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Download a World Cafe performance of “Wilder (We’re Chained)” by Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile | Photo by David McClister
Brandi Carlile | Photo by David McClister

Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile is back with a fantastic new album called The Firewatcher’s Daughter. Since her last record, she got married, and had a daughter with her wife. Last month, she brought the new tunes to World Cafe with David Dye, who says “Brandi is 10 years and five albums into a career that includes the very successful 2007 album The StoryIt’s a good time in her life.”  Continue reading →

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Download a World Cafe performance of “Miles and Miles of Texas” by Asleep At The Wheel

Asleep At The Wheel | Photo courtesy of the artist.
Asleep At The Wheel | Photo courtesy of the artist

Texas country / swing band Asleep at the Wheelhas been around for 45 years, and last month checked in with World Cafe following their latest outing, Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys. Founder Ray Benson talked with David Dye about keeping the band running and its collaborations with The Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, Pokey LaFarge and Kat Edmonson on the new album. Listen to the interview in its entirety here, and download “Miles and miles of Texas” below. Continue reading →

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Download a World Cafe performance of “Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party” by Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett | Photo by John Vettese
Courtney Barnett | Photo by John Vettese

The most awesome Courtney Barnett released her new album, Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit last Tuesday. The album has been getting rave reviews, including The Key’s John Vettese who said Sometimes I Sit is “a freaking arrival, a big rock record with catchy hooks and fierce playing from Barnett and her bandmates.” Continue reading →

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Download 65 free World Cafe performances

Field Report | Photo by Brittany Salerno
Field Report | Photo by Brittany Salerno

As we wind down the year on World Cafe with David Dye, we continue to share some of the studio performances as free downloads. Some of the highlights include songs by Field Report, Old 97′s, Jonathan Wilson, Sharon Van Etten, Justin Townes Earle, Chuck Prophet, Hiss Golden Messenger, Sylvan Esso, Parquet Courts, and others. Below, download 65 free World Cafe performances. Catch up World Cafe performances and interviews here. Continue reading →