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CNN announces layoffs in its 2024 ‘pivot to digital.’

CNN announces layoffs in its 2024 ‘pivot to digital.’ Plus, uncertainty on the “Horizon” for Kevin Costner after theatrical release pushed, and an almost definitive end to the Paramount saga.

from The Business

Are you being gaslit? How to navigate and stop the gaslighting in your relationship

Robin Stern, psychoanalyst and author of “The Gaslight Effect: How to Spot and Survive the Hidden Manipulation Others Use to Control Your Life”, explains what gaslighting is and shares…

KCRW Partner Screening: 'Kneecap'

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KCRW and Sony Pictures Classics invite you to a special advance screening of Kneecap followed by a conversation with the director, Rich Peppiatt, and cast members, Móglaí Bap, Mo…

Young Fathers: KCRW Live from HQ

Experimental collective Young Fathers bring cuts from their acclaimed 2023 LP “Heavy Heavy” to KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio.

Offshore wind: California doubles down on climate plan

The California Energy Commission unanimously adopted a strategic plan to build the state’s offshore wind industry. Much of that will happen at the Port of Long Beach.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jul. 15 2 hr, 50 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Jul. 14 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Jul. 14 1 hr, 59 min

Raul Campos

Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

Jul. 14 2 hr, 32 min

Chris Douridas

New releases in all genres.

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America is experiencing the worst spate of domestic violence since the 1960s and 1970s. July 13's assassination attempt against former President Trump should be a wakeup call.

What Trump’s near assassination says about new era of political violence

America is experiencing the worst spate of domestic violence since the 1960s and 1970s. July 13's assassination attempt against former President Trump should be a wakeup call.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When Jeff Horwitz wanted to get rid of his allergic reaction to poison oak, he started consuming it.

If you can't beat poison oak, maybe try eating it

When Jeff Horwitz wanted to get rid of his allergic reaction to poison oak, he started consuming it.

from Good Food

Audio-visual duo Mermaid Chunky have exploded on the London music scene with their wicked wit and sophisticated beats.

Today’s Top Tune: Mermaid Chunky ‘Chaperone’

Audio-visual duo Mermaid Chunky have exploded on the London music scene with their wicked wit and sophisticated beats.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's latest Guest DJ Remi Wolf reigns supreme over the Top 30 Chart.

KCRW’s Top 30 chart: July 8–14, 2024

KCRW's latest Guest DJ Remi Wolf reigns supreme over the Top 30 Chart.

Former President Donald Trump revealed Ohio Sen. J.D.

Live Coverage: Republican National Convention

Former President Donald Trump revealed Ohio Sen. J.D.

from NPR

Judge Aileen Cannon dismissed the case against former President Trump over his handling of classified documents, saying the special counsel's appointment violated the Constitution.

Why did Judge Cannon throw out Trump’s classified documents case?

Judge Aileen Cannon dismissed the case against former President Trump over his handling of classified documents, saying the special counsel's appointment violated the Constitution.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Long Beach-based artist died this past Friday at age 73 after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2012.

Video art pioneer Bill Viola probed life’s deepest subjects

The Long Beach-based artist died this past Friday at age 73 after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2012.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Musician Reggie Andrews mentored hundreds of students at LA’s Locke High School, some of whom became stars, like Thundercat and Kamasi Washington.

South LA music teacher helped create modern jazz and hip-hop scene

Musician Reggie Andrews mentored hundreds of students at LA’s Locke High School, some of whom became stars, like Thundercat and Kamasi Washington.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA chanteuse Claude Fontaine hits us with the Bossa Nova beauty of new single “Vaqueiro.”

MBE playlist July 15: Let Claude Fontaine’s ‘Vaqueiro’ take you on a tropical trip

LA chanteuse Claude Fontaine hits us with the Bossa Nova beauty of new single “Vaqueiro.”

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Rapper and producer Oddisee set high goals for his new EP, And Yet Still, tackling the world’s armed conflicts and our shared problems.

Today’s Top Tune: Oddisee ‘World On Fire’

Rapper and producer Oddisee set high goals for his new EP, And Yet Still, tackling the world’s armed conflicts and our shared problems.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

Orange County officials want the state to investigate a settlement that expanded subsidies for the Pacific Air Show in Huntington Beach.

An air show settlement raises questions of legality in OC

Orange County officials want the state to investigate a settlement that expanded subsidies for the Pacific Air Show in Huntington Beach.

from KCRW Features

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.

"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, July 14, 2024

"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, July 14, 2024

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

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, July 14, 2024

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, July 14, 2024

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

Medical and Spiritual Professionals are like two ships passing in the night

Spirituality – A Missed Opportunity to Improve Health

Medical and Spiritual Professionals are like two ships passing in the night

from Second Opinion

Fanatic. I hope you had a good week and you’re maintaining your hydration levels.

KCRW Broadcast 797

Fanatic. I hope you had a good week and you’re maintaining your hydration levels.

from Henry Rollins