World Cafe on WXPR

Monday through Thursday 9-11 PM

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

Genre: 

Playlist

September 30, 2013

9:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
9:01 PM
Last Summer
Artist : Pete Yorn
Album : Back and Fourth
Composer :
Label : Sony
9:06 PM
Agape
Artist : Bear’s Den
Album : Agape
Composer :
Label : Communion
9:10 PM
The Cave
Artist : Mumford & Sons
Album : Sigh No More
Composer :
Label : Glassnote
9:14 PM
Love Don’t Leave Me Waiting
Artist : Glen Hansard
Album : Rhythm and Repose
Composer :
Label : Anti
9:18 PM
Holocene
Artist : Bon Iver
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
9:27 PM
Falling Slowly
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
9:31 PM
Once
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
9:35 PM
If You Want Me
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
9:40 PM
Star Star
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
9:44 PM
Drown Out
Artist : Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova
Album : The Swell Season
Composer :
Label : Overcoat Recordings
9:46 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
9:48 PM
I Turn My Camera On
Artist : Spoon
Album : Gimme Fiction
Composer :
Label : Merge
9:52 PM
Shine On
Artist : Blitzen Trapper
Album : VII
Composer :
Label : Vagrant Records
9:55 PM
Stockholm
Artist : Jason Isbell
Album : Southeastern
Composer :
Label : Southeastern Records
9:58 PM
Eli, The Barrow Boy
Artist : Audra Mae
Album : Haunt
Composer :
Label : Audra Mae
10:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
10:01 PM
Love Interruption
Artist : Jack White
Album : Blunderbuss
Composer :
Label : Third Man Records
10:03 PM
Since You’ve Been Gone (Sweet Sweet Baby)
Artist : Aretha Franklin
Album : Aretha's Gold
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
10:06 PM
Sonsick
Artist : San Fermin
Album : San Fermin
Composer :
Label : Downtown
10:10 PM
Methuselah
Artist : San Fermin
Album : San Fermin
Composer :
Label : Downtown
10:15 PM
Harvest Moon
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Harvest Moon
Composer :
Label : Reprise
10:20 PM
Submarines
Artist : The Lumineers
Album : The Lumineers
Composer :
Label : Dualtone Music Group
10:21 PM
Broken Heart
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : BRoom
Composer :
Label : Anti
10:24 PM
Break it to You Gently
Artist : Camera Obscura
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:25 PM
Come To My Party
Artist : Black Joe Lewis
Album : Electric Slave
Composer :
Label : Vagrant Records
10:28 PM
All the Way From Memphis
Artist : Mott the Hoople
Album : Mott
Composer :
Label : Bar None Records
10:32 PM
Bushwick Blues
Artist : Delta Spirit
Album : History from Below
Composer :
Label : Rounder / UMGD
10:36 PM
New York, New York
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Gold
Composer :
Label : Reprise / WEA
10:37 PM
Jennifer
Artist : Little Comets
Album : Life Is Elsewhere
Composer :
Label : Universal UK
10:40 PM
Jennifer
Artist : Little Comets
Album : Life Is Elsewhere
Composer :
Label : Universal UK
10:43 PM
Not The Same
Artist : Tanlines
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
10:44 PM
Heavy Bells
Artist : J Roddy Walston & The Business
Album : Essential Tremors
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
10:48 PM
Stay With Me
Artist : Faces
Album : A Nod is as Good as a Wink to a Blind Horse
Composer :
Label : Warner Bros/Wea
10:54 PM
I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock And Roll)
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Stiff's Live
Composer :
Label : Diablo

Pages

World Cafe
1:45 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

ELO's Jeff Lynne Describes His Work In The Studio

Jeff Lynne.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:52 pm

Jeff Lynne isn't quite at the forefront of '70s and '80s classic rock, but he was responsible for some formidable records with Electric Light Orchestra and Traveling Wilburys; later, he produced releases for Wilbury collaborators Tom Petty, Roy Orbison and George Harrison.

