May 23, 2013 — The Swiss-German duo's sweet, honest and enchanting sound shines on its debut album, Mutual Friends.
May 23, 2013 — Even in an age of instant online gratification, you can still stay a step ahead of your friends.
May 23, 2013 — Mechanical engineer and sculptor Tristan Shone, who records as Author & Punisher, is a master of machines. He's built a robotic entourage — throttles, knobs, rails and all — that responds to MIDI/USB controllers and makes for-real industrial doom metal.
May 22, 2013 — The North Carolina band performs powerful, country-tinged songs from its new album, Miracle Temple.
May 22, 2013 — Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew visit the Morning Becomes Eclectic studios to perform songs from their most recent album, Fade. Watch the venerable indie-rock trio play a KCRW favorite, "Two Trains."
May 21, 2013 — Josh Homme presides over a dense, textured, unpredictable sound that's equal parts mystery, intensity, beauty and bluster. Watch QOTSA perform ...Like Clockwork in its entirety, then tackle an assortment of older material, in a sold-out show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on May 23.
May 21, 2013 — The band plays dour but beautiful songs from its brand-new album, Trouble Will Find Me.
May 21, 2013 — The band performs a special studio session for New York City's WFUV in advance of its new sixth album, Trouble Will Find Me. Watch The National perform "Graceless," live from The Cutting Room Studios in Manhattan.
May 21, 2013 — Raised on the South Side, Manzarek brought Chicago sound to L.A.'s beaches with the trailblazing band. He died Monday at age 74.
May 20, 2013 — The singer-songwriter combines soul, blues and punk on his blistering new album, Head in the Dirt.