World Cafe

Weeknights at 7pm
David Dye

 

The premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country. 

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Playlist

March 21, 2013

7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
I¿ve Been Life
Artist : Cody ChesnuTT
Album : Landing on a Hundred
Composer :
Label : Vibration Vineyard
7:06 PM
Strong Man
Artist : Luscious Jackson
Album : Natural Ingredients
Composer :
Label : Capitol
7:10 PM
Hang Loose
Artist : The Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
7:12 PM
Two Weeks
Artist : Grizzly Bear
Album : Veckatimest
Composer :
Label : Warp Records
7:16 PM
The Fall
Artist : Rhye
Album : Woman
Composer :
Label : Universal Republic
7:20 PM
Say That
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:21 PM
High Living
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:29 PM
Say That
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:35 PM
Grown Up Calls
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:37 PM
Grown Up Calls
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:40 PM
High Living
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:42 PM
Birdhouse In Your Soul
Artist : They Might Be Giants
Album : Flood
Composer :
Label : Restless
7:45 PM
Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl
Artist : Boz Scaggs
Album : Memphis
Composer :
Label : Savoy Jazz
7:49 PM
Hacienda Motel
Artist : Pickwick
Album : Can't Talk Medicine
Composer :
Label : Dine Alone Music
7:53 PM
New Walking Blues
Artist : Paul Butterfield
Album : Better Days
Composer :
Label : Vanguard Records
8:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
8:00 PM
Shiver
Artist : Coldplay
Album : Parachutes
Composer :
Label : Capitol
8:06 PM
You Never Need Nobody
Artist : The Lone Bellow
Album : The Lone Bellow
Composer :
Label : Descendant Records
8:10 PM
Southside
Artist : Moby
Album : Play
Composer :
Label : Mute
8:14 PM
Baby I Can’t Please You
Artist : Sam Phillips
Album : Martinis and Bikinis
Composer :
Label : Virgin Records
8:18 PM
Menagerie
Artist : Caitlin Rose
Album : The StandIn
Composer :
Label : ATO
8:21 PM
Default
Artist : Atoms for Peace
Album : Amok
Composer :
Label : XL Recordings
8:24 PM
Polaris
Artist : Nortec Collective
Album : The Tijuana Sessions, Vol. 1
Composer :
Label : Palm Pictures
8:33 PM
Mexico
Artist : Mexican Institute of Sound
Album : Politico
Composer :
Label : Nacional Records
8:39 PM
Venus As A Boy
Artist : Bjork
Album : Debut
Composer :
Label : Elektra/Wea
8:41 PM
Hot Stuff
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Black And Blue
Composer :
Label : Virgin Records US
8:46 PM
They Told Me
Artist : Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside
Album : Untamed Beast
Composer :
Label : Partisan Records
8:50 PM
A New Life
Artist : Jim James
Album : Regions of Light & Sound of God
Composer :
Label : ATO
8:53 PM
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
Artist : Joan Osborne
Album : Standing in the Shadows of Motown
Composer :
Label : HipO Records

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World Cafe
3:55 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Latin Roots: The Evolution Of Flamenco

Spanish flamenco singer Estrella Morente.
Diario FemeninoSp Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:40 pm

Judy Cantor-Navas, managing editor of Billboard En Español, joins Latin Roots to discuss the mysterious world of flamenco music. It's hard to pinpoint exactly where the style originated; though known for its close ties to Spain, it's suggested that the roots of flamenco actually begin in India. Whatever its origins may be, however, it's a style dominated by strong performers.

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World Cafe
3:55 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Tom Jones On World Cafe

Tom Jones.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu December 26, 2013 5:01 pm

This segment, from June 27, is part of our Best Of 2013 series, in which we revisit some of our most memorable interviews and performances of the year.

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World Cafe
12:45 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Laura Mvula On World Cafe

Laura Mvula.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:15 pm

U.K. singer Laura Mvula has been well-served by her conservatory training, which helped her uncover her own unique sound: Mvula's first full-length album, Sing to the Moon, blends classic pop, jazz and soul.

With help from producer Steve Brown, Mvula's choral-like arrangements are wonderfully layered and complex. In this installment of World Cafe, the singer performs live with her band and talks to host David Dye about how she separates her roles as a songwriter and a performer.

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World Cafe
2:56 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Michael Nesmith On World Cafe

Michael Nesmith.
Alexandra Battaglia Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:43 pm

He's best known as the tall, hat-wearing member of The Monkees, but Michael Nesmith has worn many other hats in the last few decades. Nesmith recently finished up his first solo tour in 21 years, playing songs from both his original country-rock group (The First National Band) and his solo albums.

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World Cafe
3:24 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Phosphorescent On World Cafe

Phosphorescent.
Steve Gullick Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:44 pm

It's easy to hear the steady growth in the music of Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck since the release of his band's 2009 Willie Nelson tribute album, To Willie. In 2011, Here's to Taking It Easy was a sprawling, languid epic written with his road band's performances in mind.

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World Cafe
1:58 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Next: Houndstooth

Houndstooth.
Jaclyn Campanaro Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:45 pm

An indie-rock quintet based in Portland, Ore., Houndstooth features singer Katie Bernstein and guitarist John Gnorski — both of whom are originally from Austin, Texas. The band's sound reflects both hometowns, with Gnorski's loping guitar riffs hinting at bluesy Southern influences.

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World Cafe
10:36 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Rod Stewart On World Cafe

Penny Lancaster Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:46 pm

Rod Stewart has little to prove as a rock star. He's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame twice, once solo and once with The Faces. More recently, he's had enormous success with a series of standards titled The Great American Songbook, and published an autobiography that inspired him to return to songwriting.

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World Cafe
11:27 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Josh Ritter On World Cafe

Josh Ritter.
Laura Wilson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:47 pm

Idaho native and folk-rock singer-songwriter Josh Ritter has been named one of the 100 Best Living Songwriters by Paste. Ritter's seventh album, The Beast in Its Tracks, was released last March. Inspired by the breakup of his marriage, the record offers a raw and personal account of heartbreak and recovery.

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World Cafe
1:07 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell Get The Old Band Together Again

Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris.
David McClister Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:48 pm

It was 1975 when Emmylou Harris had to figure out how to make a solo album after her classic work as Gram Parsons' duet partner. Her record company told her to "get a hot band." So she got The Hot Band with James Burton on lead, as well as a newcomer, Rodney Crowell, on rhythm guitar and, more importantly, songwriting.

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World Cafe
11:29 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Pickwick On World Cafe

Pickwick.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:49 pm

The first incarnation of the Seattle band Pickwick revolved around Galen Disston's strummy acoustic songs. Disston eventually found himself bored with his own music until a not-so-subtle shift took place; as the band began experimenting with new sounds and ideas, Disston shifted into the role of lead singer and crowds immediately noticed.

In this installment of World Cafe, you'll hear three songs from Pickwick's debut album, Can't Talk Medicine, as well as the full story behind the band's reinvention.

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