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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Nov. 30 2 hr, 49 min

FREAKS ONLY

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

Nov. 29 1 hr, 59 min

John Moses

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

Nov. 29 2 hr, 59 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Nov. 28 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Nov. 28 2 hr

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My dream of being a DJ came true! KCRW is giving me my very own radio show! It’ll be one awesome hour of crazy-good FUN!!

from Music Special Programming

One woman says she spent approximately $19,000 to travel from Colorado with her teenage daughter to watch BTS live.

from KCRW Features

In 1991, actor Steve Martin wrote and starred in “LA Story,” a satirical romantic comedy in which a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter struggling…

from Greater LA

Fanatic! I hope you survived the last few days. I had a sandwich and some Gatorade I bought the night before at a grocery store.

from Henry Rollins

This Week on KCRW

One woman says she spent approximately $19,000 to travel from Colorado with her teenage daughter to watch BTS live.

$19,000 to watch BTS in LA: K-pop musicians bring in fans and cash

One woman says she spent approximately $19,000 to travel from Colorado with her teenage daughter to watch BTS live.

from KCRW Features

The Omicron variant has spread to about a dozen countries after being discovered in South Africa this month, and scientists don’t know how contagious it is or whether today’s vaccines…

It might take weeks to understand Omicron variant, says global health scholar

The Omicron variant has spread to about a dozen countries after being discovered in South Africa this month, and scientists don’t know how contagious it is or whether today’s vaccines…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Chicano I & II: The Mexican American Heritage Series” aired on KNBC-TV in July of 1971 and examined history from the Chicano perspective.

‘Chicano I & II’ was a first-of-its-kind TV series on Chicano heritage. How to watch it now

“Chicano I & II: The Mexican American Heritage Series” aired on KNBC-TV in July of 1971 and examined history from the Chicano perspective.

from Greater LA

Students and staff at Anaheim High School voted to keep their mascot, “the Colonist,” despite accusations that it’s culturally insensitive and racist.

Anaheim High ‘Colonists’ vote to keep mascot name, despite criticism

Students and staff at Anaheim High School voted to keep their mascot, “the Colonist,” despite accusations that it’s culturally insensitive and racist.

from Greater LA

Brooklyn’s Quinton Brock is a name that might not be on your radar — yet.

MBE Dec. 1: Quinton Brock’s ‘Touch’ blends Pharrell harmonies with a twist of surf rock

Brooklyn’s Quinton Brock is a name that might not be on your radar — yet.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2021.

As a Latin-American growing up in Boston, poolfire was exposed to the Guatemalan music his father played at home and what he heard on the airwaves.

poolfire: ‘Radio Man’

As a Latin-American growing up in Boston, poolfire was exposed to the Guatemalan music his father played at home and what he heard on the airwaves.

from Today's Top Tune

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, November 30, 2021

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, November 30, 2021

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

from FREAKS ONLY

Angelenos are no strangers to coyotes lurking in our neighborhoods. Sometimes they stay in the shadows, but sometimes they are much more present.

‘Suburban Coyote Golf League’ wins LA Award in KCRW’s Radio Race

Angelenos are no strangers to coyotes lurking in our neighborhoods. Sometimes they stay in the shadows, but sometimes they are much more present.

from Greater LA

Writer Kelefa Sanneh on music’s relentless boundary blurring.

Kelefa Sanneh: ‘Major Labels’

Writer Kelefa Sanneh on music’s relentless boundary blurring.

from The Treatment

Art Basel Miami Beach returns this week after a COVID-19 hiatus. The annual art show attracts galleries from around the world.

Art Basel: The art world’s huge party begins this week in Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach returns this week after a COVID-19 hiatus. The annual art show attracts galleries from around the world.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At least four LAPD officers and a deputy in the LA Sheriff’s Department knowingly bought stolen guns from the LAPD Police Academy’s gun store, according to a new investigation .

Some LAPD officers bought guns from Police Academy’s store, knowing they were stolen, says investigation

At least four LAPD officers and a deputy in the LA Sheriff’s Department knowingly bought stolen guns from the LAPD Police Academy’s gun store, according to a new investigation .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

2021 is wrapping up, and for the final day of November, we get a bit nostalgic thinking about the new songs we've loved throughout the year.

MBE Nov. 30: Revisiting 2021 with Darkside, Shannon and the Clams, Sir Was, and more

2021 is wrapping up, and for the final day of November, we get a bit nostalgic thinking about the new songs we've loved throughout the year.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2021.

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.

JaRon Marshall, keyboardist and co-writer for Grammy-nominated Black Pumas, steps into the spotlight as beatmaker and producer with his self-titled solo project, which he calls “the…

JaRon Marshall: ‘Sound of Heart’

JaRon Marshall, keyboardist and co-writer for Grammy-nominated Black Pumas, steps into the spotlight as beatmaker and producer with his self-titled solo project, which he calls “the…

from Today's Top Tune

On this Giving Tuesday, we hope you’ll remember the impact that public radio has on your daily life by supporting KCRW.

This Giving Tuesday, support KCRW!

On this Giving Tuesday, we hope you’ll remember the impact that public radio has on your daily life by supporting KCRW.

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