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Aaron Byrd has selections for your weekend from Kim Gordon's solo album, Lee "Scratch" Perry collaborating with Brian Eno and two new global artists.

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Rocktober continues in and around Southern California. We'll see you out there!

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Pan Caliente premieres the new supergroup project LOCOBEACH. Their sound is equal parts Cumbia, Latin Disco and Psychedelic rock.

Pan Caliente Track Premiere: LOCOBEACH

Pan Caliente premieres the new supergroup project LOCOBEACH. Their sound is equal parts Cumbia, Latin Disco and Psychedelic rock.

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Listen to the ethereal and powerful new track by chamber-pop artist Taali featuring  José James.

Track Premiere: Taali "Snowfall On Orchard" (feat. José James)

Listen to the ethereal and powerful new track by chamber-pop artist Taali featuring  José James.

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This week, a taste of what Tom Schnabel’s been listening to lately. It’s all over the place, just the way he likes it.

Rhythm Planet’s October Jukebox

This week, a taste of what Tom Schnabel’s been listening to lately. It’s all over the place, just the way he likes it.

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We're deep into Rocktober here at KCRW with plenty of new music and sessions galore.

KCRW Top 20 (10/7 - 10/13)

We're deep into Rocktober here at KCRW with plenty of new music and sessions galore.

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Jose Galvan features artists from Ottawa, Nigeria & Mexico (via L.A.), and Oxford, UK. All replete with delicious melodies. Enjoy!

Music For Your Weekend feat. Foals, Anjulie & Natalia Lafourcade, and Garçons

Jose Galvan features artists from Ottawa, Nigeria & Mexico (via L.A.), and Oxford, UK. All replete with delicious melodies. Enjoy!

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Jose Galvan shares the latest from rising Bakersfield-based artist Junior Mesa.

Pan Caliente: Junior Mesa's laid-back sounds

Jose Galvan shares the latest from rising Bakersfield-based artist Junior Mesa.

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Unheard for 34 years, the new live album captures the magic of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s stunning and landmark performance at WOMAD in 1985.

New Album Spotlight: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Live at WOMAD 1985

Unheard for 34 years, the new live album captures the magic of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s stunning and landmark performance at WOMAD in 1985.

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Travis Holcombe shares the latest KCRW Top 20 update.

KCRW Top 20 (9/30 - 10/6)

Travis Holcombe shares the latest KCRW Top 20 update.

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Mario Cotto is happy Desert Daze is back, bigger, and badder than ever. If you're going to the fest, here are a few artists you shouldn't miss.

Music For Your Weekend: Desert Daze 2019 edition

Mario Cotto is happy Desert Daze is back, bigger, and badder than ever. If you're going to the fest, here are a few artists you shouldn't miss.

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Sofi Tukker performed an energetic set for Morning Becomes Eclectic in celebration of their new EP Dancing On The People.

Sofi Tukker bring the party for new album release

Sofi Tukker performed an energetic set for Morning Becomes Eclectic in celebration of their new EP Dancing On The People.

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It's our favorite season of the year! Let's get ready to rock through the month of October.

KCRW Presents: Rocktober 2019

It's our favorite season of the year! Let's get ready to rock through the month of October.

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A packed October calendar features both veteran virtuosos and fresh new faces in world, jazz, and more.

Rhythm Planet’s October Concert Picks from Tinariwen to Pharoah Sanders

A packed October calendar features both veteran virtuosos and fresh new faces in world, jazz, and more.

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Anne Litt shares the Top 20 releases across KCRW. Brittany Howard's Jaime is resonating with DJs at KCRW, along with the soul sounds of Neil Francis, Brooklyn's Phony Ppl and more.

KCRW's Top 20 (9/23 - 9/29)

Anne Litt shares the Top 20 releases across KCRW. Brittany Howard's Jaime is resonating with DJs at KCRW, along with the soul sounds of Neil Francis, Brooklyn's Phony Ppl and more.

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Jose Galvan features two veteran indie artists (M83, Angel Olsen) and an outstanding sophomore album from  Nigerian-American singer, songwriter and producer Jidenna.

Music For Your Weekend feat. M83, Angel Olsen, and Jidenna

Jose Galvan features two veteran indie artists (M83, Angel Olsen) and an outstanding sophomore album from  Nigerian-American singer, songwriter and producer Jidenna.

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Jose Galvan digs into the recent Latin Grammy nominations, one artist in particular (Elsa Y Elmar) who is very deserving.

Pan Caliente: Looking at Elsa Y Elmar's Latin Grammy nomination

Jose Galvan digs into the recent Latin Grammy nominations, one artist in particular (Elsa Y Elmar) who is very deserving.

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Australian dance trio  RÜFÜS DU SOL  are set to perform a SOLD OUT show October 5th at Los Angeles State Historic Park. Want to go?

Submit a question for RÜFÜS DU SOL for a chance at tickets to their SOLD OUT LA show!

Australian dance trio  RÜFÜS DU SOL are set to perform a SOLD OUT show October 5th at Los Angeles State Historic Park. Want to go?

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Whether you know it or not, there's a strong chance you've heard LA-based multi-instrumentalist Nate Mercereau in some form or fashion. Check out the video premiere for "The Trees Are…

Video Premiere: Nate Mercereau's kaleidoscopic 'The Trees Are Starting To Have Personality'

Whether you know it or not, there's a strong chance you've heard LA-based multi-instrumentalist Nate Mercereau in some form or fashion. Check out the video premiere for "The Trees Are…

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This week’s music mix ushers in the fall season with songs from France, Lebanon, Jamaica, Estonia, Pakistan, Niger, Brazil, and more.

Rhythm Planet's Autumn Serenade

This week’s music mix ushers in the fall season with songs from France, Lebanon, Jamaica, Estonia, Pakistan, Niger, Brazil, and more.

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Aaron Byrd shares three essential new releases, all led by dynamic female artists: the powerful solo debut from Brittany Howard, wide-ranging sounds of Sampa The Great, and the…

Music For Your Weekend feat. Brittany Howard, Sampa The Great, and Men I Trust

Aaron Byrd shares three essential new releases, all led by dynamic female artists: the powerful solo debut from Brittany Howard, wide-ranging sounds of Sampa The Great, and the…

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As we get set to turn the season over to fall, we also rev up the KCRW Presents concert calendar

KCRW Presents: Prepping for fall shows

As we get set to turn the season over to fall, we also rev up the KCRW Presents concert calendar

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Jose Galvan fills you in on a great night of 'musica-indie' that's all for a good cause

Pan Caliente: Quince Night

Jose Galvan fills you in on a great night of 'musica-indie' that's all for a good cause

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