Apr 15, 2014 — The North Carolina band's new album is quite different from its previous projects. Past Life is stripped down, relies on more electronic elements and represents a major evolution for the band.
Apr 14, 2014 — The San Diego psych-rock trio is named for Sacco and Vanzetti, the famous Italian anarchists who were executed in 1927. Download two of SACCO's songs as part of the World Cafe: Next podcast.
Apr 11, 2014 — The Australian singer-songwriter performs songs from her album The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. A highlight is "Avant Gardener," Barnett's honest and humorous song about anaphylactic shock.
Apr 10, 2014 — The British band returns from a three-year hiatus with a new album named after a Tony Blair quote.
Apr 10, 2014 — World Cafe's latest episode of Latin Roots features a style of music that started in Castro's Cuba in the 1960s as political music celebrating the ideals of the revolution.
Apr 9, 2014 — Keegan Dewitt left his day job in Brooklyn and followed his heart to Nashville to begin a career in music. The band he formed assembles in the studio to perform songs from its debut, Youth.
Apr 8, 2014 — Hear the Milwaukee roots-rock veteran perform his new material from the World Cafe Live stage.
Apr 7, 2014 — Hear and download two songs from the psychedelic folk-rock band's debut album, Fear in Bliss.
Apr 7, 2014 — The band visited the World Cafe studios back in 2009, shortly after the release of Bitte Orca. The album found the band continuing to experiment and expand its sound.
Apr 4, 2014 — James Mercer and Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse) discuss their own projects, their creative process and the influences that contributed to their new album as Broken Bells, After the Disco.