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'I Love Men Very Much, But...': Rosanne Cash On Telling Women's Stories

Friday, November 02, 2018

One of America's great storytellers explains the urgent need she felt to tell female stories on her latest album, She Remembers Everything.


Stella Donnelly On World Cafe

Thursday, November 01, 2018

In her songs and in-person, Donnelly is charming, generous and funny. She's also unafraid to speak up about serious topics.


Young Fathers Are Ambassadors Of Empathy In 'Cocoa Sugar'

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The new single does what the Scottish band does best: It captures tenderness in chaos and community in calamity.


Mountain Man On World Cafe

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Something truly magical happens when Amelia Meath, Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig are in the same room, huddled around the same mic, breathing and harmonizing together.


Elvis Costello On World Cafe

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The English singer-songwriter is in great health and has a new record.


Richard Thompson On World Cafe

Monday, October 22, 2018

For more than 50 years, Thompson has twisted the traditions of British folk, shattered the boundaries of genre and stretched the limitations of human hands.


Candi Staton On World Cafe

Friday, October 19, 2018

The gospel and soul star has earned the title of her latest album, Unstoppable, many times over.


HAERTS On World Cafe

Friday, October 05, 2018

Listening to HAERTS' album 'New Compassion' feels like you're hearing a couple work through their relationship from both sides in real time.


The Supreme Court Is A Musical Muse For 'Radiolab' Host Jad Abumrad

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Host Jad Abumrad discusses '27: The Most Perfect Album,' an album inspired by amendments to the United States Constitution.


DeVotchKa On World Cafe

Thursday, September 27, 2018

DeVotchKa has released a handful of charming albums that blend the spirit of indie, cabaret and world music with a whole lot more that can't be described.


Steve Perry Makes His Return

Friday, September 21, 2018

Perry's latest solo album, Traces, out Oct. 5, marks his reunion with his own voice. And yes, it's emotional.


Meg White Is The 21st Century's Loudest Introvert

Friday, September 21, 2018

White's drumming made her one of the loudest musicians of this century, yet she's often remembered for being a quiet person — setting a no-apologies template for letting her work speak for itself.


Between Chaos And Desire: A Conversation With Christine And The Queens

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Talia Schlanger chats with pop music's weird cousin about the new album Chris and its blurred distinctions between aggressive and vulnerable, masculine and feminine, identity and presentation.


Leon Bridges On World Cafe

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Although Leon Bridges didn't perform live songs with a band for this session, he required no special prodding to croon a capella during our chat.


Dawn Landes On World Cafe

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Landes' voice and songwriting sound like such a seamless fit for classic Nashville.


Ry Cooder On World Cafe

Friday, September 07, 2018

Cooder and his band re-imagine some of those classic blues and gospel songs he loved as boy. He discusses how his latest album 'Prodigal Son' is ultimately about reverence.


Matt Mays On World Cafe

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Leave it to Mays to infuse a daytime studio visit with the spirit of a super sweaty, late night at your favorite dive bar.


Amos Lee Finds Mighty Inspiration On His New Album

Thursday, August 30, 2018

"Little Light" stands out among the complex, twisty and sometimes even dark material on Lee's new album, My New Moon. The song's inspiration is a brave grade-schooler named Maya.


David Byrne Digs For Wonder

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

David Byrne, musician and all-around wonder archaeologist, visits the World Cafe Studios in Philadelphia to talk about animals, bicycles, civic obligations and his latest album 'American Utopia.'


Dermot Kennedy On World Cafe

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Listening to this Irish singer is like hearing someone drag their own heart through their vocal cords and send it right up to the heavens.