Executive Producer, Music Department & Today's Top Tune
FROM Ariana Morgenstern
Michael McDonald: Find It in Your Heart Michael McDonald's surprise performance with Thundercat was considered a high point at this year's Coachella. Yet it's been almost a decade since the five-time Grammy winner released an album.
Cigarettes after Sex: Each Time You Fall in Love Frontman Greg Gonzalez had a clear vision for Cigarettes after Sex’s debut album. Consider it the love child of This Mortal Coil and Everything but the Girl.
Buyepongo: Vamos a Gozar The members of Buyepongo hail from all over the Los Angeles area, and you’re as likely to find them sharing their hip-hop and pan-Latin-infused groove on a street corner as in a club.
Planetarium: Saturn Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner of the National, film composer Nico Muhly and drummer/multi-instrumentalist James McAllister explore the cosmos as Planetarium with a suite's worth of songs inspired by the Milky Way.
Marlene: Don't You Worry Swedish Electro-pop stylist Marlene has drawn much attention lately, including the interest of Giorgio Moroder. After discovering her music, the electronic music pioneer flew to Sweden to record her for his latest album.
Suzanne Santo (of HoneyHoney): Ghost in My Bed Best known as half of the Americana duo HoneyHoney, Suzanne Santo sets out on her own for a full-length debut album that showcases her prowess as a singer/songwriter.