World Cafe Guests

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

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

Folk Radio

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.
Listen Live

Cold War Kids

  • Listen:
    Cold War Kids On World Cafe Hear cuts from the Los Angeles band's performance at World Cafe Live this past March, as well as an interview with host David Dye.

Embracing old-school blues and backwoods country rock, Cold War Kids' tyle still holds a solid yet unique indie-rock label.

The outfit, oft described as "skinny-jeaned Christian rockers, was formed in 2004 and is comprised of Nathan Willett (lead vocals, piano, guitar), Matt Maust (bass), Jonnie Russell (guitar, vocals, percussion) and Matt Aveiro (drums).

After recording some demos in the Los Angeles area, Cold War Kids released a number of buzz-building EPs, including "Mulberry Street," before their official studio LP, the critically acclaimed "Robbers and Cowards." With Willet's Jeff Buckley-ish, wailing vocals, the constantly vibrant lyrics, and a bluesy yet rocking style, Cold War Kids have quickly built a reputation for innovation among fans and critics alike. Their sophomore effort, "Loyalty to Loyalty," was slower and more introspective compared to preview releases, but no less dynamic.

This past January, they hit the spotlight with the release of  the release of "Mine is Yours," an 11-track collection of what could be their most mainstream release yet.

They've added "a slice of pop" to their soul-punk mix, as Drowned in Sound put it. "Mine is Yours" has thus far charted in the US, UK, and Australia as a result. Released January 2011, this third LP of Cold War Kids is energetic and efficient, just like their performances on stage.

Hear the band play live, including a favorite song of the band's, "Bulldozer," from their new release "Mine Is Yours."


Website: http://www.coldwarkids.com/
MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/coldwarkids

Set List:
LOUDER THAN EVER      
BULLDOZER                      
FASHIONABLE                 

Recent Release: Mine Is Yours
Release Date: January 25, 2011
Label: Downtown Records
Band Origin: Long Beach, CA

World Cafe Guest Search

Order VardenafilIndian CialisViagra Dosage