World Cafe

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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
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Hear a joyous and uplifting set, recorded live at the 20th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference in Nashville.
Psychedelic drugs are just the jumping-off point for our conversation about the songs on Gundersen's rich, exquisitely crafted album.
Wilson talks about working with The Black Keys' drummer, her extensive musical background and why she wouldn't want to make music anywhere but Nashville.
The Icelandic band's latest album includes more synthesizers and electronic instruments, including a tiny little keyboard called an OP-1.
Emergence [The Process of Coming Into Being] blends jazz, R&B and spoken word in a live album that feels like a Broadway show.
Songs from Wynton Marsalis, Radiohead's Thom Yorke and a pulpy score from Daniel Pemberton all help set a noir scene for the film's 1950s New York setting.
On her latest EP called Imposter, the singer-songwriter cherry-picked the five songs she loved most from what she had written since her last album in 2016.
The Charleston, SC band draws on the musical traditions of slave descendants from the region.
Her second solo album follows the 180 degree pivot in her personal life and marks a return to her beloved blues rock sound.
Iranian musician Emir Mohseni had procured a work visa and was preparing to start a U.S. tour when Trump announced a travel ban in early 2017.
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