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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.
Margo Price's new album rocks, which might surprise fans who grew to love the Americana star for her crystalline country voice.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is a counterculture icon. Listen to a wide-ranging interview on World Cafe.
Though they've done some songs in Spanish in the past, En Español is The Mavericks' first album entirely in Spanish.
Sylvan Esso's Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath share stories behind their beautiful new album, Free Love, and perform stripped-down versions of songs from the record.
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