Music News

José Galván details new sounds from UK psych band Temples, Chance the Rapper and LA's Dear Boy.

from Music News

Sending out a few very important 'save the dates' for the KCRW Presents concert calendar.

from Music News

Pan Caliente premieres the new track from Los Angeles chicha outfit La Chamba.

Pan Caliente: La Chamba 'Dame de tu Corazón'

Pan Caliente premieres the new track from Los Angeles chicha outfit La Chamba.

from Music News

Make a drink, hit shuffle and enjoy!

Happy Hour: A summer soiree playlist by Anne Litt

Make a drink, hit shuffle and enjoy!

from Music News

An array of music past and present, from Tibet to Ethiopia, Jamaica to Tunisia, and much more.

Listen to Tom Schnabel's globetrotting World Grooves playlist

An array of music past and present, from Tibet to Ethiopia, Jamaica to Tunisia, and much more.

from Music News

Aaron Byrd is fresh off a European DJ tour with some new cuts for your weekend.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Moonchild, Tess Henley, Ghost Orchard, and Taylor McFerrin

Aaron Byrd is fresh off a European DJ tour with some new cuts for your weekend.

from Music News

David Berman, the influential songwriter, poet, and force behind Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, died at age 52.

RIP David Berman: Personal reflections on Purple Mountains

David Berman, the influential songwriter, poet, and force behind Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, died at age 52.

from Music News

Longtime power pop heroes Guided By Voices announce new album and premiere track on kcrw.com.

Track Premiere: Guided By Voices 'Heavy Like The World' + Album Announcement

Longtime power pop heroes Guided By Voices announce new album and premiere track on kcrw.com.

from Music News

I love ECM’s new posthumous album by pianist  Paul Bley  titled  When Will the Blues Leave , featuring bassist  Gary Peacock  and drummer  Paul Motian .

New Album Spotlight: Paul Bley’s "When Will the Blues Leave"

I love ECM’s new posthumous album by pianist Paul Bley  titled When Will the Blues Leave , featuring bassist Gary Peacock  and drummer Paul Motian .

from Music News

Ty Segall brought the Freedom Band to KCRW studios for a preview of his brandnew album First Taste. Mario Cotto has the highlights for you.

Music For Your Weekend Ty Segall takeover edition

Ty Segall brought the Freedom Band to KCRW studios for a preview of his brandnew album First Taste. Mario Cotto has the highlights for you.

from Music News

Summer is winding down but we have a few KCRW presents shows on the calendar for August.

KCRW Presents: End of summer shows

Summer is winding down but we have a few KCRW presents shows on the calendar for August.

from Music News

Pan Caliente premieres a new track from Las Cafeteras, ahead of their two-night run at the Hollywood Bowl opening for The Gypsy Kings.

Pan Caliente Track Premiere: Las Cafeteras "Angel Baby" (cover)

Pan Caliente premieres a new track from Las Cafeteras, ahead of their two-night run at the Hollywood Bowl opening for The Gypsy Kings.

from Music News

The Rhythm Planet August concert  picks include an Indian tabla festival, Brazilian greats Ivans Lins and Guinga, Colombian cumbia, post-modern South African music, and more.

Rhythm Planet's August Concert Picks feat. Brazilian and South African sounds

The Rhythm Planet August concert  picks include an Indian tabla festival, Brazilian greats Ivans Lins and Guinga, Colombian cumbia, post-modern South African music, and more.

from Music News

José Galván rounds up new releases from three distinctive artists.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Rodrigo y Gabriela, Hot Chip, and Brittany Howard

José Galván rounds up new releases from three distinctive artists.

from Music News

LA mainstay La Santa Cecilia changed up their sound for new single "Winning." José Galván gives you the scoop.

Pan Caliente: La Santa Cecilia 'Winning'

LA mainstay La Santa Cecilia changed up their sound for new single "Winning." José Galván gives you the scoop.

from Music News

5-piece band Iguana Death Cult (Rotterdam, Netherlands)  concoct a frenzied mix of garage, psych, post-punk, and surf with slight hints of new wave.

Track Premiere: Introducing Innovative Leisure's Iguana Death Cult

5-piece band Iguana Death Cult (Rotterdam, Netherlands)  concoct a frenzied mix of garage, psych, post-punk, and surf with slight hints of new wave.

from Music News

Brazilian artists often sing songs in praise of the musical heroes who paved the way for them. This week’s playlist honors a compendium of musical immortals that go back to Brazil’s…

Brazilian Songs of Praise

Brazilian artists often sing songs in praise of the musical heroes who paved the way for them. This week’s playlist honors a compendium of musical immortals that go back to Brazil’s…

from Music News

Aaron Byrd showcases summer favorites from multi-talented artist Blood Orange, BEA1991, and rapper Big K.R.I.T.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Blood Orange, BEA1991, and Big K.R.I.T.

Aaron Byrd showcases summer favorites from multi-talented artist Blood Orange, BEA1991, and rapper Big K.R.I.T.

from Music News

Pan Caliente's José Galván rounds up some of summer's best downtempo tracks.

Pan Caliente presents a mix of downtempo jams

Pan Caliente's José Galván rounds up some of summer's best downtempo tracks.

from Music News

Over the past fifty years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, many musicians have found inspiration in the historic moment and responded in song.

Celebrating Apollo 11's moon landing through music

Over the past fifty years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, many musicians have found inspiration in the historic moment and responded in song.

from Music News

José Galván digs into a new project comprised of members from Cut Copy and Midnight Juggernauts, plus the latest from Cuco and Summer Nights performer Wild Belle.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Sanctuary Lakes, Cuco, and Wild Belle

José Galván digs into a new project comprised of members from Cut Copy and Midnight Juggernauts, plus the latest from Cuco and Summer Nights performer Wild Belle.

from Music News

Summer in Los Angeles means shows, shows and more shows. Check out a few updates to the KCRW Presents calendar.

KCRW Presents: Summer in the City

Summer in Los Angeles means shows, shows and more shows. Check out a few updates to the KCRW Presents calendar.

from Music News

The Latin Alternative Music Conference is back this week and celebrating its 20th anniversary! Jose Galvan has a preview.

Pan Caliente: LAMC 2019 Preview

The Latin Alternative Music Conference is back this week and celebrating its 20th anniversary! Jose Galvan has a preview.

from Music News