World Cafe Playlist for 04/05/2024

Phosphorescent joins host Raina Douris

On his new album Revelator, Phosphorescent’s Matthew Houck says he wrote some of his best work – sometimes with help from his own kids. On the World Cafe, Houck joins us to talk about overcoming writer’s block, why sad songs are important to him, and other revelations about the creative process. Plus, Phosphorescent performs live.

Listen to the session here.

Today’s Playlist
Kurt Vile “Pretty Pimpin'” b’lieve i’m goin down…
Phosphorescent “Revelator” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Phosphorescent “All The Same” Revelator
Phosphorescent “Impossible House” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Vern Gosdin “Any Old Miracle” Nickels and Dimes and Love
Phosphorescent “Any Old Miracle” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Phosphorescent “The World Is Ending” Recorded Live for World Cafe
Mannequin Pussy “I Don’t Know Why” I Got Heaven
Talking Heads “Slippery People” Speaking In Tongues
Kacey Musgraves “Cardinal” Deeper Well
The Band “Up On Cripple Creek” The Band
The Heavy Heavy “Go Down River” Life and Life Only

Hour Two
R.E.M. “Feeling Gravity’s Pull” Fables Of The Reconstruction
Blondshell “Docket (feat. Bully)” single
The Breeders “Divine Hammer” Last Splash
Emeli Sandé “Next to Me” Our Versions Of Events
St. Vincent “Broken Man” All Born Screaming
The Suffers “Do Whatever” Live at the World Cafe
Dr. Dog “That Old Black Hole” Live at the World Cafe
Eric Slick “Anxious to Please” New Age Rage
Jackson Browne “Somebody’s Baby” “Fast Times At Ridgemont High” Soundtrack
The Black Keys “Beautiful People (Stay High)” Ohio Players
girl in red “Too Much” I’M DOING IT AGAIN BABY!
Portugal. The Man “What, Me Worry?” single
Lo Moon “Water” I Wish You Way More Than Luck
Radiohead “Weird Fishes/Arpeggi” In Rainbows
The Ramones “Do You Remember Rock N’ Roll Radio?” End Of The Century