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

Preservation Hall Jazz Band inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Rich McKie/WXPN hide caption

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band On World Cafe

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Brother Ali On World Cafe

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Tristen On World Cafe

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Songhoy Blues On World Cafe

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Waxahatchee performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA. Recorded live for this World Cafe session. Emma Silverstone/WXPN hide caption

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Waxahatchee On World Cafe

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Sherman Holmes On World Cafe

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Manchester Orchestra performs live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia for a WXPN Free At Noon Concert. Emma Silverstone/WXPN hide caption

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Manchester Orchestra On World Cafe

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Sheer Mag perform live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia for a WXPN Free At Noon Concert. Emma Silverstone/WXPN hide caption

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Sheer Mag On World Cafe

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Midland blends honky-tonk with Laurel Canyon country-rock. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Midland On World Cafe

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Feist's latest album is called Pleasure. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Feist On World Cafe

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Turning The Tables with Ann Powers On World Cafe

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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit's new album is The Nashville Sound. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell On World Cafe

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"Hello" by Nooky Jones is one of the songs in this month's edition of Heavy Rotation. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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