World Cafe

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

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The songs on the country rock musician's latest album are filled with personality — and funk.
There's been a lot of talking recently. A lot of words. A lot of people talking, arguing, debating, shouting slogans at you. So today we present a giant playlist of songs with no words.
The former frontman of Hüsker Dü and Sugar goes acoustic for his World Cafe session.
The rock band Algiers has a reputation for being a firebrand. But that wasn't the case on There Is No Year.
Elvis Costello's new album was recorded in Helsinki and Paris, and that change in locales is palpable.
Producer Ani DiFranco, songwriter Zoe Boekbinder, and formerly incarcerated writer Nathan Jackson Brown talk about bringing the stories from inside New Folsom Prison to the world.
Nashville-based artist Devon Gilfillian talks about why he wanted to re-record What's Going On from start to finish.
Lead singer Thomas Mars and guitarist Christian Mazzalai of Phoenix discuss their work with film director Sofia Coppola.
The North African band performs songs from its third album, Optimisme, a collection of songs focusing on life in their native country of Mali.
Recorded with his longtime house band, Los Straightjackets, Lowe performs acoustic versions of songs from his latest EP.
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