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World Cafe Next: Small Feet

Jul 6, 2015

World Cafe is traveling to Stockholm, Sweden, at the end of July as part of its Sense Of Place series. Consider this episode a little preview, as this week's World Cafe: Next artist is the Swedish band Small Feet.

Saun & Starr On World Cafe

Jul 6, 2015

You may have heard Saun & Starr singing live with The Dap-Kings. Now, these two seasoned former backup singers are taking center stage.

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Ani Difranco has a line in her 2012 song, "If Yr Not," where she sings, "If you're not getting happier as you get older / Then you're [messing] up." Chicago alt-rock band Veruca Salt certainly didn't seem unhappy in their heyday in the mid- and late-'90s, but it's apparent within in ten seconds of the band's first album in nearly a decade, Ghost Notes, how much more fun they're having now.

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