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Playlist

September 25, 2013

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
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Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Super 8
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:06 PM
Man
Artist : Neko Case
Album : The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight the More I Love You
Composer :
Label : Anti
6:09 PM
Float On
Artist : Modest Mouse
Album : Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:13 PM
Broken Heart
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:16 PM
I’ve Got Dreams to Remember
Artist : Otis Redding
Album : The Otis Redding Story
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Label : Atlantic
6:20 PM
In Your Light
Artist : Jamie N Commons
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:21 PM
Caroline
Artist : Jamie N Commons
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:30 PM
In Your Light
Artist : Jamie N Commons
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:37 PM
Lead Me Home
Artist : Jamie N Commons
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:39 PM
Rumble and Sway
Artist : Jamie N Commons
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:42 PM
Caroline
Artist : Jamie N Commons
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:44 PM
Reflektor
Artist : Arcade Fire
Album : Reflektor
Composer :
Label : Merge
6:51 PM
Keep You
Artist : Wild Belle
Album : Isles
Composer :
Label : Columbia Records
6:54 PM
Trying to Be Cool
Artist : Phoenix
Album : Bankrupt!
Composer :
Label : Glassnote
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:00 PM
St. Robinson In His Cadillac Dream
Artist : Counting Crows
Album : This Desert Life
Composer :
Label : Interscope Records
7:06 PM
Young Fathers
Artist : Typhoon
Album : White Lighter
Composer :
Label : Roll Call Records
7:10 PM
Whose Authority
Artist : Nada Surf
Album : Lucky
Composer :
Label : Barsuk Records
7:13 PM
Sister Havana
Artist : Urge Overkill
Album : Saturation
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Label : Triple X Records
7:18 PM
Sister Havana
Artist : Urge Overkill
Album : Saturation
Composer :
Label : Triple X Records
7:19 PM
Byegone
Artist : Volcano Choir
Album : Repave
Composer :
Label : Jagjaguwar
7:19 PM
Down In the Valley
Artist : The Head and The Heart
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:22 PM
When I Write My Master’s Thesis
Artist : John K Samson
Album : Provincial
Composer :
Label : Epitaph / ADA
7:25 PM
Hockey Skates
Artist : Kathleen Edwards
Album : Failer
Composer :
Label : Zoe Records
7:29 PM
Pretty Green
Artist : White Denim
Album : Corsicana Lemonade
Composer :
Label : Downtown Records
7:33 PM
Crosseyed And Painless
Artist : Talking Heads
Album : Remain in Light
Composer :
Label : Remain in Light
7:37 PM
Right Action
Artist : Franz Ferdinand
Album : Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
Composer :
Label : Domino
7:40 PM
Freckle Song
Artist : Chuck Prophet
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:42 PM
Rain
Artist : The Beatles
Album : Revolver
Composer :
Label : Capitol
7:45 PM
Rainy Night in Georgia
Artist : Tony Joe White
Album : The Best Of Tony Joe White
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers / WEA
7:50 PM
Come Rain or Come Shine
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : Great American Songwriters, Vol. 2: Johnny Mercer
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:55 PM
It’s Raining
Artist : Irma Thomas
Album : New Orleans: Home Of The Blues, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : EMI Europe Generic

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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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