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.
Apr. 1from Music News
The African music titan Manu Dibango helped to internationalize African music and also influenced all of it in his wake.
Mar. 31from Music News
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!
Mar. 27from 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.
CAP UCLA and KCRW Presents Ladysmith Black Mambazo live from an empty Royce Hall. The performance was recorded and can be streamed on KCRW.com
Mar. 26from Music News
KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic is featuring throwback live sessions every Thursday.
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.
Mar. 25from Music News
East LA band Twin Seas have a new wave sound and their latest track "SLICE" brings some much needed chill.
How you can help the music industry — and how the music industry can help each other. Here are some ways you can support artists while we cope with the societal changes of coronavirus.
Mar. 24from Music News
As we settle into this strange, new normal, Rhythm Planet offers more beautiful and meditative music to hopefully bring some respite into your home and life.
Mar. 23from Music News
KCRW DJ Marion Hodges has been keeping tabs on artists bringing live virtual shows to social audiences.
Mar. 20from Music News
Pan Caliente premieres a new track for your self-isolated ears. Paco Versailles is the phenomenal new project from Ryan Merchant of Capital Cities and world-renowned flamenco…
Mar. 18from Music News
Rhythm Planet offers two playlists this week to try to soothe your nerves as well as to inject a small dose of humor into the mix.
Mar. 16from Music News
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.
Mar. 13from Music News
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."
Mar. 11from Music News
Concert promoters Goldenvoice have announced that next month’s Coachella Festival in Indio, California has been rescheduled to the weekends of October 9-11 and 16-18.
Mar. 10from Music News
With his development of bebop , Charlie Parker had conceived a whole new style of music, a system of composition and improvisation that became the bible of modern jazz.
Pulp icon Jarvis Cocker has a new project, the anticipated return of psych-folk band Woods, and Muzz is comprised of Paul Banks (Interpol), Matt Barrick (the Walkmen) and Josh Kaufmann…
Mar. 6from Music News
Chilean artist Tito Rey has always had aspirations to become a pop star but visa issues in the United States made it tough to chase his dream.
Mar. 4from Music News
This month, hear live music from around the world, from Cuban piano and Brazilian mandolin to South African choir; plus don’t miss a centennial celebration of Charlie Parker as well as…
Mar. 3from Music News
Aaron Byrd has an outstanding lineup of artists for you to leap into this weekend. Use the extra day in February to listen to the return of KCRW favorites Lianne La Havas, Disclosure…
Feb. 28from Music News
After kicking around the local LA scene as a standout buzz-band, it appears that all the pieces are falling in place for The Buttertones to breakout in 2020.
Feb. 25from Music News
Rhythm Planet showcases new releases in our playlist this week, together with some rediscoveries and remembrances along the way.