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.
Artists in conversation and performance from the World Cafe studios in Philadelphia.
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 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.
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.
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.