New Music Episodes

Episode Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, September 27, 2022
KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.
Episode Shirley Nanette: ‘People Are Thinking’
While on tour in the early 70s, guitarist Hank Swarn had been writing and collecting songs. There he started a collaboration with Portland soulstress Shirley Nanette that led to a full album “Never Coming Back” in 1973.
Episode Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, September 26, 2022
A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.
Episode Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 26, 2022
New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.
Episode MBE Sep. 26: ‘Morning Prayer,’ sonic spa treatment, Viennese dreams
KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.
Episode object code grentperez: ‘Ego’
Based in Sydney, 20-year-old indie pop player grentperez grew up listening to all sorts of music from The Beatles to Queen, which helped him fortify his falsetto.
Episode LeRoy Downs' playlist, September 25, 2022
"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.
Episode Jason Kramer's playlist, September 25, 2022
Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music aficionados. Find me on Twitter.
Episode Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, September 25, 2022
A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.
Episode Raul Campos' playlist, September 25, 2022
Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes to Latin rhythms and indie rock.
Episode Anne Litt's playlist, September 25, 2022
Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.
Episode KCRW Broadcast 704
Fanatic! I’m sitting on the tour bus in Fort Smith AR. We actually had some fall weather for a few days but that’s over with and we’re back into the heat. I had a night off recently, odd for my tours.
Episode Metropolis playlist, September 24, 2022
Metropolis playlist September 24, 2022.
Episode Dan Wilcox's playlist, September 24, 2022
Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.
Episode Raul Campos' playlist, September 24, 2022
Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes to Latin rhythms and indie rock.
Episode Francesca Harding's playlist, September 24, 2022
Music to make you feel.
Episode Scott Dallavo's playlist, September 24, 2022
A one world celebration - truly global grooves from all decades and all corners of the earth.
Episode SiLVA's playlist, September 23, 2022
House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.
Episode Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 23, 2022
New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.
Episode MBE Sep. 23: De Lux edition of New Release Friday
Need a release? How about several? Find us feeling euphoric as we arrive upon New Release Friday once again. De Lux's dynamic, hyper-meta new record, “Do You Need a Release?,” rides the tension of colliding emotions in all the right ways.
Episode Bomba Estéreo & Manu Chao: ‘Me Duele’
Colombia’s Bomba Estéreo and Barcelona-based legend Manu Chao recently dropped a musical grenade with “Me Duele,” of which Bomba’s founder Simon Mejia says: "This song was created during a wonderful organic collaboration.
Episode Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, September 22, 2022
A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.
Episode Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 22, 2022
New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.
Episode Guest Mix: Panda Bear and Sonic Boom share inspirations for their collaborative album ‘Reset’
Panda Bear and Sonic Boom mine AM radio pop-sounds of the ‘50s and ‘60s to craft a FREAKS ONLY guest mix inspired by their new album “Reset.”
Episode MBE Sep. 22: Win Desert Daze tix, meet NRMAL fest-director Moni, accept our deepest gratitude
KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.
Episode Global Beat México: Sgt. Papers, Myuné, iiis
Festival NRMAL director Moni Saldaña hits the ground running with goofy garage-rock, and exquisitely crafted shoegaze dreamscapes.
Episode San Cha: ‘Enfrente De Ti’
A first generation child of Mexican immigrants based in the Bay Area, San Cha took a break and stayed at her aunt’s farm back home to reimagine herself, and sees herself as a subversive queer ranchera singer.
Episode Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, September 21, 2022
A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.
Episode Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 21, 2022
New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.
Episode Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, September 21, 2022
KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.