World Cafe: Next


Mon November 5, 2012
World Cafe

Next: The Pharmacy

The Pharmacy.
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Scott Yoder and Brendhan Bowers formed The Pharmacy in 2002, envisioning it as a garage-punk band before also embracing dance-pop and psychedelic rock. In 2007, classically trained pianist Stefan Rubicz joined the group, which has since maintained a steady schedule, earning positive reviews and touring with Vivian Girls, Matt+Kim and Japanther.

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Mon October 29, 2012
World Cafe

Next: People Get Ready

Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 4:10 pm

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  • Hear two new tracks by People Get Ready

The Brooklyn band People Get Ready has been combining music and performance art since 2009, when the group first performed at The Kitchen's Dance and Process series in New York. The band released its self-titled debut earlier this month, and it's a fine collection of harmony-rich pop.

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Mon October 15, 2012
World Cafe

Next: Allah-Las

Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 1:54 pm

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The vintage sounds of Allah-Las combine the harmonies and hooks of the British Invasion with the atmosphere of a West Coast psychedelic band. Three of the group's four members met while working at the legendary record store Amoeba, where they discovered a mutual love for '60s rock and the beach.

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Mon October 8, 2012
World Cafe

Next: Moon Taxi

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 9:31 am

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Mon October 1, 2012
World Cafe

Next: The Lighthouse And The Whaler

The Lighthouse and the Whaler.
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  • Hear two new tracks from The Lighthouse and the Whaler

The Lighthouse and the Whaler is a band based in Cleveland, Ohio, though its name actually references the waters off the coast of Massachusetts. Originally, Michael LoPresti and Aaron Smith were its only members, and the very first song they wrote together, "The Field Song," ended up picked for a Paste sampler CD.

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