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Playlist

March 25, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
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Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Bloodbuzz Ohio
Artist : The National
Album : High Violet
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Label : 4AD
6:06 PM
Grace for Saints and Ramblers
Artist : Iron and Wine
Album : Ghost on Ghost
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Label : Nonesuch
6:09 PM
Dazzling Blue
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : So Beautiful Or So What
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Label : Hear Music
6:14 PM
Cruel
Artist : St. Vincent
Album : Strange Mercy
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Label : 4AD
6:18 PM
Sunset
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:19 PM
Angels
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:25 PM
Chained
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
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Label : WXPN
6:30 PM
Fiction
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:34 PM
Sunset
Artist : The xx
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:39 PM
Heart Skipped A Beat
Artist : The XX
Album : XX
Composer :
Label : Barsuk
6:40 PM
Would That Not Be Nice
Artist : Divine Fits
Album : A Thing Called Divine Fits
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Label : Merge
6:44 PM
Somebody to Shove
Artist : Soul Asylum
Album : Grave Dancers Union
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Label : Blue Note Records
6:47 PM
Devil Moon
Artist : Bobby Long
Album : Wishbone
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Label : ATO Records
6:51 PM
Puppets Dangling
Artist : Jacco Gardner
Album : Cabinet of Curiosities
Composer :
Label : Trouble In Mind
6:55 PM
Days
Artist : The Kinks
Album : The Kink Kronikles
Composer :
Label : Sanctuary UK
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:00 PM
Welcome to the Boomtown
Artist : David & David
Album : Boomtown
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Label : A & M
7:06 PM
They Told Me
Artist : Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside
Album : Untamed Beast
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Label : Partisan Records
7:09 PM
Hitchcock Railway
Artist : Joe Cocker
Album : Joe Cocker!
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Label : HipO Select
7:14 PM
New Alphabet
Artist : Eels
Album : Wonderful Glorious
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Label : Vagrant
7:18 PM
Love Interruption
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
7:20 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:24 PM
I’ll Be Around
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:25 PM
Say Goodbye to the Night
Artist : Kail Baxley
Album : Heatstroke/The Wind & The War
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Label : Forty Below
7:29 PM
Jealous Again
Artist : The Black Crowes
Album : Croweology
Composer :
Label : Megaforce
7:33 PM
Look the Other Way
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now
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Label : Bloodshot Records
7:36 PM
Somebody That I Used To Know
Artist : Gotye
Album : Making Mirrors
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Label : Universal Republic
7:37 PM
Keep You
Artist : Wild Belle
Album : Isles
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Label : Columbia Records
7:41 PM
Love and Happiness
Artist : Toots Hibbert
Album : Toots in Memphis
Composer :
Label : HipO Select
7:48 PM
Contact
Artist : Citizen Cope
Album : Citizen Cope
Composer :
Label : Dreamworks
7:52 PM
Harder Before It Gets Easier
Artist : David Wax Museum
Album : Knock Knock Get Up
Composer :
Label : Ramseur Records
7:57 PM
I Would Like To Speak To Yr Manager
Artist : The Kyle Sowashes
Album : Nobody
Composer :
Label : Anyway

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World Cafe
10:21 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Emily Wells On 'World Cafe: Next'

Emily Wells' new album, Mama, comes out April 10.
Courtesy of the artist

Emily Wells began honing her violin skills at age 4, released her first album at 13, and hasn't slowed down since. Blending her classical training, hip-hop loops and folk influences, Wells has developed a unique sound while touring and releasing albums independently.

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World Cafe
8:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: '70s Singer-Songwriters

Joni Mitchell strums her guitar outside the Revolution club in London, circa 1968.

Central Press Getty Images

Today's episode of World Cafe revisits the singer-songwriter movement of the 1970s, chronicling some of the decade's most masterful and indelible artists.

In a 2008 interview, the contemplative and politically minded Jackson Browne discusses his love songs, his reaction to the use of "Running on Empty" in a John McCain campaign ad and his beliefs surrounding the battle between nuclear and alternative power sources.

