WXPNToday we've got a live performance with the Philadelphia-based band. We'll also learn about perfectionist Adam Granduciel's creative process and relationship with early band member Kurt Vile.
WXPNThe singer-songwriter has come a long way from the shy solo sets of his early career. He's found his voice in outward-looking, confident material.
WXPNHe was inspired by The Beatles, but later fell under the spell of Jimi Hendrix. Cray is in the studio today to perform songs from his new album, In My Soul.
WXPNThe North Carolina band's new album is quite different from its previous projects. Past Life is stripped down, relies on more electronic elements and represents a major evolution for the band.
WXPNThe San Diego psych-rock trio is named for Sacco and Vanzetti, the famous Italian anarchists who were executed in 1927. Download two of SACCO's songs as part of the World Cafe: Next podcast.
WXPNThe Australian singer-songwriter performs songs from her album The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. A highlight is "Avant Gardener," Barnett's honest and humorous song about anaphylactic shock.
WXPNThe British band returns from a three-year hiatus with a new album named after a Tony Blair quote.
WXPNWorld Cafe's latest episode of Latin Roots features a style of music that started in Castro's Cuba in the 1960s as political music celebrating the ideals of the revolution.
WXPNKeegan Dewitt left his day job in Brooklyn and followed his heart to Nashville to begin a career in music. The band he formed assembles in the studio to perform songs from its debut, Youth.
WXPNHear the Milwaukee roots-rock veteran perform his new material from the World Cafe Live stage.
WXPNHear and download two songs from the psychedelic folk-rock band's debut album, Fear in Bliss.
WXPNThe band visited the World Cafe studios back in 2009, shortly after the release of Bitte Orca. The album found the band continuing to experiment and expand its sound.
WXPNJames Mercer and Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse) discuss their own projects, their creative process and the influences that contributed to their new album as Broken Bells, After the Disco.
WXPNListen to songs from the California band's debut, Bigfoot, performed live in the studio. The guitar-driven pop-rock album is a far cry from singer Zach Yudin's original looped electronic songs.
WXPNThe Grammy-winning band from Northern Mali performs two sparse songs from its new album, Emmaar.
WXPNThe singer's voice can be intense, even chilling, in ways that blend perfectly with her band. Olsen visits the World Cafe studios to perform songs from her new album, Burn Your Fire for No Witness.
Philadelphia musician Timothy Showalter, a.k.a. Strand of Oaks, has been hailed for evocative songs rooted in fiction, allegory and elaborate fantasy.
WXPNThe singer-songwriter's solo debut follows in the footsteps of fellow Oklahoman John Fullbright. Millsap represents himself awfully well for someone who's only 20.
WXPNToday's Vintage Cafe revisits Moby's stripped-down set from earlier this year. Listen to the six-song performance, which includes an interview with World Cafe host David Dye.
WXPNThe Austin band plays a few songs from its latest album, The Silver Gymnasium, on today's Vintage Cafe. Singer Will Sheff also reflects on the experiences that heavily inspired the new record.