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Beth Orton On World Cafe

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The English singer-songwriter delves into organic folk-pop music on her new album, Sugaring Season.

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Buena Vista Social Club On World Cafe

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Revisit a 1998 conversation with Ry Cooder about one of his signature music projects.

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David Wax Museum On World Cafe

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The band captures a mix of Americana and Latin influences on its new album, Knock Knock Get Up.

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Carpenter's 'Ashes And Roses' Shaped By Grief

Mary Chapin Carpenter endured illness, divorce and loss, which she channeled into her new album.

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Cyrus Chestnut: Nobody Like 'The Nutman'

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Watch one of jazz's most renowned pianists work magic throughout this three-song set at KPLU.

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Iris DeMent On World Cafe

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The roots-folk singer talks to David Dye about Sing the Delta, her first album in eight years.

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Sallie Ford: New Songs From An Old Soul

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Watch the blues-rock singer perform two as-yet-unreleased songs, "Addicted" and "Party Kids."

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Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets

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Hear the music of an exciting young trumpeter from Havana, as well as a brief history of Cuban jazz.

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Hacienda On World Cafe

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Known for energetic shows, the Tex-Mex band recorded its new album, Shakedown, with Dan Auerbach.

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KCRW Presents: Yuna

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With her shimmering, soulful presence, Yuna sounds special in this performance of "Live Your Life."