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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

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NPR SXSW

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SXSW

  1. Mélat's 'Push,' Live From Austin
    Watch the R&B singer perform her smart and stylish standout single onstage in her hometown of Austin, Texas, during SXSW. More....
  2. SXSW 2018 Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments
    Our bleary-eyed, ear-ringing week of non-stop live music at the 2018 South by Southwest music festival has ended and we're back one last time to play some of our favorite discoveries. More....
  3. Alt.Latino's SXSW 2018 Preview: Amara La Negra, Balún, Bad Gyal And More
    Some artists we can't wait to see at the annual music conference in Austin, Texas, representing a wide spectrum of styles and genres. More....
  4. The Austin 100: Hatchie
    For fans of The Cranberries, Cocteau Twins and Japanese Breakfast. More....
  5. Siblings Gracie And Clyde Lawrence On Touring And The Meaning Of Home
    The brother and sister have been performing together since they were toddlers, but touring across the country in the soul-pop band Lawrence gave them a new understanding of their relationship. More....
  6. After Fleeing An Apocalypse, La Vida Boheme Embraces Its Immigrant Story
    The Venezuelan rockers moved to Mexico as protest and corruption were swallowing their hometown of Caracas. Life in a foreign country became the inspiration for their latest album, La Lucha. More....
  7. 'Beauty And The Beast,' Music, And More From South By Southwest
    This week, we visit the new Disney live-action adaptation of Beauty And The Beast, and we all report back from Austin about the happenings at South By Southwest. More....
  8. Escape The Noise: Watch 9 Lullabies From Austin
    Lydia Ainsworth, Phoebe Bridgers, L.A. Salami, Valerie June, Let's Eat Grandma and others sing us quiet songs on hotel beds and in art installations during SXSW. More....
  9. South X Lullaby: Nick Hakim
    In the Optic Obscura installation at SXSW, Hakim sings some psychedelic soul music for outer-space performed in a room that looks like outer-space. More....
  10. South X Lullaby: Lydia Ainsworth
    Surrounded by long-hanging optical fibers, Ainsworth sings a stripped-down version of the slow-burning "Afterglow" accompanied only by an upright bass and light percussion. More....

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