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Featuring live performance and interviews with established and emerging artists from across the musical spectrum, World Cafe is public radio's most popular program of popular music. World Cafe is hosted by David Dye and is produced at WXPN in Philadelphia, PA.
Monday, December 15, 2014 7:03pmNorth Carolina duo, Sylvan Esso, visit David Dye on this episode of World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN. Nick Sanborn is an electronic music producer, and Amelia Meath is an Appalachian folk singer. They joined their styles after meeting last year and have just released their self-titled debut as Sylvan Esso. The pair plays live before an audience at World Cafe Live today, and they'll explain how their musical tastes are not all that different.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 9:43amMacy Gray joins David Dye on this episode of World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN. Her career started in 1999 with her debut and the huge hit "I Try." After releasing two covers albums in recent years, she returns to original material with a new disc called, The Way. We'll hear a performance with Gray and her band live in the studio today, and she'll talk about her experience working with Booker T.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 9:23amDavid Dye welcomes electronic duo, Milky Chance, on this episode of World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN. Clemens Rehbein and Philipp Dausch are the German musicians behind the smash hit "Stolen Dance," which caught on throughout Europe last year. Their debut album, Sadnecessary, was finally released in the U.S. in October, and today they perform live in the studio. Plus, we'll hear the story behind Milky Chance's success.
Monday, November 17, 2014 9:43amThe Budos Band visit David Dye on this episode of World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN. The nine-piece ensemble from Brooklyn has been making their Afrobeat and Funk influenced music together for nearly a decade. Burnt Offering, their latest album, was released last month. Today, we'll hear some of the new songs live, and The Budos Band will talk about the challenges of writing instrumental music.
Monday, November 10, 2014 4:33pmJukebox the Ghost join Michaela Majoun on this episode of World Cafe Words and Music from WXPN. The indie-pop trio from Washington D.C. made their debut in 2008 and have since released four albums, including their new self-titled disc. Today, they'll share about their evolution as a band, and Jukebox the Ghost perform live on stage at World Cafe Live.