Featured Music Episodes
A Southern Roots, Jazz and Latin Potpourri.
This week RP showcases new music from South Carolina’s Ranky Tanky, John Beasley’s big band Monk’estra vol. 2, the fabulous Colombian groove outfit La Mambanegra, and revisits two tropical latin classics.
Ten New Musical Gems
This week we peruse 10 new albums from Cuba, Banda Magda, Cameroon, Dara Tucker, The Kronos Quartet’s new Malian cd, and a smoking new Charles Lloyd live album.
This week we showcase new music from jazz drummer Louis Hayes, guitarists Alex Goodman and Rotem Sivan, plus a quartet of great African sides.
Lucinda Williams released one of the most critically acclaimed albums of her career with The Ghosts of Highway 20.
Songs to Bring Summer On
This week Rhythm Planet showcases new releases of Italian pop, choral classical, LA fave Ozomatli, and other music.
LA's own Best Coast incorporate psychedelic fuzz into their sun-drenched SoCal pop songs for a bigger rock sound on their latest release.
From the soundtrack to her teenage rebellion to the music that sets the mood for her to create art, Alexa Meade shares a wide-ranging set of songs.
KCRW Broadcast 427
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8 Eclectic Releases From Around the Globe
This week Rhythm Planet showcases new music from jazz wizards Chris Potter and Jack Dejohnette, Sufi maestro Omar Faruk Tekbilek, Namibian artist Elemotho, and Quebec’s Angèle Dubeau.
Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.