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

June 25, 2013

7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Morning Song
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : The Lumineers
Composer :
Label : Dualtone Music Group
7:06 PM
The One that Got Away
Artist : The Civil Wars
Album : The Civil Wars
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:09 PM
Losing My Religion
Artist : REM
Album : Out Of Time
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers
7:14 PM
Heavy Feet
Artist : Local Natives
Album : Hummingbird
Composer :
Label : Frenchkiss Records
7:18 PM
Last Train to Clarksville
Artist : The Monkees
Album : Greatest Hits
Composer :
Label : Rhino
7:20 PM
Different Drum
Artist : The Stone Poneys feat. Linda Ronstadt
Album : Evergreen, Vol 2.
Composer :
Label : Raven
7:23 PM
Pale Blue Eyes
Artist : The Velvet Undergorund
Album : The Velvet Underground
Composer :
Label : MGM
7:25 PM
Joanne
Artist : Michael Nesmith
Album : Live at the Britt Festival
Composer :
Label : Videoranch
7:37 PM
Different Drum
Artist : The Greenbriar Boys
Album : Best of the Vanguard Years
Composer :
Label : Vanguard Records
7:47 PM
Grand Ennui
Artist : Michael Nesmith & The First National Band
Album : Nevada Fighter
Composer :
Label : Camden International
7:48 PM
Grand Ennui
Artist : Michael Nesmith & The First National Band
Album : Nevada Fighter
Composer :
Label : Camden International
7:49 PM
Helen Fry
Artist : The Felice Brothers
Album : The Felice Brothers
Composer :
Label : Team Love Records
7:50 PM
Her Favorite Song
Artist : Mayer Hawthorne
Album : Where Does This Door Go?
Composer :
Label : Republic
7:53 PM
My Doorbell
Artist : The White Stripes
Album : Get Behind Me Satan
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros/WEA
8:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
8:00 PM
Have a Little Faith
Artist : Jamie N Commons
Album : Rumble and Sway EP
Composer :
Label : Polydor UK
8:03 PM
Can You Get to That
Artist : Mavis Staples
Album : One True Vine
Composer :
Label : Anti
8:06 PM
Don’t Swallow the Cap
Artist : The National
Album : Trouble Will Find Me
Composer :
Label : 4ad / Ada
8:09 PM
California
Artist : Delta Spirit
Album : Delta Spirit
Composer :
Label : Rounder
8:13 PM
Handle With Care
Artist : The Traveling Wilburys
Album : The Traveling Wilburs Vol. 1
Composer :
Label : Rhino
8:16 PM
Dye The World
Artist : The Smith Westerns
Album : Dye It Blonde
Composer :
Label : Fat Possum Records
8:16 PM
Dye The World
Artist : The Smith Westerns
Album : Dye It Blonde
Composer :
Label : Fat Possum Records
8:16 PM
Dye The World
Artist : The Smith Westerns
Album : Dye It Blonde
Composer :
Label : Fat Possum Records
8:17 PM
Dye The World
Artist : The Smith Westerns
Album : Dye It Blonde
Composer :
Label : Fat Possum Records
8:17 PM
Hot Love
Artist : T Rex
Album : Hits!
Composer :
Label : Blue Note Records
8:22 PM
Tighten Up
Artist : The Black Keys
Album : Brothers
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
8:26 PM
Feel It All
Artist : KT Tunstall
Album : Invisible Empire//Crescent Moon
Composer :
Label : Blue Note Records
8:29 PM
Always the Last to Know
Artist : Del Amitri
Album : Change Everything
Composer :
Label : A&M
8:33 PM
Live and Die
Artist : The Avett Brothers
Album : The Carpenter
Composer :
Label : Republic
8:37 PM
Walking
Artist : The Dodos
Album : Visiter
Composer :
Label : Frenchkiss
8:38 PM
Get Ready Marie
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Composer :
Label : New West Records
8:41 PM
Marry Me
Artist : St. Vincent
Album : Marry Me
Composer :
Label : Beggars Banquet U.S.
8:46 PM
Sex on Fire
Artist : Kings of Leon
Album : Only By The Night
Composer :
Label : RCA
8:49 PM
Song for Zula
Artist : Phosphorescent
Album : Muchacho
Composer :
Label : Dead Oceans
8:55 PM
Night Terror
Artist : Laura Marling
Album : Alas I Cannot Swim
Composer :
Label : Astralwerks

