Metropolis is back in 2013 - featuring a weekly podcast delivery of artist interviews from the Electrospective series created in partnership with EMI, and a weekly delivery of curated dj mixes available to stream at kcrw.com.
This page includes archives of Jason Bentley's show before taking over as KCRW's Music Director and Host of Morning Becomes Eclectic. Please visit here for the latest shows and upcoming performances and interviews from Jason on MBE.
Jason Bentley is both a leader in the electronic dance music movement and one of its most influential DJs, having performed at major music festivals everywhere from Ibiza and Australia to Los Angeles’ own Coachella. As KCRW’s Music Director and host of Morning Becomes Eclectic, Jason is a tireless champion of new music and culture with an influence close to home and around the globe.
It's a new dawn for Metropolis on KCRW, as we feature exciting names old and new from the world of club culture.
Miike Snow's alternative pop experiments have won them an avid fan-base around the world with two albums to their credit.
Highly regarded producer Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL) moved from Amsterdam to LA 10 years ago to pursue film scoring with his background in electronic music.
Alex Ridha, better known as Boys Noize, got his start at an early age in Hamburg, Germany. Influenced by his older brother, Alex draws from House, Hip Hop, and Electro.
Rupert Parkes is a pioneering force in electronic music. Achieving both critical and commercial success over the last two decades, he remains an elusive figure with an …
LA native Steve Aoki grew up skateboarding and listening to Punk Rock. He later found the same DIY ethos of Punk in elements of alternative dance music. Through his Dim …
Swedish House Mafia burst on the scene with a string of hit records, quickly becoming synonymous with the EDM explosion in America in recent years. While selling out …
Daniel Miller is an iconic figure in the music industry. Beginning with a naive interest in releasing his own Electronic exploits in the late '70s, Daniel has developed a …
Our first Electrospective guest is veteran DJ and Producer Paul Oakenfold, who sat down with Jason to talk about his own background, the parallels between the dance music …
DJ Sasha drops by to visit with Jason Bentley at 8:15 tonight.
World renowned DJ/Producer Mark Farina stops by KCRW to play selections from his latest Mushroom Jazz
Paul Oakenfold stops by KCRW for an interview with Jason Bentley.
More Past Shows
The Black Ghosts stop by KCRW to chat with Jason Bentley on Monday, May 5th at 8:30pm.
Jason Bentley is KCRW's Music Director and host of Morning Becomes Eclectic. Jason began as a phone volunteer in the main office of KCRW in July of 1988 before heading off to college on the East Coast for a few years and then returning to attend Loyola Marymount University and DJ at its college station KXLU. He was recruited by former KCRW Music Director Chris Douridas after a softball game between the two stations in 1991 and he took to the airwaves starting in the summer of 1992.
Tapes & Transcripts
Neither tapes nor transcripts of KCRW music programs are available.