A weekday download of standout songs, including advance releases, exclusive live tracks recorded at KCRW, remixes, and an introduction to new artists on our radar.
Following the success of their recent 30th-anniversary tour, The Mavericks added a new career milestone: their first Spanish language album, “En Español.”
You might remember Eddie Chacon as one half of the duo Charles & Eddie, along with their international mega-hit “Would I Lie To You” from the early 90’s.
Psychedelic Nashvillian quintet The Mango Furs tinker with 60’s sounding melodies. Their sonic mix is laced with some jazz, a bit of pop, and an undercurrent of angst on “Tangerine.”
Georgina and Una McGeough are Irish twin-sisters who make up Song Sung.
LA-based artist Aalok Bala has a forthcoming debut EP on the horizon that’s both celestial and earthy.
Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum producer and songwriter Ricky Reed has fine-tuned the work of Lizzo, Leon Bridges, and Maggie Rogers (to name a few).
Czech singer Marketa Irglova (of the Swell Season) relocated to Iceland and was introduced to fellow singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini.
The title of Kate Bollinger’s forthcoming EP — “A word becomes a sound” — is quite telling as Bollinger has a prowess for nuanced lyrics and earworm melodies.