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World Cafe
4:59 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Latin Roots: Canto Cardenche, The Sound Of Sorrow

Los Cardencheros De Sapioriz, a group that keeps the canto cardenche tradition alive.
courtesy of the artist

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World Cafe
4:59 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Petula Clark On World Cafe

Petula Clark.
Clement Schneider Courtesy of the artist

Petula Clark's new album, Lost In You, is her first since 2004. The 80-year-old actress, singer and entertainer launched her career in film and on the radio; she even entertained the troops in WWII, and was later known for her worldwide hit "Downtown."

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World Cafe
10:23 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Ivan And Alyosha On World Cafe

Ivan and Alyosha.
Courtesy of the artist

Ivan and Alyosha started out as the duo of Tim Wilson and Ryan Carbary, with the band's name coming from characters in the Russian novel The Brothers Karamazov. The two met in 2007 and immediately attracted strong national praise for their first EP, The Verse, The Chorus.

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World Cafe
10:12 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Forro In The Dark: Building On The Sound Of Brazil's Northeast

Forro in the Dark.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 9:28 am

Forro in the Dark gets its name from the Forro, a type of dance and music that's been popular in northeastern Brazil for more than 100 years. The style's traditional incarnation involves a three-piece band with a triangle, an accordion and a bass-like drum called a zabumba.

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World Cafe
4:43 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Latin Roots: Bossa Nova, Brazil's Answer To Jazz

Bebel Gilberto performs at City Winery in New York City.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:56 pm

This installment of the Latin Roots series for World Cafe explores bossa nova music, guided by Latin-music expert Ernesto Lechner. Lechner grew up in Buenos Aires, where his parents' record collection consisted of classical records and a solitary bossa nova LP. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he was immersed in Latin music and subsequently became a music journalist, publishing several books on the subject. Lechner co-hosts the radio show Latin Alternative and works as a contributing writer for Rolling Stone, L.A.

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World Cafe
8:30 am
Wed December 28, 2011

Dawes On World Cafe

Dawes performs live on today's World Cafe.
Courtesy of the artist

Although Dawes' members have only been together since 2009, the L.A. band's romantic roots rock sounds like the product of an entirely different era.

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World Cafe
1:30 am
Wed December 28, 2011

Bon Iver On World Cafe

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver.
D.L. Anderson

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:28 pm

This session, from Sept. 2, 2011, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances.

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World Cafe
7:30 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Elton John And Leon Russell On World Cafe

Elton John and Leon Russell appeared on World Cafe.
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Tue December 27, 2011 10:12 am

From his start with the band Bluesology in 1961, multi-award winner Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) has time and time again proven himself to be one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of our day. Rising to international fame by the 1970's with the hit "Your Song," Elton has since released an overwhelming number of studio albums, many of which have climbed their way to the top of the charts.

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NPR Story
10:01 am
Fri April 2, 2010

The Swell Season On World Cafe

After working together on the soundtrack for the 2005 film Beauty In Trouble, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova began collaborating and recording music under the name The Swell Season.

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NPR Story
6:55 pm
Wed March 31, 2010

Fanfarlo On World Cafe

Thanks to a soaring sound and down-to-earth songwriting sensibilities, the London-based band Fanfarlo was one of 2009's fastest-growing buzz bands. Led by Swedish songwriter Simon Balthazar, Fanfarlo was formed in 2006, and soon began touring and releasing new music. Its first full-length album, the critically acclaimed Reservoir, came out last year.

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