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Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, is out with a new album called “Lifted.” He talks about growing up in a musical family and how New Orleans is a “magical city.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

Hailing from Philly, Suzanne Sheer is an R&B powerhouse who has an interesting take on her song “Girls on the Internet.”

from Today's Top Tune

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Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, May 17, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, May 17, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

Chicago based quintet Dos Santos caught our attention with their latest string of releases, but band member Alex Chavez delivers with a new side project titled “Carmelo Haze”…

MBE May 17: ‘Carmelo Haze’, ‘Tonga Conga’, and sounds for the soul

Chicago based quintet Dos Santos caught our attention with their latest string of releases, but band member Alex Chavez delivers with a new side project titled “Carmelo Haze”…

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Kendrick Lamar’s semi-surprise new record ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ arrives with record-breaking spin counts on KCRW.

KCRW’s Top 30 Chart: Kendrick Lamar Reigns supreme

Kendrick Lamar’s semi-surprise new record ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ arrives with record-breaking spin counts on KCRW.

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Thanks to the folks at Real Gone Music , the classic 1963 exotica LP “The Soul of The Drums,” from the inventor of the genre Lex Baxter and his orchestra, is back!

Les Baxter Orchestra: ‘Mai Tai’

Thanks to the folks at Real Gone Music , the classic 1963 exotica LP “The Soul of The Drums,” from the inventor of the genre Lex Baxter and his orchestra, is back!

from Today's Top Tune

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

José Galván's playlist, May 16, 2022

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

from José Galván

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, May 16, 2022

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

from Tyler Boudreaux

BadBadNotGood backs Daniel Caesar, Nidia Góngora styles up The Bongo Hop, Kikagaku Moyo offer a groovy farewell, Doechii offers a ‘song of the summer,’ and more

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Daniel Caesar x BadBadNotGood, Doechii, and more

BadBadNotGood backs Daniel Caesar, Nidia Góngora styles up The Bongo Hop, Kikagaku Moyo offer a groovy farewell, Doechii offers a ‘song of the summer,’ and more

from Music News

Breathe deep into a new week as Bay Area psychedelic soul group Monophonics deliver a full recalibration of your spirit through the timeless sounds of their new album “Sage Motel.”

MBE May 16: Breathwork, ‘Excess,’ and your chance at a weekend getaway to beautiful downtown Burbank

Breathe deep into a new week as Bay Area psychedelic soul group Monophonics deliver a full recalibration of your spirit through the timeless sounds of their new album “Sage Motel.”

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

John Moses's playlist, May 16, 2022

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

from John Moses

The excitement is building as fans discover Brooklyn-based outfit Geese.

Geese: ‘Low Era’

The excitement is building as fans discover Brooklyn-based outfit Geese.

from Today's Top Tune

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, May 15, 2022

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

from LeRoy Downs

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…

Jason Kramer's playlist, May 15, 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…

from Jason Kramer

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.

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, May 15, 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.

from Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

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…

Raul Campos' playlist, May 15, 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…

from Raul Campos

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, May 15, 2021

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas