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The California Energy Commission unanimously adopted a strategic plan to build the state’s offshore wind industry. Much of that will happen at the Port of Long Beach.

The California Energy Commission unanimously adopted a strategic plan to build the state’s offshore wind industry. Much of that will happen at the Port of Long Beach.

from KCRW Features

Young Fathers: KCRW Live from HQ

Experimental collective Young Fathers bring cuts from their acclaimed 2023 LP “Heavy Heavy” to KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio.

In ‘Inventing Paradise,’ meet the visionaries who built LA

Paul Haddad’s “Inventing Paradise: The Power Brokers Who Created the Dream of Los Angeles” details how a small town turned into a bustling metropolis.

What it takes to preserve a legacy at Boulevard Recording

The owner of historic Hollywood studio Boulevard Recording struggles to keep the doors open following the pandemic, a crumbling industry, and a devastating fire.

‘Say yes where Mike Pence said no’: What JD Vance does for Donald Trump

JD Vance is the Republican vice presidential nominee. An Ohio political science professor discusses who he is, and what this pick means.

Featured Shows

Latest DJ Shows

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jul. 16 2 hr, 49 min

José Galván

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

Jul. 15 2 hr

FREAKS ONLY

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

Jul. 15 2 hr

LeRoy Downs

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

Jul. 14 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Jul. 14 1 hr, 59 min

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This Week on KCRW

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Novena Carmel.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: July 17th, 2024

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Novena Carmel.

LA psych-cumbia project Reyna Tropical brings resilient joy to KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio with cuts from their long-awaited debut LP, “Malegriá.”

Reyna Tropical: KCRW Live from HQ

LA psych-cumbia project Reyna Tropical brings resilient joy to KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio with cuts from their long-awaited debut LP, “Malegriá.”

from Live From

We’re friends with benefits, but I want more! How do I keep things romantic with my spouse? My partner isn’t as excited about butt play as I am, help!

Moving on from friends with benefits with Ro ‘Wyldeflower’ Contreras

We’re friends with benefits, but I want more! How do I keep things romantic with my spouse? My partner isn’t as excited about butt play as I am, help!

from How’s Your Sex Life?

2023 was a banner year for Ezra Collective , making them the first-ever jazz artist to land the coveted Mercury Music Prize, for their album Where I’m Meant To Be, AND they brought…

Today’s Top Tune: Ezra Collective ‘God Gave Me Feet for Dancing’ (Feat. Yazmin Lacey)

2023 was a banner year for Ezra Collective , making them the first-ever jazz artist to land the coveted Mercury Music Prize, for their album Where I’m Meant To Be, AND they brought…

from Today's Top Tune

This week, Terry Real , renowned couples therapist and author “ Us: Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship” reflects on the keys to building a successful long term…

Midweek Reset: Family trauma

This week, Terry Real , renowned couples therapist and author “ Us: Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship” reflects on the keys to building a successful long term…

from Life Examined

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, July 16, 2024

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

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

FREAKS ONLY playlist: July 16, 2024

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

from FREAKS ONLY

The Republican National Convention convenes for a second night in Milwaukee, Wisc., to promote the campaign of former President Donald Trump and his new running mate, Ohio Sen. J.D.

Live Coverage: Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention convenes for a second night in Milwaukee, Wisc., to promote the campaign of former President Donald Trump and his new running mate, Ohio Sen. J.D.

from NPR

Ahead of the Olympics, Parisian officials are trying to convince people that it's safe for triathletes to swim in the Seine River. But recent water tests showed signs of E.

Will Olympians swim in the Seine? One American dared to do it

Ahead of the Olympics, Parisian officials are trying to convince people that it's safe for triathletes to swim in the Seine River. But recent water tests showed signs of E.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After the assassination attempt on Donald Trump, many Democrats still have questions about Biden’s ability to win. But the incumbent isn’t stepping aside.

Democrats stuck in ‘purgatory’ over whether Biden should stay in the race

After the assassination attempt on Donald Trump, many Democrats still have questions about Biden’s ability to win. But the incumbent isn’t stepping aside.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At the height of #MeToo, Louis C.K. admitted that sexual misconduct allegations against him were true, then resumed his career nine months later.

‘Sorry/Not Sorry’: What happened after Louis C.K. was canceled?

At the height of #MeToo, Louis C.K. admitted that sexual misconduct allegations against him were true, then resumed his career nine months later.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Novena Carmel.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: July 16, 2024

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Audio-visual duo Mermaid Chunky have exploded on the London music scene with their wicked wit and sophisticated beats.

Today’s Top Tune: Mermaid Chunky ‘Chaperone’

Audio-visual duo Mermaid Chunky have exploded on the London music scene with their wicked wit and sophisticated beats.

from Today's Top Tune

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

José Galván's playlist, July 15, 2024

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

from José Galván

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

FREAKS ONLY playlist: July 15, 2024

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

from FREAKS ONLY

KCRW's latest Guest DJ Remi Wolf reigns supreme over the Top 30 Chart.

KCRW’s Top 30 chart: July 8–14, 2024

KCRW's latest Guest DJ Remi Wolf reigns supreme over the Top 30 Chart.

Former President Donald Trump revealed Ohio Sen. J.D.

Live Coverage: Republican National Convention

Former President Donald Trump revealed Ohio Sen. J.D.

from NPR

Judge Aileen Cannon dismissed the case against former President Trump over his handling of classified documents, saying the special counsel's appointment violated the Constitution.

Why did Judge Cannon throw out Trump’s classified documents case?

Judge Aileen Cannon dismissed the case against former President Trump over his handling of classified documents, saying the special counsel's appointment violated the Constitution.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand