World Cafe on KWIT

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Playlist

March 27, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Joy To You Baby
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Beast in its Tracks
Composer :
Label : Pytheas Recordings
6:06 PM
Switzerland
Artist : The Last Bison
Album : Inheritance EP
Composer :
Label : Republic Records
6:09 PM
Good Things Happen To Bad People
Artist : Richard Thompson
Album : Electric
Composer :
Label : New West Records
6:14 PM
That’s All Right
Artist : Elvis Presley
Album : The Sun Sessions
Composer :
Label : RCA
6:16 PM
Crazy Mixed Emotions
Artist : Rosie Flores
Album : Rockabilly Filly
Composer :
Label : Hightone Records
6:19 PM
Tore Down
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:23 PM
Tore Down
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:27 PM
Am I Even A Memory?
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Unfinished Business
Composer :
Label : Welk
6:32 PM
It’s All Over Now
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:40 PM
Rock Your Baby
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:43 PM
It’s All Over Now
Artist : Wanda Jackson
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:45 PM
I’m Shakin’
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
6:48 PM
Shakin’ Shakin’ Shakes
Artist : Los Lobos
Album : By the Light of the Moon
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros./Wea
6:52 PM
You Never Need Nobody
Artist : The Lone Bellow
Album : The Lone Bellow
Composer :
Label : Descendant Records
7:00 PM
High Living
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:01 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:02 PM
Miss You
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Some Girls: Deluxe Edition
Composer :
Label : Republic
7:07 PM
We No Who U R
Artist : Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Album : Push the Sky Away
Composer :
Label : Bad Seeds Ltd
7:11 PM
Everybody Knows
Artist : Leonard Cohen
Album : I'm Your Man
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:17 PM
Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
Artist : Father John Misty
Album : Fear Fun
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:20 PM
My Time
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Omni
Composer :
Label : Dangerbird Spain
7:21 PM
Where Are We Now
Artist : David Bowie
Album : The Next Day
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:25 PM
Wonderwall
Artist : Oasis
Album : (What's The Story) Morning Glory
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:29 PM
This Ladder is Ours
Artist : The Joy Formidable
Album : Wolf's Law
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
7:34 PM
Frost
Artist : Trey Anastasio
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:35 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:39 PM
Old Man Down the Road
Artist : John Fogerty
Album : Centerfield
Composer :
Label : Dreamworks
7:43 PM
The Wheel
Artist : Jerry Garcia
Album : Garcia
Composer :
Label : Princess Records
7:47 PM
Keep You
Artist : Wild Belle
Album : Isles
Composer :
Label : Columbia Records
7:51 PM
Fadeaway
Artist : Bodeans
Album : Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams
Composer :
Label : Reprise/Wea
7:55 PM
I Found You
Artist : The Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
7:58 PM
Kindergarten
Artist : Faith No More
Album : Angel Dust
Composer :
Label : Slash/Reprise

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World Cafe
3:08 pm
Thu February 9, 2012

Nils Lofgren On World Cafe

Nils Lofgren specializes in high-energy blues-rock.
Rainer Drechsler

Originally published on Tue June 19, 2012 9:50 am

Nils Lofgren has built a stellar reputation as a masterful guitarist in both solo and collaborative endeavors, and his extensive discography showcases a unique brand of high-energy blues-rock.

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World Cafe
3:05 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

The Front Bottoms On World Cafe

The Front Bottoms.
Lucia Holm Courtetsy of Reybee

Brian Sella and Mathew Uychich of the New Jersey band The Front Bottoms have been playing together for years.

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World Cafe
2:41 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Jonathan Wilson On World Cafe

Jonathan Wilson's first album is titled Gentle Spirit.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue February 7, 2012 2:43 pm

Jonathan Wilson is practically overflowing with music, if his debut album Gentle Spirit is any indication. The album runs 78 minutes, with several songs spanning more than six minutes. That's a lot of material for a debut, but Wilson is no newbie — he's worked with the likes of Elvis Costello, Robbie Robertson and Jackson Browne.

