Best New Music

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

from Henry Rollins

Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum producer and songwriter Ricky Reed has fine-tuned the work of Lizzo, Leon Bridges, and Maggie Rogers (to name a few).

from Today's Top Tune

Our second of two Lost Notes bonus episodes for this summer.

BONUS: Teenagers Surfing on the Wave of the Apocalypse

Our second of two Lost Notes bonus episodes for this summer.

from Lost Notes

Czech singer Marketa Irglova (of the Swell Season) relocated to Iceland and was introduced to fellow singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini.

Marketa Irglova & Emiliana Torrini: ‘Quintessence’

Czech singer Marketa Irglova (of the Swell Season) relocated to Iceland and was introduced to fellow singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini.

from Today's Top Tune

Berlin-based synth-punk band Mexican Radio hosts a one hour show featuring synth & post punk, Neue Deutsche Welle and New Wave artists.

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Berlin-based synth-punk band Mexican Radio hosts a one hour show featuring synth & post punk, Neue Deutsche Welle and New Wave artists.

from Mexican Radio Radio Show

The title of Kate Bollinger’s forthcoming EP — “A word becomes a sound” — is quite telling as Bollinger has a prowess for nuanced lyrics and earworm melodies.

Kate Bollinger: ‘Grey Skies’

The title of Kate Bollinger’s forthcoming EP — “A word becomes a sound” — is quite telling as Bollinger has a prowess for nuanced lyrics and earworm melodies.

from Today's Top Tune

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Margo Price recorded her new album in Los Angeles and she enlisted fellow music adventurer Sturgill Simpson as producer.

Margo Price: ‘Letting Me Down’

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Margo Price recorded her new album in Los Angeles and she enlisted fellow music adventurer Sturgill Simpson as producer.

from Today's Top Tune

Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

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Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

from The Fink + Forty Show

Penrose Records, an off-shoot of the celebrated Daptone sound, is about to usher in a new era of soul.

The Altons: ‘When You Go (That's When You'll Know)’

Penrose Records, an off-shoot of the celebrated Daptone sound, is about to usher in a new era of soul.

from Today's Top Tune

When times are tough, we like to turn to Malaysian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist Zee Avi. She reminds us that “Good Things” come to those who wait.

Zee Avi: ‘Good Things’

When times are tough, we like to turn to Malaysian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and visual artist Zee Avi. She reminds us that “Good Things” come to those who wait.

from Today's Top Tune

There’s a buzz around 20-year-old artist Spencer. Less than a year after dropping out of college, Spencer., racked up over a million streams on Spotify with just a couple of songs.

Spencer.: ‘Maybe’

There’s a buzz around 20-year-old artist Spencer. Less than a year after dropping out of college, Spencer., racked up over a million streams on Spotify with just a couple of songs.

from Today's Top Tune

Austin, TX band, Nané, have an indie-soul sound and big energy behind vocalist Daniel Sahad’s dynamic range. They are an artist to watch on NPR's Tiny Desk Contest.

Pan Caliente: Nané taps into indie-soul sound for NPR Tiny Desk Contest

Austin, TX band, Nané, have an indie-soul sound and big energy behind vocalist Daniel Sahad’s dynamic range. They are an artist to watch on NPR's Tiny Desk Contest.

from Music News

When asked about his new single, “Rare Changes,” Mayer Hawthorne had this to say: “I started writing this song with SebastiAn   long   before the global pandemic and I can’t believe…

Mayer Hawthorne: ‘Rare Changes’

When asked about his new single, “Rare Changes,” Mayer Hawthorne had this to say: “I started writing this song with SebastiAn long before the global pandemic and I can’t believe…

from Today's Top Tune

This Is The Kit is the alias of Kate Stables, who reacts to the negative voices of others that roll around in our heads on “This Is What You Did.”

This Is The Kit: ‘This Is What You Did’

This Is The Kit is the alias of Kate Stables, who reacts to the negative voices of others that roll around in our heads on “This Is What You Did.”

from Today's Top Tune

Tastemaker label Plug Research has a new yummy offering by way of Adult Karate.

Adult Karate: ‘Euphoria’

Tastemaker label Plug Research has a new yummy offering by way of Adult Karate.

from Today's Top Tune

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, July 24, 2020

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

from Freeform

KCRW welcomes Nick Monaco to our airwaves for a Freeform guest DJ set.

Freeform Fridays: Nick Monaco gifts KCRW with a musical portrait of summer 2020

KCRW welcomes Nick Monaco to our airwaves for a Freeform guest DJ set.

from Freeform

Broken beats and soulful key chords, from yesterday's dusty drums to tomorrow's sounds.

Anthony Valadez's playlist, July 24, 2020

Broken beats and soulful key chords, from yesterday's dusty drums to tomorrow's sounds.

from Freeform

Peter CottonTale is a Grammy Award-winning producer and Chance the Rapper collaborator, who provides timely and uplifting songs on his debut album “CATCH  .

Peter CottonTale: ‘Pray For Real’ (Clean)

Peter CottonTale is a Grammy Award-winning producer and Chance the Rapper collaborator, who provides timely and uplifting songs on his debut album “CATCH .

from Today's Top Tune

Margaret Chavez is the moniker of the Austin-based project led by Marcus William Striplin.

Margaret Chavez: ‘Into An Atmosphere’

Margaret Chavez is the moniker of the Austin-based project led by Marcus William Striplin.

from Today's Top Tune