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Annuals: A Little Country, A Little Calypso

KUT 90.5

Hear the North Carolina indie-rock sextet perform live in the studios of KUT in Austin, Texas.

Annuals in Studio at KUT 5/19/2010

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World Cafe

The Feelies On World Cafe

XPN

A beloved indie-rock band of the 1970s and '80s, The Feelies' members still exert an influence.

The Feelies On World Cafe

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Remembering Jack Rose On World Cafe

XPN

D. Charles Speer pays tribute to Jack Rose with "Medley/Prison Song" at WXPN.

Remembering Jack Rose On World Cafe

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Natalie Merchant On World Cafe

XPN

Merchant takes the poetry of E.E. Cummings and others and sets it to song at WXPN.

Natalie Merchant On World Cafe

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Regina Carter: Translating African Folk To The Jazz Violin

Carter stops by NPR to perform songs from Reverse Thread, her new collection of African songs.

Regina Carter: Translating African Folk To The Jazz Violin

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Christian Sands On Piano Jazz

Sands presents a fresh look at the language of jazz with guest host Christian McBride.

Christian Sands In Studio On Piano Jazz 7/23/09

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Ben Sollee And Daniel Martin Moore: Folk Out Of Appalachia

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The subject matter may be heavy, but the duo brought a lightheartedness to this session at WFUV.

Ben Sollee And Daniel Martin Moore In Studio On WFUV 3/5/10

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World Cafe

Peter Buffett On World Cafe

A longtime instrumental New Age musician, Buffett sings in this session from WXPN.

Peter Buffett On World Cafe

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Kate Miller-Heidke On World Cafe

XPN

In spite of her opera training, Miller-Heidke was won over by the power of pop.

Kate Miller-Heidke On World Cafe

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