September 18, 2014
“Space age pop” and “incredibly strange music” are the songs of the day on this installment of the DJ Sessions.
September 16, 2014
Jimmy Buffett remembers his friend the late songwriter Jesse Winchester, whose posthumous album is being released today.
September 11, 2014
On this edition of DJ Sessions. KCRW’s Anne Litt gives summer a musical send off. But it’s not all sunshine and fields of flowers.
September 11, 2014
The folk rock band Delta Spirit’s new album was inspired by rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy.
September 4, 2014
Howard “Flagga” Duperly of WDNA in Miami shares new reggae artists that he says won’t be one-hit wonders – from Chronixx to Sasha Dias.
September 1, 2014
“There’s something really magical about the ukulele,” Jake says. “It feels so good, it makes you smile, and it just makes everything okay.”
August 28, 2014
The choral rock band out of Dallas, Texas, has been thrilling audiences with its live performances for over a decade.
August 27, 2014
Music critic Jody Rosen defends the kind of over-the-top, sentimental songs that Journey, Lionel Richie, Billy Joel and Prince made famous.
August 26, 2014
All 77,000 seats for her series of London concerts sold out in 15 minutes, with fans planning to fly in from around the world.
August 25, 2014
Peter Cusack travels the world recording sounds in places like Chernobyl and the old oil fields of Azerbaijan.
August 22, 2014
Lauryn Hill’s song “Black Rage” is one of several released in response to the shooting and protests in Ferguson.
August 21, 2014
“Does the clarinet stop a bullet or does it feed a child or does it rebuild a destroyed home?” Kinan Azmeh asks. “Of course it doesn’t. But… it can inspire.”
August 20, 2014
Mario Cotto of KCRW shares a number of new sounds in dance music out of the United Kingdom and New York City.
August 14, 2014
A year-long art project called “Our Town” is challenging Nashville residents to make self portraits with rubber stamps and ink.
August 12, 2014
WSM’s Marcia Campbell shares some favorite country artists from 10-year-old Emi Sunshine to the late “Cowboy” Jack Clement.