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Freelance Whales On World Cafe

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The band makes huge tiny music, employing delicate instruments that add up to something majestic.

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Yeasayer On World Cafe

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On Fragrant World, the band adopts a sparser sound. Hear Yeasayer perform live in the studio.

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion On World Cafe

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The rowdy blues-rock revivalist joins host David Dye in the studio to play songs from Meat and Bone.

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Hear this Danger Mouse-approved songwriter perform four songs in the World Cafe studio.

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Ben Folds Five On World Cafe

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Hear a four-song set from the wildly popular pianist and his re-formed band.

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Delta Rae On World Cafe

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The popular North Carolina folk-rock band performs a four-song set in the World Cafe studio.

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Grizzly Bear On World Cafe

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Originally started as a bedroom project, the band just released the lavishly produced Shields.

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