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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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Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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

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  1. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month's playlist includes the eclectic meditations of Shannon Shaw and the nostalgic melodies of Coach Phillips. More....
  2. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month's playlist includes the soulful stylings of Leon Bridges and River Whyless' sobering meditation on the American Dream. More....
  3. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Hear songs from a Chicago rapper who examines black identity, another single from Belly after a 22-year hiatus, and a few artists who stood out at SXSW. More....
  4. Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month's playlist includes a new track from an Austin up-and-comer, a song about white privilege from Tune-Yards and a jazz instrumental cover of Amy Winehouse. More....
  5. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month's playlist includes a new single from indie giants MGMT, Moby's modern take on a classic spiritual, and the latest earworm by U.K. singer-songwriter Jade Bird. More....
  6. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month's playlist includes a single off Anna Burch's forthcoming debut album, a cover of a Willie Dixon song and a powerful spoken-word track about homelessness. More....
  7. Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    This month's playlist features songs from a Russian avant-garde band, Australian hip-hop artists and 19-year-old twins from Chicago. More....
  8. Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs That Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Ten DJs from around the country share the songs they can't stop spinning, from Chicago hip hop to Portland garage rock. More....
  9. Heavy Rotation: Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Hear new songs from Portland indie artist Haley Heynderickx, Latin alternative group LADAMA and more. More....
  10. Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
    Need some new summer jams? Our panel of public-radio music buffs recommends tracks by Nooky Jones, Juana Molina, Downtown Boys and more. More....