World Cafe on Four Corners Public Radio

Monday- Thurday 12:00-1:00 PM
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Performance and conversation by established and emerging artists from across the musical spectrum.

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Playlist

March 21, 2013

12:00 PM
Tanacara
Artist : Gonzaghuinha
Album : Brazil Classics: Beleza Tropical, Vol. 2
Composer :
Label : Luaka Bop
12:01 PM
I¿ve Been Life
Artist : Cody ChesnuTT
Album : Landing on a Hundred
Composer :
Label : Vibration Vineyard
12:06 PM
Strong Man
Artist : Luscious Jackson
Album : Natural Ingredients
Composer :
Label : Capitol
12:10 PM
Hang Loose
Artist : The Alabama Shakes
Album : Boys & Girls
Composer :
Label : ATO Records
12:12 PM
Two Weeks
Artist : Grizzly Bear
Album : Veckatimest
Composer :
Label : Warp Records
12:16 PM
The Fall
Artist : Rhye
Album : Woman
Composer :
Label : Universal Republic
12:20 PM
Say That
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:21 PM
High Living
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:29 PM
Say That
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:35 PM
Grown Up Calls
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:37 PM
Grown Up Calls
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:40 PM
High Living
Artist : Toro Y Moi
Album : Recorded Live for the World Cafe
Composer :
Label : WXPN
12:42 PM
Birdhouse In Your Soul
Artist : They Might Be Giants
Album : Flood
Composer :
Label : Restless
12:45 PM
Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl
Artist : Boz Scaggs
Album : Memphis
Composer :
Label : Savoy Jazz
12:49 PM
Hacienda Motel
Artist : Pickwick
Album : Can't Talk Medicine
Composer :
Label : Dine Alone Music
12:53 PM
New Walking Blues
Artist : Paul Butterfield
Album : Better Days
Composer :
Label : Vanguard Records

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World Cafe
10:44 am
Mon November 12, 2012

Next: Aaron Embry

Aaron Embry.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon November 12, 2012 12:58 pm

  • Hear two new tracks from Aaron Embry

After a three-year stint as a touring pianist with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, California native Aaron Embry struck out on his own. Embry wrote his solo debut, Tiny Prayers, while on the band's Railroad Revival Tour, crafting bare-bones acoustic melodies that recall the work of Embry's past collaborators, including Elliott Smith and Willie Nelson.

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World Cafe
2:01 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Vintage Cafe: Neil Halstead

Neil Halstead.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon April 14, 2014 2:18 pm

Today's Vintage Cafe features soft-spoken British singer-songwriter Neil Halstead in a session that originally aired in 2012, when he released Palindrome Hunches. The inspiration for digging it out of the archives comes from news that Halstead's original band, the shoegazey Slowdive, will soon make its first appearances together in 20 years. Slowdive broke up in 1994.

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World Cafe
1:47 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Ian Hunter On World Cafe

Ian Hunter.
John Halpern

After the pioneering glam-rock band Mott the Hoople dissolved in 1974, Ian Hunter kicked off a solo career that stalled in the '80s. It took the death of Hunter's close friend and Spiders From Mars guitarist Mick Ronson in 1993 to reinvigorate his music career. But one thing has remained constant: Whether with Mott the Hoople or in politically charged albums nearly 40 years into his career, Hunter has never held back.

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World Cafe
2:27 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Bloc Party On World Cafe

Bloc Party.
Marley Kate

Bloc Party is back. The British band whose debut album, Silent Alarm, was a sensation in 2006 released its new album Four this year after a lengthy hiatus. The group's latest departs from recent electronic forays and returns to the artful post-punk sound of Bloc Party's heyday.

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World Cafe
2:35 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Benjamin Gibbard On World Cafe

Ben Gibbard.
Ryan Russell

After 15 years as the singer of Death Cab for Cutie, Benjamin Gibbard has finally released his first solo album, titled Former Lives. The record moves beyond the indie-pop confines of Gibbard's band, touching on Latin music, alt-country and '70s power pop. It largely consists of songs written in the last eight years that never fit the themes of past Death Cab records.

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World Cafe
1:13 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Next: The Pharmacy

The Pharmacy.
Courtesy of the artist

Scott Yoder and Brendhan Bowers formed The Pharmacy in 2002, envisioning it as a garage-punk band before also embracing dance-pop and psychedelic rock. In 2007, classically trained pianist Stefan Rubicz joined the group, which has since maintained a steady schedule, earning positive reviews and touring with Vivian Girls, Matt+Kim and Japanther.

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World Cafe
10:21 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Afghan Whigs On World Cafe

Afghan Whigs.
Sam Holden

Originally published on Sat March 16, 2013 7:06 am

One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the '90s, Afghan Whigs recently reunited for a string of live performances in 2012. Singer Greg Dulli, guitarist Rick McCollum and drummer Steve Earle met while attending the University of Cincinnati; bassist John Curley was a photographer at the Cincinnati Inquirer who happened to meet Dulli at a friend's apartment. They became Afghan Whigs in 1986 and attracted a dedicated cult following that's remained fervent long after the band's 2001 dissolution.

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World Cafe
6:02 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Latin Roots: Nuevo Cancion

Camila Moreno.
Felipe Schiffrin Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 9:05 am

Nueva Cancion ("new song") is a style born in the '60s and '70s, when many Latin countries were ruled by repressive dictators. The songs were folk-inspired, with guitar-based song forms, percussive elements and socially charged lyrics. The late Victor Jara is seen as the father of the movement, and he comes up in this conversation.

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World Cafe
3:05 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Terry Callier On World Cafe

Terry Callier.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 6:40 am

Terry Callier enjoyed one of the most versatile and distinctive careers in the history of American jazz. His 50-year legacy ran the gamut from folk and soul to African chant and, of course, jazz. Few artists have covered as much musical ground with as little fanfare as Callier, who died Saturday at 67.

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World Cafe
2:41 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Nick Waterhouse On World Cafe

Nick Waterhouse.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 6:33 pm

Although Nick Waterhouse wears his classic soul influences on his sleeve, behind his Buddy Holly glasses lies a timeless talent for spirited rock and rhythms that anyone can appreciate. His debut album, Time's All Gone, has received positive reviews, as have his raucous, house-party-flavored live shows.

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