For this week’s edition of DJ Sessions, we sit down with Kinney Rorrer — he shares a number of young bluegrass musicians who are carrying on the music’s traditions.
From Nicki vs. Taylor to online activism surrounding the death of Sandra Bland — we look at the top stories on social media this week.
Jay Sweet shares what he thinks makes a song truly American, and what he looks for in the bands he chooses to play the festival.
She grew up the child of musical royalty – her father is Levon Helm of The Band. Now, she has her own album.
The band’s musical director Jorge Gomez and lead vocalist Xavier Mili talk about their new album “Panamericano.”
As vinyl pressing plants around the world shut down, the plant that pressed The Beatles’ first American single in 1963 stayed open.
“There must be something in the water down there, I haven’t figured it out,” KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd told Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson.
We turn to the music of the church pews for this week’s edition of the Here & Now DJ Sessions. Our guide to gospel is Cecilia Webb.
The Grammy-winning jazz composer is out with a new album, “The Thompson Fields,” named for the fields near where she grew up.
Techno music was born and raised in Detroit, but these days, it’s still more popular in places like London and Berlin.
Stephen Witt discusses his book “How Music Got Free: The End of an Industry, The Turn of the Century, and the Patient Zero of Privacy.”
KCRW’s Anthony Valadez recommends a playlist for your July 4th celebration, including a track from Philly neo-soul artist Bilal.
With the Fourth of July holiday coming up, conductor Keith Brion shares a selection of patriotic marches by John Philip Sousa.
The singer-songwriter and four-time Grammy winner joins us with a playlist of what she considers quintessentially American music.
The all-trans chorus was founded to help people learn to use their changing voices in a safe space.