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Grohl tells KCRW that his three and a half years with Nirvana taught him to take care of himself.

Grohl tells KCRW that his three and a half years with Nirvana taught him to take care of himself. “One of the things that I learned was to say no, and if you're in a situation where you're overwhelmed or being asked to do something you don't want to do, just for the sake of like self-preservation, you should be able to say, ‘No, I need to get away,’ which I've done many times.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Immigrant sailor haunts this house in the nicest way, says Joe Mathews

You should count yourself lucky to occupy a haunted house — if you’ve got the right ghost, writes Joe Mathews.

FoodRX and extra $15 for veggies: Innovative ways to address nutrition insecurity

Organizations and governments are trying to address nutrition insecurity through innovative approaches like doctors prescribing produce and farmers matching EBT dollars at markets.

Female playwrights say leadership must change for theater to be more diverse and representative

Theater is beginning to return after almost a two-year hiatus, but female playwrights are feeling like they are getting the short end of the stick.

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“Fire Shut Up in My Bones” is based on the memoir by New York Times columnist Charles Blow, about his difficult childhood growing up in small-town Louisiana in the 1970s.

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For their debut album, “My Sober Daydream,” Portland-based duo Foamboy distilled their experiences working with other musicians in order to focus on one kind of musical aesthetic.

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Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

John Moses's playlist, October 25, 2021

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, October 24, 2021

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

from LeRoy Downs

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…

Jason Kramer's playlist, October 24, 2021

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…

from Jason Kramer

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, October 24, 2021

A balanced diet of indie grooves, modern psych, alternative R&B and straight up rock and roll.

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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…

Raul Campos' playlist, October 24, 2021

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…

from Raul Campos

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, October 24, 2021

New releases in all genres.

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, October 24, 2021

A soulful rhythmic journey through time and space... sonic love notes from cities to mountain tops, to the heart of the tropics and into the cosmos.

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Fanatic! I hope you’re enjoying October. I think we have a perfect October mix tape for tonight’s listening. Look at our second hour! We’re going to check out Low by David Bowie.

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Fanatic! I hope you’re enjoying October. I think we have a perfect October mix tape for tonight’s listening. Look at our second hour! We’re going to check out Low by David Bowie.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, October 23, 2021.

Metropolis playlist, October 23, 2021

Metropolis playlist, October 23, 2021.

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

Dan Wilcox's playlist, October 23, 2021

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

from Dan Wilcox

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…

Raul Campos' playlist, October 23, 2021

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from Raul Campos

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, October 23, 2021

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

In his latest book, “ Courage is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave ,” author and stoic philosopher Ryan Holiday argues that out of the four virtues — courage, temperance or…

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In his latest book, “ Courage is Calling: Fortune Favors the Brave ,” author and stoic philosopher Ryan Holiday argues that out of the four virtues — courage, temperance or…

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For some families and friends, the upcoming holiday season brings with it an added dimension — frustration!

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