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Sallie Ford: New Songs From An Old Soul

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The blues-rock band Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside introduced some new material during their session at opbmusic's studios. Watch Ford and company perform "Addicted" and "Party Kids."

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Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets

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Hear the music of an exciting young trumpeter from Havana, as well as a brief history of Cuban jazz.

Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets

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Hacienda On World Cafe

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Known for energetic shows, the Tex-Mex band recorded its new album, Shakedown, with Dan Auerbach.

Hacienda On World Cafe

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KCRW Presents: Yuna

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With her shimmering, soulful presence, Yuna is something special in this performance of "Live Your Life." The Malaysian singer has been writing and recording music since she was a teenager.

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Husky On World Cafe

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The Australian band and its debut album Forever So have come a long way from a makeshift recording bungalow in Melbourne.

Husky On World Cafe

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Best Coast On World Cafe

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The California duo returns with its second album, the effervescent international hit The Only Place.

Best Coast On World Cafe

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Lake Street Dive: A String Band With Soul

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This Boston band blends jazz, folk and pop in a charming fashion. Watch Lake Street Dive turn Folk Alley's tent into a 1920s speakeasy with its performance of "Bobby Tanqueray."

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Síntesis On World Cafe

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In this episode recorded live in Havana, Cuba, Síntesis' members discuss the West African influences in their music and their efforts to give a voice to the voiceless.

Síntesis On World Cafe

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Cold Specks On World Cafe

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Though comparisons to other British soul singers — Adele, Amy Winehouse — are inevitable, I Predict a Graceful Expulsion is rooted in a much deeper, darker blues sound.

Cold Specks On World Cafe

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