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Playlist

December 13, 2012

6:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
6:01 PM
Somewhere Down the Crazy River
Artist : Robbie Robertson
Album : Robbie Robertson
Composer :
Label : Geffen
6:06 PM
As You Are
Artist : Angel Snow
Album : Angel Snow
Composer :
Label : Black Mesa
6:08 PM
Live and Die
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Carpenter
Composer :
Label : Republic
6:12 PM
Even If We Try
Artist : Night Beds
Album : Country Sleel
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
6:16 PM
The Walls Are Coming Down
Artist : Fanfarlo
Album : Reservoir
Composer :
Label : Raffle Bat Records
6:20 PM
Mind’s Eye
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:28 PM
Me & Jiggs
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:37 PM
The Temptation of Adam
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:43 PM
Wait for Love
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter
Composer :
Label : Sony
6:46 PM
Folk Bloodbath
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
6:53 PM
Joy to You Baby
Artist : Josh Ritter
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Love’s Dart
Artist : Django Django
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:06 PM
Default
Artist : Atoms for Peace
Album : Amok
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
7:10 PM
On Melancholy Hill
Artist : Gorillaz
Album : Plastic Beach
Composer :
Label : Virgin
7:14 PM
1904
Artist : The Tallest Man On Earth
Album : There's No Leaving Now
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
7:18 PM
I Want the World to Stop
Artist : Belle & Sebastian
Album : Write About Love
Composer :
Label : Matador Records
7:22 PM
Spitting Image
Artist : Freelance Whales
Album : Diluvia
Composer :
Label : Mom & Pop Music
7:26 PM
Anna (El Negro Zumbon)
Artist : Pink Martini
Album : Hang On Little Tomato
Composer :
Label : Heinz Records
7:28 PM
El Pequeno Tamborilero
Artist : Los Papaines
Album : It's a Cuban Christmas
Composer :
Label : Universal Records
7:34 PM
Los Peces en el Rio
Artist : Mariachi Reyna De Los Angeles
Album : Navidad en America
Composer :
Label : Aries Music Entertainment
7:38 PM
The Letter
Artist : Xavier Rudd
Album : Food in the Belly
Composer :
Label : Elektra/WEA
7:40 PM
Emmylou
Artist : First Aid Kit
Album : The Lion's Roar
Composer :
Label : Wichita Records
7:44 PM
Love Hurts
Artist : Gram Parsons
Album : Grievous Angel
Composer :
Label : Reprise / WEA
7:48 PM
Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
Artist : Father John Misty
Album : Fear Fun
Composer :
Label : Sub Pop
7:51 PM
Bullet and a Target
Artist : Citizen Cope
Album : The Clarence Greenwood Recordings
Composer :
Label : Arista
7:55 PM
Sleep
Artist : Allen Stone
Album : Allen Stone
Composer :
Label : ATO Records

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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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