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Terry Real, renowned couples therapist and author of Us: Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship, shares insights and strategies on the building of long-term…

Terry Real, renowned couples therapist and author of Us: Getting Past You and Me to Build a More Loving Relationship, shares insights and strategies on the building of long-term relationships in a society that values individualism and personal growth.

from Life Examined

California’s undocumented undergrads want on-campus jobs

California could lead the nation with a bill that would open up on-campus jobs at public universities and colleges to the state’s 60,000 undocumented students.

LA LOM embraces cumbia and retro soul with a Los Angeles twist

LA LOM creates a nostalgic feel through their music, inspired by cumbia, bolero, and retro soul. The instrumental trio’s debut album features songs named after Los Angeles streets.

How safe is LA Metro, really? A look at latest crime data

A string of highly-publicized violent crimes made headlines in May, reigniting concerns about safety on LA Metro. KCRW breaks down the latest crime data from the transit agency.

Susie Essman on her 24 years as Susie Greene in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

Actress and comedian Susie Essman reflects on playing an iconic force-of-nature (also named Susie) for 24 years in Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jun. 24 2 hr, 49 min

LeRoy Downs

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

Jun. 23 2 hr

Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

Jun. 23 1 hr, 59 min

Jeremy Sole

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Jun. 23 1 hr, 50 min

Raul Campos

Soulful grooves and fresh remixes from Latin rhythms to indie rock.

Jun. 23 2 hr, 50 min

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This Week on KCRW

Waymo robotaxis have been cruising LA for about three months.

Waymo leads in the race for perfecting the robotaxi

Waymo robotaxis have been cruising LA for about three months.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A ceasefire in Gaza seems unlikely. With escalating conflict involving Israel and Hezbollah, U.S. officials fear this could lead to a broader Middle East war.

Could the Israel-Hamas war engulf the entire Middle East?

A ceasefire in Gaza seems unlikely. With escalating conflict involving Israel and Hezbollah, U.S. officials fear this could lead to a broader Middle East war.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Aside from his son’s youth basketball squad, the Lakers’ new hire has never coached a team. Did his relationship with Lebron James make all the difference in his latest job?

JJ Redick has never coached. Can he lead the Lakers?

Aside from his son’s youth basketball squad, the Lakers’ new hire has never coached a team. Did his relationship with Lebron James make all the difference in his latest job?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist: June 24, 2024

Francesca Harding guest hosts Morning Becomes Eclectic.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Some 20 years ago, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, M. Ward, and Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis got together for a revue-style tour that made quick friends.

Today’s Top Tune: Monsters of Folk - ‘Disappeared’

Some 20 years ago, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, M. Ward, and Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis got together for a revue-style tour that made quick friends.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

Alianza Translatinx , a group led by trans people of color, released a study showing a lack of housing resources for trans people in Orange County.

OC trans community struggles with housing injustice

Alianza Translatinx , a group led by trans people of color, released a study showing a lack of housing resources for trans people in Orange County.

from KCRW Features

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.

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, June 23, 2024

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

from LeRoy Downs

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

Jason Kramer's playlist, June 23, 2024

Featuring selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music…

from Jason Kramer

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, June 23, 2024

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

from Jeremy Sole

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, June 23, 2024

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, June 23, 2024

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox

For years, through different administrations at the State and Federal level, we have not been able to make nursing homes safe places with high quality care.

Why can’t we improve nursing homes?

For years, through different administrations at the State and Federal level, we have not been able to make nursing homes safe places with high quality care.

from Second Opinion

Fanatic! I reckon there’s a chance it’s pretty hot where you are. It’s currently 93F at my location. I hope you had a great week with a lot of music.

KCRW Broadcast 794

Fanatic! I reckon there’s a chance it’s pretty hot where you are. It’s currently 93F at my location. I hope you had a great week with a lot of music.

from Henry Rollins

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

Metropolis playlist, June 22, 2024

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

from Metropolis

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, June 22 2024

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, June 22, 2024

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos