World Cafe on KWIT

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March 29, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Flashlight
Artist : The Amazing
Album : Gentle Stream
Composer :
Label : Partisan Records
6:06 PM
Family Affair
Artist : Sly & the Family Stone
Album : Anthology
Composer :
Label : Yep Roc Records
6:08 PM
Inspiration Information
Artist : Shuggie Otis
Album : Inspiration Information
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:12 PM
Diamond Lightning
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Infinity Overhead
Composer :
Label : Dangerbird Spain
6:17 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:18 PM
Epic
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:26 PM
Splitter
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:33 PM
Fortune Teller
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:40 PM
Para
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:46 PM
Epic
Artist : Calexico
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:48 PM
Long December
Artist : Counting Crows
Album : Recovering The Satellites
Composer :
Label : Geffen Records
6:52 PM
A Little Bit of Everything
Artist : Dawes
Album : Nothing is Wrong
Composer :
Label : ATO Records/RED
6:58 PM
Lilies
Artist : Bat For Lashes
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:00 PM
Parted Ways
Artist : Heartless Bastards
Album : Arrow
Composer :
Label : Partisan
7:06 PM
Honey Don’t Think
Artist : Grant Lee Buffalo
Album : Mighty Joe Moon
Composer :
Label : Noble Rot
7:08 PM
Feels Like We Only Go Backwards
Artist : Tame Impala
Album : Lonerism
Composer :
Label : Modular Interscope
7:11 PM
8 Miles High
Artist : The Byrds
Album : We Have Ignition
Composer :
Label : Columbia
7:15 PM
My Love Is Real
Artist : Divine Fits
Album : A Thing Called Divine Fits
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
7:18 PM
Tree By the River
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:18 PM
Lost In My Mind
Artist : The Head & The Heart
Album : The Head & The Heart
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:23 PM
Miss Misery
Artist : Elliot Smith
Album : New Moon
Composer :
Label : Kill Rock Stars
7:26 PM
The Way I Feel
Artist : Jonathan Wilson
Album : Gentle Spirit
Composer :
Label : Bella Union
7:30 PM
Ain’t Messin’ Around
Artist : Gary Clark Jr.
Album : Blak And Blu
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
7:34 PM
Revival
Artist : The Allman Brothers
Album : Idlewild South
Composer :
Label : Island / Mercury
7:39 PM
Black is the Bird
Artist : One Day International
Album : Blackbird
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:40 PM
Spitting Image
Artist : Freelance Whales
Album : Diluvia
Composer :
Label : Mom & Pop Music
7:44 PM
Southside
Artist : Moby
Album : Play
Composer :
Label : Mute
7:48 PM
Do It Anyway
Artist : Ben Folds Five
Album : The Sound of the Life of the Mind
Composer :
Label : Sony Legacy
7:52 PM
Mr. Tough
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : I Am Not Afraid Of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:57 PM
Cold Turkey
Artist : John Lennon
Album : The John Lennon Collection
Composer :
Label : Capitol

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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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