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SoulCycle is planning to close roughly a quarter of its gyms, while Peloton is laying off 800 employees.

SoulCycle is planning to close roughly a quarter of its gyms, while Peloton is laying off 800 employees. With inflation, people are choosing cheaper exercise options and diversifying their workouts.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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José Galván

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

Aug. 17 1 hr, 59 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Aug. 17 2 hr, 49 min

Tyler Boudreaux

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

Aug. 16 3 hr

Valida

A seamless blend of styles from indie rock to golden-era hip-hop, and everything in between.

Aug. 15 1 hr, 59 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Aug. 14 2 hr

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Fanatic! I was in Arkansas last night doing a live onstage interview. Afterwards, I didn’t get any sleep so today was a bit blurry.

from Henry Rollins

KCRW’s Global Beat is a series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Metropolis playlist, August 13, 2022.

from Metropolis

The hip-hop maven also talks her first international tour and her forthcoming album "As Above So Below," out Sept. 9.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

This Week on KCRW

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, August 17, 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.

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

José Galván's playlist, August 17, 2022

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

from José Galván

Workers at the Buena Park Medieval Times want to unionize. They’re part of a growing labor movement sweeping smaller workplaces and unexpected industries.

What a Medieval Times queen and union leader have in common

Workers at the Buena Park Medieval Times want to unionize. They’re part of a growing labor movement sweeping smaller workplaces and unexpected industries.

from Greater LA

Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff talks about the January 6 hearings, the November midterm elections, and what the Inflation Reduction Act means for Californians.

Rep. Schiff: Biden deserves more credit, Dems can win midterms

Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff talks about the January 6 hearings, the November midterm elections, and what the Inflation Reduction Act means for Californians.

from Greater LA

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is still struggling to repair its image a year after the LA Times revealed that the group had no Black members.

Can HFPA bounce back after claims of corruption and lack of diversity?

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is still struggling to repair its image a year after the LA Times revealed that the group had no Black members.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hit play for a show chock-full of favorites, including a timeless jam from 2015 titled “Loud Places” (which samples Idris Muhammed’s 1977 “Could Heaven Ever Be Like This”) from…

MBE Aug. 17: Hot tunes and tix to Jamie XX, Wet Leg, and more

Hit play for a show chock-full of favorites, including a timeless jam from 2015 titled “Loud Places” (which samples Idris Muhammed’s 1977 “Could Heaven Ever Be Like This”) from…

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 17, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 17, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for August 17, 2022.

We’re so excited for our upcoming “regional holiday,” ahem, festival This Ain’t No Picnic (going down Aug.

Wet Leg: ‘Wet Dream’

We’re so excited for our upcoming “regional holiday,” ahem, festival This Ain’t No Picnic (going down Aug.

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, August 16, 2022

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

from Tyler Boudreaux

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

José Galván's playlist, August 16, 2022

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

from José Galván

Las Vegas is a diverse place to eat. Try an unconventional French steakhouse, plant-based fine dining, a modern spin on traditional Chinese noodles, and more.

Vegas eats: Artistic noodles, every dumpling imaginable, and more

Las Vegas is a diverse place to eat. Try an unconventional French steakhouse, plant-based fine dining, a modern spin on traditional Chinese noodles, and more.

from Greater LA

Governor Gavin Newsom has rolled out an ambitious, multi-billion dollar plan to fight the historic drought facing the American West. What needs to happen?

How can CA strategically use every drop of water in its system?

Governor Gavin Newsom has rolled out an ambitious, multi-billion dollar plan to fight the historic drought facing the American West. What needs to happen?

from Greater LA

After the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago last week, leaders from the Christian right say it's evidence that they and their followers will soon be the targets of religious persecution.

The Christian right sees attacks on Trump as religious persecution

After the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago last week, leaders from the Christian right say it's evidence that they and their followers will soon be the targets of religious persecution.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences is publicly apologizing to Sacheen Littlefeather, who famously rejected Marlon Brando’s award for Best Actor in 1973.

Academy’s apology to Sacheen Littlefeather: Long overdue?

The Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences is publicly apologizing to Sacheen Littlefeather, who famously rejected Marlon Brando’s award for Best Actor in 1973.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Reservation Dogs” is back for its second season. Indigenous journalist Vincent Schilling talks about the show's depiction of life on a rural Oklahoma reservation.

‘Reservation Dogs’ shows Indigenous lives, struggles, inside jokes

“Reservation Dogs” is back for its second season. Indigenous journalist Vincent Schilling talks about the show's depiction of life on a rural Oklahoma reservation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA County District Attorney George Gascón has survived a second recall attempt. A lot of his own prosecutors publicly supported his potential ouster.

Gascón dodges recall. What’s next for LA’s district attorney?

LA County District Attorney George Gascón has survived a second recall attempt. A lot of his own prosecutors publicly supported his potential ouster.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A stalled U.S. Forest Service project could have protected Grizzly Flats, California, from Caldor Fire destruction.

Stalled US Forest Service project could have protected CA town from Caldor Fire destruction

A stalled U.S. Forest Service project could have protected Grizzly Flats, California, from Caldor Fire destruction.

from News Stories

The ultra-fluid grooves of Cali duo Brijean, ‘70s salsa band cosplay, and brand new Little Dragon.

KCRW’s Top 30: Brijean, Meridian Brothers, Little Dragon steadily advance

The ultra-fluid grooves of Cali duo Brijean, ‘70s salsa band cosplay, and brand new Little Dragon.