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With a new album of instrumental arrangements, the innovative Roxy Music frontman re-imagines some of his classic songs through the prism of 1920s jazz.
February 28, 2013
The Bryan Ferry Orchestra On World Cafe
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Forty years after forming, the gospel-funk quintet released its debut album, February 27, 2013 The Electric Word.
The Relatives On World Cafe
Jessie Ware performs live on KCRW.
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The soulful British pop star was a hot ticket during her recent U.S. tour. Along the way across the country, she made a stop in Santa Monica, Calif., to perform a studio session for KCRW.
February 27, 2013
Yo La Tengo performs a studio session at KEXP's studios in Seattle on Jan. 18, 2013.
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Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew have been making wonderful music together for more than 20 years. They performed some of the best songs from their new album, February 26, 2013 Fade, live on KEXP.
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The indie-pop duo performs songs from its latest album, February 25, 2013 Bloom, and discusses its creative process.
Beach House On World Cafe
Esperanza Spalding performs live for opbmusic.
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One of the most celebrated voices in jazz returns to her old stomping grounds in Portland, Ore., to honor her longtime mentor, Thara Memory. Watch Esperanza Spalding perform "City of Roses."
February 23, 2013
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The U.K. singer performs stripped-down versions of her global pop hits and talks about her image.
February 22, 2013
Ellie Goulding On World Cafe
Camper Van Beethoven.
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The band's first album in nine years, February 21, 2013 La Costa Perdida, explores its California roots and midlife nostalgia.
Camper Van Beethoven On World Cafe
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McKeown's new February 20, 2013 Manifestra is a self-released, fan-funded album of personal and political folk-rock.
Erin McKeown On World Cafe
Jose James performs before a live audience for KCRW.
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The stylish jazz singer and a full band visited Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for a special KCRW event. Watch James flex his singular voice as he performs the funky single "Trouble."
February 20, 2013
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The singer-songwriter plays a few warmly charming songs from her latest album, February 19, 2013 Deer Creek Canyon.
Sera Cahoone On World Cafe
Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra performs for opbmusic.
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Ruban Nielson is the voice behind Portland's Unknown Mortal Orchestra. In this studio session recorded at opbmusic, Nielson strips away his music's accoutrements and sticks to an acoustic six-string.
February 19, 2013
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The psychedelic pop duo plays songs from its new album, February 18, 2013 We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, and talks with host David Dye about capturing its sound.
Sidi Touré performed live at KEXP in Seattle.
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The Malian blues singer brings his guitar, soukou and calabash to Seattle for a live performance on KEXP. Watch the Bamako musician and his band perform "Maïmouna," from his latest album, February 16, 2013 Koïma.
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Hear Neville's silky voice in renditions of "This Magic Moment" and Charlie Chaplin's "Smile."
February 15, 2013
Hear Aaron Neville On 'Song Travels'