World Cafe WXPN in Philadelphia and host Talia Schlanger present interviews and performances with today's essential and emerging artists.

Gord Downie (left) performs with The Tragically Hip in Vancouver during the band's final tour in 2016. Andrew Chin/Getty Images hide caption

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Talia Schlanger Tells All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro What Gord Downie Meant To Canada

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Deer Tick in the World Cafe Performance Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Deer Tick On World Cafe

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J Roddy Walston & The Business On World Cafe

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The War On Drugs in side the World Cafe Performance Studio at WXPN. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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War On Drugs On World Cafe

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Lo Moon perform live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert - recorded live for World Cafe. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Lo Moon On World Cafe

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Latin Roots: La Vida Boheme

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Grizzly Bear On World Cafe

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Emily Saliers (right) with Lyris Hung inside the World Cafe performance studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Emily Saliers on World Cafe

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Tom Petty performing live at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. in September 2014. Noah Silvestry/WXPN hide caption

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Tom Petty & Mudcrutch on World Cafe

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Allie X On World Cafe

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Lilly Hiatt On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Poly

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Latin Roots: Buscabulla

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Charles Bradley at the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival Joe Del Tufo | deltufophotography.com/WXPN hide caption

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Charles Bradley On World Cafe

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Power of Peace is the tile of the new album from Santana and The Isley Brothers Maryanne Bilham/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Isley Brothers & Santana On World Cafe

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Amadou And Mariam On World Cafe

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Offa Rex On World Cafe

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The real TLC (from left to right, Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins, Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes and Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas) in the early '90s. Tim Roney/Getty Images hide caption

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Turning The Tables: Women Of The '90s

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