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Cameron Avery On World Cafe

Friday, April 07, 2017

In this session, hear a different sound than you're used to from Tame Impala's touring bassist, whose debut solo record was championed by Jackson Browne.

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World Cafe Nashville: Steelism

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The Nashville guitar-and-pedal-steel duo played a special session to help launch the World Cafe Nashville series late last year. Relive that performance.

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Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The trauma of a near-death experience could have ended the rock veteran's career, but his latest album, Burn Something Beautiful, proves otherwise.

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Jaime Wyatt On World Cafe

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Wyatt discusses the firsthand experience with incarceration that informed her album Felony Blues. "People get stuck in the system," she says. "I feel like that's a great injustice to our society."

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Sting On World Cafe

Monday, April 03, 2017

In the midst of his 57th & 9th tour, Sting sits down in the studio with World Cafe's new full-time host, Talia Schlanger. Hear the full conversation and watch excerpts via VuHaus.

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Rose Cousins On World Cafe

Monday, March 27, 2017

Travel from eastern Canada to Nashville and other cities opened the floodgates of inspiration for Cousins' new songs. Hear her perform in the studio.

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Becca Stevens On World Cafe

Friday, March 24, 2017

The eclectic Brooklyn singer's new album, Regina, takes inspiration from Queens of all kinds — historical, mythological and the one led by Freddie Mercury.

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Bell X1 On World Cafe

Monday, March 20, 2017

Over nearly two decades, the Irish band has mastered melodic indie pop that is bright, thoughtful and gracefully rough around the edges.

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That '70s Week: Yacht Rock

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Steely Dan, Michael McDonald, Sade: Are these classic artists "Yacht" or "Nyacht"? JD Ryznar and David B. Lyons, co-creators of the Yacht Rock web series, weigh in.

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TGIRRD: Thank Goodness It's Record Release Day!

Friday, March 10, 2017

When music is distributed digitally — and available for advance streaming — what does record release day really mean? Plus, hear the latest additions to World Cafe's new-music playlist.

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Latin Roots: Los Hacheros

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Signed to Daptone Records' new Latin imprint, the five-piece band blends The Dap-Kings' soul, fire and reverence with its own take on the golden era of Latin music.

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Hurray For The Riff Raff On World Cafe

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Watch Alynda Segarra and her bandmates perform "Rican Beach" and hear a conversation about the band's new album, The Navigator.

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Laura Marling On World Cafe

Friday, March 03, 2017

Hear the English folk-rock musician preview songs from her forthcoming album, Semper Femina — including the new single "Nothing, Not Nearly" — live in the studio.

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Weekend LISTening: World Cafe's New Music Playlist

Friday, March 03, 2017

We're always on the hunt for the best new music to share with World Cafe listeners. Hear some of our latest picks.

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Songs We Love: Joshua James, 'Pretty Feather'

Friday, March 03, 2017

The second single from My Spirit Sister is dark, stark Americana, featuring James' knockout voice as he meditates on what happens when love's lightness becomes heavy.

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Latin Roots: Gregorio Uribe Big Band

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Fusing cumbia rhythms with the 1940s flair of American brass, this band is explosive and undeniably danceable.

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Tash Sultana On World Cafe

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Hear a performance from this guitar prodigy, looping master and righteous singer — she plays every instrument herself, live onstage.

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Temples On World Cafe

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The U.K. band performs soaring, sophisticated and explosive songs from its latest album, Volcano.

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Leif Vollebekk On World Cafe

Monday, February 27, 2017

The singer-songwriter's music evokes a nighttime Nick Drake drenched in blue. Hear the interview and performance.

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Robert Randolph On World Cafe

Monday, February 27, 2017

The steel guitarist digs into the history of sacred steel music, from its pioneers to his mentors.

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