World Cafe

Saturdays at 10 pm
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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2:25pm

Fri September 14, 2012
World Cafe

Dirty Projectors On World Cafe

Originally published on Fri September 14, 2012 2:26 pm

Dirty Projectors.
Courtesy of the artist

This past July, the prolific indie-rock band Dirty Projectors returned with a new record, Swing Lo Magellan. Just as accessible as the group's 2009 breakthrough, Bitte Orca, Dirty Projectors' sixth studio album places an added emphasis on the songs' concepts rather than just unique pop arrangements.

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3:19pm

Thu September 13, 2012
World Cafe

Eme Alfonso On World Cafe

Originally published on Tue September 25, 2012 9:57 am

Eme Alfonso.
WXPN

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba with the series Sense of Place.

"I always try to find art in everything I do, because I believe in music as a way of life. For me it's like a game, to mix everything I learn with my roots."

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2:40pm

Wed September 12, 2012
World Cafe

Patterson Hood On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon October 22, 2012 11:25 am

Patterson Hood.
Courtesy of the artist

Southern rhythms have always been in Patterson Hood's blood. Born in Alabama as the son of David Hood, a bassist for the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, young Patterson started writing songs at age 8.

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3:05pm

Tue September 11, 2012
World Cafe

Kelly Hogan On World Cafe

Kelly Hogan.
Neko Case Courtesy of the artist

Kelly Hogan is a professional backup singer who spends a lot of time on the road with her friends Neko Case, Jakob Dylan, Andrew Bird, Robyn Hitchcock and many others.

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10:33am

Tue September 11, 2012
World Cafe

Next: Save The Clocktower

Originally published on Tue September 11, 2012 1:39 pm

Chicago's Save the Clocktower.
Jacob S. Knabb

Chicago's Save the Clocktower formed in 2008 and kicked off its career in earnest the next year, when longtime friends Greg Newton (drums, vocals), Jimmy Shenk (keyboards) and Sean Paras (guitar/vocals) recorded their self-titled EP. In 2011, they released their first full-length album, Carousel, which is available as a free download on their Bandcamp page. Recently, a fourth member was added: bass player and older brother to Greg, Chris Newton.

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