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Garbage on World Cafe

Friday, July 16th at 6pm
No Gods No Masters is the new album from Garbage. While the songs sound very much of this moment, the themes have been on lead singer Shirley Manson’s mind for a long time. On the next World Cafe, Shirley Manson talks about some of the struggles Garbage has faced over the years, what she has found particularly eye opening since she hit her mid-forties, and, of course, the new music.

2021-07-16T21:03:31-04:00July 16th, 2021|World Cafe|

Tower of Power on World Cafe

Thursday, July 15th at 6pm
The band Tower of Power is celebrating its 50th anniversary. On the next World Cafe, Tower of Power founder Emilio Castillo tells stories about the band’s early days and writing some of their greatest hits, like the song “You’re Still a Young Man.” And, we’ll hear a ripping live performance of the song “What is Hip?” recorded in the band’s hometown, Oakland, California.

2021-07-16T10:46:41-04:00July 15th, 2021|World Cafe|

Junkie XL on World Cafe

Wednesday, July 14th at 6pm
Jack Snyder’s Justice League, Army of the Dead, and Godzilla vs. Kong – all three of these movies came out earlier this year, and Junkie XL composed the music for each of them. On the next World Cafe, hear Junkie XL talk about moving from the hit remix of Elvis Presley’s “A Little Less Conversation” into the world of film scoring over the last two decades, as he shares some of what he has learned along the way.

2021-07-16T10:46:11-04:00July 14th, 2021|World Cafe|

Encore: Lake Street Dive on World Cafe

Tuesday, July 13th at 6pm
On their 2018 album, Lake Street Dive had a hit with the song “Good Kisser.” But on the band’s latest record, Obviously, they take on some heavier subjects, like climate change and sexism, in songs that you can still tap your toe to. On the next World Cafe, we’ll hear an interview and live recordings from Lake Street Dive.

2021-07-16T10:45:38-04:00July 13th, 2021|World Cafe|

Rostam on World Cafe

Monday, July 12th at 6pm
Former Vampire Weekend member Rostam has a new solo record. It’s called Changephobia, a title that draws inspiration from a random conversation Rostam had with a stranger on a park bench. On the next World Cafe, we’ll hear Rostam perform some of his new songs and he’ll tell the story of how he came to change the way he feels about change.

2021-07-15T15:27:41-04:00July 12th, 2021|World Cafe|