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December 27, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Locked Down
Artist : Dr. John
Album : Locked Down
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
6:06 PM
Dark Star
Artist : Polica
Album : Give You The Ghost
Composer :
Label : Totally Gross Nation
6:11 PM
Heavy Cloud, No Rain
Artist : Sting
Album : Ten Summoner's Tale
Composer :
Label : A&M
6:15 PM
Easy Way Out
Artist : Gotye
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:24 PM
Somebody That I Used To Know
Artist : Gotye
Album : Making Mirrors
Composer :
Label : Universal Republic
6:30 PM
State of the Art
Artist : Gotye
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:38 PM
Easy Way Out
Artist : Gotye
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:42 PM
Eyes Wide Open
Artist : Gotye
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:47 PM
Eyes Wide Open
Artist : Gotye
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:48 PM
Waiting In Vain
Artist : Bob Marley & The Wailers
Album : Exodus
Composer :
Label : Island
6:52 PM
Tell Me A Tale
Artist : Michael Kiwanuka
Album : Tell Me A Tale
Composer :
Label : Interscope
6:57 PM
Worms
Artist : Yeasayer
Album : All Hour Cymbals
Composer :
Label : We Are Free
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Gatekeeper
Artist : Feist
Album : Let It Die
Composer : Fiest, Peter Gonazles
Label : Interscope Records
7:03 PM
Itchycoo Park
Artist : Small Faces
Album : There Are But Four Small Faces
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:06 PM
Happy Pills
Artist : Norah Jones
Album : Little Broken Hearts
Composer :
Label : Blue Note
7:09 PM
Everybody Here Wants You
Artist : Jeff Buckley
Album : Sketches For My Sweetheart the Drunk
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:14 PM
Untitled (Love Song)
Artist : Counting Crows
Album : Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation
Composer :
Label : Collective Sounds
7:19 PM
Cool Enough
Artist : Nicole Atkins
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:21 PM
Submarines
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Recorded Live For the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:27 PM
Ho Hey
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Recorded Live For the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:29 PM
Dead Sea
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Recorded Live For the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:34 PM
Stubborn Love
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Recorded Live For the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:39 PM
Ho Hey
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:40 PM
Revolution Girls
Artist : Mariachi El Bronx
Album : II
Composer :
Label : Witchita
7:44 PM
Ring of Fire
Artist : Johnny Cash
Album : Love, God, Murder
Composer :
Label : Lost Highway
7:47 PM
The Lady of Leitrim
Artist : Megan Reilly
Album : The Well
Composer :
Label : Carrot Tope
7:51 PM
Tiger Lily
Artist : Luna
Album : Bewitched
Composer :
Label : Elektra/ADA
7:56 PM
Disclaimer
Artist : The Dears
Album : Missiles
Composer :
Label : Arts & Crafts

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World Cafe
8:00 am
Mon March 26, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: World Music

Angélique Kidjo.

Jed Root

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe and revisited some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

On today's World Cafe, we look to Nigeria, Benin and Cuba and highlight some of our favorite conversations with world-music innovators.

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World Cafe
2:17 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

fun. On World Cafe

fun.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon November 4, 2013 11:22 am

This segment, from March 23, 2012, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances.

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World Cafe
3:54 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Latin Roots: Josh Norek On Latin Hip-Hop

Ana Tijoux.
Courtesy of the artist

On the latest segment of the "Latin Roots" music series, Josh Norek, co-host and executive producer of The Latin Alternative (a one-hour radio show of Latin funk, hip-hop and electronica), stops by the studio. A musician, producer and journalist who works for the Latin indie label Nacional Records, Norek spends a good deal of his time exploring the history and direction of Latin hip-hop.

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World Cafe
2:31 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Heartless Bastards On World Cafe

Erika Wennerstrom, Dave Colvin, Jesse Ebaugh and Mark Nathan of Heartless Bastards.
Nathan Presley

The Cincinnati band Heartless Bastards is led by Erika Wennerstrom, whose husky vocals have fueled the group's progression into a powerhouse rock force on its fourth studio album, Arrow. The new record marinates in all that is classic rock — catchy hooks, big riffs, a powerful voice — but also sets itself apart with Wennerstrom's distinct voice.

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World Cafe
12:20 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Zola Jesus On World Cafe

Zola Jesus.
Courtesy of the artist

Nika Roza Danilova, known on stage as Zola Jesus, has crafted an experimental, genre-straddling sound which incorporates Gothic rock, lo-fi acoustic music, orchestral instrumentals, ambient electronic sounds and strong, diva-esque vocals. She's released three full-length studio albums in the span of three years, and each has sounded more purposeful and powerful than the last.

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World Cafe
1:32 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Anaïs Mitchell On World Cafe

Anais Mitchell has a penchant for storied poetry and a deep reverence for the expressiveness of folk music.
Courtesy of the artist

Vermont folk singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell's confessional ballads and strong, emotive singing have earned her comparisons to Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and Gillian Welch.

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World Cafe
2:31 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Jennifer Castle On 'World Cafe: Next'

Jennifer Castle is a Canadian folk singer with a gift for turning simple things into resonating music.
Eva Michon Courtesy of the artist

Jennifer Castle has been described more than once as one of Canadian folk's best kept secrets for her otherworldly and captivating style. She's collaborated with a diverse range of contemporaries — The Constantines, Doug Paisley and Ryan Driver, to name a few. Her three minimalist and delicate full-length albums incorporate her many inspirations — nature, space, planets and the simple things in life.

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World Cafe
3:11 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Sense Of Place: Natives Shed Light On Portland

Typhoon is an up-and-coming Portland collective known for its particular orchestration.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 12:32 pm

This World Cafe segment completes our Sense of Place Portland series, and the focus is on what Portland, Ore. — a city brimming with culture, coffee and bands — has been like for the musicians who settle there.

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World Cafe
1:17 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

The Shins On World Cafe

The Shins' latest release, Port Of Morrow, is their first album in five years.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon July 2, 2012 10:49 am

The Shins are a dream-pop outfit from Portland, Ore. Arising as a side project while singer/songwriter James Mercer lived in New Mexico, the band took on a life of its own after a number of singles such as "New Slang" were featured in films, pulling the young indie rock group into the national spotlight.

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World Cafe
2:52 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Sense Of Place: The Charms Of Portland

David Dye and Tucker Martine.
WXPN

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 12:33 pm

Who better to introduce the true sound of Portland, Ore. than the man behind many of its best musical acts?

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