World Cafe

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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
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Members of the Juno-award winning Canadian band talk about their new album, The Sun and Her Scorch, and play songs from it live.
The artist Mike Hadreas talks about his experience performing in a dance project with Kate Wallich, how that influenced his latest record and perform songs from Set My Heart On Fire Immediately.
The eclectic band's new album, Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between, is its first in seven years. Frontperson Ryan Kattner says three years into it, he started the whole recording process over.
The Kentucky singer-songwriter's debut album is a rocking country album called Old Time Feeling, and she talks about connecting with My Morning Jacket's Jim James to help co-produce the record.
Zeshan B's music combines his love of American soul with influences from India and Pakistan, where his parents grew up. His latest album is called Melismatic.
The Watkins Family Hour's latest album, Brother Sister, is the first album that the siblings have written as a duo in their 30-plus year career.
There are lots of projects that you might know Stephen Malkmus from, but none of them sound like his latest album, Traditional Techniques.
Hear a conversation with Lucinda Williams recorded from her home in Nashville at the end of June about her new album, Good Souls Better Angels.
Killer Mike and El-P talk about the way RTJ4 has resonated in this moment, the dynamic between the two that allows them to create such compelling stories and the televised speech that Killer Mike gave to the people of Atlanta last month.
The artist-producer behind albums from Dawes and Father John Misty and who's partly credited with revitalizing the Laurel Canyon music scene decided to pick up and head to Nashville for his new album.
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