Best New Music

The golden-masked house hero Claptone has become one of the biggest names in electronic music even as he remains in the shadows.

from Metropolis

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

from Henry Rollins

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.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Kim Gordon, Lee "Scratch" Perry w/ Brian Eno, Otha, and Noah

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.

from Music News

Leisure sounds like they were born on the beaches of their native New Zealand. They set up shop in makeshift recording rooms and let the ideas flow.

Leisure: “Feeling Free"

Leisure sounds like they were born on the beaches of their native New Zealand. They set up shop in makeshift recording rooms and let the ideas flow.

from Today's Top Tune

"Maybe" is an anthem to sisterhood and synchronicity created by LA-based pop duo mai.la.

mai.la: “Maybe”

"Maybe" is an anthem to sisterhood and synchronicity created by LA-based pop duo mai.la.

from Today's Top Tune

Country singer Tanya Tucker was only 13 years old when her first single “Delta Dawn” became a major success.

Country star Tanya Tucker on her first album in nearly 20 years

Country singer Tanya Tucker was only 13 years old when her first single “Delta Dawn” became a major success.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

from Music News

Bombay Bicycle Club recorded their 5th album in the US alongside Grammy-Award winning producer John Congleton, whom you might know for his work with St. Vincent and War on Drugs.

Bombay Bicycle Club: “Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)”

Bombay Bicycle Club recorded their 5th album in the US alongside Grammy-Award winning producer John Congleton, whom you might know for his work with St. Vincent and War on Drugs.

from Today's Top Tune

Freed from years of addiction, Neal Francis leads a newly sober life, which he's captured in a collection of new songs.

Neal Francis: “Changes Pt. 1"

Freed from years of addiction, Neal Francis leads a newly sober life, which he's captured in a collection of new songs.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

from Music News

Hawthorne homie Cuco teams up with up-and-coming seductress Girl Ultra.  A Spanglish scorcher - "Dame Love" (or "Give Me Love") is part of her commitment to developing an R&B scene in…

Girl Ultra “Dame Love” (featuring Cuco)

Hawthorne homie Cuco teams up with up-and-coming seductress Girl Ultra.  A Spanglish scorcher - "Dame Love" (or "Give Me Love") is part of her commitment to developing an R&B scene in…

from Today's Top Tune

Devendra Banhart performed tracks from his 2019 album Ma live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Devendra Banhart performs online exclusive track and talks with Raul Campos

Devendra Banhart performed tracks from his 2019 album Ma live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

from Music Special Programming

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!

from Music News

Lola Kirke is a British born, American actress that you'll recognize from her role in  Mozart In The Jungle;  but that's not the end of her musicality.

Lola Kirke: "Mama” (featuring Kelly Zutrau)

Lola Kirke is a British born, American actress that you'll recognize from her role in  Mozart In The Jungle;  but that's not the end of her musicality.

from Today's Top Tune

Based in LA, Derde Verde had the honor of premiering their first song on Chris Douridas' show this summer.

Check out the stellar vocal harmonies of Derde Verde's "Your Ghost”

Based in LA, Derde Verde had the honor of premiering their first song on Chris Douridas' show this summer.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW is delighted to report that Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) and James Mercer of The Shins are back in the studio, and working on their third Broken Bells album.

Danger Mouse and James Mercer team up for a new Broken Bells track

KCRW is delighted to report that Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) and James Mercer of The Shins are back in the studio, and working on their third Broken Bells album.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

from Music News

2018 was a banner year for Dear Boy.

Dear Boy: “Heaven Moves”

2018 was a banner year for Dear Boy.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

from Music News

Five-piece English group Metronomy have been steadily rising   on     KCRW Music Charts with their recent release.

Hear why KCRW DJs have been loving Metronomy's 'Wedding Bells'

Five-piece English group Metronomy have been steadily rising  on   KCRW Music Charts with their recent release.

from Today's Top Tune