FROM Ariana Morgenstern
Toumani and Sidiki Toumani and Sidiki combine for a rare father-and-son collaboration which finds Toumani Diabaté–a genius of African music and widely recognized as one of the best kora players–recording duets with his son Sidiki, the instrument's emerging star. They’ll stop by for a live set on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
The Barr Brothers Meditative and explosive, the Barr Brothers create unique orchestrations and use a variety of instruments on their long-anticipated sophomore album. We are excited to hear it live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Tennis: I'm Callin' Alaina and Patrick Moore are the couple behind Tennis, whose artful, breezy, R&B-influenced pop has been a favorite at KCRW. Today's Top Tune is from their new album, the song is "I'm Callin'".
Tom Schnabel Visits MBE Rhythm Planet host Tom Schnabel joins Jason Bentley to play highlights of some of Caetano Veloso's lesser known work on Morning Becomes Eclectic ahead of his debut at the Hollywood Bowl this Sunday.
Sebastien Tellier: Sous Les Rayons Du Soleil Seductively French, Sebastien Tellier reconstructs his childhood through an aural fantasy inspired by tropical Brazilian sounds with a cool 70's vibe. Today's Top Tune is "Sous Les Rayons Du Soleil" (Under The Rays of the Sun).
Tony Allen: Go Back (feat. Damon Albarn) Tony Allen is the man who put the "beat" in Afro Beat as the backbone of Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band. A prolific artist in his own right, Today's Top Tune features the multi-talented Damon Albarn on "Go Back".
The Barr Brothers: Even The Darkness Has Arms Meditative and explosive, The Barr Brothers create unique orchestrations and used a variety of instruments for their long-anticipated album. Today's Top Tune is a catchy song with a great title, it's "Even The Darkness Has Arms".