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Billie Eilish’s “LUNCH” gets flirty-for-real, Elkka’s “Right Here” summons you to the dance floor, and the “Challengers” OST goes off.

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Chicago trio Dehd’s freshly released LP “Poetry” rocks our world.

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Nilüfer Yanya ups her ‘90s-leaning guitar goddess game.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Hanna Vu, Tems, BAYNK

Nilüfer Yanya ups her ‘90s-leaning guitar goddess game.

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Nilüfer Yanya ups her ‘90s-leaning guitar goddess game.

KCRW’s 5 Songs to Hear This Week: Nilüfer Yanya, A Certain Ratio, YG Marley

Nilüfer Yanya ups her ‘90s-leaning guitar goddess game.

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From “High Notes”, to transgressive post-punk — this week’s 5 Songs are taking us on an eclectic journey.

KCRW’s 5 Songs to Hear This Week: NEIL FRANCES, Arooj Aftab, Dhani Harrison

From “High Notes”, to transgressive post-punk — this week’s 5 Songs are taking us on an eclectic journey.

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Peep some acts that wowed at Coachella weekend one — including L’Impérarice and Chappell Roan — and plan accordingly if you’re trekking out for weekend two.

KCRW’s 5 Songs to Hear This Week: Caribou, L'Impératrice, Chappell Roan

Peep some acts that wowed at Coachella weekend one — including L’Impérarice and Chappell Roan — and plan accordingly if you’re trekking out for weekend two.

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Coachella 2024 is upon us!

Coachella 2024: How (and what) to watch from home

Coachella 2024 is upon us!

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New album release season is in full effect — here are some highlights.

KCRW’s 5 Songs to Hear This Week: Leyla McCalla, Justice, Jordan Rakei

New album release season is in full effect — here are some highlights.

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Meet KCRW’s Young Creators Class of '24 ahead of their KCRW Presents: School Night showcase.

KCRW’s 5 Songs to Hear This Week: Young Creators Project 2024

Meet KCRW’s Young Creators Class of '24 ahead of their KCRW Presents: School Night showcase.

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KCRW Music recently returned from the 2024 South by Southwest music festival. Here are some highlights from what we heard, saw, and experienced on the ground.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Reyna Tropical, Mamalarky, BODEGA

KCRW Music recently returned from the 2024 South by Southwest music festival. Here are some highlights from what we heard, saw, and experienced on the ground.

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Hark! LA jazz visionary Kamasi Washington returns bearing a new opus.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Kamasi Washington, Baby Rose, Zsela

Hark! LA jazz visionary Kamasi Washington returns bearing a new opus.

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Study up! KCRW Presents: School Night's South by Southwest showcase is coming to Austin, TX this week.

6(!) Songs to Hear This Week: KCRW Presents School Night at South by Southwest

Study up! KCRW Presents: School Night's South by Southwest showcase is coming to Austin, TX this week.

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St. Vincent gets industrial, Sofia Kourtesis gets personal on the dance floor, and Kim Gordon is the latest ‘90s icon to get claimed by the TikTok teens.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: St. Vincent, Kim Gordon, Sofia Kourtesis

St. Vincent gets industrial, Sofia Kourtesis gets personal on the dance floor, and Kim Gordon is the latest ‘90s icon to get claimed by the TikTok teens.

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Post-“Saltburn” MGMT, an AI Chris Martin lip-synching IDLES, scene-eclipsing hip-hop from Orlando rapper Wahid, and more.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: MGMT, IDLES, Wahid

Post-“Saltburn” MGMT, an AI Chris Martin lip-synching IDLES, scene-eclipsing hip-hop from Orlando rapper Wahid, and more.

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Lace up your boots! Bombastic disco punks Gossip are back with “Real Power,” the title track to their first LP since 2012 (due March 22 via Columbia Records).

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Gossip, Maggie Rogers, Nubya Garcia

Lace up your boots! Bombastic disco punks Gossip are back with “Real Power,” the title track to their first LP since 2012 (due March 22 via Columbia Records).

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Surprise, new Little Simz! "Drop 7" is out now and we're putting the killer first cut, "Mood Swings," directly into your ears.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Little Simz, Iron & Wine, MRCY

Surprise, new Little Simz! "Drop 7" is out now and we're putting the killer first cut, "Mood Swings," directly into your ears.

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Tierra Whack delivers the singalong anthem we both need and deserve, Camera Obscura goes full country, and Yaya Bey gives us permission to get down.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Tierra Whack, Camera Obscura, Yaya Bey

Tierra Whack delivers the singalong anthem we both need and deserve, Camera Obscura goes full country, and Yaya Bey gives us permission to get down.

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Celebrate "Little Wins" with LA's Cuffed Up, get plucky with Dent May, and unleash your loudest, "damn the man!" to the beat of bad tuner.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Dent May, Cuffed Up, bad tuner

Celebrate "Little Wins" with LA's Cuffed Up, get plucky with Dent May, and unleash your loudest, "damn the man!" to the beat of bad tuner.

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Khruangbin ready new LP “A LA SALA” ahead of a stop at Coachella ‘24 — lead single “A Love International” is the song you most need to hear this week.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Khruangbin, Faye Webster, The Jesus & Mary Chain

Khruangbin ready new LP “A LA SALA” ahead of a stop at Coachella ‘24 — lead single “A Love International” is the song you most need to hear this week.

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The Southern California megafest reveals its 2024 lineup, dates slated for April 12-14 and 19-21.

Coachella 2024 lineup: Tyler The Creator, Doja Cat, Lana Del Rey to headline

The Southern California megafest reveals its 2024 lineup, dates slated for April 12-14 and 19-21.

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Motivating melodies in minor keys await as we continue easing into '24.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Jamie xx, Logic1000, Julia Holter

Motivating melodies in minor keys await as we continue easing into '24.

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"Disappear into... the internet" with Mia Doi Todd's gentle reflection, Lauren Kramar's Hollywood tales, and "musician's musician" J Mascis.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: J Mascis, Mia Doi Todd, Loren Kramar

"Disappear into... the internet" with Mia Doi Todd's gentle reflection, Lauren Kramar's Hollywood tales, and "musician's musician" J Mascis.

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Gather some much needed mental fortitude for 2024 as this edition of 5 Songs to Hear gets meditative with cuts from Jeff Buckley, André 3000, and more.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: André 3000, Jeff Buckley, Brendan Eder Ensemble

Gather some much needed mental fortitude for 2024 as this edition of 5 Songs to Hear gets meditative with cuts from Jeff Buckley, André 3000, and more.

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