Bill Charlap performs at KPLU in Seattle.
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There isn't a modern-day pianist with a greater love for Tin Pan Alley than Bill Charlap. Watch him take circuitous routes through "All the Things You Are" and "Sophisticated Lady."
November 17, 2012
Kyle Dean Reinford
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The New Jersey band has never shied away from big ideas, dispensed with vein-bulging urgency.
November 15, 2012
Titus Andronicus On World Cafe
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The producer and songwriter just released his 15th solo album, November 14, 2012 Shifty Adventures in Nookie World.
Lost in the Trees performs on KCRW.
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Ari Picker's melancholy North Carolina collective introduces a new song on KCRW's November 14, 2012 Morning Becomes Eclectic program. Watch Lost in the Trees perform "Glass Harp."
Jens Lekman performs on opbmusic.org.
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The Swedish indie-pop star stopped by opbmusic.org in Portland to perform songs from November 13, 2012 I Know What Love Isn't in the studio. Watch Lekman perform the album's darkly uplifting title song.
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The band recently released its self-titled debut album — the result of years of work by frontman and founder Chris Porterfield following the breakup of his old band with Justin Vernon, DeYarmond Edison.
November 12, 2012
Field Report On World Cafe
Girlyman performs on Folk Alley.
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The Atlanta band has been a mainstay on the folk circuit for more than 10 years. In "Empire of Our State," Girlyman tenderly explores the complex middle ground between loving and leaving.
November 10, 2012
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The pianist, composer and teacher joins Marian McPartland in Harold Arlen's standard "Get Happy."
November 9, 2012
Pete Malinverni On Piano Jazz
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Halstead's original band, Slowdive, is about to make its first appearances together in 20 years. Until then, relive the musician's 2012 performance in the November 9, 2012 World Cafe studios.
Neil Halstead On World Cafe
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After the glam-rock band Mott the Hoople dissolved in 1974, Hunter became an outspoken solo artist.
November 8, 2012