Best New Music

Labelmates and pals, Hanni El Khatib & De Lux teamed up for "Power Struggle," an anthem that packs all their inspirations: disco, post-punk, and beyond as they share production and…

from Today's Top Tune

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

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Inglewood's Inner Wave have been bopping along the Latin-alternative local scene for a little while, racking up plays and attracting a larger audience.

Inglewood's Inner Wave is generating quite the buzz, download “Whoa” (feat Bane's World)

Inglewood's Inner Wave have been bopping along the Latin-alternative local scene for a little while, racking up plays and attracting a larger audience.

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The beloved and prolific troubadour David Gray goes acoustic on his latest EP, which was recorded at his home studio with just a piano and guitar.

The beloved and prolific troubadour David Gray goes acoustic on 'Mallory'

The beloved and prolific troubadour David Gray goes acoustic on his latest EP, which was recorded at his home studio with just a piano and guitar.

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Big Search explores life after divorce and nomadic insomnia through a dreamy lens on their new album.

Download Big Search's 'Stillness In The Air' featuring James Mercer

Big Search explores life after divorce and nomadic insomnia through a dreamy lens on their new album.

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Jose Galvan previews the Austin City Limits music festival. Support KCRW now and you will be automatically entered to win a VIP ACL fest sweepstakes.

Music For Your Weekend: ACL Sweeps edition feat. IDLES, Lizzo, and Sam Fender

Jose Galvan previews the Austin City Limits music festival. Support KCRW now and you will be automatically entered to win a VIP ACL fest sweepstakes.

from Music News

Jehnny Beth of London post-punk outfit Savages, along with her producer (and life partner), Johnny Hostile, team up to score the new documentary XY Chelsea, about trans activist and…

Jehnny Beth & Johnny Hostile: “Let It Out”

Jehnny Beth of London post-punk outfit Savages, along with her producer (and life partner), Johnny Hostile, team up to score the new documentary XY Chelsea, about trans activist and…

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Nearly 20 years into their career, The National have proven that their brand of indie-rock sounds just as good even if they remodel the proverbial house.

The National's 'I Am Easy to Find' is a rewarding and dynamic project

Nearly 20 years into their career, The National have proven that their brand of indie-rock sounds just as good even if they remodel the proverbial house.

from Music News

If Oh Land's latest album were a book about the process of love, pain, and life - "Speak To Me With Love" would be a chapter to read over and over.

Oh Land processes love and life on 'Speak To Me With Love'

If Oh Land's latest album were a book about the process of love, pain, and life - "Speak To Me With Love" would be a chapter to read over and over.

from Today's Top Tune

Identical twins Jared and Jonathan Mattson are known as the Mattson 2, a dynamic jazz-infused duo. "Essence" is a throwback, smooth sounding jam that blends genres.

Download the latest from psych-surf jazz twins, the Mattson 2

Identical twins Jared and Jonathan Mattson are known as the Mattson 2, a dynamic jazz-infused duo. "Essence" is a throwback, smooth sounding jam that blends genres.

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Helado Negro’s excellent album   This Is How You Smile   seamlessly mixes psych-pop and Latin folk, bouncing between English and Spanish.

Helado Negro's pristine performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic

Helado Negro’s excellent album This Is How You Smile  seamlessly mixes psych-pop and Latin folk, bouncing between English and Spanish.

from Music News

Kevin Morby's  5th studio release and boldest statement to date finds him flirting with religion (and questioning it), layered instrumentation, and gospel-tinged melody.

Kevin Morby leads an impressive 'Oh My God' performance

Kevin Morby's  5th studio release and boldest statement to date finds him flirting with religion (and questioning it), layered instrumentation, and gospel-tinged melody.

from Music News

A man of many musical talents, Cautious Clay discovered other forms of music through his training in classical flute. In celebration of a new EP, we offer "Sidewinder."

Cautious Clay continues his dynamic artistry on 'Sidewinder'

A man of many musical talents, Cautious Clay discovered other forms of music through his training in classical flute. In celebration of a new EP, we offer "Sidewinder."

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The latest Rhythm Planet playlist, featuring Tom Schnabel's picks for the best new releases in jazz and world music.

New music discoveries from pop to jazz feat. Ludovico Einaudi, Shey Baba, and more

The latest Rhythm Planet playlist, featuring Tom Schnabel's picks for the best new releases in jazz and world music.

from Music News

Longtime LA musician Eleni Mandell helped women inmates by teaching them to write songs.

Eleni Mandell: 'What's Your Handle?'

Longtime LA musician Eleni Mandell helped women inmates by teaching them to write songs.

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For over a decade, German duo Kristian Beyer and Frank Wiedemann, better known as Âme (pronounced “arm”) have tread their own path in house music.

Ame Mix And Q+A

For over a decade, German duo Kristian Beyer and Frank Wiedemann, better known as Âme (pronounced “arm”) have tread their own path in house music.

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Aaron Byrd introduces you to Jonah Yano, who collaborates with BBNG. Plus, the psych-pop of Crumb and live sounds from The Dawn of MAY.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Jonah Yano & BADBADNOTGOOD, Crumb, and The Dawn of MAY

Aaron Byrd introduces you to Jonah Yano, who collaborates with BBNG. Plus, the psych-pop of Crumb and live sounds from The Dawn of MAY.

from Music News

LA producer Mndsgn is back at it with a new album inspired by his first love, beatmaking! Always prolific with his creativity, Mndsgn is quick to share a new one called "Deviled Eggs."

LA producer Mndsgn is back with beats, download 'Deviled Eggs'

LA producer Mndsgn is back at it with a new album inspired by his first love, beatmaking! Always prolific with his creativity, Mndsgn is quick to share a new one called "Deviled Eggs."

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Minimalist electronic duo Drinker leave New York behind for greener pastures, making "California" their new reality and the title of their new song.

Electronic duo Drinker leaves New York behind for "California"

Minimalist electronic duo Drinker leave New York behind for greener pastures, making "California" their new reality and the title of their new song.

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Blues busking troubadour Shawn James turns to the Greeks on "Orpheus." This is his take on the mythology of one who played lyre and had a voice no one could resist.

Download 'Orpheus' from blues troubadour Shawn James

Blues busking troubadour Shawn James turns to the Greeks on "Orpheus." This is his take on the mythology of one who played lyre and had a voice no one could resist.

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