NPR: Bruce Warren

Bruce Warren is assistant general manager for programming of WXPN in Philadelphia. Besides serving as executive producer of World Café, Warren also contributes to Paste magazine and writes for two blogs: Some Velvet Blog and WXPN's All About The Music Blog.


Sun June 5, 2011
First Listen

First Listen: Marissa Nadler, 'Marissa Nadler'

Marissa Nadler's new self-titled album comes out June 14.
Courtney Brooke Hall Courtesy of the artist

Since her 2004 debut, Boston's Marissa Nadler has drawn a big response from a small crowd. Her dreamy, fragile folk songs are revered among an assortment of tastemakers, but they haven't yet broken through to a larger audience. Her new self-titled album, recorded at the same Philadelphia studio where Sharon Van Etten made last year's Epic, should help change all that.

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Fri June 3, 2011

Live Saturday: The Roots Picnic

Courtesy of the artists

This Saturday, June 4, is the fourth annual Roots Picnic at Festival Pier at Penn's Landing. WXPN, along with Okayplayer, will be streaming the main stage performances starting at 1 p.m. ET.

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