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WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians

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WXPN's live performance and interview program featuring music and conversation from a variety of important musicians

    Jensen McRae Reintroduces Herself On 'Who Hurt You?'

    Jensen McRae Reintroduces Herself On 'Who Hurt You?'

    More than her viral hit and Phoebe Bridgers parody "Immune," McRae has a unique, perceptive ear and a way with words.

    • 37 min
    Zach Bryan On How Music Helped Him Stay Sane While Deployed

    Zach Bryan On How Music Helped Him Stay Sane While Deployed

    Being a musician kept Zach Bryan sane while he was deployed under the U.S. Navy; it was also the reason why he went viral.

    • 28 min
    On 'Glowing In The Dark,' Django Django Explore Evolution And Escapism

    On 'Glowing In The Dark,' Django Django Explore Evolution And Escapism

    Today on World Cafe, David Maclean and Vincent Neff of Django Django talk about what inspires their ever-evolving sound.

    • 25 min
    The Culture Corner: The Beastie Boys' Pledge To Tibetan Independence, 25 Years Later

    The Culture Corner: The Beastie Boys' Pledge To Tibetan Independence, 25 Years Later

    Not only did the Tibetan Freedom Concert kick off a series of benefit shows, raising money and awareness for the cause, but it also marked a shift for the Beastie Boys as a group.

    • 19 min
    Celeste On 'Hear My Voice' And The Pressures Of Success

    Celeste On 'Hear My Voice' And The Pressures Of Success

    British R&B Phenom performs live for World Cafe in this session.

    • 36 min
    On 'Who By Fire,' First Aid Kit Stage A Love Letter To Leonard Cohen

    On 'Who By Fire,' First Aid Kit Stage A Love Letter To Leonard Cohen

    It takes a whole lot of courage to dedicate an entire tribute album and live concert to a master of songwriting and performance. On their live tribute album to Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire, First Aid Kit is up for the task.

    • 18 min

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