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A Global Exploration of Sounds.

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KCRW's Album Preview offers a chance to hear new album releases in their entirety each week. The series showcases artists, composers and film soundtracks that are favorite selections from KCRW DJ's.

National Public Radio's weekday afternoon newsmagazine.

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National Public Radio's weekend afternoon newsmagazine.

Unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

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Broken beats, soulful key chords with guitar fuzz, combined with yesterday's dusty drums with tomorrow's samples and sounds.

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Art reviews from art critics Edward Goldman and Hunter Drohojowska-Philp.

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The BBC World Service provides international news, analysis and information in English and 32 other languages.

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Below the Ten: Stories of South LA  is an ongoing series telling intimate stories about the people who live in the neighborhoods south of the 10 Freeway, including Watts, Jefferson Park, and Compton. The series is supported by a grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

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Strictly jazz.

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Bookworm, a premier literary talk show providing intellectual, accessible, and provocative literary conversations. Hosted by Michael Silverblatt at KCRW.com.

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Go behind the gates of America’s largest port complex for an intimate and unflinching look at the lives riding the waves of supply and demand.

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New releases in all genres.

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Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

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A thoughtful look at architecture and design in the modern age.

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KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

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A musical line-up of criminally overlooked tunes, hidden gems, guilty pleasures and standout selections from the latest releases.

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.

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Stories that use the tools of economics to explore hidden side of everything, telling you things you always thought you knew but didn't, and things you never thought you wanted to know, but do.

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

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Adventurous pop music, both timely and timeless.

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Everything you wanted to know about good cooking, good eating, good food! From LA Chef, author, radio host, and restaurateur Evan Kleiman, at KCRW.com.

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KCRW’s Good Food host Evan Kleiman talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold of The Los Angeles Times about places you may not have tried yet, but ought to. Get Jonathan Gold's weekly restaurant suggestion sent to your phone. Text the "Good Food" to 69866 and get a text with the name, address and phone number of this week's restaurant.

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KCRW's Guest DJ Project invites an array of cultural luminaries to share and discuss songs that have inspired and moved them with a KCRW DJ.

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From Punk to Funk, musician, actor, television and radio host Henry Rollins presents alternative rock radio. Independent radio streaming on KCRW.com.

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Here Be Monsters is a growing community of radio producers, artists, and listeners who are interested in pursuing their fears and facing the unknown.

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KCRW’s 'The Business' host Kim Masters breaks down Hollywood's top stories.

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Invisibilia is about the unseen forces that control human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions, and thoughts.

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music aficionados.

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A Sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music.

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“Radio noir,” selected from 230-plus hours of Frank's original programs. Each hour can contain a philosophical exploration, an intimate confession, an absurd comedy, a dark tragedy; all of which he takes to the farthest edge while bringing the listener along for the alternately emotional and/or enlightening ride...

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A recording from KCRW's showcase at Riot, LA's newest comedy festival.

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KCRW Investigates is an ongoing series focusing on some of the most vulnerable workers and the industries that employ them.

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Zócalo Public Square connects people to ideas and to each other in an open, accessible, non-partisan and broad-minded spirit.

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The week's top stories in LA media, politics and culture.

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Conversations on the written word from the Los Angeles Review of Books and KCRW.

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A weekly, hour's worth of Harry Shearer.

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Weekly half-hour program providing “A civilized yet provocative antidote to the screaming talking heads of political debate" streaming & podcasting at KCRW.com.

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A weekend evening jam session featuring cosmic rock, scenic techno soul, dub disco-punk and extra classic party explosives from around the world.

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A kaleidoscopic Dada dance party!

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Business news with a global perspective from American Public Media.

A wry take on real life in Hollywood.

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A global rhythm trip of passion and soul.

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Explore the hypnotic pulse of current & classic electronic dance music with Metropolis. A weekly Saturday night show from Jason Bentley, at KCRW.com.

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Jason Bentley hosts KCRW's signature daily music program. Featuring new releases, emerging & established artists, live performances, and artist interviews.

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National Public Radio's morning newsmagazine.

Special live performances, interviews and more.

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News Special Programming

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A trip to jail, even a short stint, can upend many lives - the inmate, their loved ones, and their children among others. This series traces the path from city block to jail block and back.

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The blinding speed of change in L.A. demands that we pause to ask, where are we going? Olney in L.A. is an ongoing exploration of the people and the forces that are shaping Southern California, hosted by veteran newsman Warren Olney. Banner Image Credit: Bil Zelman

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On the Media is the program for people eager to challenge their assumptions. Every week, it uses the media as a magnifying glass to reveal the deeper truths behind the daily onslaught of information.

