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Damon Albarn's latest record reflects on an evolving landscape
A collaboration with several orchestral musicians from ReykjavÃk served as the foundation for Albarn's new solo album,
The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows
World Cafe 30th Anniversary Playlist: 1998
In 1998, we saw the release of Air's
In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
by Neutral Milk Hotel, Lauryn Hill's legendary
, Elliott Smith's
and many more. Let's take a look back.
Charley Crockett tells stories about his life, his music and his mentor, James Hand
In this session, hear songs that Crockett recorded live in front of a virtual World Cafe audience, from that tribute album and from another recent album of his called
Music City USA.
The Culture Corner: Sly and the Family Stone's 'There's A Riot Goin' On' turns 50
On today's Culture Corner,
correspondent John Morrison dives into the 1971 album, exploring its songs and the unique way it combines genres.
Dave Grohl shares snapshots of a life in rock
Dave Grohl joins
to talk about his new memoir. He'll share snapshots of his life in rock: how he got there, what it's been like and how he's kept having such a good time.
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss team up again, 14 years later, to 'Raise The Roof'
In this session, Robert Plant and Allison Krauss discuss their new album,
Raise The Roof
, and what they love about working together.
World Cafe 30th Anniversary Playlist: 1997
While 1997 was a breakout year for boy bands, the pop landscape was marked by a handful of influential hip-hop, R&B and dance music releases.
William Shatner, fresh from low orbit, shows off his range on new record 'Bill'
In this session we get into Shatner's new record, he shares stories from his colorful life, including a recent trip to space.
Jade Bird's 'Different Kinds of Light' spotlights her skill as a lyricist
Much like Jade Bird in real life, the songs are accessible, thoughtful and nuanced. She has a gift as a singer-songwriter to write in a universal way.
World Cafe 30th Anniversary Playlist: 1996
It turned out to be one of the best years for music of the entire decade, with releases that remain indelible and influential.
Hear The War On Drugs perform songs from 'I Don't Live Here Anymore'
Natalie Hemby's sophomore album celebrates '90s throwback sonics
Susto's new album 'Time in the Sun' is a deeply reflective and personal record
Mustafa's debut album is a tribute to the Toronto community he grew up in
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