WXPNThe Mississippi musician became serious about the blues after an injury stopped him from pursuing a basketball career. Singleton joins World Cafe to play three songs and tell the full story.
WXPNThe former Rilo Kiley frontwoman performs four songs from her newly released solo album, The Voyager, live in the World Cafe studios.
WXPNHear two songs by a young Southern songwriter who drew inspiration from his struggle with addiction — and the insights of its aftermath.
WXPNAlt-country band Old Crow Medicine teamed up with Bob Dylan to write "Sweet Amarillo," a song from their new album, Remedy.
WXPNAccomplished musician, producer and Latin music expert Rachel Faro joins us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fania Records.
WXPNAlt-country singer Nikki Lane makes her World Cafe debut with four songs and an interview about her roots in both music and fashion.
WXPNHear the former Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman play four songs from his latest solo album, Beauty and Ruin.
WXPNThe former member of Everything But The Girl performs three songs and discusses his career.
WXPNThe Glaswegian band's self-titled debut mixes country and folk with songs that veer into lo-fi punk.
WXPNIn 2009, the roots-rock band performed three songs and discussed its work with producer Rick Rubin.
WXPNHear four songs by the popular band, recorded live from Icelandic National Day celebrations.
WXPNWatch an exclusive acoustic performance of the Icelandic band's most recent song, "Silhouettes."
WXPNWe stop by 12 Tónar Records, where a longtime employee shares his five favorite Icelandic acts.
WXPNSindri Már Sigfússon is best known for leading the folk-pop band Seabear. As a solo artist, he goes by the name Sin Fang. For this session, he appears at Iceland's Rás 2 radio to perform four songs.
WXPNToday's Sense of Place: Iceland session features Arnalds, who creates sweeping neoclassical music.
WXPNThe show digs deep into its archives for a discussion with the multi-talented singer from 2000.
WXPNAn interview with the head of the Iceland Music Exchange, which expands Iceland's musical footprint.
WXPNHear the classical-folk band play four songs from the first of our Sense of Place visits to Iceland.
WXPNThe radio personality spreads the word about five of his favorite Icelandic acts.
WXPNHear the Swedish sister act perform four harmony-rich folk-pop songs from its new album, Stay Gold.