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Bob Mould Reflects On Albums He Loved As A Youth With 'Sunshine Rock'

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The influential musician to the punk and hardcore scene returns with new latest album, Sunshine Rock.

Bob Mould On World Cafe

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King Princess Has Incredible Confidence With The Musical Chops To Back It Up

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When singer-songwriter Mikaela Straus says, "I've never been subtle. I don't think now is the time," she means it.

King Princess On World Cafe

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After 27 Years, Guster Is Still Surprising Fans

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Guster's latest album, Look Alive, is a trippy and textured twist on everything you might already love about the band.

Guster On World Cafe

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Josh Ritter Performs Stripped-Down Acoustic Version Of 'Fever Breaks'

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The master songwriter performs songs just like he did for Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires on their Nashville porch.

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Sharon Van Etten Makes A Punchy And Powerful Leap Forward

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Van Etten is more present than ever, but wouldn't be where she is today without the struggle.

Sharon Van Etten On World Cafe

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6 Years Of Life Fueled Phosphorescent's Latest Album

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Matthew Houck, who records as Phosphorescent, shares how meeting his partner in a New England bar, having a child and almost dying from meningitis informed his new music.

Phosphorescent On World Cafe

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Persian Musicians And A Parisian Monastery: Making Glen Hansard's 'This Wild Willing'

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Hansard's latest record was initially supposed to be a simple, acoustic album. But that changed after a chance jam session with Persian musicians.

Glen Hansard On World Cafe

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Watch Jenny Lewis Perform 'Wasted Youth' Live In The Studio

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Jenny Lewis' signature wit and confidence shines through in "Wasted Youth," performed live at KCRW.

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Steve Earle Pays Tribute To Guy Clark, His Songwriting Hero

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The guy who always calls it like he sees it remembers a late friend, mentor and outlaw music icon with a new album, GUY.

Steve Earle on World Cafe

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Nilüfer Yanya Shows Off Catchy Melodies And A Stunning Voice

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Yanya's debut album, Miss Universe, shows off the unique melodies and grounded guitar playing that first earned her attention.

Nilüfer Yanya On World Cafe

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