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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
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Bob Bumbera

Morning Show News and Sports Director

  • Songs
    1. New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers
    2. TV on The Radio - Happy Idiot
    3. Phish - Waiting All Night
    4. Courtney Barnett - Avant Gardener
    5. John Mellencamp - Troubled Man
    6. Parquet Courts - Black and White
    7. Strand of Oaks - Goshen 97
    8. Hozier - Take Me to Church
    9. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - U Get Me High
    10. Mike Doughty - Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating in the Future
    

Bruce Warren

Assistant Station Manager

  • Songs
    1. Hozier - Take Me To Church
    2. War On Drugs - Under The Pressure
    3. Sam Smith - Stay With Me
    4. Sylvan Esso - Coffee
    5. Field Report - Home
    6. Raury - God's Whisper
    7. New Pornographers - Brill Bruisers
    8. Spoon - Do You
    9. Sia - Chandelier
    10. Sharon Van Etten - Your Love Is Killing Me
    

Chuck Elliot

Host of Sleepy Hollow

  • Songs
    1. Saint Savior - Intavenous
    2. Vashti Bunyan - Across the Water
    3. Peter Jack Rainbird - Ariel
    4. Stephen Bennett - Gabriel's Oboe
    5. Field Report - Enchantment
    6. Jesse Winchester - Neither Here Nor There
    7. Garnet Rogers - Summer's End
    8. Kate McGarry and Keith Ganz - Plea for a Good Night's Sleep
    9. Cat Power and Coldplay - Wish I Was Here
    10. Jonathan Byrd - You Can't Run from the Radio
    

Dan Reed

Operations Manager and Music Director, Host Afternoons on XPN

  • Songs
    1. The War On Drugs - Under The Pressure
    2. Shark Tape - Bronco
    3. Fly Golden Eagle - Tangible Intangible
    4. The Afghan Whigs - Matamoros
    5. King Tuff - Eyes Of The Muse
    6. Chuck Prophet - Tell Me Anything (Turn To Gold)
    7. Raury - God's Whisper
    8. Phantogram - Fall In Love
    9. Pharrell Williams - Happy
    10. Old 97's - Longer Than You've Been Alive
    

David Dye

Host of World Cafe and Funky Friday

  • Songs
    1. War On Drugs - Under The Pressure
    2. Spoon - Do You
    3. Black Keys - Get Away
    4. Temples - Mesmerize
    5. Hiss Golden Messenger - Southern Grammar
    6. Chet Faker - Talk Is Cheap
    7. Strand Of Oaks - Goshen 97
    8. tUnEyArDs - Water Fountain
    9. Lake Street Dive - You Go Down Smooth
    10. TV On The Radio - Careful You
    

Eric Schuman

Host of Indie Rock Hit Parade/All Request Saturday

  • Songs
    1. Future Islands - Seasons (Waiting On You)
    2. Damien Jurado - Silver Timothy
    3. Broncho - Class Historian
    4. Hurray For The Riff Raff - I Know It's Wrong (But That's Alright)
    5. The Both - Volunteers Of America
    6. Parquet Courts - Always Back In Town
    7. Ex Hex - Hot And Cold
    8. Alvvays - Party Police
    9. Ryan Adams - Gimme Something Good
    10. Generationals - Black Lemon
    

Fred Knittel

Folkadelphia

  • Songs
    1. Lydia Loveless - Chris Issak
    2. Sam Amidon - Won't Turn Back
    3. Tom Brosseau - Cradle Your Device
    4. Sturgill Simpson - Turtles All The Way Down
    5. Myriam Gendron - Threnody
    6. The Gloaming - Allistrum's March
    7. My Brightest Diamond - Pressure
    8. Yelle - Complètement Fou
    9. Saintseneca - Only the Young Die Good
    10. Alvvays - Archie
    

Helen Leicht

On Air Host

  • Songs
    1. Courtney Barnett - Avant Gardner
    2. Hozier - Take Me to Church
    3. The Black Keys - Weight of Love
    4. Sam Smith - Stay with Me
    5. The War on Drugs - Under the Pressure
    6. Strand of Oaks - Heal
    7. Temples - Shelter
    8. The Barr Brothers - Half Crazy
    9. Sarah McLachlan - In Your Shoes
    10. Sylvan Esso - Coffee
    

