Best New Music

Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack - best known for over a decade as Wye Oak - returned to the studio in 2019, following a move to Durham, NC.

from Today's Top Tune

English indie-electro band Metronomy have a knack for creating distinctive sounds and styles.

from Metropolis

Love is in the air this weekend.

Music for your weekend feat. Laura Veirs, Marian Hill, and Porridge Radio

Love is in the air this weekend.

from Music News

Jenny Lewis' Valentine's Day Guest DJ set of "unironic, beautiful love songs" for lovers and heartbreakers.

Jenny Lewis hosts Valentine’s Day guest DJ set

Jenny Lewis' Valentine's Day Guest DJ set of "unironic, beautiful love songs" for lovers and heartbreakers.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Happy Valentine's Day! No matter where you fall on the love spectrum, someone out there loves you, including us!

Tanya Tucker: “Bring My Flowers Now”

Happy Valentine's Day! No matter where you fall on the love spectrum, someone out there loves you, including us!

from Today's Top Tune

When CAPYAC sing out "Imma move to Hollywood, and I'll just let my phone ring" they're not joking. They did exactly that, as they traded music scenes moving from Austin to LA.

CAPYAC: “Dirty”

When CAPYAC sing out "Imma move to Hollywood, and I'll just let my phone ring" they're not joking. They did exactly that, as they traded music scenes moving from Austin to LA.

from Today's Top Tune

It's February, but we can still talk about 2019 Top 10 lists, right? Ambar Lucid was a contender on a number of KCRW DJs’  Bestest  lists.

Ambar Lucid offers up emotive sound on “Fantasmas”

It's February, but we can still talk about 2019 Top 10 lists, right? Ambar Lucid was a contender on a number of KCRW DJs’  Bestest  lists.

from Today's Top Tune

Moses Sumney's new work serves up a soft and penetrating tone with notes of bossa nova.

Moses Sumney: “Polly”

Moses Sumney's new work serves up a soft and penetrating tone with notes of bossa nova.

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

Icelander Ásgeir is inspired by his native landscape and country’s traditional folk music on his new album.

Ásgeir is inspired by Iceland's landscape on “Pictures”

Icelander Ásgeir is inspired by his native landscape and country’s traditional folk music on his new album.

from Today's Top Tune

Aaron Byrd features the highly anticipated EP release from Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, and two progressive jazz musicians - Ben Williams and Robert Glasper.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, Ben Williams, and Robert Glasper live for KCRW

Aaron Byrd features the highly anticipated EP release from Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, and two progressive jazz musicians - Ben Williams and Robert Glasper.

from Music News

Sierra and Bianca Casady are the multi-faceted performance artist sisters who make up CocoRosie. Their music is daring and eclectic, and an extension of their awe-inspiring dialogue.

CocoRosie: “Aloha Friday”

Sierra and Bianca Casady are the multi-faceted performance artist sisters who make up CocoRosie. Their music is daring and eclectic, and an extension of their awe-inspiring dialogue.

from Today's Top Tune

Nathaniel Rateliff's solo album took shape after the passing of his friend and producer Richard Swift.

Nathaniel Rateliff steps out on his own with “And It's Still Alright”

Nathaniel Rateliff's solo album took shape after the passing of his friend and producer Richard Swift.

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.

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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

Westerman expresses a respite from our daily news cycle via the calming and reflective "Blue Comanche." The track is a good reminder to search for kindness.

Listen to the slow-burning and layered "Blue Comanche" by Westerman

Westerman expresses a respite from our daily news cycle via the calming and reflective "Blue Comanche." The track is a good reminder to search for kindness.

from Today's Top Tune

Jonathan Wilson is a multi-instrumentalist and sought after producer, who spent the better part of 2017-18 on an epic Roger Waters tour.

Jonathan Wilson: “69 Corvette”

Jonathan Wilson is a multi-instrumentalist and sought after producer, who spent the better part of 2017-18 on an epic Roger Waters tour.

from Today's Top Tune

Classically trained musician, Jaimie Branch, cut her teeth in the Chicago jazz scene as an avant-garde trumpeter. Her work has had a profound effect on KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez, making…

Jazz trumpeter Jaimie Branch serves up “Simple Silver Surfer”

Classically trained musician, Jaimie Branch, cut her teeth in the Chicago jazz scene as an avant-garde trumpeter. Her work has had a profound effect on KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez, making…

from Today's Top Tune

Mild Minds is the brainchild of Melbourne’s Benjamin David. Since breaking into his own late in 2018, he has been regarded as one of Australia's most celebrated electronic musicians.

Mild Minds shares exclusive mix for Metropolis

Mild Minds is the brainchild of Melbourne’s Benjamin David. Since breaking into his own late in 2018, he has been regarded as one of Australia's most celebrated electronic musicians.

from Metropolis

Our musical selections this weekend offer up three distinct styles.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Caroline Rose, Raphael Saadiq (remixed by The Brothers Macklovitch), and Peach Pit

Our musical selections this weekend offer up three distinct styles.

from Music News

Following a lengthy tour, Bethany Cosentino felt frustrated by a creative block that didn't allow her to express what was bubbling up inside.

Wrap up the week with a download of Best Coast's “Everything Has Changed”

Following a lengthy tour, Bethany Cosentino felt frustrated by a creative block that didn't allow her to express what was bubbling up inside.

from Today's Top Tune