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

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There are lots of projects that you might know Stephen Malkmus from, but none of them sound like his latest album, Traditional Techniques.
Hear a conversation with Lucinda Williams recorded from her home in Nashville at the end of June about her new album, Good Souls Better Angels.
Killer Mike and El-P talk about the way RTJ4 has resonated in this moment, the dynamic between the two that allows them to create such compelling stories and the televised speech that Killer Mike gave to the people of Atlanta last month.
The artist-producer behind albums from Dawes and Father John Misty and who's partly credited with revitalizing the Laurel Canyon music scene decided to pick up and head to Nashville for his new album.
An estimated 1.9 billion people tuned in to watch Live Aid 35 years ago today. It was an unprecedented, star-studded benefit concert – and it was the brainchild of today's guest, Bob Geldof.
Folk singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright returned to LA, where he made his 1998 debut, to make his new record. He says the title comes from the idea of reexamining the world to make your own decisions.
In this session, Nelson reflects on First Rose of Spring, his 70th studio album released July 3.
You'll hear full band performances as well as an interview with The Jayhawks' bandleader, Gary Louris, in this session. He talks about writing for The Chicks,
Though it features members of Interpol, The Walkmen and Bonny Light Horseman, Muzz says the term "supergroup" doesn't apply.
Rasanbleman (Red Moon) is Haitian creole for "a large gathering." It refers to the group of nearly 30 musicians and artists who got together for the album's recording sessions in Jacmel, Haiti.
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