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World Cafe Archives

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

General Manager

  • Songs
    1. Dr. Dog - Shadow People
    2. Mumford and Sons - Little Lion Man
    3. Broken Bells - The Ghost Inside
    4. JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys - If You Let Me
    5. Ike Reilly - Good Work
    6. Alejandro Escovedo - Anchor
    7. Minus the Bear - My Time
    8. Local Natives - Sun Hands
    9. Ben Arnold - Simplify
    10. Dr. Dog - Jackie Wants a Black Eye
  • Albums
    1. Dr.Dog - Shame Shame
    2. Broken Bells - Broken Bells
    3. Robert Randolph - We Walk This Road
    4. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
    5. Mumford and sons - Sign No More
    6. Free Energy - Stuck on Nothing
    7. JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys - Fidelity
    8. Local Natives - Gorilla Manor
    9. Amy Correa - You Go Your Way
    10. Los Lobos - Tin Can trust

Wes Bower

Corporate Business Support Representative

  • Songs
    1. Peter Wolf – Tragedy
    2. Alejandro Escovedo – Anchor
    3. Neil Young – Hitchhiker
    4. Old 97’s – Every Night is Friday Night
    5. Mavis Staples – Wrote a Song For Everyone
    6. Secret Sisters – I’ve Got a Feeling
    7. Ike Reilly – Good Work
    8. Los Lobos – Burn It Down
    9. JP, Chrissy, and the Fairground Boys – If You Let Me
    10. Jenny and Johnny – Scissor Runner
  • Albums
    1. Alejandro Escovedo – Street Songs of Love
    2. JP, Chrissy, and the Fairground Boys – Fidelity
    3. Los Lobos – Tin Can Trust
    4. Peter Wolf – Midnight Souvenirs
    5. Deer Tick – The Black Dirt Sessions
    6. She and Him – Volume 2
    7. Michael Franti and Spearhead – The Sound of Sunshine
    8. Various Artists – Broken Hearts and Dirty Windows – The Songs of John Prine
    9. Old 97’s – The Grand Theatre Volume 1
    10. Secret Sisters – Secret Sisters

Tess-a-phonic-Tess Coffey

Assistant to the GM

  • Songs
    1. Mumford & Sons - After The Storm
    2. Local Natives - Sun Hands
    3. Ryan Bingham - Depression
    4. Retribution Gospel Choir - Workin’ Hard
    5. John Mellencamp - No Better Than This
    6. Ray Lamontagne & the Pariah Dogs - Beg Steal Or Borrow
    7. De Temps Antan - Adieu Marguerite
    8. The Black Keys - Next Girl
    9. LCD Soundsystem - Home
    10. Kings Of Leon - Pickup Truck
    11. JP, Chrissie & the Fairground - If You Let Me
    12. One Eskimo - Amazing
    13. Amos Lee - El Camino
  • Albums
    1. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
    2. Ryan Bingham - Junky Star
    3. Local Natives - Gorilla Manor
    4. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
    5. John Mellencamp - No Better Than This
    6. De Temps Antan - Les Habits de Papier
    7. Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown
    8. Anthony & The Johnsons - Swanlights
    9. Buddy Guy - Living Proof
    10. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Mojo
    11. Robert Randolph - We Walk This Road

Mike Daly

Director, Corporate Business Support

  • Songs
    1. Local Natives – Sun Hands
    2. Broken Bells – Citizen
    3. Mumford and Sons – After the Storm
    4. Delta Spirit – Bushwick Blues
    5. Ra Ra Riot – Boy
    6. Guster – On the Ocean
    7. JP Chrissie and the Fairground Boys – If You Let Me
    8. Ray LaMontagne – Repo Man
    9. Joe Bonamassa – Quarrymen's Lament
    10. Janelle Monae – Tightrope
  • Albums
    1. Local Natives – Gorilla Manor
    2. Broken Bells – Broken Bells
    3. Mumford and Sons – Sigh No More
    4. Minus the Bear – Omni
    5. Gaslight Anthem – American Slang
    6. Delta Spirit – History from below
    7. Arcade Fire – Suburbs
    8. Ra Ra Riot – The Orchard
    9. Sia – We are Born
    10. Trombone Shorty - Backatown

