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September 28, 2012

6:00 PM
Descarga Cubana
Artist : Israel Lopez Cachao
Album : Descargas Cubanas
Composer :
Label : T.H. Rodven
6:00 PM
If I Needed You
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:04 PM
Whispers in the Dark
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:05 PM
Sophia
Artist : Laura Marling
Album : A Creature I Don't Know
Composer :
Label : Domino
6:09 PM
Catch My Disease
Artist : Ben Lee
Album : Awake is the New Sleep
Composer :
Label : New West
6:10 PM
Lover¿s Eyes
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:13 PM
Down by the Water
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : The King Is Dead
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:16 PM
Yet Again
Artist : Grizzly Bear
Album : Shields
Composer :
Label : Warp
6:17 PM
Ghosts that We Knew
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:21 PM
Kids
Artist : MGMT
Album : Oracular Spectacular
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:22 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:24 PM
If I Needed You
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:28 PM
Lover¿s Eyes
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Recorded Live at the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:30 PM
Lazuli
Artist : Beach House
Album : Bloom
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
6:35 PM
Swallowed By The Night
Artist : Sun Airway
Album : Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Luxury
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : It's Only Rock and Roll
Composer :
Label : UMVD Labels
7:06 PM
We Can’t Have Nice Things
Artist : Kelly Hogan
Album : I Like to Keep Myself In Pain
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:09 PM
Birdhouse In Your Soul
Artist : They Might Be Giants
Album : Flood
Composer :
Label : Restless
7:12 PM
Myriad Harbour
Artist : New Pornographers
Album : Challengers
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:16 PM
Bearing Witness
Artist : David Bazan
Album : Curse Your Branches
Composer :
Label : Barsuk
7:17 PM
This Head I Hold
Artist : Electric Guest
Album : Mondo
Composer :
Label : Downtown
7:20 PM
Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing
Artist : Chris Issak
Album : Forever Blue
Composer :
Label : Reprise / WEA
7:23 PM
The Only Place
Artist : Best Coast
Album : The Only Place
Composer :
Label : Mexican Summer
7:26 PM
Think I’m In Love
Artist : Beck
Album : The Information
Composer :
Label : Interscope Records
7:29 PM
Divine Hammer
Artist : The Breeders
Album : Last Splash
Composer :
Label : WEA/Elekra
7:32 PM
Hall of Mirrors
Artist : The Hello Sequence
Album : Negotiations
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:36 PM
Coast Reprise
Artist : The War On Drugs
Album : Wagonwheel Blues
Composer :
Label : Secretly Canadian
7:37 PM
A Heart Like Mine
Artist : Dwight Yoakam
Album : 3 Pears
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros./Wea
7:42 PM
Found Out About You
Artist : Gin Blossoms
Album : New Miserable Experience
Composer :
Label : Acony Records
7:44 PM
I Might
Artist : Wilco
Album : The Whole Love
Composer :
Label : dBpm Records
7:48 PM
Angels
Artist : The xx
Album : Coexist
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
7:51 PM
I Walk on Gilded Splinters
Artist : Paul Weller
Album : The Wire: And All the Pieces Matter Five Years of Music from The Wire
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:56 PM
The Last Song I Will Write
Artist : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
Album : Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
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Label : Thirty Tigers

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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

Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale, known as The Milk Carton Kids, are getting a lot of well-deserved buzz. When the folk duo released its second album Prologue for free online last year, more than 60,000 fans downloaded the tracks. Acoustic, soothing, rich in ballads — the signature Milk Carton Kids form of fusing two voices into one sound is mesmerizing.

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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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