Music

WCBE EXCLUSIVE
1:02 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Kevin Gordon Live From Studio A April 12, 2013 @ 1PM!

Kevin Gordon will perform Live From Studio A

  

Based out of Nashville, Louisiana native Kevin Gordon will play a few songs live for us during the Global Village.

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PRMM
12:49 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
9:19 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

The Vespers Live From Studio A April 11, 2013 @ 2PM!

The Vespers will perform Live From Studio A
Credit Erika Chambers Photography

Out of Nashville, TN., the southern folk pop family band The Vespers will play a few songs live during the Global Village! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
8:43 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

William The Accountant Live From Studio A April 10, 2013 @ 2PM!

William The Accountant will perform Live From Studio A

  

Tax day if fast approaching and William The Accountant is here to help ease the pain!

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Music
4:20 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Leagues On World Cafe @ 8PM On WCBE!

Leagues.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed April 10, 2013 7:26 pm

Today's guest, Leagues, provides a perfect start to World Cafe's week-long visit to Nashville, because it perfectly encapsulates the change going on there. A new rock band, Leagues was formed by an amazing singer, Thad Cockrell, who'd been so disenchanted with his alt-country career that he was ready to leave the music business altogether.

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First Listen
10:42 am
Mon April 8, 2013

First Listen: The Flaming Lips, 'The Terror'

The Flaming Lips' new album, The Terror, comes out April 16.
George Salisbury Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri April 26, 2013 12:51 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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First Listen
10:41 am
Mon April 8, 2013

First Listen: Shuggie Otis, 'Inspiration Information/Wings Of Love'

Shuggie Otis' Inspiration Information/Wings of Love comes out April 16.
Adam Farber Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 11:02 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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First Listen
10:37 am
Mon April 8, 2013

First Listen: Iron And Wine, 'Ghost On Ghost'

Iron and Wine's new album, Ghost on Ghost, comes out April 16.
Craig Kief Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 10:59 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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Planet Money
4:20 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Update: Is It Legal To Sell Your Old MP3s? Judge Says No.*

Getty Images

Originally published on Tue April 2, 2013 10:26 am

Last month, we reported on a company called ReDigi that's basically a digital version of a used record store. You can sell them your old mp3s, and you can buy "used" mp3s that other people have sold.

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wcbe exclusive
3:46 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald Live From Studio A April 8@11am

Credit Michael Bernard Fitzgerald

This singer-songwriter will be at The Basement Sunday April 7.

After that, he will stay in town to play in studio a the following morning.

That's Michael Bernard Fitzgerald on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus.

Also at 106.3FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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Music Interviews
3:11 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Bonobo: Challenging Music's 'Borders,' Finding A New Frontier

Bonobo's new album is titled The North Borders.
Andrew De Francesco Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 6:04 pm

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
9:54 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Bobby Long Live From Studio A April 8, 2013 @ 1PM!

Bobby Long will perform Live From Studio A

  

Originally from Wiltshire, UK, Bobby Long now calls NYC his home.

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Music
9:18 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Rolling Stones To Return To Hyde Park After 44 Years

Standing before a crowd 250,000 strong, Mick Jagger opened The Rolling Stones' 1969 concert at London's Hyde Park by reading a Percy Bysshe Shelley poem in tribute to late guitarist Brian Jones.
Chris Walter WireImage

Originally published on Fri April 5, 2013 9:05 am

This July, The Rolling Stones will play London's Hyde Park for the first time in 44 years. The band's last concert there — July 5, 1969 — turned out to be a defining moment in musical history, which those who were there will never forget. Mick Jagger hasn't.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
9:14 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Hadden Sayers Live From Studio A April 5, 2013 @ 2PM!

Hadden Sayers will perform Live From Studio A

Hadden Sayers will play a few songs for us during the Global Village ahead of his show that night at Murphy Theatre in Wilmington, OH.

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Music
3:37 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Night Beds On World Cafe

Winston Yellen of Night Beds.
Jarrod Renaud Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed April 3, 2013 8:09 pm

Night Beds is the work of Winston Yellen, who originally started making music in his hometown of Colorado Springs. But he traveled to Nashville to write the songs for Night Beds' debut album, Country Sleep, in a pre-Civil War cabin once owned by Johnny Cash.

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Music
5:31 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Jace Clayton Revives A Forgotten Voice From New York's Vanguard

Musician Jace Clayton, who also performs under the name DJ /rupture, says he fell in love with the work of little-known composer Julius Eastman.
Rocio Rodriguez Salceda Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat March 30, 2013 6:37 pm

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Music
5:26 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

In South Africa, A Reggae Legacy Lives On

Nkulee Dube's debut album is titled My Way.
Robert Tlapu Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat March 30, 2013 12:33 pm

It's Thursday night in downtown Johannesburg and some 500 people are packed into Bassline, a warehouse-like club in a hipster-friendly neighborhood. They're here for South Africa's longest-running sound system, or crew of reggae DJs. But tonight they get something extra: a young woman sporting dreadlocks and an army cap gets on the mic to freestyle.

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First Listen
8:57 am
Mon April 1, 2013

First Listen: Kurt Vile, 'Wakin On A Pretty Daze'

Kurt Vile's new album, Wakin on a Pretty Daze, comes out April 9.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed April 10, 2013 12:52 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

There's something about Kurt Vile's voice that transcends whatever comes out of his mouth. He's not classically trained (not even close), and has no traditional range to speak of, but the laid-back Philadelphia guitarist is transfixing all the same. His mumbled words resonate with dogged determination. It's one of the reasons Vile has become something of a patron saint for the Great Recession's legions of accidental bohemians, who work hard while hardly working.

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