FROM Ariana Morgenstern
Delta Spirit Delta Spirit relocated from the West Coast to Brooklyn and spent a year writing a record in a studio that had been flooded by Hurricane Sandy. The result is one of their strongest efforts yet. They join Morning Becomes Eclectic live.
Jenny Lewis LA darling Jenny Lewis is touring behind her 3rd solo album The Voyager. It’s her most personal album yet and she treated an intimate crowd to a live performance at Apogee Studios in a session we’ll share on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Conor Oberst Conor Oberst, aka Bright Eyes, spent a recent evening performing at Apogee Studio in front of a live audience. We'll share highlights from our session, hosted by Anne Litt on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Joseph Arthur Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur was a big fan of and friend to Lou Reed. Arthur pays tribute to his mentor with an album of some of his favorite covers on Lou. We'll hear live versions by Joseph Arthur on the first anniversary of the icon's passing on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Yusuf: Gold Digger Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf, has a new album coming and is about to embark on his first tour in 35 years. Recorded all over the world, with Rick Rubin as producer, Today's Top Tune is "Gold Digger.”
Tom Vek Punk rock rebel Tom Vek is an enigmatic artist. We never know what to expect from the UK singer and we’re excited to see what he has in store at KCRW's Masquerade Ball and in his live set on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: New South Africa Married couple Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn are a match made in heaven for their love and mastering of the banjo. Their first album together was recorded at home and features an array of banjos and their nimble playing. Today's Top Tune is "New South Africa.”
Sheila Chandra: Ever So Lonely/Eyes/Ocean Sheila Chandra made a name for herself in the 80's as Britain's first mainstream Asian pop star. Drawing on the music of her spiritual ancestors, she weaves the sounds of South India, Spanish and Muslim influences on a composition that is now considered a classic.
Les Sins: Why Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick has a new dance project under the moniker Les Sins. As we look forward to his performance at KCRW's Masquerade Ball this weekend, Today's Top Tune is the funky "Why," featuring vocals from Nate Salman.
Daniel Lanois: Flesh and Machine Legendary producer of U2, Peter Gabriel & Bob Dylan, as well as an acclaimed singer/songwriter in his own right, Daniel Lanois returns with a unique ambient album, inspired by his work with Brian Eno.
Banks L.A. chanteuse Banks is experiencing a quick rise to fame thanks to her excellent debut album. We’ll showcase some of the highlights, which were recorded in front of an audience at Sonos Studio, on Morning Becomes Eclectic.