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Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.

Jun. 20 2 hr, 50 min

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

Music to lift your spirits. An expansive sonic journey featuring new and classic rhythms from all over the globe.

Jun. 19 2 hr

FREAKS ONLY

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh every weeknight.

Jun. 19 2 hr

José Galván

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

Jun. 17 2 hr

LeRoy Downs

A varied sonic experience to jazz, blending music, style, and culture.

Jun. 16 2 hr

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Album and EP releases are having quite a moment so we’re getting right down to business and bringing you the hand-picked highlights.

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This Week on KCRW

Civil liberties groups have announced an intent to sue, saying the move is a violation of the First Amendment’s establishment clause. Will the courts agree?

Louisiana public schools must display Ten Commandments: New state law

Civil liberties groups have announced an intent to sue, saying the move is a violation of the First Amendment’s establishment clause. Will the courts agree?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LAUSD leaders recently voted yes on a cellphone ban for students. Board member Nick Melvoin explains how this would work and what safety concerns might rise.

LAUSD sorts through the rules of a cellphone ban coming in January

LAUSD leaders recently voted yes on a cellphone ban for students. Board member Nick Melvoin explains how this would work and what safety concerns might rise.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Raul Campos guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: June 20, 2024

Raul Campos guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Raul Campos guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: June 20, 2024

Raul Campos guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

This year, indie darlings Nada Surf mark the 30th anniversary of their debut single “The Plan”/“Telescope” with a new LP, Moon Mirror, to be released in September.

Today’s Top Tune: Nada Surf - ‘In Front Of Me Now’

This year, indie darlings Nada Surf mark the 30th anniversary of their debut single “The Plan”/“Telescope” with a new LP, Moon Mirror, to be released in September.

from Today's Top Tune

Music to lift your spirits. An expansive sonic journey featuring new and classic rhythms from all over the globe.

Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras' playlist, June 19, 2024

Music to lift your spirits. An expansive sonic journey featuring new and classic rhythms from all over the globe.

from Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

FREAKS ONLY playlist: June 19, 2024

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

from FREAKS ONLY

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.

Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: June 19, 2024

Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

I’m scared to date women my age! Is zodiac compatibility real? My partner isn’t into astrology like I am, are we a bad match? Astrologer Isa Nakazawa weighs in.

What astrology says about love with Isa Nakazawa

I’m scared to date women my age! Is zodiac compatibility real? My partner isn’t into astrology like I am, are we a bad match? Astrologer Isa Nakazawa weighs in.

from How’s Your Sex Life?

Hailing from the coldest part of landlocked Canada, sister trio The Garrys named themselves after their father, Garry, and braid sibling harmonies into their signature “doom-wop,”…

Today’s Top Tune: The Garrys - ‘Cakewalk’

Hailing from the coldest part of landlocked Canada, sister trio The Garrys named themselves after their father, Garry, and braid sibling harmonies into their signature “doom-wop,”…

from Today's Top Tune

Lost Notes brings you behind-the-scenes conversations with Nia Andrews and Terrace Martin about the legendary Reggie Andrews.

Nia Andrews & Terrace Martin on Reggie Andrews

Lost Notes brings you behind-the-scenes conversations with Nia Andrews and Terrace Martin about the legendary Reggie Andrews.

from Lost Notes

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

FREAKS ONLY playlist: June 18, 2024

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

from FREAKS ONLY

Is LA's consistently warming weather combined with a certain Canadian house-hop LP making the leap to no. 1 a coincidence? We think not.

KCRW’s Top 30 chart: June 10–16, 2024

Is LA's consistently warming weather combined with a certain Canadian house-hop LP making the leap to no. 1 a coincidence? We think not.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus talks about her new film role as a mom struggling to accept her daughter’s illness. She also shares wisdom from conversations with women ages 70 and up.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus on coping with grief, refusing to be ignored

Julia Louis-Dreyfus talks about her new film role as a mom struggling to accept her daughter’s illness. She also shares wisdom from conversations with women ages 70 and up.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Anna May Wong’s career spanned more than 60 films across the silent era and the talkies. Her life is now the focus of an exhibit at the Chinese American Museum .

Encore: Anna May Wong fought discrimination in film. Now she’s on US quarter

Anna May Wong’s career spanned more than 60 films across the silent era and the talkies. Her life is now the focus of an exhibit at the Chinese American Museum .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The widow of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has helped fund right-wing causes in the U.S. and in her native Israel.

Miriam Adelson is a massive Trump donor. What does she want in return?

The widow of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has helped fund right-wing causes in the U.S. and in her native Israel.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s early-season fires might be a sign of more intense blazes to come. A scientist explains how climate change is fueling natural disasters locally and nationally.

Fires, heat, and snow complicate life in a changing climate

California’s early-season fires might be a sign of more intense blazes to come. A scientist explains how climate change is fueling natural disasters locally and nationally.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand