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José González.

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'World Cafe: Next' Looks Back

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Today's show revisits sessions with World Cafe: Next alumni who hit it big, including Beach House and Jose Gonzalez.

'World Cafe: Next' Looks Back

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T Bone Burnett holds two trophies, one for Producer of the Year, at the Grammy Awards in 2002.

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T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

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Hear an interview with the legendary producer, who reflects on some of the famous albums he's helped make, including Raising Sand and the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack.

T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe

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KCRW Presents: My Morning Jacket

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Watch an intimate live performance of the band's new album, Circuital, on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley.

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Tony Bennett And The Art Of Intimacy

The vocal legend has released more than 70 albums in a six-decade career. His latest, Duets II, pairs him with artists from Lady Gaga to Aretha Franklin. In a special video and interview, Bennett discusses his legacy and longevity, and performs in NPR's Studio 4A.

Hercules & Love Affair at KCRW.

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KCRW Presents: Hercules And Love Affair

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The collective of performers and musicians stopped by to play a set of disco-infused dance music.

Ryan Adams, in WFUV's Studio A in New York.

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Ryan Adams: Relentless Reinvention

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From crooning to raging metal to country, Adams can successfully crib just about any style of popular music he chooses. But on the recent Ashes & Fire, and in this session from WFUV, his soulful side shines through.

Ryan Adams in Studio at WFUV

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Creole Choir Boasts Roots In Haiti, Fame In Cuba

Deemed 'exhilarating' and 'celebratory' by music critics, the Creole Choir of Cuba has brought, to the world stage, sounds and rhythms of Haiti's immigrant community in Cuba. The group's 10 members are descendants of West Africans who were enslaved in the Caribbean. They sing songs of their ancestors, infusing them with contemporary sounds. They're on their first major U.S. tour. In a performance chat, Michel Martin hosts the choir, their director Emilia Diaz Chavez and their tour manager Kelso Riddell.

Creole Choir Boasts Roots In Haiti, Fame In Cuba

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Warm Ghost On 'World Cafe: Next'

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The chillwave band's latest album, Narrows, is packed with gorgeous arrangements, which explore ideas of duality and the human psyche.

Warm Ghost On 'World Cafe: Next'

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Blitzen Trapper.

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Blitzen Trapper: At Home On The Highway

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Restless and curious, the hardworking band presents its latest set of roots-rock songs about lost youth and that classically American sense of freedom on the open road.

Blitzen Trapper: At Home On The Highway

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KCRW Presents: Joe Claussell

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A major player in the New York dance scene puts a modern spin on Latin classics pulled from the catalog of the famed Fania Records.

KCRW Presents: Joe Claussell

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Sheila Carabine (left) and Amanda Walther of Dala.

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Dala: Sweet And Gentle Harmony

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For Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther, a decade on the road together has strengthened both their friendship and their musical chemistry.

Andy McCluskey, lead singer and bassist of OMD, performing at The Current.

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O.M.D.: Bright Synths, Big History

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark began its career in 1978, trading in synth-pop, new wave and experimental post-punk. The U.K. band has returned to America and pays a visit to The Current.

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KCRW Presents: Cut Chemist

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The L.A. turntablist shares some of his latest remixes and a performance of "Sound of the Police" mixed live in studio, using only one turntable and loop pedals.

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Typhoon: Exuberance And Commotion, Contained

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With 13 musicians and a plethora of instruments, this joyous group can create a massive sound. But Typhoon's playing reflects restraint and patience, as well.

Typhoon: Exuberance And Commotion, Contained

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