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Calexico On World Cafe

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Tejano-loving indie stars Joey Burns and John Convertino visit the World Cafe studios for a four-song set.

Calexico On World Cafe

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José Feliciano On 'Song Travels'

The Puerto Rican acoustic guitarist pays tribute to Elvis Presley with host Michael Feinstein.

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Shirley Scott On Piano Jazz

The Queen of the Organ solos on "Skylark" and joins host Marian McPartland on "In a Mellow Tone."

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Wanda Jackson On World Cafe

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Hear the queen of rockabilly perform songs from her 31st studio album, Unfinished Business, and discuss the differences in her collaborations with Jack White and Justin Townes Earle.

Wanda Jackson On World Cafe

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KCRW Presents: Cold War Kids

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The California band recently released its fourth album, Dear Miss Lonelyhearts. Watch them perform the bluesy new song "Tuxedo," which has conquered the KCRW chart.

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Ben Sollee On World Cafe

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Hear the singer-songwriter and cellist perform music from Half Made Man with a full backing band.

Ben Sollee On World Cafe

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Tegan And Sara: A Closer Look At 'Closer'

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The twin-sister pop duo have come a long way since their first performance at The Current in 2007. Watch Tegan and Sara perform their latest hit, "Closer," which recently received Glee's golden touch.

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Vintage Cafe: The xx

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The Mercury Prize-winning London band plays hauntingly spare songs from its second album, Coexist.

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Matt Munisteri On 'Song Travels'

Munisteri and Michael Feinstein share tunes that, while forsaken by the past, are easy to remember.

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Diana Krall On Piano Jazz

When this episode of Piano Jazz was recorded in 2006, Krall was seven and a half months pregnant with twins. Hear the pianist and vocalist play "P.S. I Love You" and "Little Girl Blue."

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Toro Y Moi On World Cafe

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The electro-pop musician plays songs from Anything in Return and discusses his lyrical inspiration.

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The Lions On World Cafe

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The diverse reggae supergroup plays a few explosive songs from its new album, This Generation, and discusses how an old grocery truck became the centerpiece of its sound.

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KCRW Presents: Jake Bugg

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The 19-year-old British boy wonder brings his international hit "Lightning Bolt" to the KCRW studios for a performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic.