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World Cafe

Vintage Cafe: Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová

XPN

When the folk-rock duo stopped by the World Cafe in July 2007, they were in the midst of discovering what a hit their indie film Once was becoming. Revisit live performances of four songs from the film's critically acclaimed soundtrack.

Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová On World Cafe

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Eleanor Friedberger, 'Stare At The Sun' (Live)

KEXP

The singer-songwriter, known for her work in Fiery Furnaces, recently brought a batch of hummable songs to Seattle's KEXP for an in-studio performance.

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Pet Shop Boys, Live At The Sonar Festival

XPN

The best-selling British duo stops by to discuss Electric, the voracious appetite of its fans, and the dynamics of performing live. Hear songs recorded during Pet Shop Boys' recent performance at the Sonar Music Festival.

Pet Shop Boys On World Cafe

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Eliane Elias On Piano Jazz

She plays and sings a previously unreleased Evans tune, "Here Is Something for You," for which she has written a lyric, and host Marian McPartland gives her own Evans tribute on "B Minor Waltz."

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King Krule, 'Baby Blue' (Live)

KCRW

The young man once known as Archy Marshall and Zoo Kid visits KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to make his U.S. radio debut. Watch King Krule perform "Baby Blue" from his debut album.

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Pokey LaFarge On World Cafe

XPN

The Missouri-bred musician and his old-time band bring their throwback charm to the stage at WXPN. The group mixes country blues with Western swing and bluegrass — and comes out with a sound all its own.

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Jamie N Commons On World Cafe

XPN

The 24-year-old Brit tells host David Dye about his love of American blues and classic R&B.

Jamie N Commons On World Cafe

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He's My Brother, She's My Sister On World Cafe

XPN

Hear the entertaining, theatrical folk group perform four songs from Nobody Dances in This Town.

He's My Brother, She's My Sister On World Cafe

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Elvis Costello And The Roots On World Cafe

XPN

The music superstars appear in the studio to perform songs from their new collaborative album, Wise Up Ghost. While the record is structurally based in hip-hop, it comes out as a little something else.

Elvis Costello And The Roots On World Cafe

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Chvrches, 'Recover' (Live)

The Current

The Scottish synth-pop trio just released its heavily hyped debut album, The Bones of What You Believe. Watch the group perform a stripped-down version of the record's most rousing anthem, "Recover."