New Hot

Once a week, The Current's Music Director David Safar guides you through one hour of musical discoveries, new artists and recent releases. New Hot will be a mix of new artists, new songs from some of your current favorites and opportunities to explore what's coming up next in new music. Don't miss it!

New Hot - December 17, 2012

New Hot for December 17, 2012
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We're exploring the best albums of 2012 for our final New Hot episode of the year. Among the spotlighted: Frank Ocean, Django Django, Alt-J, Alabama Shakes and more.



Beach House

Thinkin Bout You

Frank Ocean

I'm Writing A Novel

Father John Misty

Sleeping Ute

Grizzly Bear

I Found You

Alabama Shakes

You're The Doctor

Ty Segall

The House That Heaven Built




Panic Station


Youth Without Youth


Be Strong

The 2 Bears

Constant Conversations

Passion Pits

Rad Times

Black Bananas


Django Django


Cat Power

New Hot Update - Best Albums Of 2012

This week on New Hot, we're exploring the best albums of 2012. Read about a Baltimore duo whose lead singer is opera trained, the first non-electronic band on Warp Records and a San Francisco guitarist who has released three albums this year. These are our three best albums of 2012.

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