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Playlist

September 19, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Valerie Plame
Artist : The Decemberists
Album : Always The Bridesmaid: A Singles Series
Composer :
Label : Capitol
6:06 PM
Angels
Artist : The XX
Album : Coexist
Composer :
Label : Young Turks
6:09 PM
Metropolis
Artist : The Church
Album : Gold Afternoon Fix
Composer :
Label : Drama Club Records
6:13 PM
Cherokee
Artist : Cat Power
Album : Sun
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
6:18 PM
Nightsong/Rest
Artist : Family Band
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:22 PM
Heavy Hands
Artist : Cold Specks
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:27 PM
Hector
Artist : Cold Specks
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:31 PM
Winter Solstice
Artist : Cold Specks
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:37 PM
When the City Lights Dim
Artist : Cold Specks
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:41 PM
Hector
Artist : Cold Specks
Album : Recorded Live for the World Caf¿
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:43 PM
Maybe Tomorrow
Artist : Stereophonics
Album : You Gotta Go There To Come Back
Composer :
Label : 4AD
6:47 PM
Knock Knock
Artist : Band of Horses
Album : Mirage Rock
Composer :
Label : Columbia Records
6:51 PM
The Blues Are Still Blue
Artist : Belle & Sebastian
Album : The Life Pursuit
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Label : Matador Records
6:55 PM
Size Meets the Sound
Artist : Woods
Album : Bend
Composer :
Label : Woodsist
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Are You Gonna Waste My Time?
Artist : Zeus
Album : Busting Visions
Composer :
Label : Arts & Crafts
7:06 PM
Observations
Artist : The Raveonettes
Album : Observator
Composer :
Label : Vice
7:11 PM
See A Little Light
Artist : Bob Mould
Album : Workbook
Composer :
Label : Virgin Records US
7:15 PM
Who
Artist : David Byrne & St. Vincent
Album : Love This Giant
Composer :
Label : 4AD
7:18 PM
Tower of Song
Artist : Leonard Cohen
Album : I'm Your Man
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:24 PM
Apt. 604
Artist : Ben Vaughn
Album : Designs In Music
Composer :
Label : Vampi Soul
7:25 PM
Wind and Walls
Artist : The Tallest Man On Earth
Album : There's No Leaving Now
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
7:29 PM
Lucky Now
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Ashes & Fire
Composer :
Label : Capitol
7:31 PM
Fire Away
Artist : Dawes
Album : Nothing is Wrong
Composer :
Label : ATO Records/Red
7:38 PM
In the Shape of a Heart
Artist : Jackson Browne
Album : Lives in the Balance
Composer :
Label : Asylum
7:43 PM
City Walls
Artist : Alberta Cross
Album : Broken Side of Time
Composer :
Label : ATO Records/Red
7:45 PM
State Hospital
Artist : Frightened Rabbit
Album : State Hospital EP
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
7:49 PM
The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get
Artist : Morrissey
Album : Vauxhall & I
Composer :
Label : Rykodisc
7:53 PM
I Will Wait
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Babel
Composer :
Label : Glassnote

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World Cafe
4:48 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

He's My Brother, She's My Sister On World Cafe

He's My Brother, She's My Sister.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 10:47 am

Joining us in the studio for hour two of Tuesday's World Cafe is the Los Angeles band He's My Brother, She's My Sister. As the name implies, lead vocalists Robert and Rachel Kolar are indeed siblings.

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World Cafe
4:48 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Elvis Costello And The Roots On World Cafe

Elvis Costello and ?uestlove of The Roots.
Danny Clinch Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 10:47 am

In hour one of Tuesday's installment of World Cafe, we talk with Elvis Costello and The Roots' powerhouse drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson about how they met and came to utilize hip-hop techniques to make a non-hip-hop record. Costello and The Roots unveiled their collaborative album Wise Up Ghost last week — it's a project they'd made in semi-secrecy.

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World Cafe
1:59 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

World Cafe Next: Ásgeir

Ásgeir.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:16 am

  • Hear Two Songs By Ásgeir

Musically speaking, we travel to Iceland for Monday's installment of World Cafe: Next. Our featured artist is Ásgeir, a 21-year-old singer-songwriter who's on his way to making history. After releasing his debut album (In the Silence) in his homeland last year, the singer has the best-selling and fastest-selling debut album ever in Iceland.

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World Cafe
1:35 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Ray LaMontagne On World Cafe

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 10:46 am

In this installment of Vintage Cafe, we revisit Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs' performance from Oct. 8, 2010.

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World Cafe
2:43 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Jack Johnson On World Cafe

Jack Johnson.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 10:46 am

Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson recently released his sixth album of breezy, easygoing songs: From Here to Now to You finds him returning to more acoustic arrangements after 2010's To the Sea, which featured more instrumental variations, including electric guitars.

In this World Cafe session, Johnson credits much of his success to his wife, and dedicates a couple of songs to their relationship. The singer also discusses his Hawaiian home and the influence of the indigenous slack-key guitar culture on his style.

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World Cafe
1:56 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Latin Roots: The Evolution Of Balada

José José.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 3:53 pm

On Thursday's installment of World Cafe's Latin Roots series, Ernesto Lechner — co-host of the radio show The Latin Alternative — dives into balada, a romantic style of Latin music. Lechner starts by playing a couple of examples of the style from the late 1960s, when authentic balada drew from jazz and even the Brazilian genre of bossa nova. We'll also hear a modern rendition of the style from Babasónicos of Argentina.

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World Cafe
11:09 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Jason Isbell On World Cafe

Jason Isbell.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon June 30, 2014 12:40 pm

Soulful roots-rock singer Jason Isbell has been writing revealing, introspective songs since his days in the Southern rock band Drive-By Truckers. After leaving the group in 2007, Isbell went on to record a string of studio albums with and without his new band, The 400 Unit. His hit "Alabama Pines" won Song of the Year honors at the 2012 Americana Music Awards.

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World Cafe
12:18 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Neko Case On World Cafe

Neko Case.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri December 27, 2013 4:14 pm

This segment, from Sept. 18, is part of our Best Of 2013 series, in which we revisit some of our most memorable interviews and performances of the year.

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World Cafe
12:58 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

She & Him On World Cafe

She & Him.
Autumn de Wilde Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 10:47 am

When actress Zooey Deschanel started recording with producer M. Ward as She & Him in 2006, it was easy to see it as a passing thing. With the duo releasing the third album-length installment of its ongoing collaboration this year — in addition to a holiday record titled A Very She & Him Christmas — it's now pretty clearly a long-haul project.

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World Cafe
10:32 am
Mon September 16, 2013

World Cafe Next: Wildcat! Wildcat!

Wildcat! Wildcat!
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:16 am

  • Hear Two Songs By Wildcat! Wildcat!

The punchy L.A. indie-pop band Wildcat! Wildcat! is made up of three members who've been friends since middle school. They've released a couple of singles — including the latest, "Mr. Quiche" — and recently compiled them on a new EP. Hear a couple of the band's songs on this installment of World Cafe: Next.

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