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Dick and Jane
2:20 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Dick and Jane Song of the Week: "You are Who You are"

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 Lost inside the fog and doubt in a world I don’t know, I’m scared that if I try and fail, there’s only me to blame, searching for the real me. Who am I? I am alone. I find strengths within my fears and courage in my pain. When you’re lost, you have to look for the light. When you believe in yourself, you’ll be alright. Times can be tough, but so can you. This is your chance, just keep pushing through. Yeah, you are who you are. The fog is clearing in my mind and I’ll make it if I try. I’m scared that if I never try, there’s only me to blame, searching for the real me. And I wonder who I’ll find. I find the light within myself, and I’ll never be the same. When you’re lost, you have to look for the light. When you believe in yourself, you’ll be alright. Times can be tough, but so can you. This is your chance, just keep pushing through. Yeah, you are who you are. Here I am. I’ve found myself in a place I’ve always known. I made it here because I’ve tried and look at all I’ve gained. Searching for the real me and, oh, look how I’ve grown. ‘Cause I am who I am and I found I can’t be changed.

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Music
4:55 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Electronic Edition: James Blake And Brian Eno, DJ Koze, Bonobo, More

Clockwise from upper left: Joker, Bonobo, James Blake, DJ Koze, Julio Bashmore
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Thu March 21, 2013 9:21 am

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Music
4:50 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Stevie Nicks: 'When We Walk Into The Room, We Have To Float In Like Goddesses'

Stevie Nicks speaking on stage at the 2013 South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.
Mito Habe-Evans NPR

Originally published on Mon March 18, 2013 5:49 pm

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:47 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Matt Monta Live From Studio A March 22, 2013 @ 1PM!

Matt Monta will perform Live From Studio A

Tune in for a live session with local musician Matt Monta during the Global Village. He's got his new solo debut CD American Rhymin' and we'll get a little preview of what's to come on Saturday night at The Tree Bar for his CD release show!  Micah Schnabel, Eric Nassau and Joshua P. James & The Paper Planes will also perform on Saturday...good times!  Listen live!


  

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Music
4:25 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Toro Y Moi On World Cafe

Toro Y Moi.
Andrew Paynter Courtesy of the artist

Performing and recording under the name Toro Y Moi, Chaz Bundick draws on elements of soul, jazz, Latin disco, funk and modern pop. With Toro Y Moi's 2010 debut, Causers of This, Bundick became a pioneer of what's often called chillwave.

His new album, Anything in Return, is a set of electro-pop songs enhanced by his smooth vocals. In this installment of World Café, Toro Y Moi plays a few songs from the album and talks about the inspiration behind his lyrics.

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wcbe exclusive
1:17 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Gabriel Alegria Live From Studio A March 22, 2013@11am!

Credit http://gabrielalegria.com

He will bring his Afro-Peruvian sextet to Columbus on the 22nd, and will perform live during the 11am hour.


You will also be able to see him perform live this weekend at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza.


That's Gabriel Alegria live from studio a on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, and 106.3 FM in Newark.


Also streaming our signal online at wcbe.org


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Music
4:34 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

The Lions On World Cafe Tonight @ 8PM On WCBE!

The Lions.
Eric Coleman Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu March 21, 2013 9:22 am

The Lions' members share a strong love of classic, Jamaican-inspired reggae. Hailing from different musical generations, the L.A. band's members craft a unique style which blends hip-hop and reggae with electrifying dub rhythms. Although the lineup has changed since The Lions' beginnings, the music has remained explosive and alluring.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
3:44 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Milo Greene: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Milo Greene performed live from WCBE's Studio A on March 19th, 2013! Check out these great performances of "Take A Step", "Cutty Love", and "1957". 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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WEB EXCLUSIVE
3:17 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Booker T. Jones: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Booker T. Jones performed live from WCBE's Studio A on June 14th, 2013. Check out the amazing performances of "Down In Memphis", "Take Me To The River", and "Born Under A Bad Sign"! 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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Music
11:14 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Bob Boilen's 15 Essential Moments From SXSW 2013

Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 1:20 pm

Unlike any other festival, South by Southwest is unique to everyone who attends. And I love that about this festival. With over 2,200 bands spread out over 100 venues and five days of music, everyone sees something different and walks away with different joys and discoveries. You could go to a Brooklyn Vegan showcase and spend the whole day in one place. You could search out only Latino bands, or metal bands, hip hop or blues. In fact, when the All Songs crew gathers to record our late night dispatches on the streets of Austin, Texas, we all share completely different joys.

