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

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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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Let a panel of 10 public-radio hosts recommend you some new music, including songs by Warpaint and Noname, plus a premiere from Tom Brosseau.
Hear the singer-songwriter play songs from her standout debut, Emotions And Math, live in the studio.
The London-meets-California duo makes modern yacht rock that sounds like it came straight from the '70s. Hear two songs.
After four years, the restless Brooklyn band pursues another new sound on Amen & Goodbye. Hear a conversation and live performance.
Conjure up the sounds of the beach with some of the quintessential surf-rock band's best tracks.
The alt-rock trio's original members perform songs from their latest album, Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not.
The eclectic guitarist celebrates the open road with his newest album, Eyes On The Lines. Hear a conversation and performance.
The Irish singer's music creeps up on you like a fog. Hear her perform "It's Clearing Now" and "How You Feel" live in the studio.
The Nashville singer's inner Dusty Springfield comes out on her newest album, Ain't Who I Was. Hear her perform three songs live in the studio.
The young Californian has the kind of voice that you hear and immediately believe. Listen to two songs from his debut EP.
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