Performing songs from his latest disc For Now I Am Winter, Olafur Arnalds helps the World Cafe explore the musical culture of Iceland as part of this week's Sense of Place series. Plus, Sigur Ros from the archives.
That's World Cafe, tonight at pm on 90.5FM WCBE, 106.3FM in Newark and online at wcbe.org.
Take a musical journey through Iceland on this week's Sense of Place series, which begins tonight with a Vintage Cafe featuring Asgeir. Plus, find out about the best new Icelandic bands with Oli P. from Reykjavic's Ras 2 Radio.
Sense of Place/Iceland on World Cafe, tonight at 8 on 90.5FM WCBE, 106.3FM in Newark and online at wcbe.org
King Kahn and The Shrines' Psychedelic Garage/Soul Our guests today, King Kahn and the Shrines, are a garage/soul/psychedelic band from Berlin led by the charismatic Arish Kahn. Kahn grew up in Montreal, the son of South Asian parents, and first played in punk bands.
How Saintseneca's "Meditations on Doom" on Dark Arc Came To Sound So Happy On the Cafe today it's our first visit from Saintseneca, the Ohio based band led by Zac Little. Having released an album, Last, in 2013 the band has gone through some changes in personnel and direction leading up to the new album Dark Arc which is the band's first for Anti Records.