Aimee Mann's latest album is Mental Illness. Sheryl Nields/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aimee Mann On World Cafe

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Kate Tempest (second from right), arm in arm with her band in the World Cafe performance studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Kate Tempest On World Cafe

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Andy Shauf in the World Cafe performance studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Andy Shauf On World Cafe

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The Wild Reeds' new album is called The World We Built. Joseph H Adams/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Wild Reeds

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Ray Davies' latest solo album is Americana. Steve Gullick/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ray Davies On World Cafe

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Charlie Worsham's new album, Beginning Of Things, is out April 21. Allister Ann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Charlie Worsham

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Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears in the World Cafe performance studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears On World Cafe

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Eric Krasno performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon concert. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Eric Krasno On World Cafe

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano's latest album is Jardín. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano On World Cafe

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"I realized that it doesn't fit me to be any bigger than the music is," John Mayer says. "It was like me walking around with a really tight shirt for a couple of years." Frank Ockenfells/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Mayer On World Cafe

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Chicano Batman outside the World Cafe performance studio at WXPN in Philadelphia. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Latin Roots: Chicano Batman

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Kristin Hersh's latest album is called Wyatt At The Coyote Palace. Peter Mellekas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kristin Hersh On World Cafe

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Matthew E. White (left) and Flo Morrissey (right) perform at WXPN's Free At Noon concert. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Flo Morrissey & Matthew E. White On World Cafe

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Jens Lekman performs live at a WXPN Free At Noon concert. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Jens Lekman On World Cafe

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Cameron Avery plays in the World Cafe performance studio. Galea McGregor /WXPN hide caption

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Cameron Avery On World Cafe

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Spencer Cullum Jr. and Jeremy Fetzer are the duo Steelism. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Steelism

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Alejandro Escovedo's latest album is Burn Something Beautiful. Nancy Rankin Escovedo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alejandro Escovedo On World Cafe

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Jaime Wyatt's new album is called Felony Blues. Olivia Jaffe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jaime Wyatt On World Cafe

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Sting is interviewed by World Cafe's new full-time host, Talia Schlanger, in this session. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Sting On World Cafe

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