World Cafe on KRVS

Monday-Thursday 9:00-11:00 AM
David Dye

Since 1991, World Cafe has showcased contemporary music, serving up an eclectic blend of blues, rock, folk and alternative country. David Dye hosts the program from member station WXPN in Philadelphia. Each show centers on David's "performance chat" with a featured artist or band.

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World Cafe
1:15 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

Latin Roots: Ana Tijoux

Ana Tijoux.
John Vettese WXPN

World Cafe features a special live edition of Latin Roots with a performance by the French-Chilean hip-hop artist Ana Tijoux. The set, which contains music from her latest album Vengo, was recorded at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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World Cafe
10:13 am
Wed May 6, 2015

Lady Lamb On World Cafe

Lady Lamb.
Rich McKie WXPN

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 1:20 pm

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World Cafe
2:48 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

Twin Shadow On World Cafe

Twin Shadow.
Milan Zrnic Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 1:21 pm

Twin Shadow's George Lewis Jr. was born in the Dominican Republic and grew up in Florida, releasing his first album in 2010; his third, Eclipse, came out in March.

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World Cafe
2:50 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

World Cafe Next: John Moreland

John Moreland.
Kris Payne Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 1:22 pm

This week's World Cafe: Next artist, John Moreland, is an Americana singer-songwriter from Oklahoma who just released his second album, High On Tulsa Heat.

Before turning to songwriting, Moreland was in a metal band; nowadays, though, his work channels a deep well of emotion and pain. In this segment, you can hear two of his songs, which can also be downloaded here.

World Cafe
2:41 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

The London Souls On World Cafe

The London Souls.
Rocco Peditto WXPN

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 1:22 pm

The London Souls' members aren't from London; instead, they form a drum-and-guitar duo based in Brooklyn, where they carve their music out of the best of '60s psychedelic rock and soul.

Tash Neal (guitar) and Chris St. Hilaire (drums) have extraordinary communication live. On record, their music sounds like an undiscovered gem of British psychedelic rock or a lost Cream song.

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