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World Cafe Words and Music Podcast

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

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Philadelphia, PA

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WXPN

Description:

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

Language:

English


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

5/24/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:21:43

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

5/23/2024
The British musicians says his latest effort is a full-circle moment. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:28:06

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30A Songwriters Sessions: Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams

5/22/2024
Watch Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:13:14

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

5/21/2024
World Cafe correspondent John Morrison dives into the seminal record from two jazz giants. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:12:29

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

5/17/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:14:43

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

5/15/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:09:41

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

5/13/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:10:23

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

5/10/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:13:27

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Sense of Place: This Athens college radio station

5/8/2024
Welcome to WUOG, the University of Georgia's student-run radio station. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:26:41

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

5/6/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:24:36

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

5/3/2024
The former Dire Straits frontman talks about his latest solo album, "One Deep River." Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:28:37

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Justice come roaring back to life on 'Hyperdrama'

5/1/2024
The French electronic duo return with their first album in over seven years. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:22:12

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Alejandro Escovedo reimagines his catalog on 'Echo Dancing'

4/30/2024
Escovedo joins World Cafe to talk about covering his own songs, plus he shares live performances. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:36:46

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30A Songwriters Sessions: Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal

4/29/2024
Watch Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:11:36

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

4/25/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:23:20

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30A Songwriters Sessions: Grace Potter

4/24/2024
Watch Grace Potter perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:10:52

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

4/24/2024
World Cafe takes a look back at the British music collective's impactful debut album. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:15:16

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

4/18/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:41:33

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

4/16/2024
The singer-songwriter spent just five days at Electric Lady Studios making her latest record. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:19:22

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Tune in to a mini-concert with Lo Moon

4/15/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:23:11