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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

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Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Host Picks

Bob Bumbera

News & Sports Director
XPN Morning Show
  1. All At Sea - Jamie Cullum
  2. Lonely Boy - Black Keys
  3. I & Love & You - Avett Brothers
  4. Beg, Steal or Borrow - Ray LaMontagne
  5. Fix You - Coldplay
  6. The Rising - Bruce Springsteen
  7. Paper Planes - MIA
  8. Hurt - Johnny Cash
  9. Beautiful Day - U2
  10. Down to the Wire - Son Volt

John Diliberto

Host, Echoes
  1. Clear Day - Ulrich Schnauss
  2. Wait for Me - Moby
  3. Yellow Elevator #2 - Black Angels
  4. Already Numb - Loner
  5. Go With the Flow - Olivier Libaux
  6. Circus Cosmos - Lobotomy Sessions - Alu
  7. Riverside - Agnes Obel
  8. Going On - Gnarls Barkley
  9. The Legend of the Last of the Outlaw Truckers - Dandy Warhols
  10. Chemtrails - Beck

David Dye

Host, World Cafe and Funky Friday
  1. Gold On The Ceiling - Black Keys
  2. Impossible Germany - Wilco
  3. Josh Ritter - Thin Blue Flame
  4. Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa - Vampire Weekend
  5. April the 14th Pt 1 - Gillian Welch
  6. Frankie's Gun - Felice Brothers
  7. Outfit - Drive By Truckers
  8. Sister Jack - Spoon
  9. Hey Ya - Outkast
  10. Ruby and Carlos - James McMurtry

Chuck Elliot

Host, Sleepy Hollow
  1. Cry a Tear for the Man in the Moon - Richard Hawley
  2. Birches - Bill Morrissey
  3. Window Washer - Jenny Bienemann
  4. Empty Glass - Garnet Rogers
  5. Happiness Waltz - Josh Rouse
  6. That Summer Feeling - Jonathan Richman
  7. The Long Way Home - Tom Waits
  8. Crimson Moon - Bert Jansch
  9. Hope of A Lifetime - Milk Carton Kids
  10. The Violet Hour - Civil Wars

Helen Leicht

Host, XPN Midday, Leicht Lunch, and XPN Local
  1. Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
  2. God Put A Smile On My Face - Coldplay
  3. If I Wanted Someone - Dawes
  4. 1901 - Phoenix
  5. Windows Are Rolled Down - Amos Lee
  6. Rolling In The Deep - Adele
  7. Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
  8. If There's Love - Citizen Cope
  9. Trouble - Ray Lamontagne
  10. Closer - Kings Of Leon

Michaela Majoun

Host, XPN Morning Show
  1. Worn Me Down - Rachael Yamagata
  2. Rolling In the Deep - Adele
  3. The Story - Brandi Carlile
  4. Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
  5. Rehab - Amy Winehouse
  6. Never Going Back To Memphis - Shemekia Copeland
  7. Black Horse and The Cherry Tree - K. T. Tunstall
  8. Asking For Flowers - Kathleen Edwards
  9. Love Gets In the Way - Dayna Kurtz
  10. Heavenly Day - Patty Griffin

Kathy O'Connell

Host, Kids Corner
  1. Rhode Island is Famous for You - Erin McKeown
  2. Snow is Falling - Trout Fishing in America
  3. This City - Steve Earle
  4. Tightrope - Janelle Monae
  5. Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
  6. Getting Ready for Christmas Day - Paul Simon
  7. Grace for Saints & Ramblers - Iron & Wine
  8. Not with My Jesus - John Flynn
  9. The Walk - Mayer Hawthorne
  10. Home - Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

Dan Reed

XPN Music Director, Host, Afternoon Mix
  1. Hey Ya! - Outkast
  2. Trouble Comes Running - Spoon
  3. Hard Times - Ryan Bingham
  4. Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
  5. Do You Realize? - Flaming Lips
  6. One Big Holiday - My Morning Jacket
  7. Touch The Sky - Kanye West
  8. Rehab - Amy Winehouse
  9. California Waiting - Kings Of Leon
  10. Hip Hop Is Dead - NAS

Eric Schuman

Host, Indie Rock Hit Parade/All Request Saturday
  1. How It Ends - DeVotchKa
  2. Young Folks - Peter Bjorn And John
  3. Ankle Injuries - Fujiya & Miyagi
  4. My Girls - Animal Collective
  5. The Blues Are Still Blue - Belle And Sebastian
  6. Sing Me Spanish Techno - The New Pornographers
  7. Imitosis - Andrew Bird
  8. Hang On Little Tomato - Pink Martini
  9. Steady As She Goes - The Raconteurs
  10. Nowhere Again - The Secret Machines

Mike Vasilikos

Assistant Music Director and Host
  1. New York, New York - Ryan Adams
  2. Problems - JAY Z 99
  3. All My Friends - LCD Soundsystem
  4. Mr. Brightside - The Killers
  5. The Rising - Bruce Springsteen
  6. Jesus Walks - Kanye West
  7. Orange Sky - Alexi Murdoch
  8. Knocked Up - Kings Of Leon
  9. New Slang - The Shins
  10. I Believe in a Thing Called Love - The Darkness

John Vettese

Editor of The Key / Social Media Coordinator and Host
  1. Hey Ya - OutKast
  2. Wake Up - Arcade Fire
  3. All My Friends - LCD Soundsystem
  4. Dancing On My Own - Robyn
  5. This Year - The Mountain Goats
  6. 99 Problems - Jay-Z
  7. The Rat - The Walkmen
  8. Tibetian Pop Stars - Hop Along

Bruce Warren

Program Director and Host
*Note list in no particular order
  1. Impossible Germany – Wilco
  2. Jesus Walks – Kanye West
  3. Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
  4. Losing My Edge – LCD Soundsystem
  5. Single Ladies – Beyonce
  6. Wake Up – Arcade Fire
  7. Clocks - Coldplay
  8. Holocene – Bon Iver
  9. Seven Nation Army – White Stripes
  10. Chasing Pavements – Adele

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