Andy Davis

Broadcast Engineer

  • Songs
    1. Gorillaz – Stylo
    2. Dr. Dog – Nobody Knows Who You Are
    3. Black Keys – Sinister Kid
    4. The National – Blood Buzz Ohio
    5. Staygold feat. Damien Adore, Robyn and Spankrock - Backseat
    6. Sleigh Bells – Crown on the Ground
    7. The Roots feat. Jim James – Dear God 2.0
    8. Cee-Lo – F*** You
    9. Minus The Bear – Into The Mirror
    10. Suckers – Save Your Love For Me
    11. Cake – Sick of You
  • Albums
    1. Dr. Dog – Shame, Shame
    2. LCD Soundsystem – This Is Happening
    3. Sleigh Bells - Treats
    4. Gorillaz – Plastic Beach
    5. Black Keys – Brothers
    6. Vampire Weekend – Contra
    7. Yeasayer – Odd Blood
    8. Various Artists – Broken Hearts & Dirty Windows: Songs of John Prine
    9. The Budos Band – The Budos Band III
    10. The Bird and The Bee – Interpreting the Masters, Vol. 1: A Tribute to Daryl Hall & John Oates

Brian Divver

Web Content Developer

  • Songs
    1. Black Keys - Sinister Kid
    2. Black Crowes - Cold Boy Smile
    3. Drive-By Truckers - Working This Job
    4. Derek Trucks - Afro Blue
    5. Zappa Plays Zappa - Bamboozled by Love
    6. Triptykon - Myopic Empire
    7. Ihsahn - After
    8. Black Crowes - She
    9. Gryphon Labs - Unafraid
    10. Truth & Salvage Co. - Hail Hail
  • Albums
    1. Black Crowes - Croweology
    2. Black Keys - Brothers
    3. Drive-By Truckers - The Big To Do
    4. Derek Trucks Band - Roadsongs
    5. Triptykon - Eparistera Daimones
    6. Zappa Plays Zappa - Return Of The Son Of...
    7. Triptykon - Shatter
    8. Ihsahn - After
    9. Gryphon Labs - Modern Mythology
    10. Truth & Salvage Co. - Truth & Salvage Co.

"Lizzy Liz" Scott

WXPN Member Services

  • Songs
    1. Dr. Dog – Shadow People
    2. Dr. Dog – Take Me Into Town
    3. Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
    4. Best Coast - Boyfriend
    5. LCD Soundsystem – Dance Yrself Clean
    6. Local Natives – Sun Hands
    7. Ra Ra Riot – Boy
    8. Sade – Soldier of Love
    9. Robert Francis – Junebug
    10. Band of Horses - Laredo
  • Albums
    1. Dr. Dog – Shame, Shame
    2. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Mojo
    3. LCD Soundsystem – This is Happening
    4. Mumford & Sons – Sign No More
    5. Ra Ra Riot – The Orchard
    6. Fanfarlo - Reservoir
    7. Sade – Soldier of Love
    8. Ray LaMontagne – God Willin’ and The Creek Don’t Rise
    9. The Black Keys – Brothers
    10. John Legend & the Roots – Wake Up!

Paul Severin

Events Producer

  • Songs
    1. Dead Weather – Blue Blood Blues
    2. Duck Sauce – aNYway
    3. John Legend/The Roots – Hang On In There
    4. Dr Dog – Where’d All The Time Go?
    5. Minus the Bear – Fooled By The Night
    6. Free Energy – Bang Pop
    7. The Roots – How I Got Over
    8. Maps & Atlases – Solid Ground
    9. Vampire Weekend – A-Punk
    10. Dr Dog – Shame, Shame
  • Albums
    1. Dr Dog - Shame, Shame
    2. Minus the Bear – Omni
    3. Maps & Atlases – Perch Patchwork
    4. John Legend/The Roots – Wake Up!
    5. Free Energy – Stuck on Nothing
    6. The Sword – Warp Riders
    7. Retribution Gospel Choir – 2
    8. Dead Weather – Sea of Cowards
    9. The Roots – How I Got Over
    10. Frightened Rabbit – The Winter of Mixed Drinks

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