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Chris Douridas

Chris Douridas

The art of the segue allows a far-reaching assortment of the best new music from all around the globe. Choice live performance and interviews with ground-breaking icons of the past and forward-leaning artists of the future are also a monthly feature.

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Chris Douridas hosts a far-reaching assortment of the best new music from all around the globe. Listen On-Demand to the latest show. more >>

Lou Reed 1994 MBE Interview with Chris Douridas

Lou Reed joins Chris Douridas for Morning Becomes Eclectic on February 18, 1994. more >>

Ben Howard

Ben Howard earned critical praise early on for his compelling live shows in and around London and his native Devonshire. The ever-growing word of mouth goodwill caught the … more >>

Adam Yauch Tribute

Nicolas Jaar

Nicolas Jaar talks about the influence of John Cage (Jaar's mother was part of Merce Cuningham's dance troupe) and the loudness of silence in his life. He pointed out that … more >>


Chris Douridas hosts the US live radio performance debut of the young UK phenomenon, whose stunning debut features weighty interpretations of songs by Phoenix, Bon … more >>

Wim Wenders and Jun Miyake

Michael Kiwanuka

Chris Douridas hosts the US radio performance debut of Michael Kiwanuka, a 23 year old singer songwriter from North London. Michael has two EPs out in the US, both of which … more >>


Polock, from Valencia, Spain, perform songs from their full length debut, Getting Down From the Trees, in the 1 o'clock hour. more >>

Dustin O’ Halloran

Pianist/composer Dustin O’Halloran joins KCRW DJ Chris Douridas for a live set and interview. He showcases pastoral and moving pieces from his new Fat Cat Records … more >>

The Civil Wars and Agnes Obel

Chris Douridas from Austin w/ performances by The Civil Wars and Agnes Obel. more >>

Fran Healy

Fran Healy, the charismatic lead singer of Travis, drops by to talk about life in Berlin, the making of his first-ever solo project, and the contributions of special guests … more >>

Maximum Balloon

Chris Douridas airs a live session and interview with David Andrew Sitek of Maximum Balloon, with special guest Theophilus London. They will performing songs from their … more >>


Chris Douridas will be joined by Conor O'Brien of Villagers to perform a live acoustic set during the one o'clock hour. more >>

JP, Chrissie and the Fairground Boys

** Language Advisory Chrissie met JP Jones at a party thrown by artist Damien Hirst’s wife just over a year ago and the duo had an immediate connection. … more >>
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Chris Douridas

Chris Douridas was KCRW's second music director and host of Morning Becomes Eclectic in the 90's. Today, Douridas delivers his impeccable taste each Saturday, but you may be surprised to learn he is also the man behind the music on some of the coolest movies. From Austin Powers and American Beauty to Grosse Point Blank and Shrek 2, Chris makes eclectic music global.



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