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Playlist

March 28, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:00 PM
Things We Said Today
Artist : The Beatles
Album : A Hard Day's Night
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:03 PM
I’m Looking Through You
Artist : Steve Earle
Album : Train a Coming
Composer :
Label : New West Records
6:06 PM
Submarines
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : The Lumineers
Composer :
Label : Dualtone Music Group
6:08 PM
Time Spent in Los Angeles
Artist : Dawes
Album : Nothing Is Wrong
Composer :
Label : ATO Records / Red Distribution
6:13 PM
Safe From Harm
Artist : Massive Attack
Album : Blue Lines
Composer :
Label : Virgin Records
6:19 PM
Stratus
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:28 PM
Quadrant 4
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:34 PM
Stratus
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:46 PM
Spectrum
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:47 PM
Spectrum
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:48 PM
Sunset
Artist : The xx
Album : Coexist
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
6:52 PM
The Clockwise Witness
Artist : Devotchka
Album : A Mad And Faithful Telling
Composer :
Label : Anti
6:57 PM
YYZ
Artist : Rush
Album : Moving Pictures
Composer :
Label : Polygram Records
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Time The Avenger
Artist : The Pretenders
Album : Learning To Crawl
Composer :
Label : Sire/London/Rhino
7:06 PM
Roadrunner
Artist : The Modern Lovers
Album : The Modern Lovers
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:10 PM
Photograph
Artist : John Murry
Album : The Graceless Age
Composer :
Label : Evangeline Recording
7:13 PM
Bitter Sweet Symphony
Artist : The Verve
Album : Urban Hymns
Composer :
Label : Island / Mercury
7:17 PM
Ohm
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : Fade
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:24 PM
Steel and Blood
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:25 PM
Harder Before It Gets Easier
Artist : David Wax Museum
Album : Knock Knock Get Up
Composer :
Label : Ramseur Records
7:29 PM
Zebra
Artist : John Butler Trio
Album : Sunrise Over Sea
Composer :
Label : Lava
7:33 PM
Ain’t Messin’ Around
Artist : Gary Clark Jr.
Album : Blak And Blu
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
7:37 PM
Spotlight
Artist : Leagues
Album : You Belong Here
Composer :
Label : Bufalotone Records
7:41 PM
Along the Road
Artist : Geology
Album : The Neighboring Sea
Composer :
Label : Geology
7:42 PM
Breezeblocks
Artist : AltJ
Album : An Awesome Wave
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
7:45 PM
The Walls Are Coming Down
Artist : Fanfarlo
Album : Reservoir
Composer :
Label : Raffle Bat Records
7:50 PM
River Man
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Five Leaves Left
Composer :
Label : Tsunami Label Group
7:54 PM
Whispers in the Dark
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Babel
Composer :
Label : Glassnote

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World Cafe
10:14 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Big Country On World Cafe

Big Country.
Andy Labrow Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue December 10, 2013 4:03 pm

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When Big Country founder and lead singer Stuart Adamson died in 2001, most would have assumed that the Scottish band was finished. But in 2007, the group reunited for a 25th-anniversary tour with a new lead singer in its lineup. Though Adamson was a hard man to replace, Big Country found comfort in recording and playing with Mike Peters, formerly of The Alarm.

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World Cafe
3:07 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Lissie On World Cafe

Lissie.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:47 pm

When Lissie stopped by World Cafe for her session about a month ago, she still didn't have a name for her new album. Now titled Back to Forever, the singer's second record is due out Sept. 10; it comes three years after the release of her debut, Catching a Tiger. Lissie's new songs emphasize her observations of the world around her. "Shameless," for example, focuses on what people will do for stardom.

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World Cafe
12:48 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Rhye On World Cafe

Rhye.
Dan Monick Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:48 pm

Though Rhye's debut album, Woman, was released this past March, many first encountered the duo of Mike Milosh and Robin Hannibal in a series of evocative videos released in 2012. There was little to no accompanying information and — as Milosh says — that was exactly the point. The idea was to keep listeners focused on the music and not the personality of the singer.

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World Cafe
4:31 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

La Santa Cecilia On World Cafe

La Santa Cecilia performs live in the World Cafe studios.
Bob Giardini Productions

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:49 pm

La Santa Cecilia got its start playing a mix of rancheras, norteno music and other Mexican-influenced rhythms for tourists and passers-by on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. The group developed a strong following as it started writing original songs and playing in clubs and other venues.

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World Cafe
4:20 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Next: Coke Weed

Coke Weed.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:50 pm

Alt-psychedelic quintet Coke Weed is from picturesque Bar Harbor, well up the Maine coast. The band just released its third album, Back To Soft, which took nine months to make and is — despite the title — its heaviest release so far.

Lead by songwriter Milan McAlevey, the band has immersed itself in '60s psych-rock, pledging allegiance to the likes of Jefferson Airplane. So that makes singer Nina Donghia the group's Signe Toly Anderson.

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World Cafe
3:03 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell On World Cafe

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Mark Seliger Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:14 pm

Steve Martin is a true Renaissance man, having run the gamut of accomplishments from acting to writing to art collecting. He's also an award-winning banjo player, offering easy, lilting banjo melodies alongside former New Bohemian Edie Brickell's lyrics on the duo's latest album, Love Has Come For You.

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World Cafe
3:32 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Latin Roots: Argentine Reggae Legend Fidel Nadal

Fidel Nadal.
Courtesy of Florencia Rodriguez Cheula

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:50 pm

In this installment of Latin Roots, the World Cafe team travels to Fidel Nadal's home studio in Buenos Aires for a session with a reggae performer who truly owns his genre. Nadal has 15 solo records to his name, and his album Forever Together was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2011.

Before fully going solo, Nadal spent a lot of time as a member of the punk-reggae band Todos Tus Muertos, which made six albums between 1988 and 2010. Hear three songs in this World Cafe session, recorded live in Buenos Aires.

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World Cafe
1:45 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

ELO's Jeff Lynne Describes His Work In The Studio

Jeff Lynne.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:52 pm

Jeff Lynne isn't quite at the forefront of '70s and '80s classic rock, but he was responsible for some formidable records with Electric Light Orchestra and Traveling Wilburys; later, he produced releases for Wilbury collaborators Tom Petty, Roy Orbison and George Harrison.

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World Cafe
12:38 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Bombino On World Cafe

Bombino.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:12 pm

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Nomad is an appropriate title for Bombino's new album; a member of the Tuareg tribe in Saharan Africa, the guitar was first relocated to a refugee camp in Algeria, where he learned to play his instrument. In 2011, he went into exile in Burkina Faso, which led to the making of his first album, Agadez.

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World Cafe
12:49 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

The Handsome Family On World Cafe

The Handsome Family.
Jason Creps Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:53 pm

Brett and Rennie Sparks have inhabited a unique musical world together since the '90s. As The Handsome Family, husband Brett sings and writes the melodies while wife Rennie focuses on the lyrics; the resulting ghost stories and murder ballads have won the band an intense cult following. After years spent in Chicago, where Wilco helped boost its profile, The Handsome Family now resides in Albuquerque, N.M.

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