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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:17 -0400Members of the Danish rock band, Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo, say their unconvential launch strategy will result in an album that may be "totally schizophrenic, but in a really wonderful way."
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:17 -0400The singer and lyricist of The Seshen wrote the song "Distant Heart" about the loss of a friend. And while it comes from a place of loss, she says it carries her friend's joy and light, too.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:50:00 -0400Shot outside an arena in suburban Maryland hosting a Judas Priest and Dokken double bill, the short documentary captured something vital about its moment in music history.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400After suffering a stroke three years ago, Randy Travis had to learn to walk and talk again. This week he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, where he stood onstage and sang.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:37:21 -0400The last surviving Bee Gee has released his first album in more than 30 years. In The Now is colored by the loss of Gibb's mother and brothers, but he says it's also about "the idea of having fun."
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:06:00 -0400The album, one of the 82-year-old's best, was produced by his son Adam, who joins World Cafe to discuss what it's like to work with a living legend who just happens to be your dad.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:43:00 -0400On its new album, the L.A. band's atmospheric grooves are more extroverted than ever before. Hear a powerful performance recorded live in the studio.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:00 -0400To toast an iconic album's 10th birthday, a conversation about listening while black — featuring Another Round host Tracy Clayton and writer/poet Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:35:00 -0400Now 82, Cohen has a new album, You Want It Darker, with songs that wrestle with mortality, question God and long for transcendence. Originally broadcast May 22, 2006.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:11:00 -0400Lazarus is a musical sequel to David Bowie's 1976 film The Man Who Fell To Earth. Henry Hey, the musical director for Lazarus, explains how he reshaped the iconic singer's songs to tell the new story.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:00:01 -0400At Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, Conor Oberst delivered a powerfully spare set of new songs from his new album, Ruminations.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:00:00 -0400The bassist and singer performs "Prelude To A Kiss" with Marian McPartland in a 2008 session.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:00:01 -0400The suburban slack-rockers nail the sudden realization that you're wasting your time with someone who probably doesn't care about you.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:01 -0400The band's shimmery folk-pop sound, with its vibraphone and overarching vibrancy, is perfectly suited to the space behind Bob Boilen's desk.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0400Dogme 95 filmmaker Kristian Levring reverse-ages the Danish singer in a sometimes unsettling new video for her song about wisdom and maturity.