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

September 30, 2013

7:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
7:01 PM
Last Summer
Artist : Pete Yorn
Album : Back and Fourth
Composer :
Label : Sony
7:06 PM
Agape
Artist : Bear’s Den
Album : Agape
Composer :
Label : Communion
7:10 PM
The Cave
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Sigh No More
Composer :
Label : Glassnote
7:14 PM
Love Don’t Leave Me Waiting
Artist : Glen Hansard
Album : Rhythm and Repose
Composer :
Label : Anti
7:18 PM
Holocene
Artist : Bon Iver
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:27 PM
Falling Slowly
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:31 PM
Once
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:35 PM
If You Want Me
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:40 PM
Star Star
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
7:44 PM
Drown Out
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : The Swell Season
Composer :
Label : Overcoat Recordings
7:46 PM
Baby¿s Got a Bad Idea
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now
Composer :
Label : Bloodshot Records
7:48 PM
I Turn My Camera On
Artist : Spoon
Album : Gimme Fiction
Composer :
Label : Merge
7:52 PM
Shine On
Artist : Blitzen Trapper
Album : VII
Composer :
Label : Vagrant Records
7:55 PM
Stockholm
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Southeastern
Composer :
Label : Southeastern Records
7:58 PM
Eli, The Barrow Boy
Artist : Audra Mae
Album : Haunt
Composer :
Label : Audra Mae
8:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
8:01 PM
Love Interruption
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
8:03 PM
Since You’ve Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby)
Artist : Aretha Franklin
Album : Aretha's Gold
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
8:06 PM
Sonsick
Artist : San Fermin
Album : San Fermin
Composer :
Label : Downtown
8:10 PM
Methuselah
Artist : San Fermin
Album : San Fermin
Composer :
Label : Downtown
8:15 PM
Harvest Moon
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Harvest Moon
Composer :
Label : Reprise
8:20 PM
Submarines
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : The Lumineers
Composer :
Label : Dualtone Music Group
8:21 PM
Broken Heart
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : BRoom
Composer :
Label : Anti
8:24 PM
Break it to You Gently
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
8:25 PM
Come To My Party
Artist : Black Joe Lewis
Album : Electric Slave
Composer :
Label : Vagrant Records
8:28 PM
All the Way From Memphis
Artist : Mott the Hoople
Album : Mott
Composer :
Label : Bar None Records
8:32 PM
Bushwick Blues
Artist : Delta Spirit
Album : History from Below
Composer :
Label : Rounder / UMGD
8:36 PM
New York, New York
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Gold
Composer :
Label : Reprise / WEA
8:37 PM
Jennifer
Artist : Little Comets
Album : Life Is Elsewhere
Composer :
Label : Universal UK
8:40 PM
Jennifer
Artist : Little Comets
Album : Life Is Elsewhere
Composer :
Label : Universal UK
8:43 PM
Not The Same
Artist : Tanlines
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
8:44 PM
Heavy Bells
Artist : J Roddy Walston & The Business
Album : Essential Tremors
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
8:48 PM
Stay With Me
Artist : Faces
Album : A Nod is as Good as a Wink to a Blind Horse
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros/Wea
8:54 PM
I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock And Roll)
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Stiff's Live
Composer :
Label : Diablo

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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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