Musings on what Los Angeles theater is - and can be.

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OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano brings us a weekly tour of the real Orange County - warts and all.

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Madeleine Brand hosts Press Play, examining the latest ideas and trends shaping our world and Los Angeles. Streaming & podcast daily at KCRW.com.

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Experiments with sound and style that allow science to fuse with culture and information to sound like music...

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes to Latin rhythms and indie rock.

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Reveal is a new investigative program from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. It's hosted by Al Letson, the recipient of multiple journalism awards for his original series, State of the Re:Union.

Live coverage of the Santa Monica City Council meetings. The Santa Monica City Council regularly meets at 5:45pm, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, and holds additional special meetings, as needed. (KCRW coverage of the meetings airs 8pm-midnight.) All City Council meetings are open to the public, and members of the public may comment on any item listed on the agenda. For additional information, go to www.SMGov.net .

Scheer Intelligence features thoughtful and provocative conversations with "American Originals" -- people who, through a lifetime of engagement with political issues, offer unique and often surprising perspectives on the day's most important issues.

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An examination of medical ethics and the practioners who define them.

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Sonic Trace is KCRW's story-telling project that begins in the heart of Los Angeles and crosses into Mexico and across Latin America.

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Special programming that's not regularly scheduled,

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Al Letson travels the country to find compelling stories of community, and tell them with honesty, perspective, and deep curiosity.

Since 2005, StoryCorps has collected the memories of people from all fifty states and every imaginable walk of life, identity group, age, and state of mind.

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From Peabody Award winner & The Moth, Lea Thau presents Strangers, true stories about people and their lives. Streaming & podcast at KCRW.com.

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The TED Radio Hour takes you on a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

The Business, an in-depth look inside the business of entertainment. Hosted by editor-at-Large of the Hollywood Reporter Kim Masters, at KCRW.com.

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A roundtable of music experts.

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Steve Chiotakis talks to Los Angeles journalists about the week's leading news stories.

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Storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers, and take the audience on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating.

The New Yorker Radio Hour is the program you will look forward to curling up with every weekend. David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker, is joined by the magazine's award-winning writers in a weekly hour of radio that will both delight and inform.

A bi-weekly experimental arts-and-culture program from McSweeney's and KCRW.   Subscribe to The Organist’s occasional email newsletter: https://tinyletter.com/Organist

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A commentary on sports.

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Hosted by TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian, KCRW's The Spin-off is the podcast that takes you inside the television industry. Twice a month we feature in-depth conversations with people who are changing what and how we watch. You'll hear from showrunners, writers, actors, executives and other TV journalists tackling the latest news and evolutions in television.

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In-depth interviews with the most innovative & influential people in entertainment, art, and pop culture. Hosted by film critic Elvis Mitchell, at KCRW.com.

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A weekday mix of news, features, interviews and music from around the globe.

There's what happened, and there's the story that gets told about what happened. Sometimes the two things don't match up very well.

Matt Miller – Washington Post columnist and Left, Right & Center host – talks to the world's most provocative thinkers. As timely as the week's headlines, yet tackling subjects destined to influence events for years. This...Is Interesting brings to listeners the people and ideas that are shaping our world.

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To the Point, hosted by award-winning journalist Warren Olney. A fast-paced, news-based daily show about hot-button national issues of the day. At KCRW.com.

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Today's Top Tune is a weekday download of standout songs, including advance releases, exclusive live tracks, remixes, and new artists, at KCRW.com.

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Tom Schnabel features the latest and best in jazz and international music, with an emphasis on new Brazilian, European, African, and Tropical Latin music.

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Lost un-classics, playful electronics, spine snapping breaks and a quirky selection of mind-melting grooves by the pound. Served fresh weekly.

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Captivating stories about life, by talented producers, writers, and performers in Los Angeles and around the country. Hosted by Bob Carlson, at KCRW.com.

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KCRW brings you live streaming performances from other public radio stations, courtesy of VuHaus.

NPR's Saturday morning news program.

NPR's Sunday morning news program.

KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.

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In-depth interviews with Conan O'Brien, Janeane Garofalo, Robin Williams, Judd Apatow, Carlos Mencia, Margaret Cho, Ben Stiller, Louis CK and others...

Every week, Zócalo columnist and fourth-generation Southern Californian Joe Mathews talks to Morning Edition host Chery Glaser about 21st-century California's people, politics, trends and idiosyncrasies.

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