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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jan. 30 2 hr, 48 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Jan. 29 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Jan. 29 2 hr

Tyler Boudreaux

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

Jan. 29 1 hr, 55 min

Raul Campos

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

Jan. 29 2 hr, 50 min

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Panelists discuss recent mass shootings in California, Florida’s ban of a high school Advanced Placement course on African American studies, and relating to people with different…

from Left, Right & Center

Lisa Marie’s sudden death, at age 54, has more women thinking about heart health. The CDC says heart disease is now the leading cause of death for women in the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dr. Robert Waldinger, director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, unlocks some of the secrets discovered via 80 years of research on happiness.

from Life Examined

This Week on KCRW

Embrace chaotic good with exquisite grotesquery via Fever Ray, Yelle’s ultrapop antics, The Murder Capital’s post-punk musings, and more.

5 Songs to Hear This Week: Fever Ray, Yelle, The Murder Capital

Embrace chaotic good with exquisite grotesquery via Fever Ray, Yelle’s ultrapop antics, The Murder Capital’s post-punk musings, and more.

from Music News

After three years of pandemic, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Zombies made their time productive and are set to drop their new album in March.

The Zombies: ‘Dropped Reeling and Stupid’

After three years of pandemic, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Zombies made their time productive and are set to drop their new album in March.

from Today's Top Tune

"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, January 29, 2023

"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, January 29, 2023

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

Tyler Boudreaux's playlist, January 29, 2023

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

from Tyler Boudreaux

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, January 29, 2023

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, January 29, 2023

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

Small acts of kindness make a huge difference to patients and families

Making three wishes at the end of life

Small acts of kindness make a huge difference to patients and families

from Second Opinion

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist January 29, 2023

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

Fanatic! It’s late on Friday night and I’m writing these notes now as I have a long day of travel waiting for me. I’m Iceland bound to start almost two months of shows.

KCRW Broadcast 721

Fanatic! It’s late on Friday night and I’m writing these notes now as I have a long day of travel waiting for me. I’m Iceland bound to start almost two months of shows.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist January 28, 2023.

Metropolis playlist, January 28, 2023

Metropolis playlist January 28, 2023.

from Metropolis

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, January 28, 2023

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

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, January 28, 2023

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

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

Jeremy Sole's playlist, January 28, 2023

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

from Jeremy Sole

Director Kasi Lemmons’s films span over two decades and include “Eve’s Bayou” and “Talk to Me.” Her latest is “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody.”

Director Kasi Lemmons on Whitney Houston’s divided self

Director Kasi Lemmons’s films span over two decades and include “Eve’s Bayou” and “Talk to Me.” Her latest is “Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody.”

from The Treatment

Sandy King Carpenter had a successful career as a film producer before starting Storm King Comics, a comics publisher that recently celebrated its tenth anniversary.

Storm King Comics publisher Sandy King Carpenter on economic storytelling

Sandy King Carpenter had a successful career as a film producer before starting Storm King Comics, a comics publisher that recently celebrated its tenth anniversary.

from The Treatment

New York Times culture reporter Joe Coscarelli has used the 2004 documentary “Dig!” as inspiration for his journalistic career.

The Treat: Writer Joe Coscarelli on indie rock film ‘Dig!’

New York Times culture reporter Joe Coscarelli has used the 2004 documentary “Dig!” as inspiration for his journalistic career.

from The Treatment

A one world celebration - truly global grooves from all decades and all corners of the earth.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, January 28, 2023

A one world celebration - truly global grooves from all decades and all corners of the earth.

from Scott Dallavo