Best New Music

KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd has a sonic reprieve from impeachment news with posthumous new music from Mac Miller, the return of British electronic star Steve Spacek and more.

from Music News

The latest tasty morsel from Aussie-based Dojo Cuts is an intoxicating and soulful mix, graced by Roxie Ray's vocals. "Rome" feels timeless, but took less than a day to put together!

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW announces today Anne Litt as Program Director of Music – the fifth for the station – with past Music Directors being Jason Bentley, Nic Harcourt, Chris Douridas, and Tom Schnabel.

KCRW Announces Anne Litt as Next Program Director of Music

KCRW announces today Anne Litt as Program Director of Music – the fifth for the station – with past Music Directors being Jason Bentley, Nic Harcourt, Chris Douridas, and Tom Schnabel.

from Music News

Early 2018, Poliça's Channy Leaneagh fell off her roof while clearing ice. An extensive physical recovery meant mental and emotional healing as well.

Poliça: “Driving”

Early 2018, Poliça's Channy Leaneagh fell off her roof while clearing ice. An extensive physical recovery meant mental and emotional healing as well.

from Today's Top Tune

Rapper and singer Rema introduces a fresh take in the world of Afropop. The sparkly "Lady" weaves a spectrum of rhythms with his soft voice.

Rema introduces a fresh take on Afropop with "Lady"

Rapper and singer Rema introduces a fresh take in the world of Afropop. The sparkly "Lady" weaves a spectrum of rhythms with his soft voice.

from Today's Top Tune

Pioneer of club culture Pete Tong joined KCRW's DJ Travis Holcombe in conversation about his work history with The Heritage Orchestra, his process of reimagining classic tunes, and his…

Dance music legend Pete Tong shares insights on his new album 'Chilled Classics'

Pioneer of club culture Pete Tong joined KCRW's DJ Travis Holcombe in conversation about his work history with The Heritage Orchestra, his process of reimagining classic tunes, and his…

from Music Special Programming

The last album we heard from the mighty Caribou came out in 2014. We're happy to relay that Dan Snaith plans a new collection of songs for a late February release.

Caribou is back with a new album, download the dreamy "You and I"

The last album we heard from the mighty Caribou came out in 2014. We're happy to relay that Dan Snaith plans a new collection of songs for a late February release.

from Today's Top Tune

Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

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Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

from The Fink + Forty Show

Optimism and a catchy melody lead Dayglow's song "Nicknames." The Austin-based artist seems to be on a mission to strengthen hope with his recently released album.

Download the catchy track "Nicknames" by Austin-based artist Dayglow

Optimism and a catchy melody lead Dayglow's song "Nicknames." The Austin-based artist seems to be on a mission to strengthen hope with his recently released album.

from Today's Top Tune

Hailing from Utrecht in the Netherlands, electronic duo Jordi van Achthoven and Micha Heyboer are known for showcasing their dynamic songwriting, forward-thinking compositions and…

Tinlicker Mix

Hailing from Utrecht in the Netherlands, electronic duo Jordi van Achthoven and Micha Heyboer are known for showcasing their dynamic songwriting, forward-thinking compositions and…

from Metropolis

Jose Galvan takes a break from his January MBE hosting duties to cue up 3 tracks for you to put on repeat over the holiday weekend.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, Lawrence Rothman, and De Lux

Jose Galvan takes a break from his January MBE hosting duties to cue up 3 tracks for you to put on repeat over the holiday weekend.

from Music News

Raconteur Odario, who is known for his work with Canadian hip-hop soul outfit Grand Analog, steps out to tell his own story.

Odario: “Low Light (In This Space)”

Raconteur Odario, who is known for his work with Canadian hip-hop soul outfit Grand Analog, steps out to tell his own story.

from Today's Top Tune

The Jungle Giants premiere "Sending Me Ur Loving." The  track is a jumper, dropping at the tail end of this harrowing Australian Summer.

Track Premiere: Australian band The Jungle Giants bring us "Sending Me Ur Loving"

The Jungle Giants premiere "Sending Me Ur Loving." The  track is a jumper, dropping at the tail end of this harrowing Australian Summer.

from Music News

Greg Dulli arguably reigns as the lord of desire for songs that run the full spectrum of what we pine for and sometimes get.

Greg Dulli's "Pantomima" is high-octane pop drama

Greg Dulli arguably reigns as the lord of desire for songs that run the full spectrum of what we pine for and sometimes get.

from Today's Top Tune

Reliable indie rockers Real Estate just announced their return with a new album  The Main Thing , out February 28. Listen to the bright lead single "Paper Cup" feat.

Real Estate announce new album and single "Paper Cup" (feat. Sylvan Esso)

Reliable indie rockers Real Estate just announced their return with a new album  The Main Thing , out February 28. Listen to the bright lead single "Paper Cup" feat.

from Music News

As we sniff out new musical talent in 2020, we came across an underground duo from North London called Sorry.

Sorry: “Right Round The Clock”

As we sniff out new musical talent in 2020, we came across an underground duo from North London called Sorry.

from Today's Top Tune

Jamie Strong, co-founder of Innovative Leisure Records, tells us about the label's origins and their big party this weekend at Pappy & Harriet's.

Innovative Leisure Records celebrates 10-year anniversary

Jamie Strong, co-founder of Innovative Leisure Records, tells us about the label's origins and their big party this weekend at Pappy & Harriet's.

from Music News

Two reports released recently shine a light on the decade-long trends shaping our relationships to listening, from the dominance of video to the vinyl "boom" that isn't quite.

The past year, and decade, in music listening: Video rules, the boy's club remains

Two reports released recently shine a light on the decade-long trends shaping our relationships to listening, from the dominance of video to the vinyl "boom" that isn't quite.

from NPR

Emily King delivered a highly-acclaimed album titled   Scenery   in 2019, that has garnered two Grammy Award nominations.

Emily King: “Look At Me Now” (Acoustic Version)

Emily King delivered a highly-acclaimed album titled Scenery in 2019, that has garnered two Grammy Award nominations.

from Today's Top Tune

Los Angeles-based duo Mapache announce new album and premiere "Life On Fire." Listen to their distinct SoCal sound influenced by Laurel Canyon folk, Bakersfield country and more.

KCRW Exclusive: Mapache announce new album and track premiere for 'Life On Fire'

Los Angeles-based duo Mapache announce new album and premiere "Life On Fire." Listen to their distinct SoCal sound influenced by Laurel Canyon folk, Bakersfield country and more.

from Music News