World Cafe Words and Music Podcast

World Cafe Words and Music Podcast

By WXPN Listener Supported Radio

WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians

Episodes

Cosmo Sheldrake captures the essence of the natural world on 'Eye to the Ear'

The English musician blends field recordings with his own musical improvisations to create something strange and deeply organic.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
12/07/2433m 6s

Listen to a mini-concert with Dehd

The Chicago trio performs songs off their latest album, Poetry, at NON-COMMvention in Philadelphia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
10/07/2413m 11s

Camera Obscura make their return after a decade of uncertainty, grief

Plus, the Scottish band performs songs from their latest album, Look to the East, Look to the West.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
09/07/2433m 51s

Bess Atwell on her latest album, 'Light Sleeper'

The Brighton, U.K., singer embraces more vulnerability in her third studio album.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
08/07/2434m 31s

Listen to a mini-concert with Sam Evian

The New York-based instrumentalist performs songs from his latest album, Plunge.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
04/07/2416m 56s

On 'Roadrunner!', Kaitlin Butts reimagines a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic

The Oklahoma native took inspiration from the movie musical named after her home state.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
03/07/2430m 35s

On their latest album, Chromeo gets serious ... but not that serious

On Adult Contemporary, the Canadian duo's subject matter may have matured, but their sense of humor hasn't changed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
02/07/2421m 0s

The Culture Corner: How Cibo Matto quietly influenced New York in the 90s

World Cafe correspondent John Morrison explains how the alt rock band's 1999 record subverted stereotypes at the time.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
27/06/2410m 29s

Eric Slick on his latest album, 'New Age Rage'

The longtime drummer of Dr. Dog joins us to talk about letting his personality shine through on his new solo album.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
25/06/2437m 17s

30A Songwriters Sessions: The Reverend Shawn Amos

Hear Reverend Shawn Amos perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
20/06/2411m 36s

Brittany Davis brings their life into vivid focus on 'Image Issues'

Born without sight, Davis uses their mastery of sound to bring their inner turmoil, and joy, to life on their new album.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
14/06/2441m 13s

Eliza Hardy Jones charts the tumultuous road to parenthood on 'Pickpocket'

The Philadelphia multi-instrumentalist explores loss and surviving grief on her latest solo album.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
13/06/2434m 34s

30A Songwriters Sessions: Sunny War

Hear Sunny War perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
11/06/2411m 42s

T Bone Burnett tackles an old childhood nightmare on 'The Other Side'

The acclaimed producer's latest album is a country blues affair inspired by a sinister dream.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
07/06/2420m 7s

On his latest album, Abdullah Ibrahim hears the world in many 'different colors'

One of South Africa's greatest jazz musicians joins us to talk about his latest work and embarking on a world tour as he turns 90 years old.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
05/06/2417m 18s

Nathalie Joachim on her latest album, 'Ki moun ou ye'

The Brooklyn-born Haitian American flutist and composer continues to strengthen her bonds with Haiti on her latest record.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
04/06/2436m 15s

Gary Clark Jr. on his latest album, 'JPEG Raw'

The blues guitarist and singer found himself seeking genuine, unfiltered connections.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
28/05/2415m 25s

30A Songwriters Sessions: KT Tunstall

Watch KT Tunstall perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
28/05/2412m 10s

Kim Gordon makes the mundane sound thrilling on 'The Collective'

The Sonic Youth co-founder's latest solo album is full of hard edges and moments of digital distortion.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
24/05/2421m 43s

Jordan Mackampa on his latest album, 'WELCOME HOME, KID!'

The British musicians says his latest effort is a full-circle moment.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
23/05/2428m 6s

30A Songwriters Sessions: Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams

Watch Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
22/05/2413m 14s

Revisiting Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson's 'Winter in America'

World Cafe correspondent John Morrison dives into the seminal record from two jazz giants.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
21/05/2412m 29s

Sense of Place: Nuçi's Space changed the way Athens talks about mental health

Founded in the wake of a young musician's passing, this 23-year-old nonprofit has become a critical resource for the music scene in Athens, Ga.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
17/05/2414m 43s

Sense of Place: Telemarket captures the 'existential quandary' of life in Athens

World Cafe talks with Adam Wayton, frontman of the five-piece punk band from Athens, Ga., about their debut record, Ad Nauseam.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
15/05/249m 41s

Sense of Place: Wuxtry Records is the heart of Athens' musical legacy

R.E.M.'s Peter Buck and Danger Mouse are just some of this indie record store's former staffers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
13/05/2410m 23s

Sense of Place: How Athens' 40 Watt Club helped usher in a new era of rock

The music venue in Georgia regularly hosted performances by bands like Pylon, R.E.M., of Montreal, and more.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
10/05/2413m 27s

Sense of Place: This Athens college radio station

Welcome to WUOG, the University of Georgia's student-run radio station.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
08/05/2426m 41s

The Black Keys on their new album, 'Ohio Players'

The Ohio band talks about collaborating with Beck, Juicy J and Noel Gallagher on their latest record.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
06/05/2424m 36s

'You've got to be semi-obsessed': Mark Knopfler is still as dedicated as ever

The former Dire Straits frontman talks about his latest solo album, "One Deep River."Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
03/05/2428m 37s

Justice come roaring back to life on 'Hyperdrama'

The French electronic duo return with their first album in over seven years.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
01/05/2422m 12s

Alejandro Escovedo reimagines his catalog on 'Echo Dancing'

Escovedo joins World Cafe to talk about covering his own songs, plus he shares live performances.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
30/04/2436m 46s

30A Songwriters Sessions: Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal

Watch Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
29/04/2411m 36s

Charley Crockett on his latest album, '$10 Cowboy'

The Texas musician offers a glimpse into what someone goes through on their path to being a successful touring artist.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
26/04/2423m 20s

30A Songwriters Sessions: Grace Potter

Watch Grace Potter perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
24/04/2410m 52s

The Culture Corner: Soul II Soul made waves on both sides of the Atlantic

World Cafe takes a look back at the British music collective's impactful debut album.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
24/04/2415m 16s

Lizzie No's 'Halfsies' is like an epic role-playing video game

The Nashville-based musician modeled her latest album as a video game journey, complete with a character named Miss Freedomland.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
18/04/2441m 33s

Maggie Rogers made 'Don't Forget Me' with the pedal to the floor

The singer-songwriter spent just five days at Electric Lady Studios making her latest record.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
16/04/2419m 22s

Tune in to a mini-concert with Lo Moon

The LA-based psychedelic pop band performs songs from their latest album, I Wish You Way More Than Luck.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
15/04/2423m 11s

Laura Jane Grace confronts past pain on 'Hole In My Head'

The musician, and founder of punk band Against Me!, talks about her latest solo album.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
12/04/2422m 22s

Lindsay Lou taps into the divine feminine on 'Queen of Time'

The Nashville singer-songwriter's latest album features collaborations with Jerry Douglas and Billy Strings.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
11/04/2411m 33s

Brigitte Calls Me Baby is riding a retro rock and roll wave

The Chicago band showcases their nostalgic, yet fresh, sound on This House is Made of Corners.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
10/04/2426m 12s

Listen to Hermanos Gutiérrez's hypnotic guitar interplay

The brother duo perform a blissed-out set recorded at last year's AMERICANAFEST in Nashville.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
09/04/2418m 2s
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