Read more
World Cafe
12:38 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Bombino On World Cafe

Bombino.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 4:12 pm

  • Listen To Bombino On World Cafe

Nomad is an appropriate title for Bombino's new album; a member of the Tuareg tribe in Saharan Africa, the guitar was first relocated to a refugee camp in Algeria, where he learned to play his instrument. In 2011, he went into exile in Burkina Faso, which led to the making of his first album, Agadez.

Read more
World Cafe
12:49 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

The Handsome Family On World Cafe

The Handsome Family.
Jason Creps Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:53 pm

Brett and Rennie Sparks have inhabited a unique musical world together since the '90s. As The Handsome Family, husband Brett sings and writes the melodies while wife Rennie focuses on the lyrics; the resulting ghost stories and murder ballads have won the band an intense cult following. After years spent in Chicago, where Wilco helped boost its profile, The Handsome Family now resides in Albuquerque, N.M.

Read more
World Cafe
2:30 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

World Cafe Next: Aisha Burns

Aisha Burns.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:53 pm

  • Hear Two New Songs By Aisha Burns

Aisha Burns is best known as the violinist in the chamber-folk band Balmorhea. But in the last few years, Burns has left her comfort zone to write her own songs and play them on guitar. On her debut album, Life in the Midwater, there's a delicate intimacy to her approach. Hear two songs from the new album, which is due out in September.

World Cafe
3:55 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Kassin On World Cafe

Kassin performs on World Cafe.
WXPN

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:54 pm

Kassin is an artist as well as an in-demand producer who works out of his own studio in Brazil with people like Marisa Monte and Arto Lindsay.

Read more
World Cafe
3:55 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Bebel Gilberto On World Cafe

Bebel Gilberto.
The Windish Agency

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:54 pm

  • Listen To Bebel Gilberto On World Cafe

Bebel Gilberto may be the daughter of Joao Gilberto, one of the first bossa nova composers, but that's hardly her only claim to fame. Her album Tanto Tempo, produced by the electronic artist Suba, was a best-seller in Brazil throughout the 2000s.

Read more
World Cafe
3:27 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Vinicius Cantuária On World Cafe

Vinicius Cantuária.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:59 pm

As part of this week's Sense of Place: Rio series, World Cafe revisits a 2004 session with Brazilian singer Vinicius Cantuária. At the time, he was in the midst of a string of highly praised albums, beginning with 1996's Sol Na Cara.

In this interview, Cantuária discusses his love of Tom Jobim, moving to New York City in 1994 and how he feels somehow "more Brazilian" here in the U.S.

World Cafe
3:26 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Latin Roots: A Brief History Of Tropicália

Os Mutantes, reunited since 2006, is one of the most influential acts in the Tropicália movement.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:58 pm

In this segment of World Cafe's Latin Roots, Alt.Latino host Jasmine Garsd discusses how the Brazilian artistic movement of Tropicália, also known as Tropicalismo, emerged and became a prominent force in Latin American music. Tropicália is a unique style which conflates traditional Brazilian music with elements from other genres, ranging from avant-garde to rock 'n' roll. The movement developed in the 1960s, as widespread corruption and oppression spread throughout Brazil.

Read more
World Cafe
3:21 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Do Amor: A Rock Band In Rio

Do Amor perform for World Cafe.
WXPN

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:57 pm

The four members of Do Amor have been playing together since they were 15, when they first bonded over their love of cheap vinyl records. They recently released their second album, Piracema, even though they haven't had much time to play together; the band shares a rhythm section with Brazilian superstar Caetano Veloso.

Listen to Do Amor's special performance for World Cafe, recorded live in Rio de Janeiro.

Read more
World Cafe
3:21 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Os Mutantes On World Cafe

Os Mutantes.
Courtesy of the artist.

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 4:58 pm

One of the most influential Brazilian psychedelic rock bands of the Tropicália movement, Os Mutantes released its first album in 35 years, Haih or Amortecedor, in 2009. Formed by brothers Sergio and Arnaldo Dias, the group initially drew inspiration from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, English rock and traditional Brazilian music.

Read more

Pages