Album Preview

Album Preview

29 min

KCRW's Album Preview offers a chance to hear new album releases in their entirety each week. The series showcases artists, composers and film soundtracks that are favorite selections from KCRW DJ's.

All Episodes

Beach House: B-Sides and Rarities.  Available June 30th, 2017.

Fleet Foxes, "Crack-Up" – available on June 16, 2017.

Justin Townes Earle, "Kids in the Street" – available on May 26, 2017.

Two Door Cinema Club: Gameshow, Live at KCRW. Exclusive Record Store Day 2017 release.

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam: Live at KCRW, exclusive Record Store Day 2017 release.

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever: The French Press EP. Available March 10th on Sub Pop.

Jungle Fire "Jambu" - available February 3rd, 2017.

Buscabulla EP II - available January 20th 2017

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