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Members of The Olms hang out before their show at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.

Watch KCRW Presents: The Olms KCRW

June 11, 2013 – Watch Pete Yorn and J.D. King perform "Wanna Feel It" at a private show for KCRW listeners. KCRW

Darlene Love, one of the background singers featured in Twenty Feet From Stardom, didn't receive credit for singing hits in the 1950s and '60s and says her career was derailed by legendary producer Phil Spector.

Read Spotlighting Background Singers In 'Twenty Feet From Stardom'

June 11, 2013 – Morgan Neville's new film chronicles backup singers who have sung some of pop's catchiest hooks.


Last Good Tooth.

Listen World Cafe Next: Last Good Tooth WXPN

June 10, 2013 – The Rhode Island band mixes quirky melodies and Appalachian instrumentation. Hear two new songs. WXPN


Jason Isbell's new album is called Southeastern.

Read Jason Isbell: A 'Southeastern' Songwriter's Path To Sobriety

June 10, 2013 – The country-rock musician's new solo album digs deep, drawing on his recovery from alcoholism.


The Creole Choir of Cuba's latest album, Santiman, has a satisfying flow from celebration to solemnity.

Read The Creole Choir Of Cuba: Reviving Caribbean History In 'Santiman'

June 10, 2013 – On its newest album, Santiman, the choir sings songs in tribute to its Haitian ancestors.


Apple's Music Streaming Service Smaller Than Anticipated

June 10, 2013 – Apple will finally enter the increasingly crowded field of music streaming services.


Fitz & The Tantrums.

Read Fitz & The Tantrums On World Cafe WXPN

June 10, 2013 – The group crafts a mix of indie pop and neo-soul on its new album, More Than Just a Dream. WXPN


An apocalyptic scene from Young Galaxy's "New Summer" video.

Watch Video: On Ode To Summer Fun And The Apocalypse

June 10, 2013 – Triumphant sounds of summer clash with slow-motion destruction in "New Summer" by Young Galaxy.

Barbara Mason had had one minor hit on Arctic by the time "Yes I'm Ready" came out in March 1965, and hit the Top 10 on both the R&B and pop charts.

Read Arctic Records: Drafting A Blueprint For The Philly Sound

June 10, 2013 – The influential Philly label has just released a set of CDs covering all 60 of its single releases.


New Mantra Makes Chrisette Michele's Music 'Better'

June 10, 2013 – The soul star says adopting a 'better' attitude helped inspire her latest work.


Hot Club of Cowtown.

Listen Hot Club Of Cowtown On Mountain Stage

June 10, 2013 – The trio is known for combining elements of Gypsy jazz and Western swing to create its own sound.


Cliburn medalists Beatrice Rana, second place winner; Vadym Kholodenko, first place winner; and Sean Chen, third place winner, receive applause from the audience at the final awards ceremony at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on Sunday.

Read Ukrainian Wins Top Prize At Van Cliburn Piano Competition KERA

June 10, 2013 – Vadym Kholodenko, 26, takes home the $50,000 purse, plus three years of professional management. KERA


Statik Selektah's fifth studio album, Extended Play, comes out June 18.

Read First Listen: Statik Selektah, 'Extended Play'

June 9, 2013 – Mutual respect pervades Extended Play, an inviting, prideful album that's never snobby.

Primal Scream's 10th album, More Light, comes out June 18.

Read First Listen: Primal Scream, 'More Light'

June 9, 2013 – The Scottish band's 10th album plays out like a larger-than-life celebration of survival.

Lemuria's new album, The Distance Is So Big, comes out June 18.

Read First Listen: Lemuria, 'The Distance Is So Big'

June 9, 2013 – The punky pop band has made an art of interrupting itself, with songs that unfold like mini-suites.

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