WXPNListen for hints of Local Natives and early Yeasayer.
World Cafe Next
World Cafe introduces you to new artists on the rise.
WXPNThe Austin folk artist's latest album is sparse and personal. Hear two songs on this installment of World Cafe: Next.
WXPNThe Swedish folk-pop duo performs songs about loss, travel, the natural world and more.
WXPNNot even speaking each other's language, the two formed a band when they met at a European festival. Now, less than three years later, they've released an album of their music together called Faya. Hear and download two songs.
WXPNOlsen's songs exude passion, complete with rough edges and extremely personal lyrics.
WXPNThe Districts started out as a high-school band in Lititz, Penn. After some wise touring that included a SXSW visit last year — as well as a video with more than 300,000 views — the group now has a self-titled EP due out Tuesday on a national label.
WXPNThe quartet, which met at the New England Conservatory in Boston, combines great instrumental virtuosity with a love for roots-influenced music with jazzy flair.
WXPNThe Boston psych-folk band's new second album, Held in Splendor, is due out later this month.
WXPNThe Washington, D.C., band infuses its polished new album with the raw energy of its live shows.
WXPNHear and download songs from Parquet Courts, Waxahatchee, Courtney Barnett, San Fermin and Hanni El Khatib.