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WXPN Radio

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

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XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

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Hear Strand Of Oaks' Anthemic New Song, 'Radio Kids'

"Radio was my freedom as a kid," Strand of Oaks' Tim Showalter says. "No internet, no scene, no way to find music except radio."
Tim Showalter — the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of Strand of Oaks -- was three albums deep into his career when he released his breakthrough, 2014's HEAL. It changed the Philadelphia musician's life and led him to months on the road, playing in front of larger crowds than ever before. But an ensuing series of very personal experiences took an emotional toll on Showalter.

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