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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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30A Songwriters Sessions: The Reverend Shawn Amos

6/20/2024
Hear Reverend Shawn Amos 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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Brittany Davis brings their life into vivid focus on 'Image Issues'

6/14/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:41:13

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

6/13/2024
The Philadelphia multi-instrumentalist explores loss and surviving grief on her latest solo album. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:34:34

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30A Songwriters Sessions: Sunny War

6/11/2024
Hear Sunny War perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:11:42

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

6/7/2024
The acclaimed producer's latest album is a country blues affair inspired by a sinister dream. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:20:07

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

6/5/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:17:18

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

6/4/2024
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/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:36:15

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

5/28/2024
The blues guitarist and singer found himself seeking genuine, unfiltered connections. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:15:25

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30A Songwriters Sessions: KT Tunstall

5/28/2024
Watch KT Tunstall perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoices NPR Privacy Policy

Duration:00:12:10

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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