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The Mekons On World Cafe

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The Mekons started as a punk band in the '70s, but soon embraced British folk and American country.

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Wilco, 'Random Name Generator'

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The band sounds refreshed as it performs "Random Name Generator" to a rapturous crowd.

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Boxed In On World Cafe

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Boxed In is led by London's Oli Bayston, who translates electronic and house music to a full band.

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J.E. Sunde, 'Easy Kid' (Live)

Watch The Daredevil Christopher Wright's singer play smart folk-pop in his home state of Wisconsin.

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World Cafe Next: GospelbeacH

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Buoyant and breezy with a beachy twang, the band serves up a reminder that summer isn't over yet.

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Django Django On World Cafe

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The Mercury Prize-nominated band administers a healthy dose of Madchester-grade synth-pop.

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Mackintosh Braun, 'In Reverse' (Live)

The Portland band's brightly colored, danceable pop has landed in TV shows and movies.

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Charlie Parr, 'Over The Red Cedar' (Live)

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The Minnesota roots musician grapples with uneasiness and instability in "Over The Red Cedar."

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Bobby McFerrin On Song Travels

The singer demonstrates his a cappella style and performs songs from Porgy And Bess.

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Sam Beam & Ben Bridwell On World Cafe

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The voices of Iron & Wine and Band Of Horses perform songs from their new album, Sing Into My Mouth.