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Hear Two New Songs From Royal Bangs

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World Cafe Next: Royal Bangs

World Cafe Next

World Cafe Next: Royal Bangs

Hear Two New Songs From Royal Bangs

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Playlist

  • "Better Run"
  • "Octagon"

Our World Cafe: Next artist this week is Royal Bangs, a band originally from Knoxville, Tennessee. The band formed in 2001 and had their first album released by The Black Keys' Patrick Carney on his own Audio Eagle Records in 2008. He actually discovered the band on MySpace.

The band is fronted by Ryan Schaefer and their new album, Brass, was produced by Carney. It's scheduled to be released on September 17, but you can hear two tracks from it on the World Cafe: Next podcast.

World Cafe Playlist for September 9, 2013

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