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12:02 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

NPR Music At SXSW 2014: Wednesday

Damon Albarn performs at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas.
Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Mon March 17, 2014 9:33 am

  • Listen to All Songs Considered at SXSW - Wednesday

For most of Wednesday, our team in Austin, Texas, had their eyes on the stage at Stubb's BBQ, where we presented our SXSW showcase featuring sets by Damon Albarn, St. Vincent, Kelis, Eagulls and Perfect Pussy. But near the end of the night, we started hearing news of a terrible accident involving dozens of people outside another venue.

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SXSW
11:10 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Watch SXSW Performances LIVE via NPR Music

St. Vincent
Courtesy of the Artist NPR

NPR Music returns to Austin for coverage of the 2014 South by Southwest Festival, March 7-16th. The lineup includes a Showcase video webcast with St. Vincent, Damon Albarn, and more, the keynote webcast with Lady Gaga, a preview show from All Songs Considered, and five nightly podcast reports from the ASC team.

Click here to access the live stream and performance schedule.

10:31 am
Thu March 13, 2014

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

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David Dye visits with Austin residents Patty Griffin and Jody Denberg.
Austin Suits Patty Griffin Just Right! She Plays An Unreleased Song For Us Live Our Sense of Place stop in Austin continues today with long time resident singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. In late 2013 Griffin finally saw the release of her album Silver Bell which was recorded in 2000 as the follow-up to her second album Flaming Red but was shelved by her then record company.
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10:30 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Sense of Place: Austin on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Tonight, the spotlight's on Austin's own Wild Child.
2013 Austin Music Award Winners In Both The "Indie" and "Folk" Categories - Wild Child Our Sense of Place visit to Austin continues as we move into the KUTX studio for a performance from the Austin, Texas band Wild Child. The band put out their debut in 2011 and their second album The Runaround in October of last year.
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9:42 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Sense of Place: Austin on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Tonight, it's a visit with musician and actor Shakey Graves.
Find Out Why Austin's Shakey Graves Was Born To Perform Our Sense of Place: Austin guest today, Shakey Graves, has been described as one of the best one-man shows in Austin. With his finger-picked guitar and suitcase drum he takes over the stage.
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Music
2:56 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Noah Gunderson: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Noah Gunderson played live from WCBE's Studio A on March 7th, 2014! Check out the amazing performance here on WCBE's Live from Studio A REPLAY 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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11:14 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Sense of Place: Austin on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Tonight, it's a visit with Jim Eno.
Live From Spoon Drummer Jim Eno's Public Hi Fi Studio - Jim Eno! If you are a fan of Spoon, the long time Alt-rock band that got their start in Austin, then you are undoubtedly a fan of their drummer Jim Eno.
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Music
12:30 am
Mon March 10, 2014

First Listen: The War On Drugs, 'Lost In The Dream'

The War on Drugs' new album, Lost in the Dream, comes out March 18.
Dusdin Condren Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed March 19, 2014 10:56 am

"Under the Pressure," the nine-minute song that kicks off Lost in the Dream, opens with a few seconds of hair-raising electronic ticking and closes with two and a half minutes of full-band, synchronized, undulating feedback. In between, The War on Drugs shows many of the cards in its stacked deck: chugging drums, horn stabs, guitar runs that fly off into the atmosphere, keyboards with a strong melodic gravitational field pulling weight for singer Adam Granduciel's wandering mystic tenor.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
2:57 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

WCBE Presents Steep Canyon Rangers @ Woodland's Tavern Sun. March 9th, 2014!

WCBE Presents Steep Canyon Rangers @ Woodland's Tavern

WCBE proudly presents Bluegrass outfit the Steep Canyon Rangers at Woodland's Tavern on Sunday, March 9th!  Door are at 6:30PM and local group

Strung Up will kick things off soon after that!  See you there!

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
3:00 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Cyro Baptista's Banquet of Spirits: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Cyro Baptista's Banquest of Spirits performed live from WCBE's Studio A on March 6th, 2014! Check out the out-of-this world performance right here on Live from Studio A REPLAY!

