New Music

Monday - Thursday 2pm-4pm & 10pm-mid

New Music specializes in recordings released within the previous three months, bringing listeners "the best of the new" as chosen by Northern Community Radio's music director. Rock, folk, blues, jazz and world beat are all represented in the mix.

John Bauer

Courtney Yasmineh started writing songs in her teens.

John Bauer

Minnesota artist Courtney Yasmineh started writing songs in her teens. Now, a few decades later, she's traveling the world as a singer, songwriter, and now, novelist. It's a long way from finding her way through a difficult childhood to a successful career as an artist, but Courtney's making it happen.

David Shankbone

You can work with RuPaul, take flight with Humbird, and sing along with Lipps, Inc. in the most recent Centerstage Minnesota. Listen each week at 2 and 10 for two hours of Minnesota-made music in all genres. Follow along on social media and join the conversation at #kaxemusic. Hear the Dec. 1st show by clicking this link (PRX).

video by Corey Medina

Tune in each week at 2:00 and 10:00pm for Centerstage Minnesota, featuring Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

Mark Olson co-founded the Jayhawks, considered by many to be one of the most influential bands of the 1980s and beyond.

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