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Playlist

September 27, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
My Affair
Artist : Kirsty Maccoll
Album : Electric Landlady
Composer :
Label : ZTT
6:08 PM
Descarga Cubana
Artist : Israel Lopez Cachao
Album : Descarga Cubana
Composer :
Label : Astro
6:14 PM
Toma Chocolate
Artist : Chocolate Armenteros
Album : Cuban Masters: Los Originales
Composer :
Label : Protel/ Umgd
6:19 PM
Descarga Del Bebo
Artist : Bebo Valdes
Album : Bebo Valdes: The Greatest Hits
Composer :
Label : Brisa Records
6:32 PM
CongoBronx
Artist : Yasek Manzano
Album : CongoBronx
Composer :
Label : Yasek Manzano
6:41 PM
Toma Chocolate
Artist : Chocolate Arementeros
Album : Cuban Masters: Los Originales
Composer :
Label : Protel/ Umgd
6:42 PM
Sinner In the Sea
Artist : Calexico
Album : Algiers
Composer :
Label : Anti
6:46 PM
Stop
Artist : Joe Henry
Album : Scar
Composer :
Label : Anti
6:51 PM
Bottom of the River
Artist : Delta Rae
Album : Carry the Fire
Composer :
Label : Sire/London/Rhino
6:54 PM
The Weight
Artist : The Staple Singers
Album : Best of The Staple Singers
Composer :
Label : Big Beat UK
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
You Get What You Give
Artist : New Radicals
Album : Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too
Composer :
Label : MCA
7:06 PM
Longevity
Artist : Yeasayer
Album : Fragrant World
Composer :
Label : Secretly Canadian
7:09 PM
See the World
Artist : Gomez
Album : How We Operate
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
7:13 PM
Que Beleza
Artist : Tim Maia
Album : Nobody Can Live Forever: The Existential Soul of Tim Maia
Composer :
Label : Luka Bop
7:17 PM
Late in the Evening
Artist : Paul Simon
Album : One Trick Pony
Composer :
Label : Rhino/WEA
7:21 PM
Only Pieces
Artist : Here We Go Magic
Album : Here We Go Magic
Composer :
Label : Western Vinyl
7:22 PM
Will You Be Sleeping?
Artist : David Wax Museum
Album : Knock Knock Get Up
Composer :
Label : Ramseur Records
7:24 PM
I Will Wait
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Babel
Composer :
Label : Glassnote
7:29 PM
Rock & Roll
Artist : The Velvet Underground
Album : The Best of The Velvet Underground: Words and Music of Lou Reed
Composer :
Label : Verve
7:33 PM
When I’m President
Artist : Ian Hunter & the Rant Band
Album : When I'm President
Composer :
Label : Slimstyle Records
7:39 PM
"Tell Me What To Do"
Artist : Jim Noir
Album : Tower of Love
Composer :
Label : Barsuk
7:39 PM
Who
Artist : David Byrne & St. Vincent
Album : Love This Giant
Composer :
Label : 4AD
7:43 PM
The High Road
Artist : Broken Bells
Album : Broken Bells
Composer : James Mercer / Brian Burton
Label : Columbia
7:47 PM
Senses Working Overtime
Artist : XTC
Album : English Settlement
Composer :
Label : Caroline
7:51 PM
Stubborn Love
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : The Lumineers
Composer :
Label : Dualtone Music Group

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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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