Best New Music

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

from Henry Rollins

Aaron Byrd shares three essential new releases, all led by dynamic female artists: the powerful solo debut from Brittany Howard, wide-ranging sounds of Sampa The Great, and the…

from Music News

Ivory tickler Kiefer studied Jazz at UCLA under some of the greats.

Kiefer: “10,000 Days”

Ivory tickler Kiefer studied Jazz at UCLA under some of the greats.

from Today's Top Tune

As we get set to turn the season over to fall, we also rev up the KCRW Presents concert calendar

KCRW Presents: Prepping for fall shows

As we get set to turn the season over to fall, we also rev up the KCRW Presents concert calendar

from Music News

The second in poet and performer Saul Williams' album trilogy, Encryted & Vulnerable, is part of a multi-platform project overseen by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Saul Williams: “Underground”

The second in poet and performer Saul Williams' album trilogy, Encryted & Vulnerable, is part of a multi-platform project overseen by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Here at KCRW, we've been keeping an eye on singer/songwriter Melina Duterte aka Jay Som who started penning songs for her second album after relocating from the Bay Area to Los…

Jay Som: “Nighttime Drive”

Here at KCRW, we've been keeping an eye on singer/songwriter Melina Duterte aka Jay Som who started penning songs for her second album after relocating from the Bay Area to Los…

from Today's Top Tune

Taylor McFerrin wears many musical hats: he's a producer, composer, DJ and pianist.

Taylor McFerrin: “Memory Digital” featuring Anna Wise

Taylor McFerrin wears many musical hats: he's a producer, composer, DJ and pianist.

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Leslie Stevens has been on the alt-country circuit for a while, but she hasn't released many recordings. Now, her third album, produced by hometown bud Jonathan Wilson is just out.

Leslie Stevens: “Depression, Descent”

Leslie Stevens has been on the alt-country circuit for a while, but she hasn't released many recordings. Now, her third album, produced by hometown bud Jonathan Wilson is just out.

from Today's Top Tune

Finnish DJ and producer Otto Yliperttula, better known as Yotto, has taken the electronic scene by storm these past few years.

Yotto Mix

Finnish DJ and producer Otto Yliperttula, better known as Yotto, has taken the electronic scene by storm these past few years.

from Metropolis

José Galván's latest picks are in the key of autumn. The country roots of Devendra Banhart, neo-soul c/o Raphael Saadiq, and the return of Bombay Bicycle Club.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Devendra Banhart, Raphael Saadiq, and Bombay Bicycle Club

José Galván's latest picks are in the key of autumn. The country roots of Devendra Banhart, neo-soul c/o Raphael Saadiq, and the return of Bombay Bicycle Club.

from Music News

Jonathan Something likes to write songs, and in fact, he probably comes up with an entire album's worth of songs every couple of months.

Jonathan Something: “Heartbreaker” (Radio Edit)

Jonathan Something likes to write songs, and in fact, he probably comes up with an entire album's worth of songs every couple of months.

from Today's Top Tune

Skateboards and punk rock fueled the trio Brainstory as they grew up in the San Bernardino Valley.

Brainstory: “Mnemophobia”

Skateboards and punk rock fueled the trio Brainstory as they grew up in the San Bernardino Valley.

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Fraternal twins David and Daniel, along with their younger sister Julia were exposed to their parent's record stacks.

BAILEN: “I Was Wrong”

Fraternal twins David and Daniel, along with their younger sister Julia were exposed to their parent's record stacks.

from Today's Top Tune

Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal has released the first solo album of his long and distinguished career.

Ahmad Jamal’s New Solo Album “Ballades”

Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal has released the first solo album of his long and distinguished career.

from Music News

In 1985, Sufi singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan took the stage at WOMAD Festival in front of a non-Asian audience to sing in what turned out to be a transcendent night.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: “Shahbaaz Qalandar”

In 1985, Sufi singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan took the stage at WOMAD Festival in front of a non-Asian audience to sing in what turned out to be a transcendent night.

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Based in London, Theo Bard augments his music with manipulated sound. This builds intensity on "Forget," an exploration on the loss of love.

Theo Bard: “Forget”

Based in London, Theo Bard augments his music with manipulated sound. This builds intensity on "Forget," an exploration on the loss of love.

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Dutch powerhouse Sander van Doorn is a generation-defining artist who has been reshaping our perception of what dance music can be.

Sander van Doorn Mix

Dutch powerhouse Sander van Doorn is a generation-defining artist who has been reshaping our perception of what dance music can be.

from Metropolis

When Australian dance trio Rüfüs Du Sol burst onto the electronic scene in 2013 with their debut album   Atlas,   it peaked at #1 in the land down under.    Flash forward to 2019, and…

Rüfüs Du Sol Mix

When Australian dance trio Rüfüs Du Sol burst onto the electronic scene in 2013 with their debut album Atlas, it peaked at #1 in the land down under.  Flash forward to 2019, and…

from Metropolis

They say Labor Day marks the end of the summer but if you've been in LA this week, it certainly doesn't feel like it.

Music For Your Weekend feat. H.E.R., Bat For Lashes, and SiR

They say Labor Day marks the end of the summer but if you've been in LA this week, it certainly doesn't feel like it.

from Music News

Sultry and seductive, you can't help but sway when Gavin Turek's "2am" starts to play.

Listen to the sultry and seductive new track by Gavin Turek

Sultry and seductive, you can't help but sway when Gavin Turek's "2am" starts to play.

from Today's Top Tune