Best New Music

KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd  crafted a sonic offering called  Accept . It's a mix of fun music that'll get you moving and allow you to forget you’re even quarantined. Enjoy!

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Hanni El Khatib announces new album and shares the track "ALIVE." Hanni also put together an exclusive playlist for KCRW featuring a collage of sounds that inspired the album.

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An interdisciplinary musician and artist, Lido Pimienta has been on the scene for a decade but is just now finding the spotlight.

Lido Pimienta: “Eso Que Tu Haces” (Radio Edit)

An interdisciplinary musician and artist, Lido Pimienta has been on the scene for a decade but is just now finding the spotlight.

from Today's Top Tune

Declan McKenna knows how intimidating and overwhelming the modern world can be for young people.  The bold "Beautiful Faces" takes a look at literal beauty and the power we give it.

Declan McKenna: “Beautiful Faces”

Declan McKenna knows how intimidating and overwhelming the modern world can be for young people.  The bold "Beautiful Faces" takes a look at literal beauty and the power we give it.

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KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd has been  listening to a lot of music that reminds him of anywhere but here and now. Listen to this mix for an audible getaway.

Aaron Byrd crafts an exclusive playlist to help you get away

KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd has been  listening to a lot of music that reminds him of anywhere but here and now. Listen to this mix for an audible getaway.

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The Secret Sisters are real life siblings Lydia and Laura Rogers.

The Secret Sisters: "Late Bloomer"

The Secret Sisters are real life siblings Lydia and Laura Rogers.

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Sophie Allison aka Soccer Mommy examines her existence through honest self-portraits crafted into song.

Soccer Mommy: “circle the drain”

Sophie Allison aka Soccer Mommy examines her existence through honest self-portraits crafted into song.

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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.

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Oklahoma-bred Other Lives are back with a new collection of hopeful songs. "Hey Hey" exemplifies their attention to sweeping arrangements and haunting melodies.

Other Lives: “Hey Hey I”

Oklahoma-bred Other Lives are back with a new collection of hopeful songs. "Hey Hey" exemplifies their attention to sweeping arrangements and haunting melodies.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW DJ Marion Hodges has been keeping tabs on artists bringing live virtual shows to social audiences.

Music For Your Weekend: Safer (shows) at home edition

KCRW DJ Marion Hodges has been keeping tabs on artists bringing live virtual shows to social audiences.

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California lawmakers recently passed a resolution to formally apologize for the incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese-Americans during WWII.

Mia Doi Todd: “Take What You Can Carry”

California lawmakers recently passed a resolution to formally apologize for the incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese-Americans during WWII.

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Multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer Jordan Rakei expands his 2019 album   Origin   into a deluxe edition containing new material and live recordings.

Jordan Rakei: “Signs” (feat. Common)

Multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer Jordan Rakei expands his 2019 album Origin into a deluxe edition containing new material and live recordings.

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São Paulo's Céu makes music that fuses indie-pop with beats. Let's check out the latest from this Latin Grammy-Award winning artist on "Coreto."

Céu: “Coreto”

São Paulo's Céu makes music that fuses indie-pop with beats. Let's check out the latest from this Latin Grammy-Award winning artist on "Coreto."

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We're updating a list of live musical performances from around the world, categorized by date and genre.

A list of live virtual concerts to watch during the Coronavirus shutdown

We're updating a list of live musical performances from around the world, categorized by date and genre.

from NPR

Hamilton Leithauser — frontman of the beloved band The Walkmen — does it all with his solo project.

Hamilton Leithauser: “Here They Come”

Hamilton Leithauser — frontman of the beloved band The Walkmen — does it all with his solo project.

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Amsterdam-based percussive ensemble The Mauskovic Dance Band finds inspiration from unlikely sources.

The Mauskovic Dance Band: “Controleer Jezelf”

Amsterdam-based percussive ensemble The Mauskovic Dance Band finds inspiration from unlikely sources.

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Aaron Byrd has a musical escape for your weekend. Dive into Jordan Mackampa's debut album, get to know Christelle Bofale, and Swamp Dogg is a legend you need to listen to.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Jordan Mackampa, Christelle Bofale, and Swamp Dogg

Aaron Byrd has a musical escape for your weekend. Dive into Jordan Mackampa's debut album, get to know Christelle Bofale, and Swamp Dogg is a legend you need to listen to.

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Aria began her career by sharing YouTube covers by Frank Ocean and others, but it wasn't until she started to write her own songs that she came into her own.

Aria: “Womb”

Aria began her career by sharing YouTube covers by Frank Ocean and others, but it wasn't until she started to write her own songs that she came into her own.

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This collaboration between legendary African artists Tony Allen and Hugh Masekela dates back to recordings they made in 2010.

Tony Allen and Hugh Masekela: “We've Landed”

This collaboration between legendary African artists Tony Allen and Hugh Masekela dates back to recordings they made in 2010.

from Today's Top Tune

Toro y Moi and Flume: two artists who were instrumental in defining the sound of the 2010s, team up for new project. Check out "The Difference."

Flume teams up with Toro y Moi for new track "The Difference"

Toro y Moi and Flume: two artists who were instrumental in defining the sound of the 2010s, team up for new project. Check out "The Difference."

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