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Mama wants to change that Nashville sound.
July 31, 2018
Amanda Shires On World Cafe
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A chat with the legend himself and band member Cameron Graves on the new album July 30, 2018 The Message.
Stanley Clarke On World Cafe
The indie rock band delivers a bouncy performance, brightening the studios at KCRW.
July 24, 2018
Courtney Barnett (left, credit: Ashley Gellman), David Crosby (top right, credit: Anna Webber), Natalie Prass (bottom right, credit: Galea McGregor)
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Listen back to some of the best July 23, 2018 World Cafe interviews and performances of the past year including Courtney Barnett, David Crosby, Natalie Prass and many more.
Low Cut Connie performs live at NON-COMM 2018 at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, recorded live for this session.
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Party band, piano rock, juke jointing. This band can do it all.
July 20, 2018
Low Cut Connie On World Cafe
Dessa (center) and her band inside the World Cafe Performance Studio.
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Dessa, a raconteur rapper and slick singer who studied philosophy and dabbled in slam poetry, is one of the most anomalous artists in music today.
July 18, 2018
The members of Birdtalker project balance and warmth in a way that only true friends can.
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There's a beautiful reflectiveness within Birdtalker's song that comes from Zack Green's soul-searching and Dani Green's skill with story and metaphor.
July 16, 2018
The Suffers inside the World Cafe Performance Studio
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Yes, the band makes party music, but the members have worked incredibly hard to get here, surviving hurricanes and discrimination in the music business.
July 13, 2018
The Suffers On World Cafe
Neko Case performs live at World Cafe Live (upstairs) in Philadelphia.
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Case reflects on a solitary childhood, the fire that consumed her house, the subjugation of women and the fate of humanity, and performs songs from her latest album, July 12, 2018 Hell-On.
Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest and Adrian Younge are The Midnight Hour. The duo released a self-titled debut and are responsible for composing the soundtrack to Marvel's July 11, 2018 Luke Cage.
"I feel that the people who have the expression 'Make America Great Again' written on their hats have, in my humble, ignorant, English opinion, misidentified what is great about America," Frank Turner says.
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The message of Turner's new album July 10, 2018 Be More Kind applies both to the ways we treat the world around us and the way we treat ourselves.
Frank Turner On World Cafe
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Songwriting and musicianship aside, one of the things fans latch on to is that this band feels like a good hang.
July 9, 2018
The Record Company.
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The members of the trio talk about July 6, 2018 All of This Life, their relentless work ethic and the surprising similarities between touring in a rock and roll band and growing up on a dairy farm.
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Brent Cowles performs "Cold Times" for KUTX.
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Colorado singer Brent Cowles performs a bare-boned rendition of "Cold Times."
July 4, 2018
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LaMontagne shares life stories, including how he met his wife at 8 years old, and performs songs from his latest album 'Part of the Light.'
July 3, 2018
Ray LaMontagne On World Cafe