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Ray LaMontagne's new album is called Supernova.
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May 13, 2014 The achievement of Supernova is that, five albums in, LaMontagne hasn't settled into a formula or a fall-back recurring mood. Here, the singer-songwriter explores a sunny, psychedelic side.
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Clockwise from upper left: Jack White, Teebs, Lyla Foy, Ray LaMontagne
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April 1, 2014 Our hosts share a brand new track from Jack White called "High Ball Stepper," music from First Aid Kit, Ray LaMontage, more!
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Ray LaMontagne and his Pariah Dogs perform on World Cafe.
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September 23, 2013 No longer a solo act, the singer-songwriter and his band The Pariah Dogs released God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise in 2010. In this archival recording, check out their old-school Americana on stage at WXPN in Philadelphia.
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December 14, 2010 Arcade Fire's The Suburbs was the overwhelming listener favorite, with The Black Keys, The National, Mumford and Sons and Broken Bells rounding out the Top 5. See and hear the full list.
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Beach House (Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally) gave David Dye's favorite World Cafe performance of 2010.
December 3, 2010 WXPN's World Cafe presented more than 200 studio sessions this year. For his year-end list, host David Dye combed through the tape and selected his five favorite songs from the many performances. Listen to the best of the best, and even download them for good measure.
December 1, 2010 The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Jonsi, LCD Soundsystem, Jonsi and more artists from H to L.
Ray LaMontagne (second from left) and his Pariah Dogs perform at World Cafe Live on Friday at noon ET.
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August 20, 2010 The Americana heartthrob brings his band to Philadelphia's World Cafe Live stage to play songs from his new album, God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise -- and you can listen to the concert as it happens.
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Ray LaMontagne (second from left) and The Pariah Dogs.
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August 8, 2010 As the title suggests, the singer-songwriter's fourth studio album is a country-tinged record complete with slide guitar and the occasional banjo. LaMontagne isn't necessarily covering new territory, but his music is no less satisfying. Hear God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise in its entirety here.
April 3, 2009 Though he remains a solo artist, LaMontagne branches out on his new album, Gossip in the Grain, taking some touring bandmates into the studio with him. In a session from WXPN, he reveals why he wrote a song about White Stripes drummer Meg White.
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September 15, 2008 The hypnotic Canadian rock trio Land of Talk is about to release its debut full-length CD; we've got a sneak preview. For some, the first recordings of Creedence Clearwater Revival were flat, but newly-mixed versions of the albums let fans hear the band's music in rich fidelity. Hear "Born On A Bayou," from the reissued Bayou Country. Jesus H Christ and the Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse make music that's irreverent to some, but hilarious to others. The band's new CD is Happier Than You. Also on the show: new music from Jesse Sykes, Ray LaMontagne and the remarkable mandolin playing of India's U. Shrinivas.
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