World Cafe

Buddy Guy and Co.: Legend Among Legends

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Buddy Guy's new CD pairs him with guests from Tracy Chapman and John Mayer to Keith Richards.

Buddy Guy in Studio on World Cafe - 10/13/2005
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Sigur Ros Burns Through the Gloom

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Sigur Ros' music has often been compared to the vast and dreamy landscape of their homeland.

Sigur Ros in Studio on World Cafe - 10/28/2005
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Laura Veirs Rocks the Smart Folk

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The Seattle-based singer's trademark smart-pop has won her fans across the spectrum.

Laura Veirs in Studio on World Cafe - 10/27/2005
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The Knitters Put the 'X' Back Into Country

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The alt-country band the Knitters is led by John Doe and Exene Cervenka of the punk band X.

The Knitters in Studio on World Cafe - 10/26/2005
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Coldplay's Continuing Evolution

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Chris Martin and his band Coldplay have found success again with the band's latest, X&Y.

Coldplay in Studio on World Cafe - 10/07/2005
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Nickel Creek, Playing with 'Fire'

A Southern California trio known for polished, traditional bluegrass takes on a darker tinge.

Nickel Creek, Playing with 'Fire'
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Devendra Banhart's 'Cripple Crow'

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Cripple Crow is Devendra Banhart's new release of artful, alternative folk songs.

Devendra Banhart in Studio on World Cafe - 10/20/2005
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A Touch of Tchaikovsky from Joshua Bell

The violinist stops by NPR to perform the "Melodie" as well as a sampling of Sarasate.

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A Troubled Life Leads to 'White Trash Girl'

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After poverty, gang life, and the sex industry, Candye Kane has earned the right to sing the blues.

Candye Kane in Studio on World Cafe - 10/19/2005
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The Vanity Project, from Steven Page

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The Vanity Project is a new solo effort from Steven Page, a frontman of the Barenaked Ladies.

The Vanity Project in Studio on World Cafe - 10/12/2005
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