Best New Music

Psychedelic Nashvillian quintet The Mango Furs tinker with 60’s sounding melodies. Their sonic mix is laced with some jazz, a bit of pop, and an undercurrent of angst on “Tangerine.”

from Today's Top Tune

Peter CottonTale’s debut album “Catch” channels multiple genres threaded by songs of inspiration and spirituality.

from Music Special Programming

The best of midsummer new releases, with music from Africa, Brazil, Cuba, and the latest in jazz.

Rhythm Planet: New World Grooves and Jazz Beats

The best of midsummer new releases, with music from Africa, Brazil, Cuba, and the latest in jazz.

from Music News

Georgina and Una McGeough are Irish twin-sisters who make up Song Sung.

Song Sung: ‘Telling Tales’

Georgina and Una McGeough are Irish twin-sisters who make up Song Sung.

from Today's Top Tune

Travis Holcombe shares some of his favorite new releases:  
  “God Forgiving Souls” by J. Lloyd   “The Wall and I” by Nation of Language   “Grey Skies” by Kate Bollinger   “Hello…

KCRW DJ Travis Holcombe’s favorite new songs of summer

Travis Holcombe shares some of his favorite new releases: “God Forgiving Souls” by J. Lloyd “The Wall and I” by Nation of Language “Grey Skies” by Kate Bollinger “Hello…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

I’ve been taking this time to process the changing world around me, and what might my new role be.

A Slow Burn

I’ve been taking this time to process the changing world around me, and what might my new role be.

from Valida

LA-based artist Aalok Bala has a forthcoming debut EP on the horizon that’s both celestial and earthy.

Aalok Bala: ‘Moon Juice’

LA-based artist Aalok Bala has a forthcoming debut EP on the horizon that’s both celestial and earthy.

from Today's Top Tune

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, August 9, 2020

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox

Fanatic! We’re doing it again! It’s our Case Of The Punks show! Look below, it’s a lot of tunes. I don’t think we did one of these last year.

KCRW Broadcast 593

Fanatic! We’re doing it again! It’s our Case Of The Punks show! Look below, it’s a lot of tunes. I don’t think we did one of these last year.

from Henry Rollins

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

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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).

Ricky Reed: 'Real Magic' feat Terrace Martin & St. Panther

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.

Latest Show

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

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