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John Fahey’s guitar playing influenced the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when you hear from three of the women who knew him best?

from Lost Notes

As vegan movement grows in LA, where should you eat?

The Economist says    2019 is the year of the vegan   , claiming a quarter of American millennials identify as vegan or vegetarian.

Hanni El Khatib & De Lux: “Power Struggle”

Labelmates and pals, Hanni El Khatib & De Lux teamed up for "Power Struggle," an anthem that packs all their inspirations: disco, post-punk, and beyond as they share production and…

You and I are just alike

This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot I talk about serial killers and families living together and all of the ways writers have of making the job a little easier and the viewer…

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

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Jason Kramer

Carefully curated music from around the world.

May. 22 2 hr, 58 min

Travis Holcombe

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

May. 21 1 hr, 59 min

Garth Trinidad

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

May. 21 1 hr, 59 min

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

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In the four decades of Morning Becomes Eclectic, you’ve heard countless sessions broadcast live from our humble basement studios.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

How’s President Trump’s legal strategy working out?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The beloved and prolific troubadour David Gray goes acoustic on his latest EP, which was recorded at his home studio with just a piano and guitar.

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How’s President Trump’s legal strategy working out?

Delays work, until they don’t

How’s President Trump’s legal strategy working out?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

One of the biggest aquariums in the country is getting even bigger. The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach has added a 29,000 square foot wing called Pacific Visions.

$53 million ‘Pacific Visions’ comes to the Aquarium of the Pacific

One of the biggest aquariums in the country is getting even bigger. The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach has added a 29,000 square foot wing called Pacific Visions.

from Greater LA

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Sparks are playing their first game of the regular season against the Las Vegas Aces.

LA Sparks: Success on the court, but little respect and attention

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Sparks are playing their first game of the regular season against the Las Vegas Aces.

from Greater LA

An episode where Jeff finds little things on the forest floor and hands them to you...metaphorically speaking.

HBM119: An Episode of Pebbles and Twigs

An episode where Jeff finds little things on the forest floor and hands them to you...metaphorically speaking.

from Here Be Monsters

The LA Lakers are suffering all kinds of internal turmoil in addition to not having made the playoffs since 2013.

Why are the Lakers performing so poorly, despite all their money and a new coach?

The LA Lakers are suffering all kinds of internal turmoil in addition to not having made the playoffs since 2013.

from Greater LA

Jose Galvan shares some catchy spring updates to the Pan Caliente Spotify playlist

Pan Caliente playlist updates feat. Divino Niño, Ximena Sariñana and more

Jose Galvan shares some catchy spring updates to the Pan Caliente Spotify playlist

from Music News

American garlic growers have struggled to compete with cheaper Chinese imports of the aromatic kitchen staple.

California garlic farmers benefit from US-China trade war

American garlic growers have struggled to compete with cheaper Chinese imports of the aromatic kitchen staple.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mexican Chef Gabriela Cámara has been running a massively popular seafood restaurant in Mexico City for 20 years called Contramar.

How celebrity Mexican chef Gabriela Cámara came up with her famous tuna tostada

Mexican Chef Gabriela Cámara has been running a massively popular seafood restaurant in Mexico City for 20 years called Contramar.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At a hearing yesterday, HUD Secretary Ben Carson defended a new plan that would push undocumented immigrants out of public housing.

Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán on Trump plan to evict undocumented immigrants from public housing

At a hearing yesterday, HUD Secretary Ben Carson defended a new plan that would push undocumented immigrants out of public housing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Migrants are overwhelming detention centers along the border, so Customs and Border Protection officers are putting some of them on buses and dropping them off sometimes hundreds of…

As border agents leave migrants stranded, volunteers step in to help

Migrants are overwhelming detention centers along the border, so Customs and Border Protection officers are putting some of them on buses and dropping them off sometimes hundreds of…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

Latest Show

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Inglewood's Inner Wave have been bopping along the Latin-alternative local scene for a little while, racking up plays and attracting a larger audience.

Inglewood's Inner Wave is generating quite the buzz, download “Whoa” (feat Bane's World)

Inglewood's Inner Wave have been bopping along the Latin-alternative local scene for a little while, racking up plays and attracting a larger audience.

from Today's Top Tune

Jason Kramer features 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…

Latest Show

Jason Kramer features 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…

from Jason Kramer

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

Latest Show

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

from Travis Holcombe

Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Latest Show

Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Garth Trinidad

Edward Goldman talks about the happy 40  th   anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art, which has become free for all.

MOCA: 40 Years Old and Free for All

Edward Goldman talks about the happy 40 th  anniversary of the Museum of Contemporary Art, which has become free for all.

from Art Talk

Los Angeles is undergoing a transition, from sprawling, car-based culture to a denser, more urban region where people walk and use more mass transit.

Shade: a luxury amenity in LA

Los Angeles is undergoing a transition, from sprawling, car-based culture to a denser, more urban region where people walk and use more mass transit.

from Design and Architecture

Hip hop so rules our world, it’s easy to forget its humble beginnings back in the 1970s and 80s.

Visualizing hip-hop with Cey Adams

Hip hop so rules our world, it’s easy to forget its humble beginnings back in the 1970s and 80s.

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