World Cafe Playlist for 02/23/2024

MGMT joins host Stephen Kallao

MGMT once again has made a record that sounds nothing like you’d expect, but that’s no surprise for the psychedelic pop outfit. On their fifth album, Loss of Life, the band grows up. Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser join us to talk about how less acid, more stability, and a slight nod to 80s metal goes a long way

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Dawes “Don’t Send Me Away” All Your Favorite Bands
MGMT “Mother Nature” Loss of Life
MGMT “Loss of Life (Part 2)” Loss of Life
MGMT “Dancing in Babylon” Loss of Life
MGMT “Nothing Changes” Loss of Life
MGMT “I Wish I Was Joking” Loss of Life
Alt-J “Fitzpleasure” WC Recording
LCD Soundsystem “Get Innocuous” Sound of Silver
St. Vincent “Los Ageless” Recorded Live for World Cafe
St. Vincent “Birth In Reverse” WC Recording
The Decemberists “Burial Ground” Burial Ground
R.E.M. “Talk About the Passion” Murmur

Hour Two
The Lumineers “Ho Hey” The Lumineers
Todd Rundgren “A Dream Goes On Forever” Todd
MRCY “Lorelei” Lorelei (single)
Roberta Flack “Killing Me Softly With His Song” Killing Me Softly
Future Islands “The Tower” People Who Aren’t There Anymore
Blondie “Heart Of Glass” Parallel Lines
Blondie “Rapture” WC Recording
David Crosby “Long Time Gone” Live at the World Cafe
Joan Armatrading “Everyday Boy” Live at the World Cafe
Grace Cummings “On and On” Ramona
Spoon “Inside Out” They Want My Soul
Illiterate Light “Better Than I Used To” WC Recording
Maggie Rogers “Don’t Forget Me” Don’t Forget Me
Gloria Jones “Tainted Love” Tainted Love – Single
The Head and the Heart “Lost In My Mind” The Head and the Heart