World Cafe WXPN in Philadelphia and host Raina Douris present interviews and performances with today's essential and emerging artists.

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Essential and Emerging Artists

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Kim Gordon on World Cafe

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Jordan Mackampa on World Cafe

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Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams on World Cafe

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Revisiting Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson's 'Winter in America'

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Nuçi's Space was named in honor of Nuçi Phillips, a young Athens musician who died by suicide in 1996. Courtesy of Nuçi's Space hide caption

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Nuçi's Space on World Cafe

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Telemarket on World Cafe

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Wuxtry Records in Athens, Ga. Kimberly Junod/WXPN hide caption

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Wuxtry Records on World Cafe

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The 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia. Miguel Perez/WXPN hide caption

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Barrie Buck on World Cafe

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WUOG music directors Mal Holmes (left) and Elizabeth Kim. Miguel Perez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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WUOG on World Cafe

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The Black Keys Larry Niehues/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Black Keys on World Cafe

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Mark Knopfler Murdo MacLeod/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mark Knopfler on World Cafe

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Justice on World Cafe

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Alejandro Escovedo Nancy Rankin Escovedo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alejandro Escovedo on World Cafe

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Rosanne Cash Pamela Springsteen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal on World Cafe

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Charley Crockett on World Cafe

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Grace Potter On World Cafe

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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Lizzie No on World Cafe

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