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Bobby Rush On World Cafe

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The octogenarian blues legend proves he can still funk with the best of them in this session.


Weekend LISTening: No Words, Just Music

Saturday, November 12, 2016

We've heard a lot and said a lot this week. Get some soothing relief with this playlist of instrumental tracks.


Zomba Prison Project On World Cafe

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Producer Ian Brennan joins World Cafe to discuss his return to Malawi, where he's recorded the music of inmates at a maximum-security prison.


18 Albums Just Old Enough To Vote

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

This election's youngest voters were born in 1998. So were these records, which all turn 18 this year. (Feeling old yet?)


DJ Shadow On World Cafe

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

"All the technology in the world can't make a DJ with bad taste a good DJ," the sampling pioneer says. In this session, he discusses his latest album, This Mountain Will Fall.


Listen: World Cafe's Hip-For-Halloween Playlist

Friday, October 28, 2016

Had enough of "Monster Mash", "Time Warp" and "Thriller"? Get in the Halloween spirit with these alternatives.


Weekend LISTening: Baby Boom Boom

Friday, October 28, 2016

For your weekend playlist, new songs by Leonard Cohen, Sting and other boomer artists who, in 2016, are as creative as ever.


Songs We Love: Close Talker, 'Afterthought'

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Despite its name, the Saskatoon trio gives you plenty of space to breathe. You can hear the simplicity and vastness of the Canadian prairies in its new single.


Leonard Cohen's 'You Want It Darker' Is A Family Affair

Friday, October 21, 2016

The album, one of the 82-year-old's best, was produced by his son Adam, who joins World Cafe to discuss what it's like to work with a living legend who just happens to be your dad.


10 Nobel-Worthy Lyricists Who Aren't Bob Dylan

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Just in case Dylan never gets around to picking up his Nobel Prize for literature, here are a few possible alternate candidates.


On Air With Talia Schlanger, World Cafe's New Contributing Host

Friday, October 14, 2016

Get to know the Toronto native as she shares stories and songs with David Dye.


Gifts From The North: 10 Canadian Artists You Need To Know

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

World Cafe's new contributing host and producer, Talia Schlanger, spotlights music from her mother country.