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 26, 2013

7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Sun Is Shining
Artist : Bob Marley
Album : Kaya
Composer :
Label : Island
7:06 PM
Show Some Emotion
Artist : Joan Armatrading
Album : Track Record
Composer :
Label : A&M
7:09 PM
Eli¿s Comin¿
Artist : Laura Nyro
Album : Eli and the Thirteenth Confession
Composer :
Label : Sbme Special Mkts.
7:13 PM
Anything You Want
Artist : Spoon
Album : Girls Can Tell
Composer :
Label : Merge
7:17 PM
Like Morning Dew
Artist : Laura Mvula
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:26 PM
She
Artist : Laura Mvula
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:32 PM
Sing to the Moon
Artist : Laura Mvula
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:39 PM
Green Garden
Artist : Laura Mvula
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:44 PM
I wish
Artist : Jem
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:45 PM
Better Days
Artist : Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Album : Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Composer :
Label : Vagrant Records
7:48 PM
Shadow People
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : Shame, Shame
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:53 PM
Ophelia
Artist : The Band
Album : To Kingdom Come
Composer :
Label : Capitol
7:57 PM
Geography
Artist : Thao
Album : We Brave Bee Stings And All
Composer :
Label : Kill Rock Stars
7:58 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
8:00 PM
The Road to Gila Bend
Artist : Los Lobos
Album : The Town and the City
Composer :
Label : Hollywood
8:04 PM
Looking At The Sun
Artist : Matthew Sweet
Album : Girlfriend
Composer :
Label : Volcano
8:08 PM
Weight
Artist : Mikal Cronin
Album : MCII
Composer :
Label : Merge Records
8:13 PM
Canary Island
Artist : Houndstooth
Album : Ride Out The Dark
Composer :
Label : No Quarter
8:16 PM
Say What
Artist : Stevie Ray Vaughan
Album : Soul to Soul
Composer :
Label : Sony
8:22 PM
Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’
Artist : The Slide Brothers
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
8:23 PM
Jennifer
Artist : Little Comets
Album : Life Is Elsewhere
Composer :
Label : Universal UK
8:25 PM
A Town Called Malice
Artist : The Jam
Album : Compact Snap
Composer :
Label : Polygram UK
8:28 PM
Hometown Blues
Artist : Tom Petty
Album : Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Composer :
Label : Rhino / WEA
8:31 PM
Hit Or Miss
Artist : Tom Jones
Album : Spirit In The Room
Composer :
Label : Rounder / Umgd
8:34 PM
I Got a Woman
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Birth of Soul Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Kent Records UK
8:37 PM
Last Night
Artist : The MarKeys
Album : Last Night!/Do the PopEye
Composer :
Label : Stax
8:38 PM
Retrograde
Artist : James Blake
Album : Overgrown
Composer :
Label : Republic
8:41 PM
You Were Never There
Artist : Diego Garcia
Album : Laura
Composer :
Label : Nacional Records
8:45 PM
Love Interruption
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
8:47 PM
Raspberry Beret
Artist : Prince & the Revolution
Album : Around the World in a Day
Composer :
Label : Warner Brothers / WEA
8:51 PM
Do Yourself a Faver
Artist : Jamie Lidell
Album : Jamie Lidell
Composer :
Label : Warp Records

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World Cafe
1:33 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Charles Bradley On World Cafe

Charles Bradley.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:02 am

  • Listen To Charles Bradley On World Cafe

Soul man Charles Bradley knew he could sing — former band members and friends always told him that. But he just never got the shot, shuttling from one odd job to another. Into his 50s, Bradley was living with his mother in New York and performing as a James Brown interpreter under the name "Black Velvet." When Daptone Records co-founder Gabriel Roth saw him perform, this soul man finally got his shot at fame.

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World Cafe
2:14 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

BRONCHO On World Cafe

BRONCHO.
Jaret Ferratusco Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:03 am

The fun, aggressive pop band BRONCHO is reminiscent of both The Ramones and Weezer. Straddling the line between pop and punk, the band's 2011 debut Can't Get Past The Lips has 10 songs but clocks in at just 20 minutes.

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World Cafe
10:32 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Patty Griffin On World Cafe

Patty Griffin.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:03 am

It's a middle-age milestone, dealing with a parent's death. Singer-songwriter Patty Griffin turns the experience into powerful moments on her latest album, American Kid. The album features songs inspired by everything from her dad exclaiming "Don't let me die in Florida!" to the gleam in her grandfather's eye on his own wedding day.

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World Cafe
10:05 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Next: Daughn Gibson

Daughn Gibson.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:04 am

Pennsylvania singer-songwriter Daughn Gibson has a deep baritone voice like Johnny Cash and a country style not unlike Lee Hazlewood. Toss in a few electronic loops and bagpipes, and Gibson's second album, Me Moan, is a spooky production.

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World Cafe
11:50 am
Fri July 5, 2013

Portugal. The Man On World Cafe

Portugal. The Man.
Hayley Young Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:05 am

Portugal. The Man is a shape-shifting indie-rock band originally from Wasilla, Alaska. Led by vocalist John Gourley, the group just released a new album called Evil Friends, which was produced by Brian Burton, a.k.a Danger Mouse. Burton helped the band capture the potential of each track, while lending a rhythmic feel to its psych-rock style.

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World Cafe
11:45 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Galadrielle Allman On Her Father's Work In 'Skydog'

Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band lived to play music. A new box set, Skydog, collects the work he produced before his death in 1971.
John Gellman Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:06 am

In 1971, Duane Allman — one of the greatest slide guitarists of all time — died at age 24. His daughter, Galadrielle Allman, was only 2 at the time. Here, she joins World Cafe to present music from the lovingly curated Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective.

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World Cafe
11:45 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club On World Cafe

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
Courtesy of Stephen Kallao

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:07 am

  • Listen To Black Rebel Motorcycle Club On World Cafe

Recorded live at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club recently performed a special stripped-down session for World Cafe. The band appears as a trio, playing songs from its latest album, Specter at the Feast. In 2010, lead singer Robert Been's father Michael died of a heart attack while Black Rebel Motorcycle Club was on tour; this is the group's first release since his death.

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World Cafe
4:48 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Bobby McFerrin On World Cafe

Bobby McFerrin.
Ingrid Hertfelder Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:11 am

Bobby McFerrin has a wide range of musical abilities, from singing multi-octaves to serving as a classical conductor, but he didn't arrive there on his own. Inspired by his father's album Deep River, McFerrin pays tribute to music of the past on his new album, spirityouall.

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World Cafe
2:34 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

Christopher Owens On World Cafe

Christopher Owens.
Ryan McGinley Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:12 am

Formerly of the San Francisco rock band Girls, Christopher Owens now explores music and life on his own. Shortly after the duo released its second album, Father, Son, Holy Ghost, Owens announced that he was leaving to go solo. Released this past January, Lysandre is his first album recorded under his own name; it's a coming-of-age story for the singer, intertwined with hints of romance.

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World Cafe
4:00 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

World Cafe Next: Elastic Bond

Elastic Bond.
Alissa Christine Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 10:16 am

The Miami-based Latin alternative band Elastic Bond has a varied sound that's hard to pinpoint. Its debut album, Real, contains tropical elements well suited to its home state of Florida, but funky horns and retro-leaning samples help freshen that sound. The combination of genres goes well with the band's name, which references a chemical equation.

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