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Fitz & The Tantrums On World Cafe

The group crafts a mix of indie pop and neo-soul on its new album, More Than Just a Dream.
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Kobo Town: A Haunted 'Jukebox' Filled With Caribbean Sounds

The Toronto band plays a mix of old-school calypso, ska and West Indian styles. But its new album, Jumbie in the Jukebox, doesn't so much revive classic genres as reinvent them for a new time.
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Time For Three (Rebroadcast)

We hear from Time for Three, a trio of classically trained musicians who bend genres, incorporating jazz, pop and bluegrass into their music.

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Igor Stravinsky's 'Rite Of Spring' Counterrevolution

Not long after his shocking ballet, the composer branched out into a broad range of styles, ushering in new musical trends far from the violent tone of his iconic Rite of Spring.
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Georges Moustaki, Who Wrote Songs For Edith Piaf, Dies

One of France's most beloved songwriters, Moustaki died Thursday in Nice after a long illness. He was known for infusing French song with sounds from around the world.
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Boy On World Cafe

The Swiss-German duo's sweet, honest and enchanting sound shines on its debut album, Mutual Friends.

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