Best New Music

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

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Marion Hodges rounds up critically acclaimed new work from Waxahatchee, the return of RBCF, and the latest from The Strokes.

from Music News

Sunny Jain (Red Baraat drummer/bandleader) debuts new work charting his late father's migration from India to the USA.

Sunny Jain: “Immigrant Warrior”

Sunny Jain (Red Baraat drummer/bandleader) debuts new work charting his late father's migration from India to the USA.

from Today's Top Tune

Beloved virtuosic indie-pop musician Andrew Bird releases a new track titled “Capital Crimes.” Bird also shares an exclusive playlist and log of what he's been up to during quarantine.

KCRW Exclusive: Andrew Bird premieres new video and shares quarantine playlist

Beloved virtuosic indie-pop musician Andrew Bird releases a new track titled “Capital Crimes.” Bird also shares an exclusive playlist and log of what he's been up to during quarantine.

from Music News

LA's Tori Lund and Georgia's Blake English make up Few Miles South, a duo aiming to revive the golden age of country music.

Few Miles South: 'On Down The Road'

LA's Tori Lund and Georgia's Blake English make up Few Miles South, a duo aiming to revive the golden age of country music.

from Today's Top Tune

Jose Galvan has some choice additions to the Pan Caliente playlist. Checkout the bilingual stylings of Ambar Lucid, Buyepongo's world beats, and Brooklyn's Salt Cathedral.

Pan Caliente: Playlist updates from world beats to sultry sounds

Jose Galvan has some choice additions to the Pan Caliente playlist. Checkout the bilingual stylings of Ambar Lucid, Buyepongo's world beats, and Brooklyn's Salt Cathedral.

from Music News

Balancing chaos and restraint, Yves Tumor cuts deep on "Gospel for a New Century." It serves as a springboard into the next phase of his artistic expression.

Yves Tumor: “Gospel for a New Century”

Balancing chaos and restraint, Yves Tumor cuts deep on "Gospel for a New Century." It serves as a springboard into the next phase of his artistic expression.

from Today's Top Tune

One thing about Shelby Lynne, she sure can write a love song! Lynne once said: "When love walks in, there's not a damn thing you can do about it.

Shelby Lynne: “Don't Even Believe in Love”

One thing about Shelby Lynne, she sure can write a love song! Lynne once said: "When love walks in, there's not a damn thing you can do about it.

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

Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith is an artist you might not know, even though he's been covered by Rod Stewart, k.d. lang and Emmylou Harris.

Ron Sexsmith: “You Don’t Wanna Hear It”

Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith is an artist you might not know, even though he's been covered by Rod Stewart, k.d. lang and Emmylou Harris.

from Today's Top Tune

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!

Music For Your Weekend: Aaron Byrd's mix to make you move

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!

from Music News

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.

Hanni El Khatib announces new album and shares exclusive playlist

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.

from Music News

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.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

from Music News

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.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

from Music News

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.

from Today's Top Tune