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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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Miles Kane and Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner finally had time to make the follow-up to their 2008 debut. Hear them perform songs from Everything You've Come To Expect.
Hear Andy Cabic's freak-folk band play songs from Complete Strangers live in the World Cafe studio.
The New York City band ably incorporates blues and gospel inflections into its hazy psych-rock.
The Austin band has emerged from a roster change with its frenetic guitar-rock sound fully renewed.
The nine-piece Haitian band hopes its message of strength is heard worldwide. Watch Lakou Mizik perform live in the World Cafe studio.
Panda Bear, Avey Tare and Geologist adopted a new approach to recording their new album, Painting With. Hear an interview and performance.
The Archers of Loaf and Crooked Fingers leader performs songs from his first solo album in a decade.
The music on John-Rodgers' new album, Nashville Demos, ranges from grunge to alt-country.
At 74, the legendary songwriter is still searching for sounds he hasn't heard before.
Bataan's many boogaloo hits in the 1960s included "Gypsy Woman." Hear a live set recorded at Philadelphia's Prince Theater.
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