Frightened Rabbit On World Cafe
The Scottish rock band performs punchy, driving anthems from its latest album, Pedestrian Verse.
Latin Roots: Son Jarocho
Jasmine Garsd introduces a melancholy, mischievous genre from the port city of Veracruz, Mexico.
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside On World Cafe
The Portland band's raw, bluesy rockabilly sound shines on its latest album, Untamed Beast.
RNDM On World Cafe
Joseph Arthur and Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament team up for their new album as RNDM, titled Acts.
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & Dawn McCarthy On World Cafe
The singers perform classic Everly Brothers tunes from their new album, What the Brothers Sang.
Next: Laura Stevenson
The death-obsessed singer-songwriter explores a dark, folk-infused sound on her new album, Wheel.
Jim James On World Cafe
The My Morning Jacket singer performs songs from the soulful Regions of Light and Sound of God, his first solo release under his own name, and discusses an accident that left him bedridden.
Clive Davis On World Cafe
The indefatigable music mogul reflects on his more than six decades in the music industry.
Rod Stewart On World Cafe
The singer, songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer plays three songs from his new album, Time.
The Slide Brothers On World Cafe
The virtuoso pedal-steel band plays songs from its debut album, Robert Randolph Presents The Slide Brothers, and discusses its transition from performing in churches to playing clubs.
Phosphorescent On World Cafe
Singer Matthew Houck shares intimate, country-tinged songs from his band's latest album, Muchacho.
Hey Marseilles On World Cafe
The Seattle chamber-pop band plays agreeably hooky songs from its new album, Lines We Trace.
Billy Bragg On World Cafe
The British singer-songwriter plays songs from his quiet and introspective new album Tooth & Nail, inspired by the collection of Woody Guthrie songs he produced with Wilco in 1998.
Next: Treetop Flyers
Hear London's Treetop Flyers offer a taste of California with its throwback folk-rock sound.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds On World Cafe
The elegant, intensely emotive Australian band plays songs from its new album, Push the Sky Away.
Low On World Cafe
Hear the slow-moving Minnesota band perform four songs from its new album, The Invisible Way.
Pickwick On World Cafe
Hear three songs from Pickwick's debut album — and the story behind the Seattle band's reinvention.
Matt Pond On World Cafe
After relocating and reevaluating, Pond lent his likable voice to more heartfelt, sturdy songs.
Next: The Saint Johns
The duo mixes raw emotion and the beautifully blended vocals of Jordan Meredith and Louis Johnson.
The Lone Bellow On World Cafe
The folk-rock trio brings its soulful harmonies to the studio and discusses the tragedy that inspired many of its songs.
Dawes: Songs And 'Stories' From Laurel Canyon
The newly independent California band plays songs from its new record, Stories Don't End, and singer-songwriter Taylor Goldsmith talks about the inspiration behind the album.
Sons Of Fathers: Texas Rockers, Inspired By Their Dads
The raucous, rootsy folk-rock duo performs songs from its most recent album, Burning Days.
Thao And The Get Down Stay Down: New Home, New Album
The folk-rock band plays songs from its new album, We the Common, which was largely inspired by a move to San Francisco.
The Milk Carton Kids, Making The Most Of Two Voices
The harmony-rich folk duo plays songs from its new album, The Ash & Clay, and discusses its career.
Sisters Jessica and Jennifer Clavin's full-length debut, Ride Your Heart, is infused with beachy harmonies and punk attitude.
Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite On World Cafe
The singer-songwriter and harmonica legend give the blues a modern twist on their new album, Get Up!
How The Energy-Guzzling Rock Tour Can Go Green
Adam Gardner of the band Guster talks about co-founding REVERB, a company dedicating to reducing touring bands' carbon footprints.
Eels: A 'Wonderful, Glorious' Look At Life
Mark Oliver Everett's moody, confessional rock group plays songs and discusses its new album.
Latin Roots: Fado Creates 'Nostalgia For The Present...
Singer-songwriter and Grammy-nominated producer Rachel Faro explores a Portuguese tradition.
Shovels And Rope: A Husband And Wife, A Homemade Sound
The married roots-rock duo plays songs from O' Be Joyful, and discusses the making of the album.
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