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World Cafe
10:09 am
Mon February 6, 2012

Polica On 'World Cafe: Next'

Channy Casselle of Polica combines jazz, blues and electronic elements with AutoTuned vocals for a chilling effect.
Colin Kerrigan

Polica's sound is crisp, minimalist and mesmerizing. Singer Channy Leaneagh plays her voice like an instrument, using AutoTune both in the studio and at live shows to manipulate her vocals. Against the sliding violins, saxophone solos, relaxed bass and dueling drums of Polica, it's hard to believe that before this, Leaneagh sang folk music for six years in her previous band, Roma di Luna.

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World Cafe
3:23 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Girls On World Cafe

Girls is known for its familiar, urgent, refreshingly simple music.
Sandy Kim

Girls' 2011 album Father, Son, Holy Ghost strikes a careful balance between creating music that sounds classic and writing something that's already been done. Ever since Girls' debut, Album, the band has been writing and recording music that's familiar, urgent and refreshingly simple.

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World Cafe
2:20 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

JC Brooks And The Uptown Sound On World Cafe

JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound.
Roper Courtesy of Bloodshot Records

JC Brooks and his band The Uptown Sound have made a name for themselves by bringing back the essentials of 1970s soul. Blending rock and R&B from the early '70s — with nods to the underground punk and hip-hop movements of the same period — the group is known for its classically retro sound. Guitarist Billy Bungeroth, drummer Kevin Marks, keyboardist Andy Rosenstein and bassist Ben Taylor provide the nitty-gritty groundwork for JC Brooks, a singer with funk flowing through his veins.

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World Cafe
3:44 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Centro-Matic On World Cafe

Centro-Matic.
Matt Pence

Originally published on Fri February 3, 2012 9:39 am

The celebrated alt-country group Centro-Matic hails from Denton, Texas. What began as a side project for singer-songwriter and guitarist Will Johnson in the 1990s soon grew into a full-fledged band. With 20 albums in just 14 years, Centro-Matic has built a solid reputation for playful yet masterful, country-infused rock. With Matt Pence, Scott Danborn and Mark Hedman supporting Johnson's quick wit and pop influences, Centro-Matic's catalog exudes both boundless energy and emotional restraint.

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World Cafe
4:17 pm
Tue January 31, 2012

CANT On World Cafe

Chris Taylor, who has worked with Grizzly Bear and others, now performs under the name CANT.
Bek Andersen

Chris Taylor may not be a household name, but you've probably encountered some of his work. Taylor was the bassist, producer and backing vocalist of Grizzly Bear on Yellow House and Veckatimest, in addition to running his own record label, Terrible Records.

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World Cafe
10:26 am
Fri January 27, 2012

Vintage Cafe: Betty Wright

Betty Wright released her 17th studio album, Betty Wright: The Movie, in 2012.
Diana Levine

Originally published on Mon May 19, 2014 4:14 pm

Betty Wright is best known for her songs "Clean Up Woman" and "Girls Can't Do What the Boys Can Do," which she recorded for TK Records when she was still a teenager in Miami. She later explored engineering and producing, and became a vocal coach for artists like Joss Stone.

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World Cafe: Latin Roots
3:05 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Latin Roots: The Late Resurgence Of Cumbia

Bomba Estereo.
Luis Alvarez

Originally published on Fri March 9, 2012 2:29 pm

Grammy-winning producer and record-label owner Aaron Levinson is in the studio to introduce us to a corner of Latin roots music called cumbia. Affiliated with a number of professional recording academies and societies, this internationally known musician also owns a recording studio in Ardmore, and has consistently received recognition for his work with Latin music. In the studio today, Levinson and host David Dye talk about the origin and evolution of cumbia, including its late resurgence in popularity in New York.

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