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The D.C.-based three-piece Ex Hex, in a word, rocks.
From the heart of music madness in Austin, Felix Contreras shares the hottest new Alt. Latino sounds from SXSW Festival.
Lux Prima is a new nine-song album that features otherworldly orchestrations from Grammy-winning artist Danger Mouse and vocals from Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O.
Karen O teams with Danger Mouse, Stephen Malkmus rushes the "acid frat," and The Cinematic Orchestra releases its first album in 12 years.
The Dublin four-piece band sings clever lyrics in loud and proud Irish accents.
The seminal emo band's latest builds the band's legacy as meticulously as the layered instrumental parts that constitute the album's songcraft.
Given the stylistic twists and turns she's taken over the course of her brief career, it's hard to believe that the critically lauded Nilfer Yanya is only just now poised to release her debut album.
During World Cafe's Sense Of Place trip to Dublin, we grab a seat by the water to hear the Irish singer-songwriter perform gorgeous songs on acoustic guitar.
Guitar virtuoso Marcus King, Nashville singer-songwriter Bonnie Bishop and Grammy-nominated bluesman Cedric Burnside are just a few of the 30 artists performing live at WMOT's 895 Sessions in Austin.
Naomi Hamilton, who makes music as Jealous of the Birds, slices up genres and creates songs that sound homemade and tiny, explosive and bombastic.
The indie rock up-and-comer from Perth, Australia, talks about her debut album, Beware of the Dogs.
Gary Clark Jr. shines with a soulful rendition of "The Guitar Man," live in the KCRW studio.
Palmer's latest album, There Will Be No Intermission, may be her sharpest blow yet.
Chicago rapper Juice WRLD's Deathrace for Love, a beautiful new self-titled album from Patti Griffin and Helado Negro's This is How You Smile are just some of our picks for the week's best new albums.
The Akron, Ohio duo built its name off chugging, crunchy rock. Its latest single, "Lo/Hi" marks a return to this sound.
The sugar-coated experimental pop band works to redefine and undermine the concept of "kawaii" the pervasiveness of delicate cuteness in Japanese culture.
Thumbing through the catalogs of Radiohead, David Bowie, Brandi Carlile and more, World Cafe takes musical snapshots of artists 10 years apart.
Myers replaces her album's roaring electric guitars and electronics with a pulsing string quartet, piano and brushed drums and uncorks a cover of Kate Bush's "Running Up That Hill.
Sean Lennon and Primus' Les Claypool explore a surreal intersection on South of Reality, where the fitful upheavals of progressive rock collide with soaring, blissed-out refrains.
Songwriter Rick Maguire's experience with a panic attack inspired the first single from Green And Gray, the explosive rock band's forthcoming album.