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The Roots' drummer recently teamed up with singer Keren Ann to celebrate and reinterpret the music of turn-of-the-century Paris. Hear an interview with ?uestlove and highlights from the evening on this edition of World Cafe.
Miller, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot and Greg Leisz join forces for a guitar record that celebrate country classics. Hear an interview with all four guitarists and cuts from the group's lone live performance.
Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings On World Cafe
Over the past couple of years Conor Oberst has made plenty of music — just not under the moniker of Bright Eyes. On The People's Key, his most beloved moniker is back and at its most adventurous. Hear Oberst discuss the album's origins and perform live in the WXPN studio.
Noah and the Whale got its start at the leading edge of the current folk revival in the U.K. But the band's new album, Last Night on Earth, is full of fist-pumping, sing-along songs, engineered to make you move.
The Baseball Project was born from its members' mutual love for the game, but you don't have to be a sports fan to appreciate these joyful, melodic songs. Hear the band, whose members include rock veterans Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Peter Buck and Linda Pitmon.