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"Girl" is the fourth solo single by producer Jamie xx.

Watch Hear A New Solo Song By Jamie XX

April 23, 2014 – A new song from the producer behind the stylish, seductive British trio gets back to bedroom basics.

Scene from the new Cloud Boat video "Carmine."

Watch Cloud Boat, 'Carmine'

April 23, 2014 – The duo's new video unfolds in a laundromat, where customers channel the voice of singer Tom Clarke.

A scene from the Sebastien Grainger video for the song "The Streets Are Still A Mess."

Watch Sebastien Grainger, 'The Streets Are Still A Mess'

April 15, 2014 – In Grainger's new video, hardened thugs try to make peace with a dance-off until things turn dark.

Todd Terje.

Listen Metropolis: Todd Terje, Ewan Pearson, London Grammar KCRW

April 14, 2014 – Hear a two-hour mix of the best new electronic dance music, curated by KCRW's Jason Bentley. KCRW


DJ Frankie Knuckles plays at the Def Mix 20th Anniversary Weekender in 2007 in London.

Listen Metropolis: A Celebration Of Frankie Knuckles KCRW

April 7, 2014 – KCRW's Jason Bentley pays homage to the godfather of house on his weekly EDM mix. KCRW


Z-Machines, a "power trio" designed by Japanese roboticists, on stage in Tokyo last year. The songs on Music for Robots, a new EP by the U.K. artist Squarepusher, is performed entirely by the group.

Watch The Coming Robot Army Just Wants To Rock

April 6, 2014 – What if you had metal minions to do your bidding? And what if your bidding was making music?


Frankie Knuckles was a master remixer.

Read Revisionist History: 5 Crucial Frankie Knuckles Remixes

April 6, 2014 – The godfather of house music remixed far more records than he ever recorded himself.

Jessy Lanza performing live in the KCRW studios.

Watch KCRW Presents: Jessy Lanza KCRW

April 2, 2014 – Watch the Canadian electronic artist perform a one-woman show on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Greek producer Giganta released an excellent EP, Force, on Actress' Werkdiscs label in March.

Read The Best Dance Tracks Of March

April 2, 2014 – Bruising basslines, staccato synths and rave-worthy rhythms: the best in electronic dance music.


Frankie Knuckles performs at the 2009 Electric Zoo Festival in New York.

Watch Where Love Lives: Frankie Knuckles And The Dance Floor

April 2, 2014 – The pioneering house DJ, who died Monday at 59, made deep, complex music for nearly four decades.

Frankie Knuckles in 2007.

Watch Dance Music Legend Frankie Knuckles Dies At 59

April 1, 2014 – In the 1970s and '80s, the iconic DJ helped to usher in the era of house music.


London Grammar kick off this week's show.

Listen Metropolis: Brian Eno, London Grammar, Mapei KCRW

March 31, 2014 – Stream this week's two-hour show, mixed by KCRW's Jason Bentley. KCRW


Todd Terje's It's Album Time comes out April 8.

Read First Listen: Todd Terje, 'It's Album Time'

March 31, 2014 – The Norwegian DJ, known for his singles, crafts a cohesive album that builds to near-perfection.

Lil' Jon performing in Hollywood in March.

Watch A Rational Conversation: Lil Jon's History Of Turning Up

March 25, 2014 – He may be best known as the king of crunk, but "Turn Down for What" isn't his first dance track.

SBTRKT's "Stifle" kicks off this week's show.

Listen Metropolis: SBTRKT, Booka Shade, Cid Rim KCRW

March 24, 2014 – Listen to Jason Bentley's latest mix of the best new electronic dance music. KCRW


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