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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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"Little Light" stands out among the complex, twisty and sometimes even dark material on Lee's new album, My New Moon. The song's inspiration is a brave grade-schooler named Maya.
David Byrne, musician and all-around wonder archaeologist, visits the World Cafe Studios in Philadelphia to talk about animals, bicycles, civic obligations and his latest album 'American Utopia.'
Beyond being intelligent, thoughtful and perceptive, Gorillaz band member Damon Albarn is incredibly gregarious, infectious and fun.
Listening to this Irish singer is like hearing someone drag their own heart through their vocal cords and send it right up to the heavens.
A slick mix of power pop, rock, folk and even a little glam make up Rayland Baxter's latest album 'Wide Awake.'
The seasoned engineer behind hits from Lucinda Williams and Rhiannon Giddens gives fans a look on the other side of the glass.
"We're still considered by virtually everybody as an indie band," says Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard.
When three friends are good at what they do and they're having a lot of fun with each other doing it, we're all in for a good time. That's what this session promises.
Call it psychedelic, call it classic or call it the sound of new Nashville. Liz Cooper and The Stampede is leading the rock pack in Tennessee right now.
Los Straitjackets has been backing Lowe for the last few years of touring, so it was only natural that he and the band would record together for this session.
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