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LA post-punks Automatic hit legendary Apogee Studio for a muscular performance engineered by recording great Bob Clearmountain.

LA post-punks Automatic hit legendary Apogee Studio for a muscular performance engineered by recording great Bob Clearmountain. They also sit down with KCRW’s Anne Litt for a candid conversation about getting electrocuted, late-stage capitalism, and taking up space in the music industry.

from Live From

$15,000 rebates: Enough to make CA drivers go electric?

For years, the government has offered incentives to help people purchase electric cars.

Need to fix EV charger? Get help from women startup founders

The founders of ChargerHelp! want to repair the nation’s electric vehicle charging stations while bringing equity to the workplace.

‘Promised Land’: Painter Patrick Martinez tracks LA’s changing landscape

In the new exhibition “Promised Land,” artist Patrick Martinez uses landscape paintings to reflect on a changing LA and how his family life fits into it.

Next for Jan. 6 Committee: Does Ginni Thomas have proof of insurrection scheme?

Wednesday was supposed to be the next January 6 insurrection hearing, but the U.S. House Select Committee postponed it due to Hurricane Ian threatening the Florida coast.

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

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Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

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FREAKS ONLY

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

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The City of LA will open the Section 8 housing voucher waitlist next month.

from Greater LA

Legendary new wave band Tears for Fears joins us at The Village Studios for a killer set spanning classics like “Mad World,” to standouts from their latest album, “The Tipping Point.”

from Live From

Fanatic! I’m sitting on the tour bus in Fort Smith AR. We actually had some fall weather for a few days but that’s over with and we’re back into the heat.

from Henry Rollins

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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The City of LA will open the Section 8 housing voucher waitlist next month.

30,000 Section 8 housing vouchers hit LA. Will stigma disappear?

The City of LA will open the Section 8 housing voucher waitlist next month.

from Greater LA

California developers can provide fewer parking spaces in new buildings located a half mile from major transit stops, thanks to Gov. Newsom recently signing AB 2097.

Will fewer parking spaces mean more affordable housing?

California developers can provide fewer parking spaces in new buildings located a half mile from major transit stops, thanks to Gov. Newsom recently signing AB 2097.

from Greater LA

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, September 29, 2022

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 29, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 29, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 29, 2022.

Hiroshima-born, and Montreal-based singer-songwriter Jonah Yano enlisted BADBADNOTGOOD to produce his forthcoming LP.

Jonah Yano: ‘always’

Hiroshima-born, and Montreal-based singer-songwriter Jonah Yano enlisted BADBADNOTGOOD to produce his forthcoming LP.

from Today's Top Tune

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, September 28, 2022

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.

from Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 28, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

Prop 30 is a tax increase on people making more than $2 million per year — to fund climate programs. Most of California’s Democratic establishment endorses it — except Gov. Newsom.

Why is Newsom against Prop 30? Most CA Democratic leaders support it

Prop 30 is a tax increase on people making more than $2 million per year — to fund climate programs. Most of California’s Democratic establishment endorses it — except Gov. Newsom.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Explosions on the Nord Stream pipelines have disrupted natural gas supplies to Europe.

Did Russia sabotage 2 pipelines that deliver natural gas to Europe?

Explosions on the Nord Stream pipelines have disrupted natural gas supplies to Europe.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Abigail Disney, the great niece of Walt, has spent years calling out the company for not paying its workers a living wage.

Disneyland isn’t ‘happiest place’ for its workers who live below poverty line

Abigail Disney, the great niece of Walt, has spent years calling out the company for not paying its workers a living wage.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hurricane Ian is the first major storm to hit the Tampa Bay area in about a century. Like many coastal regions, its population has rapidly grown.

Hurricane Ian will bring dangerous, days-long flooding to Florida

Hurricane Ian is the first major storm to hit the Tampa Bay area in about a century. Like many coastal regions, its population has rapidly grown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As Angel City Football Club nears the end of its first season, it has drawn thousands of fans, sold out games, and attracted more sponsorship revenue than expected.

Key to Angel City FC’s success: Star investors, demand for fair pay

As Angel City Football Club nears the end of its first season, it has drawn thousands of fans, sold out games, and attracted more sponsorship revenue than expected.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, September 28, 2022

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Legendary new wave band Tears for Fears joins us at The Village Studios for a killer set spanning classics like “Mad World,” to standouts from their latest album, “The Tipping Point.”

Tears for Fears: KCRW Live from The Village Studios

Legendary new wave band Tears for Fears joins us at The Village Studios for a killer set spanning classics like “Mad World,” to standouts from their latest album, “The Tipping Point.”

from Live From

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 28, 2022.

The first two rounds of the Tortilla Tournament – when 64 tortillas go to 32 go to our Suave 16 — always have great upsets, and more than a few entries that make great runs.

Tortilla Tournament week 3 update: Titans line up for an epic ¡Eso 8!

The first two rounds of the Tortilla Tournament – when 64 tortillas go to 32 go to our Suave 16 — always have great upsets, and more than a few entries that make great runs.

from Good Food

It’s been a while since Jessie Baylin shared a new album. “I had to write myself back into existence,” says Baylin.

Jessie Baylin: ‘Time Is A Healer’

It’s been a while since Jessie Baylin shared a new album. “I had to write myself back into existence,” says Baylin.

from Today's Top Tune

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

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, September 27, 2022

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

from Tyler Boudreaux