World Cafe

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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.


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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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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Steady On, the singer-songwriter recorded a new solo acoustic version of the record that captures the way she performs it live today.
Black Francis and Joey Santiago talk about recording in upstate New York with a journalist watching their every move for a podcast on the making of the new Pixies album.
Although his remarkable voice has been compared to Jeff Buckley's, the singer self-identifies more with Chris Cornell. Hear a live studio performance.
The Country Music Hall of Famer and in-demand collaborator got to make his new album on his own terms. Hear a live performance.
The legendary Rush frontman and bassist has kept busy cataloging, photographing and writing about his collection of bass guitars.
The way Cunningham plays and sings makes the young singer-songwriter's debut album, Who Are You Now, shine.
Yes, that's a real address and yes, it refers to a real-life breakdown.
Mattiel Brown's powerful and assertive vocals lead a pinch of garage rock, a touch of psychedelia and some galloping honky-tonk.
Named after his late brother, the accomplished musician's latest album raises awareness of substance abuse.
In this farewell playlist, you'll find 100 songs that have challenged or changed Schlanger during her time on World Cafe; songs she'll be taking with her as she goes.
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