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10:29 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

WCBE Presents Lydia Loveless Live From Studio A Mon. Feb. 24, 2014 @ 2PM!

Lydia Loveless will perform Live From Studio A

Columbus' own Lydia Loveless just released her brand new CD Somewhere Else on Chicago's Bloodshot Records!  

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10:51 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Ha Ha Tonka on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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It's conversation and live performances from their latest release "Lessons."
The Missouri based band Ha Ha Tonka join us today. The band's unusual name pays tribute to the Ozark region they are from- it's the name of a state park. When the 10 year old band signed to Chicago based roots label Bloodshot in 2007 they changed the name to Ha Ha Tonka having been previously known as Amsterband.
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Music
5:33 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Music Education For Creativity, Not A Tool For Test Scores

Advocates are pushing for the virtues of music education that can't be measured numerically.
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Originally published on Tue February 18, 2014 7:58 pm

In a mobile classroom — basically a trailer outfitted with a desk and some chairs — music teacher Chris Miller works with a group of active kindergartners dressed in green and khaki school uniforms. He teaches them the basics: musical concepts, artists and styles of music.

"Everybody repeat after me," he says. "Wade in the water." Kids sing back, "Wade in the water."

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10:25 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Suzanne Vega on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Suzanne talks with David Dye about her first new album in 7 years.
Folkie Suzanne Vega Rocks On New Album And Has Hip-Hop Cred! Singer songwriter icon Suzanne Vega is our guest for the full hour. Her new album Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles was just released today. Vega burst on the New York City folk scene in 1987 with her second album Solitude Standing and the song "Luka."
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11:56 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Vintage Cafe: The Civil Wars on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

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It's music and coversation from an episode originally broadcast in 2011.
Vintage Cafe -The Civil Wars From 2011 Before Their Hiatus Last week The Civil Wars record company made available digitally a covers EP the duo had put out on vinyl last year. Among other songs it includes their version of Elliot Smith's "Between The Bars."
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Music
11:09 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

WCBE Presents San Fermin Live From Studio A Wed. Feb. 19, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents San Fermin Live From Studio A

The eight-member outfit San Fermin will bring their Baroque Pop/Indie sounds to the WCBE studios to play a few songs during the Global Village!

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Music
8:13 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

9th Annual Music In The Round @ Via Vecchia And Live From Studio A!

Music In The Round IX

Coming up on Saturday Feb. 22, 2014 Capitol Square Rotary Club will host the ninth annual Music In The Round event benefiting the Rafiki AIDS Orphanage School of Muziki. 

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Music
7:33 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Graham Colton Live From Studio A Mon. Feb. 17, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Graham Colton Live From Studio A

Oklahoma City's Graham Colton will drop by WCBE and the Global Village to play a few songs for us before his show that night at The Basement

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
2:25 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

WCBE Presents Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers Live From Studio A Tues. Feb. 18, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers

WCBE proudly presents Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers on Tuesday, February 18th! 

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
3:10 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Habib Koite: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Habib Koite performed live from WCBE's Studio A on February 2nd, 2014! Check out the perfomance again here on WCBE 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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Music
11:21 am
Thu February 13, 2014

The Worst Songs Of All Time?

Originally published on Tue February 11, 2014 9:57 pm

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8:49 am
Thu February 13, 2014

St. Paul and The Broken Bones on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

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The band stops by the World Cafe studios to discuss their debut release "Half The City."
Diego Garcia Sings and Writes His Way To Paradise On New Album We welcome the singer songwriter Diego Garcia back to the World Cafe today. We met the handsome Argentine, by way of New York, in 2011 when he released his lovelorn album Laura.
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WCBE Exclusive
8:16 am
Thu February 13, 2014

WCBE Presents Music In The Round Live From Studio A Thur. Feb. 20, 2014@11AM!

Credit Music In The Round

This year WCBE's music in the round preview will feature Jonathan Vernon, Joe Peppercorn, Erika Hughes and Jessica Wabbit.

All will play one song in studio a, preceding the Music In The Round event at Via Vecchia Winery at 6pm on Saturday February 22.

Hear this special live From studio A performance, on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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Music Reviews
4:00 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Album Review: 'Sun Structures,' By Temples

Originally published on Wed February 12, 2014 8:00 pm

Transcript

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Finally this hour, a new perspective on the enduring influence of The Beatles. It comes from another four-piece British rock band called Temples. The group is from the town of Kettering. Critics have been raving about them since last summer. Their debut album, "Sun Structures," has now been released here in the U.S. And hearing it might whisk you away to 1960s Liverpool. Here's our critic, Tom Moon.

TOM MOON, BYLINE: If nothing else, Temples has impeccable timing.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "SHELTER SONG")

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1:22 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Rose Windows on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Hear live performances from 2013's "The Sun Dogs."
Another Definition Of Psychedelic Music From Seattle's Rose Windows February 12, 2014 - The Seattle based psychedelic band Rose Windows has a remarkable mix of music. It comes from folk, blues, Persian and Eastern European music influences as well as 60's psych and prog - the band name checks The Doors and even Black Sabbath.
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9:41 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Temples on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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The band's debut, Sun Structures, was released yesterday.
Temples - From A Small British Town Come Big Things The young British band Temples join us today. The 4 piece are from the small town of Kettering in England where their brand of psychedelic music came together in the home studio of singer-guitarist James Edward Bagshaw in 2012.
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9:39 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Vintage Cafe: Bert Jansch on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Revisit this 2011 interview with the influential British guitarist.
Our Vintage Cafe: One Of British Folk Legend Bert Jansch's Final Interviews Our guest on this Vintage Cafe is the British folk musician Bert Jansch who passed away from cancer in October of 2011 about ten months after recording this interview.
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WCBE Exclusive
7:29 am
Fri February 7, 2014

WCBE Presents Sean Carney Live From Studio A Fri. Feb. 7, 2014@11AM!

Credit Sean Carney

Sean will be playing Friday Night at Woodlands tavern.

Also coming up, a special show Sunday night featuring several bands to help Steve Perakis cover some of the expenses from his accident. Steve is recovering well and will be playing at this show.

Hear more about Sean Carney and this benefit show Friday morning on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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7:41 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Warpaint on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Their appearance on World Cafe follows on the heals of their recently released sophomore effort.
How Drummer Stella Mozgawa And The Women of Warpaint Found Their Groove It has been four years since the four women of Warpaint, Jenny Lee Lindberg on bass, Emily Kokal and Theresa Wayman on vocals and guitar, and Stella Mozgawa on drums, released their very successful debut The Fool.
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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:22 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

WCBE Presents Alan Evans Trio Live From Studio A Thurs. Feb. 13, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Alan Evans Trio Live From Studio A

WCBE is looking forward to the return of Alan Evans Trio to Studio A!  They'll play a few songs ahead of their show that night at Brothers Drake Meadery!  They're out on the road in support of their latest release Merkaba and you'll get at taste of it on WCBE!  Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets for the show!  It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at

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