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World Cafe
1:22 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

New Multitudes On World Cafe

Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker Needle, and Yim Yames make up New Multitudes.
Courtesy of the artist

Often, an artist can be defined by his or her influences. Woody Guthrie's legacy demands instead that he be remembered for the legendary writers he influenced. Guthrie's music inspired musicians from Bob Dylan to Bruce Springsteen, and his career as a Dust Bowl troubadour became representative of more than just American folk music.

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World Cafe
11:45 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Latin Roots: Forty Years Of Latin Funk

Los Amigos Invisibles.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri April 6, 2012 10:24 am

On this seventh segment of the Latin Roots series, Josh Norek joins World Cafe to explore the cultural roots of Latin funk — a mix of Latin grooves and Afro-American funk. Norek is the co-host and executive producer of The Latin Alternative, as well as a musician, producer and journalist who currently works for the Latin indie label Nacional Records.

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World Cafe
11:34 am
Thu April 5, 2012

John K. Samson On World Cafe

John K. Samson.
Jason Halstead

John K. Samson, known for his eloquent lyrics and tenure as the frontman of Canadian indie-rock band The Weakerthans, just released his first solo album. Three years in the making, Provincial arose out of Samson's stated wish to capture the feel — a "musical map" — of three locations in his native Winnipeg.

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World Cafe
4:23 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

Robert Glasper Experiment On World Cafe

Robert Glasper Experiment fuses hip-hop, blues, soul and rock with jazz music.
Mike Schreiber

Though Robert Glasper Experiment is a fairly new entity, Glasper himself has been experimenting in genre mash-ups for his entire musical career. First and foremost a jazz pianist, Glasper grew to love hip-hop and began to incorporate it into his music. He's played in a jazz trio and toured the world playing at jazz festivals, but recently, he's become renowned for his ability to mix unlikely elements into something startlingly original — even if he's covering the work of another artist.

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World Cafe
4:12 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

The Milk Carton Kids On World Cafe

The Milk Carton Kids.
Brendan Pattengale

Originally published on Mon May 5, 2014 4:03 pm

Today's Vintage Cafe features Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan, who record under the name The Milk Carton Kids. The two made a wise choice in 2008 to join forces and give away their music for free — a bold move in any era.

This interview originally ran in 2013 around the release of their third album, The Ash & Clay. In this interview, they talk about their time together as a band and their new coming-of-age songs — particularly a gorgeous tune about Memphis. The duo's spring tour of the U.S. is already sold out through June 1.

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World Cafe
11:53 am
Mon April 2, 2012

Salim Nourallah On 'World Cafe: Next'

Salim Nourallah's latest album, Hit Parade, comes out April 12.
Courtesy of the artist

Deeply influenced by the pop of The Beatles while also incorporating alt-country elements from his Texas background, Salim Nourallah found solace in music at an early age. He's released several albums as a solo artist, earning a reputation for the power of his words and the deftness of his melodies.

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World Cafe
8:00 am
Mon April 2, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: The Sound Of Memphis

Al Green performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.

Sean Gardner Getty Images

Today's episode of World Cafe celebrates the iconic sound of Memphis, Tenn., and Stax Records by looking back at past conversations with some of its key players.

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World Cafe
2:30 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Archie Powell And The Exports On 'World Cafe: Next'

Archie Powell and the Exports.
Carolina M. Rodriguez

Originally published on Mon March 26, 2012 3:32 pm

With simple melodies and sardonic lyrics, Archie Powell and the Exports' new album, Great Ideas in Action, may well be the soundtrack to this summer. The group released its first EP (Loose Change) in 2009, and its debut album, Skip Work, followed a year later. Skip Work was praised for its addictive hooks, lyrical wit and sophistication. Buried beneath catchy, raucous rock 'n' roll, the album's emotional content reflected the nervous energy and anxiety that the band members say they felt graduating college.

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