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Download a World Cafe performance by #XPNfest band Lost Bayou Ramblers

Lost Bayou Ramblers | Photo via http://www.lostbayouramblers.com/bio/
Lost Bayou Ramblers | Photo via http://www.lostbayouramblers.com/bio/

Lost Bayou Ramblers may not be a band you’re familiar with, but we promise they will blow your minds when you see them at WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival. Raised on healthy doses of Cajun and Creole music, punk and psychedelic rock, the Louisiana band will be playing on Friday night, July 24th at Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ. Continue reading →

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Download a live music sampler from Jackie Greene

Jackie Greene | Photo via http://www.jackiegreene.com/
Jackie Greene | Photo via http://www.jackiegreene.com/

As a sideman singer, songwriter and guitarist Jackie Greene has toured and recorded with the Black Crows, Phil Lesh and Friends, Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi, and is currently a member of Trigger Hippy along with Joan Osborne, Steve Gorman, Tom Bukovac, and Nick Govrik. On his own however, he still manages to lead his own career, and is about to release his new studio album, Back To Birth in August. Continue reading →

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Download “Good Friend” by Emily King

Emily King | Photo via http://www.emilykingmusic.com/
Emily King | Photo via http://www.emilykingmusic.com/

New York singer and songwriter Emily King is an R&B and soul influenced pop singer. The daughter of the internationally known jazz duo Marion Cowings and Kim Kalesti, she stepped fully into the music business in 2002 when she was 16, and released her debut, the Grammy nominated East Side Story in 2006. Continue reading →

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Download a Key Studio session version of “The River” by Son Little

Son Little | Photo by Kelsey Stanger
Son Little | Photo by Kelsey Stanger

Last October, Philly’s Son Little visited the WXPN studios to record a Key Studio Session. Known for his work with RJD2 (in Icebird), and The Roots, he’s firmly established his own career on the strength of his acclaimed Things I Forgot EP, along with a number of high profile national appearances, including CBS’s Saturday Sessions, and in Philly, a set at WXPN’s Non-Comm this past May. Continue reading →

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Download a World Cafe: Next podcast featuring The Deslondes

The Deslondes | Photo by Elena Ricci
The Deslondes | Photo by Elena Ricci

New Orleans roots rockers The Deslondes The five piece include Sam Doores (vocals/guitar), Riley Downing (vocals/guitar), Dan Cutler (vocals/stand-up bass), Cameron Snyder (vocals/percussion) and John James Tourville (pedal steel/fiddle), and blend R&B, rock, and country music. Doores and Cutler were part of Hurray For The Riff for years, eventually ending their double-duty to full concentrate on The Deslondes. Continue reading →

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Download a new EP by Philly’s Nathan Earl and Rachel Joy

Nathan Earl and Rachel Joy | Photo by Megan Lynch | meganlynchart.squarespace.com
Nathan Earl and Rachel Joy | Photo by Megan Lynch | meganlynchart.squarespace.com

Philly singer and songwriting duo Nathan Earl and Rachel Joy recently released their Strangers EP, a gorgeous 4 song collection of “melodious stories of love unrequited, lost, gained, and hoped for.” Earl and Joy were also recently featured in a Key Studio Session. Continue reading →

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Download a four song sampler from FUN. leader singer Nate Ruess

Nate Ruess | Photo by Lindsey Byrnes | https://www.facebook.com/lindseybyrnesphotography
Nate Ruess | Photo by Lindsey Byrnes | https://www.facebook.com/lindseybyrnesphotography

The lead singer of fun., Nate Ruess, recently released his solo debut album, Grand Romantic. Ruess collaborated on the album with co-producers Jeff Bhasker and Emile Haynie, two super musicians and producers you’d definitely want on your side if you were making a record. Continue reading →

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