Chris Taylor, who has worked with Grizzly Bear and others, now performs under the name CANT.
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Hear Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor play wistful, bass-led songs from his solo album January 31, 2012 Dreams Come True .
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings share songs from her newest album,
The Harrow & The Harvest.
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Welch and her frequent collaborator, David Rawlings, share songs from January 31, 2012 The Harrow & The Harvest.
WFUV Presents: Gillian Welch
The Beatles, left to right: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, producer George Martin, John Lennon.
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We commemorate The Beatles' music with a look back to interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George Martin and Pete Best as January 30, 2012 World Cafe's 20th-anniversary celebration continues.
World Cafe Looks Back: The Beatles
Betty Wright released her 17th studio album,
Betty Wright: The Movie, in 2012.
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The R&B singer performs songs from January 27, 2012 Betty Wright: The Movie, her collaborative album with The Roots.
Betty Wright On World Cafe
Polica performs on The Current.
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A high-profile pedigree and strong teaser tracks have bought this new band some substantial buzz.
January 26, 2012
Australian singer Grace Woodroofe.
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Discovered by Heath Ledger, the Australian singer is only 21, but her songs are wise and emotive January 25, 2012 .
Grace Woodroofe On World Cafe
Ernest Greene, the man behind Washed Out.
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With his wife helping out on keyboards, the chillwave musician played material from across his career, as well as a cover of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game."
January 25, 2012
KCRW Presents: Washed Out
The Sea And Cake performing for opbmusic.org.
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The well-traveled Chicago supergroup is touring in support of its ninth and latest album, January 24, 2012 The Moonlight Butterfly.
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Hear the Swell Season singer perform gliding, piano-centric songs from her first solo album, January 24, 2012 Anar.
Markéta Irglová On World Cafe
Left to right: Aimee Mann, Sheryl Crow, Suzanne Vega.
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For January 23, 2012 World Cafe's 20th anniversary, a look at archival interviews with '90s-era singer-songwriters, including Bruce Cockburn, Sting, Sheryl Crow, Aimee Mann and Suzanne Vega.
World Cafe Looks Back: '90s Singer-Songwriters