Mark Grube

Host of Mystery Train

I got started in radio at SUNY Fredonia at WCVF and stayed with it after college as a volunteer at WRUR, and, for a while, at WJZR. Meanwhile, I worked part time at WXXI's Reachout Radio and 'produced' Doug Curry's other show (I pressed record on the reel to reel and edited tape with a razor blade). I also had a jazz show called What's New for 10 or so years. Now I host Mystery Train and ask for money during the pledge drives.  

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9:44 am
Mon June 9, 2014

World Cafe, June 9 - 13

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Here's the line-up for this week! Tune in weekdays at 2pm.

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Looking back to last year for another Vintage Cafe, David Dye welcomes London Grammar, whose debut album, If You Wait, went platinum in their native UK.

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Roots revivalists and former leaders of The Blasters, Dave & Phil Alvin, have returned for a new tribute album to Big Bill Broonzy entitled, Common Ground: their first as a duo.

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11:29 am
Fri May 30, 2014

World Cafe, June 2-6

Sharon's new one.
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It's another week of live music and conversation with David Dye and his special guests. Tune in for World Cafe every weekday at 2pm.  

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

On this edition of the Vintage Cafe, David Dye goes back to his 2009 interview with Wilco about their seventh record, Wilco (The Album).

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Noah Gundersen drops by to perform songs from his newest record, Ledges.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

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9:48 am
Mon May 12, 2014

World Cafe, May 12-16

You know who.
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It's another week of cool stuff on the radio. Tune in weekdays at 2.

Monday, May 12th, 2014

On this 2012 Vintage Cafe Australian singer-songwriter, Gotye and his sensationally successful, multi-Grammy award winning album, Making Mirrors, which features “Somebody that I Used to Know”.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

The Black Keys return with Turn Blue, their highly anticipated eighth studio album.

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

All Kinds of You is Chicago folk-rock musician, Ryley Walker’s debut album.

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9:20 am
Mon May 5, 2014

World Cafe, May 5-9

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Here's the new lineup for World Cafe. Tune in weekdays from 2-4pm.

Monday, May 5th, 2014

On this Vintage Cafe folk duo Milk Carton Kids play acoustic songs from last year’s Ash & Clay.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Divisionary is the new album from the gospel-influenced Portland rock band, Ages and Ages.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Benjamin Booker’s self-titled debut album bridges punk, folk, and New Orleans blues.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

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10:13 am
Mon April 28, 2014

World Cafe, April 28 - May 2

Tune in weekdays at 2pm for Word Cafe with host David Dye. Here's the lineup for this week.

Monday, April 28th, 2014

On this Vintage Cafe from 2007, Peter Bjorn & John play songs from their album Writers Block, including the instantly recognizable “Young Folks”.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Australian indie-folk band, Boy & Bear, have a new album entitled Harlequin Dream.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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8:58 am
Mon April 21, 2014

World Cafe, April 21-25

Dan Wilson's new one.
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You can hear World Cafe every weekday at 2pm. Here's the line up for this week.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Our Vintage Cafe with Jackson Browne recorded in 2008 was a wide ranging exploration of his songs, old and new.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Known as a country songwriter, Robert Ellis channels his pop influences on the new record, The Lights from the Chemical Plant.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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10:02 am
Fri April 11, 2014

World Cafe, April 14-18

The War on Drug's new album Lost In A Dream
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World Cafe Airs weekdays at 2pm. Here's the line-up for the week!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Slowdive and Mojave 3 frontman, Neil Halstead, showcases his solo record, Palindrome Hunches, on this Vintage Cafe from 2012.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Lost In The Trees have released a new guitar-forward album, Past Life, that contrasts much of their previous orchestral work.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In My Soul is Robert Cray's new collection of covers and originals featuring his trademark guitar playing.

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11:24 am
Mon March 24, 2014

World Cafe, March 24 - 28

Moby's new one.
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World Cafe airs weekdays at 2pm. Here's the guest list for the week!

Monday, March 24, 2014

Her new record, The River & The Thread, is inspired by Rosanne Cash's Southern roots.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Following the overwhelming success of Icelandic artist Ásgeir's debut in his home country, the translated album, In the Silence, has been released in the States.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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11:29 am
Fri March 14, 2014

World Cafe, March 17 - 21

St. Vincent's new one.
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World Cafe airs weekdays at 2pm. Here's the guest list for the week!

Monday, March 17, 2014

World Cafe celebrates St. Patrick's Day with Irish band, The Gloaming, performing songs from their self-titled debut album.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Held in Splendor is the first release from Boston's psychedelic folk trio, Quilt.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Yuck, the noise-pop band led by Londoner Max Bloom, showcase their sophomore record, Glow and Behold.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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3:37 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

World Cafe, February 24-28

Pixies' Black Francis, David Lovering, and Joey Santiago
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World Cafe airs weekdays at 2pm. Here's the schedule for this week.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Looking forward to the release of his latest record, Morning Phase, tomorrow, it's a Vintage Cafe with Beck.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son is the new sequel to Seattle folk-rocker Damien Jurado's 2012 album, Maraqopa.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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