World Cafe on KWIT

Weeknights, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight
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June 28, 2013

6:00 PM
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
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Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Central Reservation
Artist : Beth Orton
Album : Central Reservation
Composer :
Label : Arista
6:06 PM
KV Crimes
Artist : Kurt Vile
Album : Wakin' On a Pretty Daze
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
6:10 PM
Float On
Artist : Modest Mouse
Album : Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:13 PM
So You Want to be a Rock N’ Roll Star
Artist : The Byrds
Album : The Byrds Box Set Disc 2: Cruising Altitude
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:15 PM
The End is Nigh
Artist : Bell X1
Album : Chop Chop
Composer :
Label : Bellyup
6:19 PM
Boy With A Coin
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Boy With A Coin
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
6:23 PM
Caught in the Briars
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:31 PM
The Desert Babbler
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:38 PM
Grace for Saints and Ramblers
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:45 PM
Low Light Buddy of Mine
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:49 PM
On Your Side
Artist : Pete Yorn
Album : Musicforthemorningafter
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:50 PM
The Boy in the Bubble
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : Graceland
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers / WEA
6:54 PM
Artist : Bombino
Album : Nomad
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:00 PM
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Neighborhood #1
Artist : Arcade Fire
Album : Funeral
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
7:06 PM
Things Will Change
Artist : Treetop Flyers
Album : The Mountain Moves
Composer :
Label : Partisan Records
7:10 PM
Darkness, Darkness
Artist : The Youngbloods
Album : The Best of the Youngbloods
Composer :
Label : RCA
7:14 PM
Are You Gonna Waste My Time?
Artist : Zeus
Album : Busting Visions
Composer :
Label : Arts & Crafts
7:16 PM
Behind the Wall of Sleep
Artist : The Smithereens
Album : Especially For You
Composer :
Label : Capitol
7:20 PM
Artist : Polica
Album : Shulamith
Composer :
Label : Mom & Pop Music
7:24 PM
Om Nashi Me
Artist : Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Album : Up From Below
Composer :
Label : Vagrant Records
7:25 PM
So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
Artist : REM
Album : Reckoning
Composer :
Label : A&M
7:28 PM
On the Road
Artist : Houndmouth
Album : From the Hills Below the City
Composer :
Label : Rough Trade with Us
7:31 PM
Time Waits for No One
Artist : Rolling Stones
Album : It's Only Rock & Roll
Composer :
Label : UMVD Labels
7:37 PM
Borrowed Time
Artist : Parquet Courts
Album : Light Up Gold
Composer :
Label : What's Your Rupture
7:40 PM
Where’s Your Dirty Mind
Artist : Avi Buffalo
Album : Avi Buffalo
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:41 PM
Chairman Meow
Artist : Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion
Album : Wassaic Way
Composer :
Label : Rte 8 Records
7:45 PM
What Light
Artist : Wilco
Album : Sky Blue Sky
Composer : Tweedy
Label : Nonesuch
7:48 PM
Artist : Django Django
Album : Django Django
Composer :
Label : Ribbon Music
7:51 PM
Earn Enough For Us
Artist : XTC
Album : Skylarking
Composer :
Label : Warner Music Latina
7:54 PM
That’s Who I Am
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Ghost Brothers of Darkland County
Composer :
Label : Hear Music


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

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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