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FX’s “Shōgun” topped the 2024 Emmy nominations, and Disney is reaping the benefits. Meanwhile, Warner Bros.

FX’s “Shōgun” topped the 2024 Emmy nominations, and Disney is reaping the benefits. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. Discovery receives a tough wake up call with a Wall Street report urging action.

from The Business

Beyond hunger: How nutrition insecurity affects Angelenos differently

While food insecurity means not having enough meals, nutrition insecurity is the lack of essential protein, vitamins, minerals, etc. How are different LA communities affected by both?

Today’s Top Tune: Fink - ‘Follow You Down’

Singer-songwriter Fin Greenall, aka FINK , has been making audiences swoon for three decades.

What are possible GOP legal challenges to a Harris presidential candidacy?

Now that Vice President Kamala Harris is the Democratic frontrunner in November's race against Donald Trump, Republicans have floated legal challenges to her candidacy and ability to…

‘Cape Town to Cairo’: PJ Morton reconnects with his ancestral roots

PJ Morton wrote his latest album during a 30-day trip across Africa, where he collaborated with local artists Mádé Kuti, Asa, the Soweto Spiritual Singers, and others.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jul. 22 2 hr, 49 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Jul. 21 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Jul. 21 2 hr

Raul Campos

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

Jul. 21 2 hr, 50 min

Chris Douridas

New releases in all genres.

Jul. 21 2 hr, 38 min

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This Week on KCRW

The president’s decision not to seek another term means his delegates are no longer pledged to a candidate. Many have already said they will back Kamala Harris.

With Biden out, how will the Democratic nomination process work?

The president’s decision not to seek another term means his delegates are no longer pledged to a candidate. Many have already said they will back Kamala Harris.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Kamala Harris’ campaign says she raised more than $50 million since Sunday, when President Joe Biden withdrew his reelection bid.

Money pours in for Harris and Democrats after Biden drops out

Kamala Harris’ campaign says she raised more than $50 million since Sunday, when President Joe Biden withdrew his reelection bid.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Wishing funk legend George Clinton a very happy 83rd birthday.

MBE playlist July 22: Sault, Chris Cohen, + HBD George Clinton(!)

Wishing funk legend George Clinton a very happy 83rd birthday.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

You are about to hear history in the making as we mark the first recording binding the musical royalty of the Kuti Afrobeat kings and the premiere reggae Marley clan.

Today’s Top Tune: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - ‘Dey’ (Feat. Damian Marley)

You are about to hear history in the making as we mark the first recording binding the musical royalty of the Kuti Afrobeat kings and the premiere reggae Marley clan.

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.

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.

The city of Stanton wants to tear down much of its Tina-Pacific neighborhood to build more housing. But that effort is illegal, argues a new lawsuit.

Will Latinos unfairly lose their homes due to Stanton’s redevelopment plans?

The city of Stanton wants to tear down much of its Tina-Pacific neighborhood to build more housing. But that effort is illegal, argues a new lawsuit.

from KCRW Features

With Joe Biden out of the presidential race, the spotlight is on Vice President Kamala Harris. But her track record as CA attorney general may come under fire.

VP Harris’ CA background could hurt her presidential bid

With Joe Biden out of the presidential race, the spotlight is on Vice President Kamala Harris. But her track record as CA attorney general may come under fire.

from KCRW Features

"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 21th, 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 21th, 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

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, July 21th, 2024

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

from Jeremy Sole

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 21th, 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 21th, 2024

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

NPR live coverage

Breaking News: Biden drops out of 2024 race

NPR live coverage

from NPR

Social psychologist Sarah Hill delves into how oral contraceptives may impact our minds, while psychiatrist Emily Dosssett addresses concerns about navigating mental health before,…

Can birth control mess with the mind? Navigating pregnancy with mental disorders

Social psychologist Sarah Hill delves into how oral contraceptives may impact our minds, while psychiatrist Emily Dosssett addresses concerns about navigating mental health before,…

from Life Examined

We are regularly bombarded with advertisements promoting unproven and non-approved dietary supplements. Congress has chosen to look the other way.

Unproven Claims for Dietary Supplements

We are regularly bombarded with advertisements promoting unproven and non-approved dietary supplements. Congress has chosen to look the other way.

from Second Opinion

Fanatic! I hope you had a hydrated and music-filled week.

KCRW Broadcast 798

Fanatic! I hope you had a hydrated and music-filled week.

from Henry Rollins

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

Metropolis playlist, July 20th, 2024

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

from Metropolis