Rising to the #1 spot on the KCRW charts this week, 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 interviewed with Jason Bentley: watch here.
Fat Freddy’s Drop
New to the top 10 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.
Jr Jr moves into the Top 10 for the first time with their new self titled release. This Detroit based duo was formerly known as Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr. Check out their recent live session for KCRW here.
“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.
St Germain is the self titled third album from the French electronic museum Ludovic Navarre.
“Dark Night Sweet Light”
Dark Night Sweet Light is the fifth studio album from this Australian electronic pop duo.
“VEGA INTL. Night School”
VEGA INTL. Night School is the new double album and third release from this Texas based electronic group.
Many Moons is the solo debut from Martin Courtney, front-man from the band Real Estate. See him live at The Echo on 1/18 — and his MBE performance here.