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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9:06 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Jeremy Messersmith on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Jeremy appears on World Cafe tonight to discuss his most recent release, Heart Murmurs.
The Elegant Songcraft of Minneapolis' Jeremy Messersmith March 6, 2014 - Jeremy Messersmith's fourth record is called Heart Murmurs and it is indeed another album of elegantly crafted love songs. Jeremy is from Minneapolis where his initial trilogy of albums that started with The Alcatraz Kid in 2006 caught a lot of ears there.
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WCBE Exclusive
7:44 am
Thu March 6, 2014

WCBE Presents Caroline Smith Live From Studio A Fri. March 7, 2014@11am

Credit Reginaald VanNurden

She is currently touring in support of her new release, "Half About Being a Woman". 

Her Columbus stop will be at Woodlands Tavern.

Listen to a live performance and chat from Caroline Smith, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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1:33 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Nicole Atkins on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Tonight, Nicole makes a return visit to World Cafe.
Hurricane Sandy Swept Nicole Atkins To Sweden To Record New Album We welcome New Jersey based artist Nicole Atkins back to the Cafe. The New Jersey part is important because her first album was named after Neptune City on the shore and her new album Slow Phaser came into being partially because of the after effects of Hurricane Sandy.
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WEB EXCLUSIVE
9:18 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Sassafraz: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The phenomenal group, Sassafraz, performed live from Studio A on March 3rd, 2014! Check out their performances of "Move Your Body", "Take Me Away", and "Wonder Why". Enjoy! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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WCBE Exclusive
12:48 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

WCBE Presents Juanito Pascual Live From Studio A Wed. March 5, 2014@11am!

Credit Juanito Pascual

This flamenco guitarist and his trio will be paying a visit to WCBE's studio a to perform live, and talk about the new cd, "New Flamenco Trio".

This group will also be performing at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza In Worthington later that night at 9pm, as a part of the cd release tour.

Rounding out Juanito Pascual's Trio is percussionist Tupac Mantilla, and bassist Brad Barrett.

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Monthly Music & More
11:08 am
Tue March 4, 2014

WCBE's Monthly Music & More: Temples w/Drowners & a Swag Bag!

Attention Music Lovers: the WCBE Monthly Music & More Giveaway is back, and running now through March 31st! This month, the giveaway includes a prize package with a pair of concert tickets to see the band Temples and their show with Drowners on April 28th, plus 3 WCBE t-shirts and many CDs to expand your music library, with artists like Beck, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and much more! A donation is not required, but every donation made between now and March 31st will get you automatically registered!

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8:47 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Jonatha Brooke on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Jonatha discusses her latest career move as the star of her own musical.
Jonatha Brooke is an artist that is always stretching. Sometimes quite literally as a dancer when she attended Amherst College where she met classmate Jennifer Kimball and formed The Story, her first band. Her solo career has had many artistic leaps but none quite like what she is doing now.
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10:51 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Vintage Cafe: The Steve Miller Band on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Revisit this 2011 interview with one of rock's most enduring artists.
Vintage Cafe The Steve Miller Band: From The Blues To 70s FM Rock The legendary Steve Miller is our guest today on this Vintage Cafe. The guitarist and songwriter has had an enormously successful career.
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Music
9:29 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Listening In Reel Life: The Pop Music Inside The Oscar Nominees

Beautiful Music Together: Joaquin Phoenix takes a walk on the beach with his girlfriend the Operating System in the Oscar-nominated film Her.
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Originally published on Sat March 1, 2014 9:54 am

The most romantic scene from any of this year's Oscar-nominated films begins with a deliciously idiosyncratic pickup line. At a swinger's pool party in 1978, a flabby yet still somehow alluring Christian Bale gently grabs the arm of Sydney Prosser, played by Amy Adams at her most wide-eyed and guileful. "Is that Duke Ellington on your bracelet?" he murmurs.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
1:29 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Nick D' and the Believers: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Nick D' and the Believers performed live from WCBE's Studio A on February 28th, 2014! Check out these great performances of "Throwing Stones", "My Way Home", and "Find a Little Love"! We hope you enjoy the performance and the interview! 

Do you like what you hear? Let us know what you think about our online Live from Studio A REPLAY series!

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