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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jun. 19 2 hr, 49 min

FREAKS ONLY

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

Jun. 18 1 hr, 59 min

José Galván

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

Jun. 17 2 hr

LeRoy Downs

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

Jun. 16 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Jun. 16 1 hr, 59 min

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Designer of KCRW’s Spring Pledge drive merch, Walker Noble, shares some inspo and Anne Litt helps share the tunes.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Album and EP releases are having quite a moment so we’re getting right down to business and bringing you the hand-picked highlights.

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This Week on KCRW

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.

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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.

Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: June 19, 2024

Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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I’m scared to date women my age! Is zodiac compatibility real? My partner isn’t into astrology like I am, are we a bad match? Astrologer Isa Nakazawa weighs in.

What astrology says about love with Isa Nakazawa

I’m scared to date women my age! Is zodiac compatibility real? My partner isn’t into astrology like I am, are we a bad match? Astrologer Isa Nakazawa weighs in.

from How’s Your Sex Life?

Hailing from the coldest part of landlocked Canada, sister trio The Garrys named themselves after their father, Garry, and braid sibling harmonies into their signature “doom-wop,”…

Today’s Top Tune: The Garrys - ‘Cakewalk’

Hailing from the coldest part of landlocked Canada, sister trio The Garrys named themselves after their father, Garry, and braid sibling harmonies into their signature “doom-wop,”…

from Today's Top Tune

Lost Notes brings you behind-the-scenes conversations with Nia Andrews and Terrace Martin about the legendary Reggie Andrews.

Nia Andrews & Terrace Martin on Reggie Andrews

Lost Notes brings you behind-the-scenes conversations with Nia Andrews and Terrace Martin about the legendary Reggie Andrews.

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New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

FREAKS ONLY playlist: June 18, 2024

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm, only on FREAKS ONLY by Travis Holcombe.

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Is LA's consistently warming weather combined with a certain Canadian house-hop LP making the leap to no. 1 a coincidence? We think not.

KCRW’s Top 30 chart: June 10–16, 2024

Is LA's consistently warming weather combined with a certain Canadian house-hop LP making the leap to no. 1 a coincidence? We think not.

Anna May Wong’s career spanned more than 60 films across the silent era and the talkies. Her life is now the focus of an exhibit at the Chinese American Museum .

Encore: Anna May Wong fought discrimination in film. Now she’s on US quarter

Anna May Wong’s career spanned more than 60 films across the silent era and the talkies. Her life is now the focus of an exhibit at the Chinese American Museum .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The widow of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has helped fund right-wing causes in the U.S. and in her native Israel.

Miriam Adelson is a massive Trump donor. What does she want in return?

The widow of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has helped fund right-wing causes in the U.S. and in her native Israel.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California’s early-season fires might be a sign of more intense blazes to come. A scientist explains how climate change is fueling natural disasters locally and nationally.

Fires, heat, and snow complicate life in a changing climate

California’s early-season fires might be a sign of more intense blazes to come. A scientist explains how climate change is fueling natural disasters locally and nationally.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thee Sacred Souls and Ezra Collective each give us brand new singles and album announcements. Plus, celebrating Sir Paul McCartney.

MBE playlist June 18: Thee Sacred Souls, Ezra Collective, & HBD Sir Paul McCartney

Thee Sacred Souls and Ezra Collective each give us brand new singles and album announcements. Plus, celebrating Sir Paul McCartney.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Lisbon-based Nathan Jenkins, the producer and songwriter working as Bullion , is an enduring cult fixture and has a new album called Affection.

Today’s Top Tune: Bullion - 'World_train' (feat. Charlotte Adigéry)

Lisbon-based Nathan Jenkins, the producer and songwriter working as Bullion , is an enduring cult fixture and has a new album called Affection.

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Fritz Coleman, former NBC4 weathercaster, is extending his new comedy show, “ Unassisted Residency ,” through November at the El Portal Monroe Forum.

‘Unassisted Residency’: Celebrate growing old with comedian Fritz Coleman

Fritz Coleman, former NBC4 weathercaster, is extending his new comedy show, “ Unassisted Residency ,” through November at the El Portal Monroe Forum.

from KCRW Features

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

José Galván's playlist, June 17, 2024

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

from José Galván

Get cerebral to Burial’s minimalist electro epic, “Phoneglow.”

FREAKS ONLY playlist: Burial, Jamie xx, Kelly Lee Owens

Get cerebral to Burial’s minimalist electro epic, “Phoneglow.”

from FREAKS ONLY

A Houston bankruptcy judge ordered conspiracy theorist and right-wing provocateur Alex Jones’ personal assets be liquidated and sold to satisfy a defamation case brought by Sandy Hook…

Judge orders Alex Jones to liquidate assets, allows him to keep InfoWars

A Houston bankruptcy judge ordered conspiracy theorist and right-wing provocateur Alex Jones’ personal assets be liquidated and sold to satisfy a defamation case brought by Sandy Hook…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The surgeon general wants health warnings on social media platforms, similar to tobacco products. A psychologist explains how the platforms can harm teen mental health.

Should social media platforms have a public health warning?

The surgeon general wants health warnings on social media platforms, similar to tobacco products. A psychologist explains how the platforms can harm teen mental health.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Newly independent recording artist James Blake just dropped “CMYK 002,” the second official release of his independent imprint CMYK.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: June 17, 2024

Newly independent recording artist James Blake just dropped “CMYK 002,” the second official release of his independent imprint CMYK.

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