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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
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
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
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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
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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
2:30 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

World Cafe Next: Aisha Burns

Aisha Burns.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:53 pm

  • Hear Two New Songs By Aisha Burns

Aisha Burns is best known as the violinist in the chamber-folk band Balmorhea. But in the last few years, Burns has left her comfort zone to write her own songs and play them on guitar. On her debut album, Life in the Midwater, there's a delicate intimacy to her approach. Hear two songs from the new album, which is due out in September.

World Cafe
3:55 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Kassin On World Cafe

Kassin performs on World Cafe.
WXPN

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:54 pm

Kassin is an artist as well as an in-demand producer who works out of his own studio in Brazil with people like Marisa Monte and Arto Lindsay.

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World Cafe
3:40 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Bebel Gilberto On World Cafe

Bebel Gilberto.
The Windish Agency

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:54 pm

  • Listen To Bebel Gilberto On World Cafe

Bebel Gilberto may be the daughter of Joao Gilberto, one of the first bossa nova composers, but that's hardly her only claim to fame. Her album Tanto Tempo, produced by the electronic artist Suba, was a best-seller in Brazil throughout the 2000s.

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World Cafe
3:27 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Vinicius Cantuária On World Cafe

Vinicius Cantuária.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:59 pm

As part of this week's Sense of Place: Rio series, World Cafe revisits a 2004 session with Brazilian singer Vinicius Cantuária. At the time, he was in the midst of a string of highly praised albums, beginning with 1996's Sol Na Cara.

In this interview, Cantuária discusses his love of Tom Jobim, moving to New York City in 1994 and how he feels somehow "more Brazilian" here in the U.S.

World Cafe
3:28 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Do Amor: A Rock Band In Rio

Do Amor perform for World Cafe.
WXPN

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:57 pm

The four members of Do Amor have been playing together since they were 15, when they first bonded over their love of cheap vinyl records. They recently released their second album, Piracema, even though they haven't had much time to play together; the band shares a rhythm section with Brazilian superstar Caetano Veloso.

Listen to Do Amor's special performance for World Cafe, recorded live in Rio de Janeiro.

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World Cafe
3:28 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Os Mutantes On World Cafe

Os Mutantes.
Courtesy of the artist.

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:58 pm

One of the most influential Brazilian psychedelic rock bands of the Tropicália movement, Os Mutantes released its first album in 35 years, Haih or Amortecedor, in 2009. Formed by brothers Sergio and Arnaldo Dias, the group initially drew inspiration from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, English rock and traditional Brazilian music.

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World Cafe
3:44 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Sylvio Fraga: Rio De Janeiro, By Way Of New York City

Sylvia Fraga Trio.
WXPN

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:59 pm

In this installment of Sense of Place: Rio, songwriter Sylvio Fraga performs two songs with his trio. There are underlying hints of samba in his performance, as well as a hefty dose of American songwriting. It makes sense that he would combine the two styles, given that he grew up in both Rio de Janeiro and New York City.

Fraga recently released his debut album Rosto, which he's made available for free download on his website.

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World Cafe
3:44 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Beautiful Bossa Nova From Rio's Seu Jorge

Seu Jorge performs on stage during a 2005 festival in Rio.
Lionel Bonaventure Getty Images

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 9:41 am

The music of Seu Jorge occupies a singular place in today's Brazil. His songs are widely hailed as a return to the traditional songwriting of Tom Jobim and Caetano Veloso. But his style, and his background, lead many to call Jorge a hero of life on Rio's streets. It was his history in the slums of Rio de Janeiro that led to bigger things for Jorge, including a high-profile appearance in the 2002 film City of God.

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World Cafe
2:48 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Forro In The Dark: Building On The Sound Of Brazil's Northeast

Forro in the Dark.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 9:28 am

Forro in the Dark gets its name from the Forro, a type of dance and music that's been popular in northeastern Brazil for more than 100 years. The style's traditional incarnation involves a three-piece band with a triangle, an accordion and a bass-like drum called a zabumba.

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World Cafe
2:26 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Roots Of Samba: Exploring Historic Pelourinho In Salvador, Brazil

Randy Roberts discusses samba at his record store in Pelourinho, the historic center of Salvador, Brazil.
Bob Giardini Productions and WXPN's Kim Junod

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 9:42 am

The first stop on World Cafe's trip to Brazil was in Pelourinho, the old part of the city of Salvador on the country's northeast coast. In this installment of Sense of Place: Rio, World Cafe captures a performance from the brother-duo Samba Chula de São Braz, in an effort to learn more about the samba style.

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