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Encore: Michael Stipe on World Cafe

R.E.M. is everywhere in Athens, Georgia. They played at the 40-Watt Club, had their music spun on the University of Georgia’s radio station WUOG, and named their album, Automatic for the People, after a local cafe’s sign, all while inspiring whole generations of Athens musicians in their wake. For our Sense of Place: Athens series, we’re revisiting our 2022 conversation with R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe. That’s on the next World Cafe.

Sense of Place, Athens: WUOG on World Cafe

University of Georgia’s student run radio station WUOG was the very first station that played R.E.M. back in 1980. These days, they’re still seeking out and spinning the best new music that Athens, Georgia has to offer. Visit WUOG as we kick off our Sense of Place: Athens series, on the next World Cafe.

Shannon & The Clams Mini Concert on World Cafe

Two years ago, Shannon and the Clams lead singer Shannon Shaw lost her fiancé in a car crash, just months before they were to be married. The band’s new album, written in his memory, grapples with the loss and finds healing in the aftermath. Titled The Moon Is In The Wrong Place, it is the band’s most focused and raw production to date. On the next World Cafe, Shannon and the Clams join us to perform a set of songs from the album.

Les Temps Perdu Playlist 5/5/24

On Sundays from 12-2 p.m. Drew, Dan, and Mike practice indie-rock archaeology as co-hosts of Les Temps Perdu. Tune in for two hours of old-school glam, punk, new wave, alternative, grunge, and indie-rock from the 70s through the mid-90s.