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It's simple. You've made it to Friday, and you deserve music that FEELS good. We've got hand-picked selections for you, certain to put a smile on your heart.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

For KCRW’s “Private Playlist,” Edith Crash selects five songs that open doors to other worlds, from Dead Can Dance to Psychic TV.

from Music Special Programming

It’s fitting that Mauri Tapia gave himself the moniker Los Retros.

from Today's Top Tune

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A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Aaron Byrd's playlist, May 6, 2021

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

We’ve got a world premier from Hawthorne’s very own, Cuco! You get to hear it first! At only 22, his sound has been described as Psychedelia-soaked love ballads.

Today we have a world premiere from Hawthorne’s very own, Cuco. You do not want to miss it!

We’ve got a world premier from Hawthorne’s very own, Cuco! You get to hear it first! At only 22, his sound has been described as Psychedelia-soaked love ballads.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Over the past few years, it’s been our pleasure to watch Hawthorne’s own Cuco rise from breakout teenage bedroom pop heartthrob to….well, a grown-ass bedroom pop heartthrob.

World premiere: Cuco’s 'Forevermore' is a wildy dreamy ode to love found

Over the past few years, it’s been our pleasure to watch Hawthorne’s own Cuco rise from breakout teenage bedroom pop heartthrob to….well, a grown-ass bedroom pop heartthrob.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Global Beat Australia: Odette, Izy, and Babitha

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

from KCRW’s Global Beat

mehro is poised as one of LA’s breakout newcomers. In fact, this Angelino released his first song in 2020 and has already been championed by many including NPR.

mehro: ‘not alone’

mehro is poised as one of LA’s breakout newcomers. In fact, this Angelino released his first song in 2020 and has already been championed by many including NPR.

from Today's Top Tune

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Aaron Byrd's playlist, May 5, 2021

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

Wake up and get your groove on with Anthony and Novena on this Cinco de Mayo! Enjoy your day with new tunes from around the globe.

Wake up and get your groove on with Anthony and Novena on this Cinco de Mayo!

Wake up and get your groove on with Anthony and Novena on this Cinco de Mayo! Enjoy your day with new tunes from around the globe.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

We are buzzing with excitement knowing that Mexican rockeros Zoé are set to play The Greek in October in support of a brand spanking new album “Sonidos de Kármatica Resonancia.”

Zoé: ‘Popular’

We are buzzing with excitement knowing that Mexican rockeros Zoé are set to play The Greek in October in support of a brand spanking new album “Sonidos de Kármatica Resonancia.”

from Today's Top Tune

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Aaron Byrd's playlist, May 4, 2021

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

Coco O is no stranger to the airwaves of KCRW as the former member of Danish duo, Quadron who have been sampled by Kendrick Lamar and Drake.

May 4: New music from Coco O and more

Coco O is no stranger to the airwaves of KCRW as the former member of Danish duo, Quadron who have been sampled by Kendrick Lamar and Drake.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

A loosely-woven spoken word oratorio deftly delivered by frontwoman Florence Cleopatra Shaw is the compelling narrative that propels Dry Cleaning’s “Strong Feelings.”

Dry Cleaning: ‘Strong Feelings’

A loosely-woven spoken word oratorio deftly delivered by frontwoman Florence Cleopatra Shaw is the compelling narrative that propels Dry Cleaning’s “Strong Feelings.”

from Today's Top Tune

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.

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Aaron Byrd's playlist, May 3, 2021

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

“He [DMX] was a total package. ... He would write about when he was struggling, and he would write about when he felt triumph.

DMX, Black Rob, Shock G: Remembering hip-hop icons the world recently lost

“He [DMX] was a total package. ... He would write about when he was struggling, and he would write about when he felt triumph.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Can you believe it's already May?! We’ll listen to new releases and timeless favorites to help you ease into a new week and a whole new month!

New month, new music! Tunes from Gavin Turek, Mocky, Warpaint, and more

Can you believe it's already May?! We’ll listen to new releases and timeless favorites to help you ease into a new week and a whole new month!

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

You know Joshua Henry for his starring role as Aaron Burr in the first-touring company of “Hamilton.”

Joshua Henry: ‘Guarantee’

You know Joshua Henry for his starring role as Aaron Burr in the first-touring company of “Hamilton.”

from Today's Top Tune

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Scott Dallavo's playlist, May 2, 2021

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

from Scott Dallavo