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The Cave Singers On World Cafe

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Hear the Seattle-based folk-rock trio perform live and discuss its European tour with Fleet Foxes.

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Hayes Carll On World Cafe

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Hear an interview and some live cuts from this acclaimed Texas songwriter.

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KCRW Presents: Wild Nothing

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Hear a Morning Becomes Eclectic session with one of Brooklyn's best up-and-coming young bands.

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?uestlove's 'Philly-Paris Lockdown' On World Cafe

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Hear an interview with The Roots' drummer about his recent collaboration with singer Keren Ann.

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Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings On World Cafe

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Hear an interview and live performance with Miller, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot and Greg Leisz.

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Mark David Ashworth: Repurposing Poetry

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Hear the San Francisco-based songwriter perform live at WNYC's Spinning on Air with David Garland.

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Bright Eyes On World Cafe

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Oberst discusses the origins of his new album, The People's Key, and performs in the WXPN studio.

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James Moody On Piano Jazz

Moody sings and plays his classic song, "Moody's Mood for Love," in this 1997 session.

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The Joy Formidable On World Cafe

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Hear the energetic Northern Wales trio perform live in the WXPN studio.

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Noah And The Whale: Following Its Muse

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

A new album finds the band ready to party, but this studio session at WFUV is a calmer affair.

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