World Cafe: Next

9:27am

Tue April 29, 2014
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World Cafe Next: The Apache Relay

The Apache Relay.
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  • Hear Two Songs By The Apache Relay

We heard about this week's World Cafe: Next band, The Apache Relay, during our Sense of Place: Nashville series. Their new self-titled release took a while to get right, with a couple of tries being scrapped along the way, but it's finally arrived. Hear two songs from the record on this week's World Cafe: Next segment.

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12:59pm

Mon September 23, 2013
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World Cafe Next: テ《geir

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 8:16 am

テ《geir.
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  • Hear Two Songs By テ《geir

Musically speaking, we travel to Iceland for Monday's installment of World Cafe: Next. Our featured artist is テ《geir, a 21-year-old singer-songwriter who's on his way to making history. After releasing his debut album (In the Silence) in his homeland last year, the singer has the best-selling and fastest-selling debut album ever in Iceland.

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9:32am

Mon September 16, 2013
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World Cafe Next: Wildcat! Wildcat!

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 8:16 am

Wildcat! Wildcat!
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  • Hear Two Songs By Wildcat! Wildcat!

The punchy L.A. indie-pop band Wildcat! Wildcat! is made up of three members who've been friends since middle school. They've released a couple of singles 窶 including the latest, "Mr. Quiche" 窶 and recently compiled them on a new EP. Hear a couple of the band's songs on this installment of World Cafe: Next.

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1:20pm

Tue September 10, 2013
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World Cafe Next: Royal Bangs

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 12:29 pm

Royal Bangs.
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Our World Cafe: Next artist this week is Royal Bangs, a band originally from Knoxville, Tennessee. The band formed in 2001 and had their first album released by The Black Keys' Patrick Carney on his own Audio Eagle Records in 2008. He actually discovered the band on MySpace.

The band is fronted by Ryan Schaefer and their new album, Brass, was produced by Carney. It's scheduled to be released on September 17, but you can hear two tracks from it on the World Cafe: Next podcast.

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8:31am

Tue September 3, 2013
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World Cafe Next: Caroline Rose

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 12:31 pm

Caroline Rose.
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Singer-songwriter Caroline Rose grew up in Vermont the daughter of two artists, so it was never a far stretch to imagine she would become a performer herself. What is a little surprising is the grit in this young woman's performance. Turns out her mother is from the South, and there were many trips and exposures to Southern culture along the way. She started writing songs in her early teens hasn't stopped since, and most of her debut full-length, America Religious, was conceived on the road. It's a tough-sounding record from an artist to watch.

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