On the latest episode of Lost Notes, writer/designer Dylan Tupper Rupert introduces us to Fanny, a group possibly so far ahead of the curve that they were lost to history.
May. 17from Music News
Jose Galvan previews the Austin City Limits music festival. Support KCRW now and you will be automatically entered to win a VIP ACL fest sweepstakes.
Nearly 20 years into their career, The National have proven that their brand of indie-rock sounds just as good even if they remodel the proverbial house.
May. 16from Music News
Today, Pan Caliente stays in Los Angeles with The Altons, as we premiere their soulful, oldies track "I'll Be Around."
May. 15from Music News
Helado Negro’s excellent album This Is How You Smile seamlessly mixes psych-pop and Latin folk, bouncing between English and Spanish.
May. 14from Music News
Kevin Morby's 5th studio release and boldest statement to date finds him flirting with religion (and questioning it), layered instrumentation, and gospel-tinged melody.
The latest Rhythm Planet playlist, featuring Tom Schnabel's picks for the best new releases in jazz and world music.
May. 13from Music News
Aaron Byrd introduces you to Jonah Yano, who collaborates with BBNG. Plus, the psych-pop of Crumb and live sounds from The Dawn of MAY.
May. 10from Music News
Michelle Macklem shares insights on her Lost Notes episode with Suzanne Ciani, who navigated the male-dominated scenes of technology, advertising, and music.
Ran Blake and Jeanne Lee's 1961 debut album The Newest Sound Around combined Blake's dissonant and provocative piano style with Lee's sensual voice.
May. 7from Music News
Jose Galvan offers up a new smooth track from Rhye, mellow funk by Tanika Charles, and Meiko's playful pop.
May. 3from Music News
" I write to the memory of songs I love, and I write a lot to the idea of songs I have loved, but I rarely write to the actual music I have loved." Hanif Abdurraqib
This Friday, indie folk rock band Big Thief will release their highly anticipated third album U.F.O.F. Listen to the premiere of new track "Century."
Apr. 30from Music News
Jose Galvan shares the premiere of a new single from one of Puerto Rico's leaders of independent music, ÌFÉ.
Our picks this month include a sacred sound bath, two music festivals, the father of Ethio-jazz, Mahler's titanic Symphony No. 8, and more.
"The album I’m thinking of didn’t save my life, but it saved me from being a close-minded a**hole – or at least I hope it did." - Rob Rosenthal
Apr. 26from Music News
Aaron Byrd recommends new albums from Kevin Morby and Lizzo, along with a Slick Rick reissue.
The lo-fi, delicate harmonies featured in "Qué Pasa?," compliment the beach goth sound of lifelong friends Daniel Álvarez de Toledo & Jordan Dunn-Pilz.
Apr. 24from Music News
J.S. Ondara arrived to the U.S. at 20 years old, and 6 years later released his debut album Tales of America .
Apr. 23from Music News
John Coltrane recorded the music for a staggering eight albums in just one year–1958.
José Galván has your weekend ready to rock with Silversun Pickups, Fontaines D.C., and a bonus artist for your radar Triangle Fire
Apr. 19from Music News
Locos Por Juana serve up a new reggae groove with Freddie McGregor on vocals
Apr. 17from Music News
Rhythm Planet’s latest mix includes 20 wonderful jazz, world, and classical tracks—mostly new but a few evergreens, too.
Apr. 16from Music News