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Bonobo's Simon Green during a KEXP studio session.

Watch Bonobo: A Smoldering Take On 'First Fires' KEXP

June 1, 2013 – Watch English singer Szjerdene inject new life into the downtempo producer's sexy single. KEXP

Thundercat's new album, Apocalypse, comes out June 4.

Read First Listen: Thundercat, 'Apocalypse'

May 26, 2013 – Thundercat's Stephen Bruner digs into astral soul music that's often both funky and heartbreaking.

Jon Hopkins new album, Immunity, comes out June 4.

Read First Listen: Jon Hopkins, 'Immunity'

May 26, 2013 – For Hopkins, beauty and beats are free to commingle in ways that move — in every sense of the word.

Kai Campos (right), with his partner in Mount Kimbie Dom Maker, says he's happy with Cold Spring Fault Less Youth and he's relieved it's done.

Watch It's A Process: Mount Kimbie On Making Their New Album

May 24, 2013 – The British duo struggled, broke through and got by with a little help from its friends.

James Blake performs live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Watch James Blake, Live In Concert

May 23, 2013 – Watch the singer perform 90 minutes of intense, riveting, emotional music, live in Washington, D.C.

Mount Kimbie's new album, Cold Spring Fault Less Youth, comes out May 28.

Read First Listen: Mount Kimbie, 'Cold Spring Fault Less Youth'

May 19, 2013 – The British beat-makers shed their electronics in pursuit of a sound designed to translate live.

Tricky's new album, False Idols, comes out May 28.

Read First Listen: Tricky, 'False Idols'

May 19, 2013 – Tricky's best album since the mid-'90s, False Idols is one of 2013's biggest surprises so far.

Brooklyn producer Laurel Halo.

Listen Listen To Laurel Halo's 'Sex Mission'

May 17, 2013 – The title may sound explicit, but the new techno track by Laurel Halo keeps things at a simmer.


On May 21, Daft Punk will release Random Access Memories, the duo's first album since 2005.

Read Robots In Ecstasy: Daft Punk's 'Memories' Embraces The Pleasure Principle

May 14, 2013 – The long-awaited album from the Parisian dance music duo basks in the smooth sounds of the 1970s.

Kyle "KMFH" Hall.

Read Prescription To Bang: Kyle Hall's 'Dr. Crunch'

May 9, 2013 – One of Detroit's youngest stars unleashes one of the year's great dance tracks


Classixx's new album, Hanging Gardens, comes out May 14.

Read First Listen: Classixx, 'Hanging Gardens'

May 5, 2013 – At once, Hanging Gardens feels vibrant and vintage, unmistakably young and inexplicably nostalgic.

Until The Ribbon Breaks.

Watch Meet Until The Ribbon Breaks: Stark Music Paired With Enigmatic Images

May 2, 2013 – The soulful electronic artist makes a splash with a video that remixes David Lynch's Lost Highway.

James Blake performed live for KCRW at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica.

Watch James Blake, 'Retrograde' (Live) KCRW

May 1, 2013 – Watch the British wunderkind and his live band perform the brooding "Retrograde" for KCRW. KCRW

Karl Hyde's debut solo album is titled Edgeland.

Watch Karl Hyde, Underworld Music Maker, Surfaces

April 27, 2013 – On his solo debut, Edgeland, the English electronic musician takes a turn for the personal.


Jamie Lidell takes a break between songs during his KCRW session.

Watch Jamie Lidell, 'Don't You Love Me' (Live) KCRW

April 11, 2013 – Watch the tech-savvy producer and soul singer perform the funky "Don't You Love Me" on KCRW. KCRW

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