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Music hosts Jedd Beaudoin, Chris Heim, Carla Eckels and Bill Pearce run down the year's best music, including world, rock, local music, jazz, R&B, gospel, blues, and books about music.Join KMUW's music hosts on Global Village, Strange Currency, Night Train, Crossroads, Soulsations & Straight No Chaser as they highlight their favorites. See show pages for upcoming show information or to listen to past shows through the streaming archive.Enjoy.

Best Americana Releases | Best of 2017

  1. Trinity Lane—Lilly Hiatt
  2. Big Bad Luv—John Moreland
  3. A Long Way From Your Heart—Turnpike Troubadours
  4. Not Dark Yet—Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer
  5. Small Believer—Anna Tivel
  6. Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins—Chuck Prophet
  7. The Nashville Sound—Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit 
  8. One Go Around—Jeffrey Martin
  9. Highway Queen—Nikki Lane
  10. The Prisoner—Ryan Adams 
Jedd Beaudoin is host/producer of the nationally syndicated program Strange Currency. He has also served as an arts reporter, a producer of A Musical Life and a founding member of the KMUW Movie Club. As a music journalist, his work has appeared in Pop Matters, Vox, No Depression and Keyboard Magazine.