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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Feb. 28 2 hr, 49 min

FREAKS ONLY

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

Feb. 27 1 hr, 59 min

José Galván

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

Feb. 26 1 hr, 59 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Feb. 25 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Feb. 25 2 hr

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Fanatic! As far as I’m concerned, winter is only days from ending.

from Henry Rollins

What do Jack Antonoff and Babyface have in common?

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

from Metropolis

Confessional songwriter Cordelia has a background in theater as well as music, handy skills which taught her how to create magic on stage.

from Today's Top Tune

This Week on KCRW

Two recent fires in the Mojave Desert killed millions of Southern California’s Joshua trees. Camels are helping make sure the iconic yucca species survives.

Camels are helping ensure the Joshua tree’s survival

Two recent fires in the Mojave Desert killed millions of Southern California’s Joshua trees. Camels are helping make sure the iconic yucca species survives.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Thursday, Biden and Trump will both head to the U.S.-Mexico border to address immigration. It’s the top issue in the nation, reports a new Gallup poll .

Immigration: How big of a deal is it to Biden’s reelection?

On Thursday, Biden and Trump will both head to the U.S.-Mexico border to address immigration. It’s the top issue in the nation, reports a new Gallup poll .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than five years after the Trump administration implemented its family separation policy at the border, up to 2,000 children might still be without their parents.

Families separated at border: Reunification effort is painfully slow

More than five years after the Trump administration implemented its family separation policy at the border, up to 2,000 children might still be without their parents.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gaby Moreno, a freshly minted Grammy-winner for her 2023 album “X Mí (Vol. 1),” brings her victory lap to KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio.

MBE Playlist Feb. 28: Gaby Moreno’s dynamic KCRW debut

Gaby Moreno, a freshly minted Grammy-winner for her 2023 album “X Mí (Vol. 1),” brings her victory lap to KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Caleigh and Candice end the “chicken vs. fish” debate, once and for all.

Which is better, chicken or fish?

Caleigh and Candice end the “chicken vs. fish” debate, once and for all.

from The Anti-Dread Climate Podcast

Ok, before we listen to Today’s Top Tune, I’d like you to relax your shoulders, take a deep breath, let it out, another deep breath, and out again.

Today’s Top Tune: ganavya doraiswamy - ‘el kebda, let it go’

Ok, before we listen to Today’s Top Tune, I’d like you to relax your shoulders, take a deep breath, let it out, another deep breath, and out again.

from Today's Top Tune

This week, Anna Lembke, addiction specialist at Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic , and author of “ Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence ,”…

Midweek Reset: Are you addicted?

This week, Anna Lembke, addiction specialist at Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic , and author of “ Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence ,”…

from Life Examined

How to deal with sex and chronic pain? When to bring up a mental health condition in a relationship? And the best and worst parts of dating with a disability.

Dating with a disability: ‘We all deserve pleasure,’ says Dr. Akilah Cadet

How to deal with sex and chronic pain? When to bring up a mental health condition in a relationship? And the best and worst parts of dating with a disability.

from How’s Your Sex Life?

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.

Brooklyn’s Psymon Spine are “Bored of Guitar,” but making the most of it.

FREAKS ONLY playlist: Feb. 27, 2024: Psymon Spine’s cure for boredom

Brooklyn’s Psymon Spine are “Bored of Guitar,” but making the most of it.

from FREAKS ONLY

Helado Negro’s “PHASOR” maintains a commanding lead, and just like that KCRW’s first Top 30 streak of 2024 is in the books.

KCRW’s Top 30: Helado Negro’s officially on a winning streak

Helado Negro’s “PHASOR” maintains a commanding lead, and just like that KCRW’s first Top 30 streak of 2024 is in the books.

Noel Fielding is known in the U.S. for co-hosting “The Great British Bake-Off.” In a new streaming show, he plays an infamous British highwayman, but with a twist.

‘British Bake Off’ co-host turns into infamous robber in new historical comedy

Noel Fielding is known in the U.S. for co-hosting “The Great British Bake-Off.” In a new streaming show, he plays an infamous British highwayman, but with a twist.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

George Gascon became LA’s district attorney with a progressive vision of restorative justice. Now he faces a swath of challengers who say he's gone too far.

The complicated race for LA's next district attorney

George Gascon became LA’s district attorney with a progressive vision of restorative justice. Now he faces a swath of challengers who say he's gone too far.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena opened in 1894. Now owner Joel Sheldon III is looking for a buyer who will keep catering to the local community.

Vroman’s won’t take just any buyer. You need respect, integrity

Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena opened in 1894. Now owner Joel Sheldon III is looking for a buyer who will keep catering to the local community.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sora can use a few word prompts to create one-minute videos showing full scenes, motions, and characters. A filmmaker who’s been tracking AI use was floored by Sora.

‘Little unsettling’: OpenAI’s Sora creates anxieties for Hollywood

Sora can use a few word prompts to create one-minute videos showing full scenes, motions, and characters. A filmmaker who’s been tracking AI use was floored by Sora.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

What do Jack Antonoff and Babyface have in common?

MBE Playlist Feb. 27: Cool news for the ‘Bleachers’ crowd

What do Jack Antonoff and Babyface have in common?

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The Crenshaw Dairy Mart put on its first film festival in Inglewood after hearing from BIPOC filmmakers that they need more spaces to showcase their work in LA.

Crenshaw Dairy Mart’s first film festival: Stories of abolition, healing

The Crenshaw Dairy Mart put on its first film festival in Inglewood after hearing from BIPOC filmmakers that they need more spaces to showcase their work in LA.

from KCRW Features