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wcbe exclusive
3:01 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Marcus Foster Live From Studio A, March 21@11am!

Credit Marcus Foster

You won't need to travel to Europe to see Marcus Foster, because he is currently on a tour of the United States, and will be making a stop in Columbus.

He's on the road with Sean Rowe and will be playing at Woodlands Tavern later that evening.

Hear the music of Marcus Foster on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, and 106.3FM in Newark.

And streaming audio online at www.wcbe.org

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Music
1:20 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Billy Bragg On World Cafe Tonight @ 8PM On WCBE!

Billy Bragg.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon May 6, 2013 8:14 pm

With a career spanning more than 30 years, English musician Billy Bragg blends folk, rock and punk with messages about politics and love. His new album Tooth & Nail is his first release in five years.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
10:55 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors Live From Studio A March 22, 2013 @ 2PM!

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

East Nashville's Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors will play a few songs for us during the Global Village ahead of their show that night at The Basement! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
10:24 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Kate Nash Live From Studio A March 20, 2013 @ 2PM!

Kate Nash will perform Live From Studio A!

Tune in for a live session with British musician Kate Nash and a chance to win tickets to the sold out show at The A&R Music Bar! 

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Music
1:00 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Duane Allman: Guitar Playing That 'Gets Inside Of You'

Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band lived to play music. A new box set, Skydog, collects the legendary body of work he produced before his death in 1971.
John Gellman Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat March 16, 2013 9:44 am

The Allman Brothers Band produced the sound at the heart of Southern rock. At Fillmore East, the live double album that launched Duane and Gregg Allman into the rock stratosphere, was recorded 42 years ago this month. But on Oct. 29, 1971, just days after the record was certified gold, 24-year-old Duane was killed in a motorcycle accident.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
8:15 am
Mon March 18, 2013

The Lee Boys: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The Lee Boys performed live from our studios on November 2nd, 2012! Check out their performances of "I'm Not Tired", "Smile", and "Testify" ! We hope you enjoy the performance and 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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Dick and Jane
2:40 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Dick and Jane Song of the Week: " We are Strong"

Listen Here for the Story Behind the Song.

LYRICS

 You tried to take me down. You took out my legs. You made me fall to the ground. You took the light away. But you didn’t know that I’d stand back up. And you didn’t know that I’d be stronger. You thought that you could bring us down. You thought that you could break us. But little did you know that we’d grow stronger. Little did you know that we are strong. I tried to see the light. I tested out my legs. Above me was the moon shining in the dark, but I didn’t know how to stand back up and I didn’t know how to be stronger. You thought that you could bring us down. You thought that you could break us. But little did you know that we’d grow stronger. Little did you know that we are strong. Now I am standing up and I can see the light. You back away because I am growing as one. Now we are standing up and we can see the light. You back away because we are growing as one. We are growing as one. 

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All Songs Considered
2:29 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

SXSW 2013: Day Three Highlights

The Flaming Lips on stage at the Belmont in Austin, Texas. The band played its 2002 album, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots.
Jordan Naylor Getty Images

Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 1:30 pm

  • Hear The SXSW Day 3 Late Night Dispatch

The span of South by Southwest is so huge that sometimes the festival can be about the bands you miss as much as the ones you see. After the hectic Thursday on the streets, bars and venues of Austin, Texas, the All Songs Considered crew regrouped to recount the long walks, long lines, tough decisions, missed opportunities and happy accidents of day three.

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All Songs Considered
2:28 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

SXSW 2013: Day Two Highlights

Yeah Yeah Yeah's Karen O lights up the night at Stubb's during NPR Music's SXSW showcase.
Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 1:28 pm

  • Hear The SXSW Day 2 Late Night Dispatch

For the All Songs Considered gang, the second day of the South By Southwest music festival was packed with familiar favorites and new discoveries. On the heels of NPR Music's SXSW Showcase at Stubb's, Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, Stephen Thompson and Ann Powers once again huddled in their favorite Austin churchyard to discuss the standouts and surprises from the day.

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Music
2:03 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Local Natives On World Cafe

Local Natives.
Bryan Sheffield Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 5:31 pm

Local Natives, a Los Angeles-based indie-rock outfit, made a splash in 2009 with its self-funded debut album Gorilla Manor. The band went on tour with Arcade Fire and The National in support of the record, which hit No. 3 on the Billboard 200 New Artist Chart.

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