Music

7:23 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

New Madrid on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Band members visit with David Dye tonight.
How did Athens, Georgia's New Madrid Get Named For A Town On The Mississippi? The indie rock band New Madrid make their Cafe debut today. The band from Athens, Georgia has been together since 2012 and have released two albums including the latest called Sunswimmer that came out last year.
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WCBE Exclusive
9:18 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Carrie Rodriguez & Luke Jacobs Live From Studio A Fri. March 13, 2015 @ 2PM!

Carrie Rodriguez will perform Live From Studio A

Carrie Rodriguez and her musical partner, Luke Jacobs, will return to WCBE to play Live From Studio A!  Her latest studio release is 2013's Give Me All You Got and Live At The Cactus with Jacobs came out in 2014.  Jacobs has also just released his brand new release Velvet After Feel.  And Carrie is also one of the featured performers on the new Asleep At The Wheel CD, paying tribute to Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys!

WCBE Exclusive
9:02 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

WCBE Presents Dave Alvin Live From Studio A Wed. March 11, 2015 @ 2PM!

Dave Alvin will perform Live From Studio A

Dave Alvin will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of the show that night with his brother Phil Alvin & The Guilty Ones at Valley Dale Ballroom!  They're out on the road together with their latest project with a tribute to Big Bill Broonzy called Common Ground.

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!  It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

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7:45 pm
Tue March 10, 2015

Kishi Bashi on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Tonight, the music of Kishi Bashi is in the World Cafe spotlight.
A String Quartet Enhances The Romantic Vision of Kishi Bashi Kishi Bashi is kind of an otherworldly musical experience. Today we are going to partake of a particularly wonderful version of Kishi Bashi as a string quartet has joined K Ishibashi to translate the arrangement he would often play solo, looping his parts into complex arrangements.
WCBE Exclusive
7:16 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

WCBE Presents Miles Nieslen & The Rusted Hearts

Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts

Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts will be playing their blend of Beatles-eque Cosmic Americana during the Global Village in advance of their show that night @ Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza & Live Music.

It's pop rock arrangements and sunny melodies tucked between a long lost country folk steel guitar floating through speakers around crashing drums, bouncing bass lines and smooth as butter keys.

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6:56 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Vintage Cafe: City and Colour on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Revisit this 2011 interview with City and Colour's Dallas Green.
City & Colour From 2011 For Our Vintage Cafe City & Colour From 2011 For Our Vintage Cafe City & Colour is one guy, Dallas Green, from Ontario, Canada. Today we have a Vintage Cafe from 2011 when he had just released is album Little Hell.
First Listen
2:29 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Review: Houndmouth, 'Little Neon Limelight'

Houndmouth's new album, Little Neon Limelight, comes out March 17.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue March 17, 2015 10:41 am

There are four official members of Houndmouth: guitarist Matt Myers, keyboardist Katie Toupin, drummer Shane Cody and bassist Zak Appleby, all of whom also pitch in with the singing and songwriting. But far more people than that contribute to their second album, Little Neon Limelight. Only artful alt-roots producer Dave Cobb, recording engineer Vance Powell and mastering engineer Pete Lyman pop up in the credits, though.

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First Listen
1:41 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Review: Matthew E. White, 'Fresh Blood'

Matthew E. White's new album, Fresh Blood, comes out March 10.
Shawn Brackbill Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue March 17, 2015 10:39 am

It'd be inexact to describe Matthew E. White as a reluctant frontman, but up until the advent of Fresh Blood, his excellent second album, "rock star" wasn't exactly how he saw his future in music. His plan was more quixotic than becoming a successful singer-songwriter: He was starting a label, called Spacebomb Records, in the manner of Motown or Stax or Studio One, with a band and production team in-house. (Literally — his drummer is his roommate and their attic is Spacebomb Studios.)

