KCRW’s Global Beat

KCRW’s Global Beat

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world. Our second season takes us to México, hosted by KCRW DJ Raul Campos alongside our curators, Mexico City DJ and music supervisor Junf, festival director and music consultant Monica Saldaña, and NPR’s Betto Arcos
Heavy Señor Discos vibes via funky Afro-Latino duo Altoparlante, off-beat pop tones, and ultra-soothing alt-R&B.

Global Beat Mexico: Greta Ela + Palmasur, Altoparlante, babas tutsipop

Heavy Señor Discos vibes via funky Afro-Latino duo Altoparlante, off-beat pop tones, and ultra-soothing alt-R&B.

This week’s Global Beat: México is giving girl power with powerful female voices shining through disparate genres and regions.

Global Beat México: Embrujo Huasteco, ​​Stephanie Delgado, Maria Moctezuma

This week’s Global Beat: México is giving girl power with powerful female voices shining through disparate genres and regions.

Curator extraordinaire Moni Saldaña joins Raul Campos to share the next-cool-thing pop sounds coming out of México now.

Global Beat México: Sueño A Marte, Juan Son, Bratty

Curator extraordinaire Moni Saldaña joins Raul Campos to share the next-cool-thing pop sounds coming out of México now.

Mexico City DJ and music supervisor Junf brings a full slate of bangers representing avant-folk, daytime disco, and globe trotting hip-hop collabs.

Global Beat Mexico: Axel Catalán, Plano, MC Quba and friends

Mexico City DJ and music supervisor Junf brings a full slate of bangers representing avant-folk, daytime disco, and globe trotting hip-hop collabs.

Guest host Betto Arcos curates an epic holiday special rife with jazz, conga, and an indomitably festive spirit.

Global Beat Mexico: ​​Amir Moreno, Chalanes del Amor, Arturo O’Farrill

Guest host Betto Arcos curates an epic holiday special rife with jazz, conga, and an indomitably festive spirit.

Guest host Moni Saldaña showcases up-and-coming alternative gems from Mexico whose inspiration and impact transcend border lines.

Global Beat Mexico: Películas Geniales, Elis Paprika, sailawway

Guest host Moni Saldaña showcases up-and-coming alternative gems from Mexico whose inspiration and impact transcend border lines.

Mexico City DJ and music supervisor Junf delivers hand-picked, genre-bending tracks from Mexico’s brightly-shining indie scene.

Global Beat Mexico: Ilse Hendrix, Yöels, Future Feelings

Mexico City DJ and music supervisor Junf delivers hand-picked, genre-bending tracks from Mexico’s brightly-shining indie scene.

NPR’s Betto Arcos shakes up this week’s episode of Global Beat with red-hot tracks drawing inspiration from myriad international destinations.

Global Beat Mexico: Paté de Fuá, Coro Acardenchado, Los Aguas Aguas

NPR’s Betto Arcos shakes up this week’s episode of Global Beat with red-hot tracks drawing inspiration from myriad international destinations.

Moni returns with hand-selected tracks featuring indie-rock, and pop sounds to conjure nostalgia for the future.

Global Beat Mexico: Los Flakos, Mercedes Nasta, Rodrigo Blanco, Bobui

Moni returns with hand-selected tracks featuring indie-rock, and pop sounds to conjure nostalgia for the future.

Junf returns with sundry selections from Guadalajara and México City, saturated with international influence.

Global Beat México: Ángel Céspedes, Ana Verá, Hotmood

Junf returns with sundry selections from Guadalajara and México City, saturated with international influence.

NPR guest host Betto Arcos dives into the traditions and sounds of Día de los Muertos in México.

Global Beat México: Los Pream, Dueto Dos Rosas, Banda Femenil Regional

NPR guest host Betto Arcos dives into the traditions and sounds of Día de los Muertos in México.

Guest host Moni Saldaña returns with curated classic indie folk, fuzz-rock for the future, and post-pop to daydream about.

Global Beat México: Marion Raw, Parque de Cometas, Pepe Pecas

Guest host Moni Saldaña returns with curated classic indie folk, fuzz-rock for the future, and post-pop to daydream about.

KCRW Global Beat México is coming at you LIVE with Sgt. Papers and Parque de Cometas!

KCRW Global Beat México Live: Sgt. Papers, Parque de Cometas and Marion Raw

KCRW Global Beat México is coming at you LIVE with Sgt. Papers and Parque de Cometas!

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat México: Mabe Fratti, Margaritas Podridas, Kirnbauer

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat México: Sonido Gallo Negro, Monstruos del Mañana, YoSoyMatt

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Festival NRMAL director Moni Saldaña hits the ground running with goofy garage-rock, and exquisitely crafted shoegaze dreamscapes.

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.

Move over Cinco de Mayo, this is the day Mexicans really celebrate — Mexican Independence Day (Las Fiestas Patrias)! Get into Global Beat, and get ready for El Grito.

Global Beat México: Mexican Independence Day with Ampersan, Edwin Bandala M., and Los Macorinos

Move over Cinco de Mayo, this is the day Mexicans really celebrate — Mexican Independence Day (Las Fiestas Patrias)! Get into Global Beat, and get ready for El Grito.

Junf returns with spy-thriller soundtrack vibes, fresh yet familiar New Wave x French pop, and hard-charging rock en español.

Global Beat México: La Redada, AZTRO + Disco Bahía, Vicente Jáuregui

Junf returns with spy-thriller soundtrack vibes, fresh yet familiar New Wave x French pop, and hard-charging rock en español.

NPR’s Betto Arcos weaves a tale of isolation vs. illumination, symphonic-pop in technicolor, and the shape of Mexican jazz to come.

Global Beat México: Hela San, Verónica Valerio x Van Dyke Parks, Vico Diaz

NPR’s Betto Arcos weaves a tale of isolation vs. illumination, symphonic-pop in technicolor, and the shape of Mexican jazz to come.

Our genre-morphing journey begins with selections from Acapulco and CDMX. DJ Junf joins Raul Campos to spotlight retro-tinged romanticism, goth-Cumbia, and alt-pop.

Global Beat México: Los Vaguens, Don Couto, and Costa Felina

Our genre-morphing journey begins with selections from Acapulco and CDMX. DJ Junf joins Raul Campos to spotlight retro-tinged romanticism, goth-Cumbia, and alt-pop.