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March 28, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:00 PM
Things We Said Today
Artist : The Beatles
Album : A Hard Day's Night
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:03 PM
I’m Looking Through You
Artist : Steve Earle
Album : Train a Coming
Composer :
Label : New West Records
6:06 PM
Submarines
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : The Lumineers
Composer :
Label : Dualtone Music Group
6:08 PM
Time Spent in Los Angeles
Artist : Dawes
Album : Nothing Is Wrong
Composer :
Label : ATO Records / Red Distribution
6:13 PM
Safe From Harm
Artist : Massive Attack
Album : Blue Lines
Composer :
Label : Virgin Records
6:19 PM
Stratus
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:28 PM
Quadrant 4
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:34 PM
Stratus
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:46 PM
Spectrum
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:47 PM
Spectrum
Artist : Billy Cobham
Album : Spectrum
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
6:48 PM
Sunset
Artist : The xx
Album : Coexist
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
6:52 PM
The Clockwise Witness
Artist : Devotchka
Album : A Mad And Faithful Telling
Composer :
Label : Anti
6:57 PM
YYZ
Artist : Rush
Album : Moving Pictures
Composer :
Label : Polygram Records
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Time The Avenger
Artist : The Pretenders
Album : Learning To Crawl
Composer :
Label : Sire/London/Rhino
7:06 PM
Roadrunner
Artist : The Modern Lovers
Album : The Modern Lovers
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:10 PM
Photograph
Artist : John Murry
Album : The Graceless Age
Composer :
Label : Evangeline Recording
7:13 PM
Bitter Sweet Symphony
Artist : The Verve
Album : Urban Hymns
Composer :
Label : Island / Mercury
7:17 PM
Ohm
Artist : Yo La Tengo
Album : Fade
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:24 PM
Steel and Blood
Artist : Minus the Bear
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:25 PM
Harder Before It Gets Easier
Artist : David Wax Museum
Album : Knock Knock Get Up
Composer :
Label : Ramseur Records
7:29 PM
Zebra
Artist : John Butler Trio
Album : Sunrise Over Sea
Composer :
Label : Lava
7:33 PM
Ain’t Messin’ Around
Artist : Gary Clark Jr.
Album : Blak And Blu
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
7:37 PM
Spotlight
Artist : Leagues
Album : You Belong Here
Composer :
Label : Bufalotone Records
7:41 PM
Along the Road
Artist : Geology
Album : The Neighboring Sea
Composer :
Label : Geology
7:42 PM
Breezeblocks
Artist : AltJ
Album : An Awesome Wave
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
7:45 PM
The Walls Are Coming Down
Artist : Fanfarlo
Album : Reservoir
Composer :
Label : Raffle Bat Records
7:50 PM
River Man
Artist : Nick Drake
Album : Five Leaves Left
Composer :
Label : Tsunami Label Group
7:54 PM
Whispers in the Dark
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Babel
Composer :
Label : Glassnote

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World Cafe
10:57 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Shelby Lynne On World Cafe

Shelby Lynne.
Courtesy of the artist

Shelby Lynne has been recording for more than two decades, but has never stopped evolving. Her music is powerful because it feels heartfelt and entirely hers; she's moved from label to label, style to style, but has always kept her individuality. The first decade of her career has been all about that movement, and now she's in a great rhythm.

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World Cafe
11:02 am
Mon December 12, 2011

Hiss Golden Messenger On 'World Cafe Next'

Hiss Golden Messenger.
Terri Loewenthal

In "Poor Moon," his recent release under the moniker Hiss Golden Messenger, MC Taylor revels in the classic simplicity of old-school folk. His waltz-y ballad "Blue Country Mystic" is a prime example of how Taylor blends the tried-and-true methods of home-grown bluegrass with the catchiness of contemporary indie folk. "Super Blue (Two Days Clean)" is a country-infused dance number that showcases his understanding of the folk tradition as history that lives, grows and moves its audience in deep, unpredictable ways.

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World Cafe
8:30 am
Mon December 12, 2011

The Head And The Heart On World Cafe

Seattle's The Head and the Heart recently performed on World Cafe.
Josh Principe The Billions Corporation

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:29 pm

This session, from Dec. 12, 2011, is the second in our Vintage Cafe series, where we revisit some of our best studio performances.

The Head and the Heart was formed after five twentysomethings met at an open mic night in Seattle.

"None of us knew each other beforehand," recalls singer Josiah Johnson. "I just happened to go to the same open mic. [Jonathan Russell] played some songs and I played some songs, then we started talking and hanging out."

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World Cafe
2:46 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Mayer Hawthorne On World Cafe

Mayer Hawthorne.
Courtesy of the artist

Looking at Andrew Mayer Cohen in his Buddy Holly glasses, styled like Michael Buble's little brother, he could easily be construed as another poppy heart-breaker. But this young soul man from Detroit is actually a rising hip-hop and R&B artist. Known as Mayer Hawthorne in the music world, he's built an impressive reputation for himself.

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World Cafe
11:47 am
Wed November 23, 2011

tUnE-yArDs On World Cafe

Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu March 29, 2012 1:33 pm

Merrill Garbus, the woman behind tUnE-yArDs, began as a solo act, and her talent practically explodes out of every performance. She commands any space, especially from behind a set-up of a tom and snare drum, a ukulele, and her bare feet atop the loop pedals from which she builds her compositions. Every sound that Garbus weaves into her songs is so deliberately placed that "experimental" seems too nonchalant a word.

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World Cafe
3:57 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

World Cafe: 20th-Anniversary Concert Highlights

Feist performs at the World Cafe 20th-anniversary concert.
John Bartol WXPN

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 9:29 am

Today's show features live performances from some of our favorite World Cafe artists, straight from our 20th-anniversary celebration concerts.

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World Cafe
3:04 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

T Bone Burnett holds two trophies, one for Producer of the Year, at the Grammy Awards in 2002.

Lee Celano AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 21, 2012 5:42 pm

Legendary singer-songwriter and folk-rock pioneer T-Bone Burnett is known for his captivating solo material, but also for his role as a legendary producer of records by everyone from Roy Orbison to actor Jeff Bridges. In a new interview on World Cafe, Burnett sits down with host David Dye to reflect on some of his most famous projects.

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World Cafe
1:09 pm
Thu October 27, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Jam-Boree

Trey Anastasio of Phish.

Michael Loccisano Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 7, 2012 1:43 pm

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe and revisted some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
12:47 pm
Mon October 24, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Coldplay

Coldplay.

Courtesy of EMI

Originally published on Tue April 17, 2012 9:01 am

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe and revisited some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
2:33 pm
Tue October 18, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Celebrating U.K. Folk

Clockwise from left: Donovan, Laura Marling, Richard Thompson, Mumford & Sons.

Andee Nathonson/Pamela Littky/Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Mon March 19, 2012 8:00 am

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe, revisiting some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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