New to the #1 spot this week, Bays is the 4th studio album from this 7 piece from New Zealand who call their music “hi tek soul”, a combination of reggae, soul and dub.
Fading Frontier is the seventh album from this American indie rock band from Atlanta. Watch their recent live set for Morning Becomes Eclectic here.
Caracal is the second album from the English electronic music siblings Howard & Guy Lawrence. They recently played a live set for KCRW at NeueHouse Hollywood, plus were interviewed by Jason Bentley: watch here.
“Dark Night Sweet Light”
Dark Night Sweet Light is the fifth album from the Australian duo of Luke Dubbard (Luke Dubs) and Angus Stewart (El Gusto). KCRW recently welcomed them to Sonos Studio LA for a live set which you can watch here.
St Germain is the self titled third album from the French electronic museum Ludovic Navarre.
Canadian singer and producer Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) breaks into the charts this week with her fourth studio album, Art Angels.
Big Grams is the self titled debut album from this rap / psych pop trio composed of the electronic duo from Phantogram and rapper Big Boi from Outkast.
This week’s second new entry to the charts is Chess, the new EP from Joon Moon, a foursome based in Paris.
“Return To The Moon”
Return To The Moon is the resulting collaboration between Matt Berninger of the National and Bret Knopf of Menomena. EL VY came to KCRW to perform a live set for MBE, which you can see here.
Dopamine is the debut studio album from the American indie pop artist Garrett Borns. See his recent live set and interview with Jason Bentley on Morning Becomes Eclectic here.