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First Listen
12:43 pm
Mon March 9, 2015

Review: 'Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith'

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith comes out March 17.
Crackerfarm Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue March 17, 2015 10:42 am

Working as a music journalist means that some days you get to tell people, in breathless prose, about an incredible new record you've discovered. On other days, you have to tell people that an artist you've followed and respected for years is no longer living. That part is never any fun. Listening to the hushed, elegantly spare Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith, I found myself transported back to the period right after Smith died, of apparently self-inflicted stab wounds, in 2003.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:14 am
Thu March 5, 2015

WCBE Presents Luciano Live From Studio A Fri. Mar. 6@2PM!

The Reggae Messenger will be in Columbus to perform at the Al Rosa Villa.

He recently released a new single , "In The Name Of Love".

Be sure to tune in for Luciano, live in studio a, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, online at wcbe.org, and now streaming online through iTunes radio.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Chadwick Stokes: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Chadwick Stokes performed live from Studio A on March 3rd, 2015! Check out their performance again!

Do you like what you hear?  Let us know what you think about WCBE's online Live From Studio A REPLAY series!

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5:05 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Sense of Place: LA on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

Latin funk band Jungle Fire will be in the World Cafe spotlight tonight.
The Big Bold Latin Funk Of Jungle Fire Our World Cafe Sense of Place visit to LA continues today with a bit more of a funky West Coast vibe. Our guests are the powerful new Latin funk band Jungle Fire whose full length Tropicoso is out on Nacional records.
WCBE Exclusive
4:19 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

WCBE Presents Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Live From Studio A Wed. March 18, 2015 @ 1PM!

WCBE Presents Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Live From Studio A

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at The Southern Theatre presented by WCBE!

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

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Music
11:59 am
Tue February 24, 2015

Somebody's Darling: Live from Studio A REPLAY

 Somebody's Darling played live in Studio A on February 19, 2015.  Check out their performance and interview with Greg Moebius.

Do you like what you hear?  Let us know what you think about WCBE's online Live From Studio A REPLAY series!

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WCBE Exclusive
8:31 am
Tue February 24, 2015

WCBE Presents Ellis Paul Live From Studio A Fri. Mar. 6, 2015@11AM!

Credit Rachel Klein

His latest release "Chasing Beauty" came out late last year.

A winner of fifteen Boston Music Awards, he'll be at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, Shedd Theatre the evening of the 6th, with Antje Duvekot.

More information about this performance can be found online at the Six String Concerts website.

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7:00 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Father John Misty on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

Father John Misty discusses his most recent release, "I Love You, Honeybear."
Father John Misty's I Love You, Honeybear All About Falling In Love In LA 2012 was an important year for Josh Tillman. It was the year he released his Father John Misty persona on the world with his first album Fear Fun. It was also the year he met the photographer and filmmaker Emma.
Music
2:47 pm
Sun February 22, 2015

WCBE Presents Chadwick Stokes Live From Studio A Tues. March 3, 2015 @ 2PM!

Chadwick Stokes will perform Live From Studio A

Chad Stokes of State Radio & Dispatch embarked on his first solo outing under the moniker Chadwick Stokes with the solo project, titled Simmerkane II.

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7:37 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Angaleena Presley on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Angaleena visits the World Café studios tonight.
Kentucky Country Singer Angaleena Presley Knows What It Is Like To Be A Coal Miner's Daughter They say write what you know and that certainly explains the songs on Angaleena Presley's debut solo album American Middle Class.
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WCBE Exclusive
1:12 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

WCBE Presents Greensky Bluegrass Live From Studio A Fri. Feb. 20, 2015 @ 2PM!

Greensky Bluegrass will perform Live From Studio A

The Americana/Bluegrass/Indie/Rock outfit Greensky Bluegrass will play a few songs during the Global Village in advance of their show that night at Park Street Saloon presented by WCBE!  They're out on the road with their brand new release If Sorrows Swim and will be making a stop on Columbus! 

Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!

It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org!

6:44 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Owen Pallett on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

Arcade Fire's Owen Pallett is David Dye's guest tonight.
String Player For Arcade Fire, Owen Pallett, And His Latest Solo Album Do you know our guest Owen Pallett? Pallett is probably not most recognized for his solo career although he has made wonderful genre-defying albums under the name Final Fantasy and under his own name (including his latest, the 2014 release In Conflict).

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