World Cafe on Four Corners Public Radio

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Performance and conversation by established and emerging artists from across the musical spectrum.

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Playlist

December 18, 2012

12:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
12:00 PM
Blister in the Sun
Artist : Violent Femmes
Album : Violent Femmes
Composer :
Label : Rhino / WEA
12:06 PM
Chained
Artist : The xx
Album : Coexist
Composer :
Label : Recordings
12:08 PM
The Maker
Artist : Daniel Lanois
Album : Acadie
Composer :
Label : Red Floor Records
12:12 PM
The Mountain
Artist : Levon Helm
Album : Dirt Farmer
Composer :
Label : Vanguard Records
12:16 PM
Freiderick
Artist : Sara Watkins
Album : Sara Watkins
Composer :
Label : Nonesuch
12:20 PM
Gawd Above
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:27 PM
Satan and St. Paul
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:35 PM
Moving
Artist : John Fullbright
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:40 PM
By the Sea
Artist : Summer Fiction
Album : Summer Fiction
Composer :
Label : Summer Fiction
12:42 PM
Dear God
Artist : XTC
Album : Skylarking
Composer :
Label : Warner Music Latina
12:46 PM
Tessellate
Artist : AltJ
Album : An Awesome Wave
Composer :
Label : Atlantic
12:49 PM
Baby Missiles
Artist : The War on Drugs
Album : Slave Ambient
Composer :
Label : Secretly Canadian
12:52 PM
Halfway Home
Artist : TV On The Radio
Album : Dear Science
Composer :
Label : Geffen Records
12:58 PM
Damn Good Time
Artist : They Might Be Giants
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN

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World Cafe
3:00 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Stax Records On World Cafe

The Stax Records recording studio in Memphis, Tenn.
Courtesy of Andy Modla Photography

Originally published on Wed January 16, 2013 9:32 am

Soul music, barbeque and Elvis Presley. World Cafe is spending this week getting the vibe of Memphis, Tenn., a city that — like New Orleans — has had an undeniable influence on all of American culture. Our "Sense of Place: Memphis" radio journey takes us to the five major studios where much of the music that came out of radios from the '50s to the '70s was made.

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World Cafe
12:20 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Trey Anastasio On World Cafe

Trey Anastasio
Rene Huemer

Originally published on Mon February 4, 2013 1:33 pm

In addition to leading Phish, one of rock's most beloved jam bands, Trey Anastasio has built a successful solo career in the past 10 years with his Trey Anastasio Band.

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World Cafe
3:07 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Latin Roots: Bomba Y Plena

Nuyorican trombonist Willie Colon.
Courtesy of the artist

In the Latin music scene, there's always an innate pairing of the musical styles bomba and plena as one genre, but the two Afro-Puerto Rican genres are quite distinct. In this, the 27th segment of Latin Roots, Aaron Levinson discusses the birth of bomba and plena, as well as the different musical and rhythmic paths the genres have taken.

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World Cafe
2:45 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Graham Parker And The Rumour On World Cafe

Graham Parker and the Rumour.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu January 10, 2013 3:07 pm

More than 30 years have passed since the British band Graham Parker and the Rumour called it quits. While Parker never left music, he's always dismissed talk of a reunion with The Rumour — until now. The group is back with a new album, tour and high-profile film appearance.

Parker and The Rumour recorded and released their latest record, Three Chords Good, last year, and just wrapped up a handful of shows across Europe and the U.S. In addition to the album, the band also appeared as itself in Judd Apatow's latest movie, This Is 40.

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World Cafe
2:08 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Scott Walker On World Cafe

Scott Walker.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed January 9, 2013 2:32 pm

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World Cafe
11:42 am
Tue January 8, 2013

The Last Bison On World Cafe

The Last Bison.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon March 11, 2013 4:50 pm

Few bands would categorize their sound as "mountaintop chamber music," yet The Last Bison's classical-influenced Southern folk-rock actually fits the bill. The septet emerged from the marshes of Chesapeake, Va., a couple years ago, and has since made a name for itself with its complex arrangements, refined lyrics and vocal harmonies. Singer-guitarist Ben Hardesty is the group's primary songwriter, and his style recalls the work of Mumford & Sons, The Decemberists and Fleet Foxes.

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World Cafe
3:33 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Next: Kail Baxley

Singer-songwriter Kail Baxley.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue January 8, 2013 8:54 am

Kail Baxley is a young blues singer who grew up in the same South Carolina town as James Brown. Over the course of his childhood, he met the Godfather of Soul several times, and it had a profound effect on Baxley's development as a musician.

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World Cafe
1:29 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Cody ChesnuTT On World Cafe

Cody ChesnuTT.
John Ferguson Courtesy of the artist

Cody ChesnuTT's debut album, 2002's The Headphone Masterpiece, was the result of two years spent recording alone in his bedroom. The double-length record is at once both sprawling and intimate; it encompasses a wide array of genres, but ChesnuTT sings and plays nearly every part.

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World Cafe
2:37 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

People Get Ready On World Cafe

People Get Ready.
Ian Douglas Courtesy of the artist

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World Cafe
11:43 am
Wed January 2, 2013

Ben Sollee On World Cafe

Ben Sollee.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed March 27, 2013 9:36 am

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There's not much about Ben Sollee's career that could be described as conventional. The singer-songwriter's primary instrument is the cello, and his work ranges from traditional classical music to Asian folk tunes. Even his preferred method of transportation on tour deviates from the norm; he's been known to travel from one show to the next on a bicycle with his cello strapped to the back.

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