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Wednesday, July 01, 2020
"For some people, the spirit of outlaw still is being an outsider," the country artist says,. From divorce, coming out and coping with addiction, being an outsider informs the music of Neon Bible.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Over time, the sound and lineup of U.S. Girls has evolved from just Meg Remy. On the group's latest record, Heavy Light, up to 20 musicians recorded in the studio at the same time.
Tuesday, June 02, 2020
Today, you can pretend it's 2001: John Mayer visits the World Cafe just after the release of his debut album Room For Squares, which sold over 4 million copies and won him his first Grammy award.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
The leader of The War on Drugs, Adam Granduciel, talks from his LA home about how the band perfected performing together, even though they were recording from places all across the country.
Friday, May 08, 2020
Kicking off the World Cafe Sense Of Place series in Los Angeles, local radio legend Nic Harcourt shares his favorite new discoveries.
Friday, May 01, 2020
Earle knows the value of storytelling as a way to find our shared humanity. He used that talent to write the music for a play called Coal Country and make his latest album, Ghosts of West Virginia.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Today, you can pretend it's 1993: One month ago, a new singer-songwriter named Sheryl Crow released her debut album called Tuesday Night Music Club, but it wasn't an immediate success.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
From Steely Dan's "FM" to Donna Summer's "On The Radio," from R.E.M.'s "Radio Free Europe" to LL Cool J's "I Can't Live Without My Radio," stream our playlist to celebrate Public Radio Music Day.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The New Orleans artist was on her way to getting a master's degree in child psychology when a friend inspired her to focus on music. Hear her soulful, powerful, voice in this session.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
In the aftermath of her previous album Loner's success, Caroline Rose's new record is a concept album about a person who wants to be famous.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
From Sparklehorse and Pavement to Silver Jews and, yes, Dave Matthews: our Charlottesville affiliate station managing producer plays guest DJ to help us explore the music of central Virginia.
Monday, March 23, 2020
Hear songs both chaotic and quiet that take on loneliness, staying inside, wondering what it's like outside and how to pass the time.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
10 years after her band's debut made her an indie darling, Bethany Cosentino is ready to put some of those early 20s demons — pessimism, depression, instability — to bed.
Friday, March 13, 2020
Sophie Allison has a keen understanding of how music works – not just the technical intricacies, but how it all fits together, too.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
In this session, hear Sellers perform songs from her new album. We also discuss her journey and the joy of anonymity in a new place.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
Hear a mini-concert of songs from the band's sophomore album in this session.
Friday, February 28, 2020
Known for his gruff, tattooed, bearded look and his foot-stomping, sing-along songs, Rateliff has released a soul-baring new solo record.
Monday, February 24, 2020
The band is made up of five close friends who've been playing together for 10 years. You can hear that sense of close collaboration in this mini-concert.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The daughter of Bobby McFerrin, Madison is like a hypnotist: She creates expansive, atmospheric grooves that grow and bloom, layer by layer.
Friday, February 14, 2020
For next month's Sense Of Place, we go from Charlottesville to Richmond. Today we explore both cities with WNRN's managing producer, music writer and host Desiré Moses.