted, guitar-driven rock. On its 2009 debut, Baby Darling Doll Face Honey, Band of Skulls proved it could own several styles of classic rock. But the follow-up, Sweet Sour, is comparatively airtight — and has already hit the U.K. charts.

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