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World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Live at the World Cafe, Volume 39 and 40 are now available for retail sale!

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New Artists on the Rise

Every week, we feature independent and emerging artists who are making exciting, innovative music.
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Conversations from the World Cafe

Enjoy engaging discussions with some of today's most important artists hosted by David Dye of the World Cafe. Tune in every Wednesday at 10pm on WXPN 88.5FM

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A move from eastern Canada to Nashville opened the floodgates of inspiration for Cousins' new songs. Hear her perform some of them live in the studio.
The eclectic Brooklyn singer's new album, Regina, takes inspiration from Queens of all kinds — historical, mythological and the one led by Freddie Mercury.
Last heard in a duo with Sam Beam, the California-born singer-songwriter continues her remarkable solo career.
All week, we dig into the archives to present our favorite sessions with artists whose work in the 1970s remains some of their best.
The Tennessee singer begins this interview with a curious remark: "I really don't want to be in control anymore, of anything." Hear her play songs from her new album, The Order Of Time.
Hear a session with the walking, talking, singing, guitar-slinging repository of American popular music in advance of his new album, Way Out West.
The band, formed after The Black Crowes' breakup, plays in a roots-oriented style it calls "California music."
The Australian singer and Tame Implala bassist goes out on his own for Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams. Hear two songs.
The French pop artist shows her love of African percussion and rhythms on her debut album, Zanaka.
Hear the English folk-rock musician preview songs from her forthcoming album, Semper Femina - including the new single "Nothing, Not Nearly" - live in the studio.
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