John Diliberto

Host of Echoes

  • Songs
    1. Philip Selway - Coming up For Air
    2. Temples - Shelter Song
    3. Lana Del Rey - Cruel World
    4. Beck - Morning
    5. Kristin Hoffman - Let Go
    6. Thus Owls - Turning Rocks
    7. Lyla Foy - Easy
    8. Fink - Pilgrim
    9. Tycho - Awake
    10. Hozier -Take Me to Church
    

John Vettese

Host of Philly Local and Editor of The Key

  • Songs
    1. Strand of Oaks - Goshen 97
    2. True Trans Soul Rebel - Against Me!
    3. Dirty Laundry - Cayetana
    4. Hozier - From Eden
    5. Sylvan Esso - H.S.T.K.
    6. Ryan Adams - Gimmie Somthing Good
    7. Son Little - The River
    8. Sharon Van Etten - Every Time The Sun Comes Up
    9. Shovels and Rope - The Devil is All Around
    10. Cheerleader - Perfect Vision
    

Jonny Meister

Host of The Blues Show

  • Songs
    1. JJ Thames - Souled Out
    2. Bobby Rush - Another Murder In New Orleans
    3. Jarekus Singleton - Blame Game
    4. Joe Louis Walker - Stick A Fork In Me Baby
    5. Jimmy "Duck" Holmes & Terry "Harmonica" Bean - She Moved Across The Water
    6. Bob Stroger & Kenny "Beedy Eyes" Smith - That's My Name
    7. Daunielle - I Got A Voice
    8. Elvin Bishop -Everybody's In The Same Boat
    9. Linsey Alexander - Funky Feeling
    10. Mikey Junior - She's Good At Being Bad
    

Julian Booker

Host of Sleepy Hollow

  • Songs
    1. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Lariat
    2. Real Estate - Crime
    3. St. Vincent - Digital Witness
    4. Dawn Landes - Trying to Make a Fire Burn Again
    5. Damian Jurado - Silver Katherine
    6. Oliver Wilde - On This Morning
    7. Lyla Foy - Warning
    8. Toumani & Sidiki Diabate - Hamadoun Toure
    9. Hiss Golden Messenger - Saturday's Song
    10. Regina Carter - Cornbread Crumbled in Gravy
    

Kathy O'Connell

Host of Kids Corner

  • Songs
    1. Old 97s - Longer Than You've Been Alive
    2. Nicole Atkins - Girl You Look Amazing
    3. Lake Street Dive - You Go Down Smooth
    4. John Flynn - Like Woody Done
    5. Low Cut Connie - Jump into the Fire
    6. Damon Albar - Mister Tembo
    7. Pharrell Williams - Happy
    8. Nickel Creek - Destination
    9. Black Keys - Gotta Get Away
    10. Courtney Barnett - Avant Gardener
    

Michaela Majoun

Host XPN Morning Show

  • Songs
    1. Sam Smith - Stay With Me
    2. Sam Smith - I'm Not The Only One
    3. Sam Smith - Money On My Mind
    4. Hozier - Take Me To Church
    5. Old 97's - Longer Than You've Been Alive
    6. Lucinda Williams - Burning Bridges
    7. Lake Street Dive - Bad Self Portraits
    8. Ryan Adams - Gimme Something Good
    9. Black Keys - Gotta Get Away
    10. Chuck Prophet - Tell Me Anything (Turn To Gold)
    

Mike Vasilikos

Assistant Music Director

  • Songs
    1. Hozier - From Eden
    2. Chet Faker - 1998
    3. Sam Smith - Money on My Mind
    4. Ryan Adams - Gimme Something Good
    5. Troy Ave - Your Style
    6. Strand of Oaks - Shut In
    7. Black Keys - Gotta Get Away
    8. Son Little - The River
    9. Phantogram - Fall in Love
    10. Saintseneca - Happy Alone