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June 28, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
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
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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
Amidine
Artist : Bombino
Album : Nomad
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
7:00 PM
Tanacara
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
Tiff
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
Default
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

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World Cafe
3:46 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

Tori Amos On World Cafe

Tori Amos.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed March 28, 2012 1:30 pm

For more than 20 years, Tori Amos has been one of the most inventive and distinctive singer-songwriters in contemporary music. With eight Grammy nominations and millions of albums sold worldwide, Amos has become a living legend. Her solo career has evolved unpredictably, from acoustic piano to electronica and orchestral styles.

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World Cafe
6:01 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

Chris Isaak On World Cafe

On his new album, Chris Isaak croons his way through classic covers.
Courtesy of the artist

More than 20 years after his hit single, "Wicked Game," appeared in David Lynch's film Wild at Heart, Chris Isaak continues to produce the sort of timelessly yearning music that made him a star. Over the course of his 30-year career, Isaak has composed and crooned his way into the national spotlight with 15 albums and countless TV appearances.

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World Cafe
3:26 pm
Thu January 12, 2012

Latin Roots: Salsa With A Twist

Bio Ritmo.
Chris Smith

Today, World Cafe kicks off the new series Latin Roots, with Latin music expert Aaron Luis Levinson. Levinson visits host David Dye in WXPN's studios to share his take on all things salsa: the music, the beat and the culture. Levinson, a member of the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, is a Grammy-winning producer, musician, composer and owner of Range Recording Studios in Ardmore, Penn.

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World Cafe
3:48 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

Kathryn Calder On World Cafe

Kathryn Calder's charming vocals come alive in Bright and Vivid.
Courtesy of the artist

Canadian singer Kathryn Calder is quickly making her mark in power-pop, both with her contributions to The New Pornographers and with her own masterful solo releases. Calder has matured quickly as a musician, creating a self-described "synth-pop" experience woven together by her unique and charming vocals.

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World Cafe
5:30 pm
Tue January 10, 2012

Laura Veirs On World Cafe

Laura Veirs sings folk songs for children in her 2011 album Tumble Bee.
Alicia Rose Courtesy of the artist

Portland singer-songwriter Laura Veirs has been known to draw inspiration from her immediate family. Early on, memories of summertime camping trips powered her lyrics. More recently, the birth of her son, Tennessee, pushed her to record an album of classic folk songs for children, aptly titled Tumble Bee: Laura Veirs Sings Folk Songs For Children.

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World Cafe
2:24 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: Rosanne Cash

World Cafe's 20th-anniversary celebration featured two intimate conversations with Cash. The show includes her emotional, candid response to the loss of her famous father, as well as performances of songs from records she made in his memory.

World Cafe
2:20 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

The Lumineers On 'World Cafe: Next'

The Lumineers.
Mark Sink

The Lumineers' self-titled debut is an illuminating collection of ragged folk-rock.

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World Cafe
3:26 am
Mon January 9, 2012

World Cafe Looks Back: Rosanne Cash

Roseanne Cash.

Stephen Lovekin Getty Images

Originally published on Mon January 30, 2012 6:55 pm

World Cafe has been lucky enough to feature Rosanne Cash more than once; in fact, her interview from 2006 is one of our absolute favorites of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
12:43 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

Primus On World Cafe

Primus.
Courtesy of the artist

Formed in 1984, Primus is best known for its irreverent funk-metal style, which came to dominate radio airwaves in the '90s. Since releasing its official debut in 1989, the band has experienced lineup changes over the years, but one important element has remained constant: the spiraling bass lines of lead singer and bassist Les Claypool. Throughout the '90s, Primus grew a cult following, then burst into the mainstream with releases like 1993's Pork Soda. The group also wrote the now-classic opening theme for South Park before going on hiatus in 2000.

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World Cafe
10:56 am
Thu January 5, 2012

The Barr Brothers On World Cafe

The Barr Brothers.
Andre Guerette

The Barr Brothers' self-titled debut is a powerful and moving folk record: It combines delicate harp arrangements with a rock 'n' roll sensibility and richly interwoven instrumentation. It's both a powerful record and a product of the uncanny series of events that led to the band's formation.

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