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Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

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.

Nov. 30 3 hr

FREAKS ONLY

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

Nov. 30 1 hr, 59 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Nov. 30 2 hr, 49 min

Francesca Harding

Music to make you feel.

Nov. 29 3 hr

José Galván

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

Nov. 28 3 hr

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Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

from Greater LA

Fanatic! Happy Saturday to you.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist November 26, 2022.

from Metropolis

Fresh off a week away, Novena and Anthony are back to greet the sunrise, celebrate Brazilian legend Erasmo Carlos, and give you a shot at tickets for The Smile.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

This Week on KCRW

Rex Richardson will be Long Beach’s first Black mayor. He wants to make the city a model for addressing housing, homelessness, and public safety.

Rex Richardson: Long Beach must renew its commitment to residents

Rex Richardson will be Long Beach’s first Black mayor. He wants to make the city a model for addressing housing, homelessness, and public safety.

from Greater LA

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, December 1, 2022

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

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2022.

Five-time Grammy winner and newly-inducted Country Music Hall of Famer Marty Stuart celebrates five decades of merry music making with this reigning bluegrass rocker.

Marty Stuart: ‘Country Star’

Five-time Grammy winner and newly-inducted Country Music Hall of Famer Marty Stuart celebrates five decades of merry music making with this reigning bluegrass rocker.

from Today's Top Tune

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, November 30, 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.

from Ro "Wyldeflower" Contreras

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, November 30, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

Two art shows in LA might look like your kitchen after Thanksgiving. One features decaying ceramic fruits and vegetables, the other has topsy-turvy flower arrangements.

‘The Fruit Vendor,’ ‘Arrangements’: LA art shows dig into power of perception

Two art shows in LA might look like your kitchen after Thanksgiving. One features decaying ceramic fruits and vegetables, the other has topsy-turvy flower arrangements.

from Greater LA

In her new memoir “Uphill,” journalist Jemele Hill recounts her high-profile departure from ESPN, and growing up poor in Detroit to a single mother.

Jemele Hill on journalistic responsibility around race, lack of support at ESPN

In her new memoir “Uphill,” journalist Jemele Hill recounts her high-profile departure from ESPN, and growing up poor in Detroit to a single mother.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries has been elected as the next Democratic leader in the U.S. House. He'll be the first Black man to lead a major party in Congress.

What to expect from Hakeem Jeffries as House minority leader?

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries has been elected as the next Democratic leader in the U.S. House. He'll be the first Black man to lead a major party in Congress.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” made $13 million during its limited one-week run in theaters. Netflix plans to stream the film starting December 23.

Did Netflix leave millions on table with limited ‘Glass Onion’ run?

“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” made $13 million during its limited one-week run in theaters. Netflix plans to stream the film starting December 23.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Shuggie Otis’ birthday inspiration, Dionne Warwick slays, and Metronomy gets an avant-pop makeover.

MBE Nov. 30: Shuggie Otis, Dionne Warwick, classical x techno

Shuggie Otis’ birthday inspiration, Dionne Warwick slays, and Metronomy gets an avant-pop makeover.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for November 30, 2022.

A love song that knows no gender, “Mi Manera De Querer” was the last track Mexican mega-star Natalia LaFourcade wrote for her new album, “De Todas Las Flores.”

Natalia LaFourcade: ‘Mi Manera de Querer’

A love song that knows no gender, “Mi Manera De Querer” was the last track Mexican mega-star Natalia LaFourcade wrote for her new album, “De Todas Las Flores.”

from Today's Top Tune

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, November 29, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, November 29, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

Local Brit ex-pats reflect on old soccer team of average joes, celebrities

Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

from Greater LA

Oscar Award-winning singer, dancer, and actress Irene Cara died at age 63 on November 25. She’s best known for her songs “Fame” and “Flashdance.”

Irene Cara reached musical stardom but was blacklisted for speaking up

Oscar Award-winning singer, dancer, and actress Irene Cara died at age 63 on November 25. She’s best known for her songs “Fame” and “Flashdance.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Audible’s “Fade” follows a Latina novelist who lands her first job in a Hollywood writers’ room, then learns she’s a diversity hire, and her only office friend is the janitor.

‘All you have is your voice’: ‘Fade’ explores TV writers’ room culture clash

Audible’s “Fade” follows a Latina novelist who lands her first job in a Hollywood writers’ room, then learns she’s a diversity hire, and her only office friend is the janitor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Haiti is unraveling amid escalating gang violence and a growing humanitarian crisis. The Biden administration is considering sending a multinational armed force there.

Haiti faces dire violence and hunger. Is foreign security aid the only option left?

Haiti is unraveling amid escalating gang violence and a growing humanitarian crisis. The Biden administration is considering sending a multinational armed force there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand