World Cafe http://wkms.org en World Cafe Next: Sam Morrow http://wkms.org/post/world-cafe-next-sam-morrow For our <em>World Cafe: Next</em> this week we are featuring the music of Sam Morrow's debut album, <em>Ephemeral</em>. Morrow is from the South. He's in his early 20s. His songs are almost all influenced by his recent struggle with addiction and the insights of its aftermath. But by no means is the album depressing — particularly the tracks we'll play today. Meet Sam Morrow. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 WXPN-FM. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:08:00 +0000 editor 42424 at http://wkms.org World Cafe Next: Sam Morrow Old Crow Medicine Show On World Cafe http://wkms.org/post/old-crow-medicine-show-world-cafe Our guests today, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15397697/old-crow-medicine-show" target="_blank">Old Crow Medicine Show</a>, were singing on the street in North Carolina 14 years ago when none other than <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15344127/doc-watson" target="_blank">Doc Watson</a> came by and gave them his blessing. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:00 +0000 editor 42422 at http://wkms.org Old Crow Medicine Show On World Cafe Latin Roots: Fania Records Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary http://wkms.org/post/latin-roots-fania-records-celebrates-its-50th-anniversary On today's episode of <em>Latin Roots,</em> the multitalented Rachel Faro helps us celebrate the 50th anniversary of <a href="http://www.fania.com/" target="_blank">Fania Records</a>. More than a record label, the imprint synonymous with salsa music was also a cross between a family and a way of life.<p>Fania's ascendance in the '60s was the product of immigration and a vibrant community of talented Puerto Rican players finding a new home in New York. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:04:00 +0000 editor 42337 at http://wkms.org Latin Roots: Fania Records Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary Nikki Lane On World Cafe http://wkms.org/post/nikki-lane-world-cafe Alt-country singer <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/12/05/143138818/nikki-lane-on-mountain-stage" target="_blank">Nikki Lane</a> makes her <em>World Cafe</em> debut today. She released her first album in 2011 after moving to Nashville from New York, where she had been pursuing both fashion and music. She found each of those pursuits a little easier to manage in Tennessee. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:04:00 +0000 editor 42338 at http://wkms.org Nikki Lane On World Cafe Bob Mould On World Cafe http://wkms.org/post/bob-mould-world-cafe <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15182660/bob-mould" target="_blank">Bob Mould</a>, one of the most influential artists from '80s punk with Hüsker Dü, has a new solo album, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/06/04/317159092/bob-moulds-beautiful-ruinous-life-in-punk" target="_blank">Beauty and Ruin</a>. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:53:00 +0000 editor 42309 at http://wkms.org Bob Mould On World Cafe Ben Watt On World Cafe http://wkms.org/post/ben-watt-world-cafe <em>World Cafe</em>'s guest today is <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=ben+watt">Ben Watt</a> from Everything But The Girl, the band he led with his partner (now wife) <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=tracey+thorn">Tracey Thorn</a> in the '80s and '90s. He has a new solo album called <em>Hendra</em>, which he recorded with Suede guitarist Bernard Butler.<p>Watt has had a fascinating career; he turned to underground DJing as Everything But The Girl disbanded, prompting him to eventually form his own house-music label. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:46:00 +0000 editor 42278 at http://wkms.org Ben Watt On World Cafe World Cafe Next: Honeyblood http://wkms.org/post/world-cafe-next-honeyblood This week's <em>World Cafe: Next </em>artist is Honeyblood, the Glaswegian duo of singer Stina Tweeddale and drummer Shona McVicar. The band's intriguing self-titled debut, released earlier this month, mixes country and folk with moments that veer into lo-fi punk. Download two of its songs here. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 WXPN-FM. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.xpn.org/">http://www.xpn.org/</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=World+Cafe+Next%3A+Honeyblood+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:43:00 +0000 editor 42258 at http://wkms.org World Cafe Next: Honeyblood The Avett Brothers On World Cafe http://wkms.org/post/avett-brothers-world-cafe The Avett Brothers, led by siblings Seth and Scott Avett, released a proper debut in 2002, then went on to release five studio albums and two live compilations before breaking through to a mainstream audience with 2007's <em>Emotionalism</em>. For a follow-up, The Avett Brothers worked with legendary producer Rick Rubin on <em>I and Love and You.</em> The band performs three of its best-known songs here.<p><em>This segment originally ran on Sept. 24, 2009.</em> <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 WXPN-FM. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:55:00 +0000 editor 42256 at http://wkms.org The Avett Brothers On World Cafe Mammut On World Cafe http://wkms.org/post/mammut-world-cafe <em>World Cafe</em>'s week-long series <em>Sense of Place: Iceland</em> draws to a close with an unexpected treat. We'd been in Reykjavik for a few days when we learned that June 17 would mark a daylong celebration of Icelandic National Day, the anniversary of Iceland's independence from Denmark in 1944. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:04:00 +0000 editor 42204 at http://wkms.org Mammut On World Cafe Of Monsters and Men On World Cafe http://wkms.org/post/monsters-and-men-world-cafe <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEW7zqSeLyo</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:13:00 +0000 editor 42193 at http://wkms.org Of Monsters and Men On World Cafe