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Concerts

Cold War Kids will perform from the World Cafe Live stage today at noon ET.

March 25, 2011 The Los Angeles rock band performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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December 22, 2006 Cold War Kids' music seems almost haphazard, but a closer listen reveals distinctive intricacies.

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Studio Sessions

Cold War Kids' Nathan Willett performs at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for a crowd of KCRW supporters.

March 27, 2013 Watch the California band perform "Tuxedo" at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for KCRW.

Cold War Kids recently appeared on World Cafe.

May 5, 2011 Hear an interview with the L.A. band, as well as cuts from its World Cafe Live show in March.

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December 5, 2008 The band plays an unconventional version of "Something Is Not Right with Me" on WXPN.

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February 26, 2007 A closer listen reveals the intricacy that gives the California band its distinctive sound.

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Interviews & Profiles

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September 23, 2008 The art-pop band bases its second album on the work of a little-known California philosopher.

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Discover Songs

Cold War Kids

March 23, 2010 Catchy and sweet, "Audience" finds its soul in heavy-hitting piano and minimal layering.

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September 22, 2006 Smartly sloppy, Cold War Kids' "Tell Me in the Morning" exudes soulful swagger.

Reviews

Cold War Kids

March 23, 2010 Catchy and sweet, "Audience" finds its soul in heavy-hitting piano and minimal layering.

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September 22, 2006 Smartly sloppy, Cold War Kids' "Tell Me in the Morning" exudes soulful swagger.

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