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World Cafe

Esmé Patterson On World Cafe

XPN

The Coloradan, formerly of Paper Bird, releases her inner rocker on her new album, We Were Wild.

Esmé Patterson on World Cafe

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Robert Elllis On World Cafe

XPN

Ellis' new fourth album is a gorgeous, diverse collection of richly human roots-country music.

Robert Ellis On World Cafe

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Birds Of Chicago On World Cafe

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The married duo, featuring a former member of Po' Girl, describes its sound as "secular gospel."

Birds Of Chicago On World Cafe

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John Doe On World Cafe

XPN

Hear the L.A. punk veteran, X co-founder and author perform songs from his new album, The Westerner.

John Doe On World Cafe

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Favorite Sessions

Gorgon City, 'Love Me' (Live)

KCRW

Watch the U.K. house duo premiere its new track, "Love Me," for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Favorite Sessions

The Kills, 'Doing It To Death' (Live)

The rock duo plays with musical tension in a throbbing, riff-heavy song, live in KCRW's studio.

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Favorite Sessions

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