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World Cafe
4:03 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

The Raconteurs On World Cafe

The Raconteurs.
Autumn de Wilde Courtesy of the artist

As part of this week's Sense of Place: Detroit series, World Cafe revisits a 2006 session with a new band that fans already had high expectations for.

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3:59 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Gen Xers, Millenials Sound Off On The Music That Moves Them

Originally published on Tue October 22, 2013 9:10 am



And now, bear with us, please, ALL THINGS CONSIDERED presents yet another baby boomer musical moment.


JAMES BROWN: (Singing) Wow. I feel good.

THE BEATLES: (Singing) Here comes the sun.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: (Singing) Crazy.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN #2: (Singing) I heard it through the grapevine. Not much more...


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World Cafe
3:28 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

The White Stripes On World Cafe

The White Stripes.
Patrick Pantano Courtesy of the artist

This segment from 2003 is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances.

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All Songs Considered
2:53 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Question Of The Week: Are Concerts Too Loud?

Fans at this GWAR show from the Roseland Ballroom seem to have no problem with the volume.
Roger Kisby Getty Images

Originally published on Fri October 25, 2013 12:39 pm

Earlier this week we posted a poll asking whether you think concerts have gotten too loud, and whether you've started wearing earplugs at shows. After a week of voting, the results are in, and respondents have what seems to be a pretty clear message to clubs and concert venues: Turn it down!

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Music Reviews
2:42 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

'Traces Of You': Anoushka Shankar's Memorial To Her Father

Anoushka Shankar's new album, Traces of You, comes out Tuesday.
Harper Smith Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 22, 2013 9:10 am

When Indian music icon Ravi Shankar died last year, his daughter, sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, was at work on her seventh album. The recording, Traces of You, became a kind of memorial.

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