WXPNHear three live songs by the folk-rock band, which balances catchiness with meditative darkness.
WXPNHenry has worked with some of music's finest, and now he's back with another new album of his own. Hear him perform three songs live and discuss the themes of Invisible Hour.
WXPNThe Welsh band Kutosis is obsessed with the sights and sounds of surfing. Hear two songs from this trio's new album.
WXPNCelebrate Independence Day by treating your ears to this playlist of America-themed favorites.
WXPNSince The Pretenders' formation in the late 1970s, Hynde has identified as part of the band. Now, she's on a solo mission, but still has help from some rock-star friends. Hear a four-song set.
WXPNThe British electro-pop musician released his aptly named debut, Sweet Disarray, earlier this year. Hear him perform three songs live in the studio.
WXPNThe Oklahoma folksinger plays delightfully simple songs about some not-so-simple topics.
WXPNBred in Brooklyn and produced by Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck, Heaven's Jail makes "sensitive but not sappy" indie rock with some unlikely influences.
WXPNSoulful, emotive singing and a politically charged music video have helped boost the Irish singer's swift rise to popularity. Hear him perform "Take Me to Church" and three other songs on stage.
WXPNBillboard's Judy Cantor-Navas joins World Cafe to discuss how the end of a cultural embargo has made music better in Cuba and beyond.
WXPNDuring an "extreme hiatus" for his band, the Walkmen singer released the solo album Black Hours.
WXPNFueled by a string of tragic personal incidents, from infidelity to a near-fatal auto accident, Timothy Showalter's new album HEAL functions as a cathartic memoir. Hear three songs.
WXPNThe band brings its charmingly ramshackle mix of folk, R&B and Americana storytelling to the stage of World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Hear three songs and an interview with James Felice.
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 Australian electronic musician accompanies his soulful singing with loops, samples and keyboards, as he improvises over tracks he'd recorded in the studio.
WXPNDavid Crosby has had such a wild life, we're thankful that he is still with us — and turning out work as good and relevant as his fourth solo album, Croz.
WXPNThe veteran Texas alt-country band performs songs from its latest album, Most Messed Up.
WXPNWe've invited the sisters of Haim to play DJ for a day. Listen to picks that showcase their influences and preferences.
WXPNHear Judy Cantor-Navas explain why the World Cup's official music has been a source of controversy.
WXPNThe band became known after winning a talent contest in 2006. Since then, it's released four albums that incorporate the worldly sounds heard during frontman Jack Steadman's travels. Hear three songs.