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

Top 100 Songs of 2011 | Top 50 Albums of 2011

1. Foster The PeoplePumped Up KicksBuy
2. AdeleSomeone Like YouBuy
3. AdeleRolling In The DeepBuy
4. Diego GarciaYou Were Never ThereBuy
5. The Black KeysLonely BoyBuy
6. DawesTime Spent In Los AngelesBuy
7. Drive-by TruckersUsed To Be A CopBuy
8. DawesLittle Bit Of EverythingBuy
9. Laura MarlingSophiaBuy
10. DawesIf I Wanted SomeoneBuy
11. The Head And The HeartLost In My MindBuy
12. Mayer HawthorneThe WalkBuy
13. Bon IverHoloceneBuy
14. Amos LeeWindows Are Rolled DownBuy
15. My Morning JacketHoldin' On To Black MetalBuy
16. Florence And The MachineShake It OutBuy
17. AdeleRumour Has ItBuy
18. The DecemberistsThis Is Why We FightBuy
19. Fleet FoxesHelplessness BluesBuy
20. The Civil WarsPoison & WineBuy
21. The JayhawksShe Walks In So Many WaysBuy
22. Ryan AdamsLucky NowBuy
23. The Civil WarsBarton HollowBuy
24. BeirutSanta FeBuy
25. The DecemberistsDown By The WaterBuy
26. CultsGo OutsideBuy
27. Gary Clark Jr.Don't Owe You A ThangBuy
28. Of Monsters And MenLittle TalksBuy
29. Amos LeeEl CaminoBuy
30. The War On DrugsBaby MissilesBuy
31. Paul SimonThe AfterlifeBuy
32. ColdplayParadiseBuy
33. Lana Del ReyVideo GamesBuy
34. Bon IverCalgaryBuy
35. Tedeschi Trucks BandBound For GloryBuy
36. Ben Folds FiveHouseBuy
37. AdeleSet Fire To The RainBuy
38. WilcoOne Sunday Morning (song For Jane Smiley's BoyfrieBuy
39. Tv On The RadioSecond SongBuy
40. FeistHow Come You Never Go ThereBuy
41. Death Cab For CutieYou Are A TouristBuy
42. Foster The PeopleHelena BeatBuy
43. Jessica Lea MayfieldOur Hearts Are WrongBuy
44. Iron And WineTree By The RiverBuy
45. Tv On The RadioWill DoBuy
46. Bell X1VelcroBuy
47. Gillian WelchThe Way It GoesBuy
48. Paul SimonSo Beautiful Or So WhatBuy
49. GiversUp Up UpBuy
50. Joe BonamassaDust BowlBuy
51. Diego GarciaAll Eyes On YouBuy
52. Hoots & HellmouthApple Like A Wrecking BallBuy
53. WilcoArt Of AlmostBuy
54. My Morning JacketWonderful (the Way I Feel)Buy
55. The StrokesUnder Cover Of DarknessBuy
56. Rachael YamagataEven If I Don'tBuy
57. Amos LeeViolinBuy
58. Raphael SaadiqStone Rollin'Buy
59. ColdplayEvery Teardrop Is A WaterfallBuy
60. Kathleen EdwardsChange The SheetsBuy
61. James BlakeLimit To Your LoveBuy
62. Tom WaitsBack In The CrowdBuy
63. Paul SimonRewriteBuy
64. Red Hot Chili PeppersThe Adventures Of Rain Dance MaggieBuy
65. Alabama ShakesHold OnBuy
66. Amos LeeFlowerBuy
67. The DecemberistsCalamity SongBuy
68. WilcoI MightBuy
69. DawesFire AwayBuy
70. My Morning JacketCircuitalBuy
71. Raphael SaadiqHeart AttackBuy
72. RadioheadLotus FlowerBuy
73. Fleet FoxesGrown OceanBuy
74. Beth Hart & Joe BonamassaWell, WellBuy
75. St. VincentCruelBuy
76. Death Cab For CutieStay Young, Go DancingBuy
77. LissieGames People PlayBuy
78. The Head And The HeartDown In The ValleyBuy
79. The CarsSad SongBuy
80. The SmithereensSorryBuy
81. Nick LoweSensitive ManBuy
82. City And ColourFragile BirdBuy
83. The DecemberistsJune HymnBuy
84. R. E. M.DiscovererBuy
85. M83Midnight CityBuy
86. Tedeschi Trucks BandCome See About MeBuy
87. Bright EyesShell GamesBuy
88. Warren HaynesMan In MotionBuy
89. Diego GarciaLauraBuy
90. AdeleTurning TablesBuy
91. SuperheavyMiracle WorkerBuy
92. The KillsDnaBuy
93. Lykke LiI Follow RiversBuy
94. Foo FightersWalkBuy
95. Hayes CarllKmag YoyoBuy
96. Tune-yardsBiznessBuy
97. Paul SimonGetting Ready For Christmas DayBuy
98. WilcoDawned On MeBuy
99. Foster The PeopleDon't Stop (color On The Walls)Buy
100. Beastie BoysMake Some NoiseBuy