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TOKiMONSTA (right) performed on KCRW with vocalists Gavin Turek and MNDR on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.


June 18, 2013 – Watch the Los Angeles producer perform "Go With It" live in the KCRW studio with vocalist MNDR. KCRW

Boards of Canada's new album is titled Tomorrow's Harvest.

Watch Boards Of Canada Tap A Devout Following To Push New Album

June 12, 2013 – By leaking details of its new release in code, the electronic duo worked the press game backwards.


Umphrey McGee playing Stubbs in Austin, Texas, the night the band covered Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."

Watch How To Cover A Dance Track

June 3, 2013 – Dance music tends to be a groove medium, not a song medium, but there's a growing trend in covers.

Gold Panda's new album, Half of Where You Live, comes out June 11.

Read First Listen: Gold Panda, 'Half Of Where You Live'

June 2, 2013 – On his second album, British electronic music producer Derwin Panda gets out and explores the world.

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.

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.

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.

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


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