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World Cafe

Vintage Cafe: Bombino

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Recorded with the help of The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, the Tuareg guitarist's latest album, Nomad, is packed with hypnotic and exciting guitar lines.

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World Cafe

Parquet Courts On World Cafe

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The Brooklyn indie-rock band introduces three never-before-heard songs in the World Cafe studio.

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New Music: TV On The Radio, Rokia Traore, Lucius, More

New music from old favorites and plenty of self-affirmation, on this week's All Songs Considered.

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