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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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This Week on KCRW

What does polling get wrong about voters’ concerns? A new measure in North Dakota sets age limits for Congress members. Plus, KCRW previews next week’s presidential debate.

Inflation is top of mind for voters ahead of first presidential debate

What does polling get wrong about voters’ concerns? A new measure in North Dakota sets age limits for Congress members. Plus, KCRW previews next week’s presidential debate.

from Left, Right & Center

Pacific Northwest indiepop legends The Softies return with “I Said What I Said,” their first new music in 24 years.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: The Softies, Matty, Orion Sun

Pacific Northwest indiepop legends The Softies return with “I Said What I Said,” their first new music in 24 years.

from Music News

Care about our planet? Motivated to live greener? Looking to meet other climate-minded folks in the Los Angeles area?

Tonight in LA! Live Q&A with Parks Project

Care about our planet? Motivated to live greener? Looking to meet other climate-minded folks in the Los Angeles area?

from The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

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.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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