WXPN Radio

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

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

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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1AdeleRolling In The Deep2011
2Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic ZerosHome2009
3The LumineersHo Hey2012
4The White StripesSeven Nation Army2003
5Bruce SpringsteenThe Rising2002
6Gnarls BarkleyCrazy2006
7Amy WinehouseRehab2006
8WilcoImpossible Germany2007
10The Avett BrothersI And Love And You2009
11DawesWhen My Time Comes2009
12Johnny CashHurt2002
13Ray LamontagneTrouble2004
14DawesA Little Bit Of Everything2011
15The Black KeysLonley Boy2011
16Mumford & SonsLittle Lion Man2009
17AdeleSomeone Like You2011
18ColdplayFix You2005
19AdeleChasing Pavements2008
20The Black KeysGold On The Ceiling2011
21Norah JonesDon't Know Why2002
22The ShinsNew Slang2001
23Florence And The MachineShake It Out2012
24Arcade FireWake Up2004
25Old Crow Medicine ShowWagon Wheel2004
26Jay Z99 Problems2003
27Brandi CarlileThe Story2007
28Foster The PeoplePumped Up Kicks2011
29Modest MouseFloat On2004
30Sufjan StevensChicago2005
31The Flaming LipsDo You Realize?2002
32GotyeSomebody That I Used To Know2011
33Bon IverHolocene2011
34Amos LeeWindows Are Rolled Down2011
35Alabaman ShakesHold On2012
36My Morning JacketOne Big Holiday2003
37The StrokesLast Nite2001
38Mayer HawthorneWalk, The2011
39The KillersMr. Brightside2004
40Bon IverSkinny Love2008
41ColdplayViva La Vida2008
42ColdplayThe Scientist2002
43Citizen CopeSideways2004
44Vampire WeekendCape Cod Kwassa Kwassa2008
45DawesTime Spent In Los Angeles2011
46WilcoJesus Etc.2002
47DawesIf I Wanted Someone2011
48The Postal ServiceSuch Great Heights2003
49Michael FrantiSay Hey2009
50Norah JonesCome Away With Me2002
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