Best New Music

Back in the 80's, The Alarm was part of a fraternity of British rock bands that made their way to U.S. shores.

from Today's Top Tune

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Bill Callahan returns with an accomplished album, following some time away (he got married and had a child).

Download a new track from revered songwriter Bill Callahan

Bill Callahan returns with an accomplished album, following some time away (he got married and had a child).

from Today's Top Tune

It won't be much longer until the world becomes familiar with mysterious DJ/Producer Zapatilla.

Zapatilla Mix

It won't be much longer until the world becomes familiar with mysterious DJ/Producer Zapatilla.

from Metropolis

Aaron Byrd serves up his current favorites to celebrate the first - official - day of summer, including a premiere by exotic psych band Flamingods.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Flamingods premiere, Jordan Rakei, and Salaam Remi & Terrace Martin

Aaron Byrd serves up his current favorites to celebrate the first - official - day of summer, including a premiere by exotic psych band Flamingods.

from Music News

Celebrating rebirth and renewal, Silversun Pickups have been together for nearly 20 years.

Silversun Pickups: “It Doesn’t Matter Why”

Celebrating rebirth and renewal, Silversun Pickups have been together for nearly 20 years.

from Today's Top Tune

“Loose Change” is a frenzied story of redemption, punctuated by acoustic piano and horns.

Download Pinky Pinky's 'Loose Change' produced by Hanni El Khatib

“Loose Change” is a frenzied story of redemption, punctuated by acoustic piano and horns.

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Stephen Wilkinson aka Bibio returns to the path of structured songwriting with his album   Ribbons  .

Download the easy-going 'Art of Living' by Bibio

Stephen Wilkinson aka Bibio returns to the path of structured songwriting with his album Ribbons .

from Today's Top Tune

Dream-pop outfit The Ocean Blue returns with album announcement and new single  "It Takes So Long,"

Track Premiere: The Ocean Blue returns with 'It Takes So Long'

Dream-pop outfit The Ocean Blue returns with album announcement and new single  "It Takes So Long,"

from Music News

Mac DeMarco hit his stride with the highest charting album of his career,   Here Comes The Cowboy  .

Download Mac DeMarco's 'On The Square' from his celebrated new album

Mac DeMarco hit his stride with the highest charting album of his career, Here Comes The Cowboy .

from Today's Top Tune

Personal and poignant, Maverick Sabre's sound cuts like a knife. For the past 2 years, the Irish artist has been piecing his new album together alongside friends and collaborators.

Download 'Into Nirvana' by rising artist (and recent MBE performer) Maverick Sabre

Personal and poignant, Maverick Sabre's sound cuts like a knife. For the past 2 years, the Irish artist has been piecing his new album together alongside friends and collaborators.

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Jose Galvan shines a light on some heaters for this summer weekend.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Sofi Tukker & Bomba Estéreo, Tijuana Panthers, and Santana

Jose Galvan shines a light on some heaters for this summer weekend.

from Music News

In honor of our fathers, we turn to the great Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour, who shares "My Child" (featuring the late great Nigerian master drummer Babatunde Olatunji).

Youssou N’Dour: “My Child”

In honor of our fathers, we turn to the great Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour, who shares "My Child" (featuring the late great Nigerian master drummer Babatunde Olatunji).

from Today's Top Tune

Steve Lacy is a Compton native and guitarist for The Internet, and he just released a debut solo release to great anticipation.

Steve Lacy is an artist to know, download the timeless 'Playground'

Steve Lacy is a Compton native and guitarist for The Internet, and he just released a debut solo release to great anticipation.

from Today's Top Tune

Jamila Woods comes to us with the song "Baldwin," a tribute to the great writer who addressed whiteness in the USA and inspired Woods.

Jamila Woods: “Baldwin” featuring Nico Segal

Jamila Woods comes to us with the song "Baldwin," a tribute to the great writer who addressed whiteness in the USA and inspired Woods.

from Today's Top Tune

Critically acclaimed indie band Hiss Golden Messenger announces anticipated new album Terms of Surrender, plus releases new single "I Need A Teacher."

Hiss Golden Messenger announces new album and releases single

Critically acclaimed indie band Hiss Golden Messenger announces anticipated new album Terms of Surrender, plus releases new single "I Need A Teacher."

from Music News

Music new and old, from Cape Verde, Senegal, Benin, and more.

Rhythm Planet Musical Potpourri

Music new and old, from Cape Verde, Senegal, Benin, and more.

from Music News

You might be familiar with the vocal delivery of Hayden Thorpe, who was formerly of the band Wild Beasts.

Hayden Thorpe: “Love Crimes”

You might be familiar with the vocal delivery of Hayden Thorpe, who was formerly of the band Wild Beasts.

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We look at new summer music: "Nina" by Crumb, whose hotly anticipated debut album is coming out on June 14; “Do You Love Her Now” by Jai Paul, an UK artist who's back after a long…

Your summer playlist from KCRW DJ Travis Holcombe

We look at new summer music: "Nina" by Crumb, whose hotly anticipated debut album is coming out on June 14; “Do You Love Her Now” by Jai Paul, an UK artist who's back after a long…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Don't let Faye Webster's feathery delivery and supremely catchy melodies dissuade you from her laser-like lyrical focus.

Download 'Room Temperature' by rising folk artist Faye Webster

Don't let Faye Webster's feathery delivery and supremely catchy melodies dissuade you from her laser-like lyrical focus.

from Today's Top Tune