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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1:50pm

Mon April 16, 2012
World Cafe

Haim On 'World Cafe: Next'

Originally published on Mon August 12, 2013 4:41 pm

The Haim sisters are Danielle, Este and Alana.
Courtesy of the artist

After playing shows with their parents as children, the members of Haim now work as a serious stand-alone act. The Haim sisters are Danielle, Este and Alana, and their childhood experience of performing live has shaped them into a musical force as young adults. They first hit the L.A. music scene a few years ago — when each of the sisters was pursuing music, mostly in separate contexts — but their relatively recent decision to work together was inevitable.

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2:01pm

Fri April 13, 2012
World Cafe

Gotye On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon May 12, 2014 4:52 pm

Gotye's new album is titled Making Mirrors.
James Bryans

Our Vintage Cafe today is from 2012, the year the Melbourne, Australia-based artist Gotye's world-wide smash "Somebody That I Used To Know" was everywhere. The single has sold more than 30 million copies.

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12:23pm

Thu April 12, 2012
World Cafe

Fanfarlo On World Cafe

Originally published on Thu April 12, 2012 3:00 pm

Fanfarlo's new second album is titled Rooms Filled With Light.
Deidre O'Callaghan

Named after a French novella by poet Charles Baudelaire, Fanfarlo is a pop band from London with a wide range of instrumentation: mandolin, glockenspiel, musical saw, melodica, sax, clarinet and the usual drums, bass and guitar. With its beguiling and uplifting pop-folk, the quintet makes music that's accessible, refreshing and whimsical.

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2:23pm

Wed April 11, 2012
World Cafe

Joe Louis Walker On World Cafe

Joe Louis Walker has 23 albums to his name.
Michael Weintrob

Electric bluesman Joe Louis Walker is a living legend. He was strumming a guitar by age 8, and by 16 was on stage; he's released 23 albums over the course of his career. Given his formidable talent and prodigious supply of soul-stirring vocal inspirations, it's little wonder that Walker has become a blues-rock hero and award-winner. He's still going strong, as evidenced by his fierce new album, aptly named Hellfire.

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1:30pm

Tue April 10, 2012
World Cafe

Justin Townes Earle On World Cafe

Originally published on Tue April 10, 2012 5:05 pm

Justin Townes Earle's latest release highlights his strength as a captivating storyteller.
Joshua Black Wilkins Courtesy of the artist

Born in Nashville and more recently a resident of New York, Justin Townes Earle is no stranger to the road, and his latest album, Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now, takes us down I-40 to Memphis, Tenn. On songs like "Memphis in the Rain," "Baby's Got A Bad Idea" and "Maria," Earle's past becomes an open book and makes for arguably his strongest album yet.

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