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Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets.

Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets. It’s a sign of progress, says acclaimed civil rights attorney Connie Rice.

from KCRW Features

Jon Meacham: Impeachment trial will bring out Trump’s most impulsive behavior

"If you raise the bar on what's impeachable, then you end up lowering the bar on what political behavior is acceptable. ...

Art Insider Jan 21: Color theory, Melancholia, political candle paintings

Color takes on several meanings, an artist delves into the melancholy of the female mind, and candles stand in for alt-right manifestoes.

How the Senate impeachment trial will work

Now that the House has impeached President Trump, the process shifts to the Senate, which will vote on whether to convict him. Here is your guide to the steps and the people that matter.

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Valida

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

Jan. 21 3 hr

Travis Holcombe

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

Jan. 20 1 hr, 59 min

Garth Trinidad

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

Jan. 20 1 hr, 58 min

The Fink + Forty Show

Two of Berlin's most informed tastemakers take us on a weekly journey soundtracked by what is rocking the hippest city on earth right now.

Jan. 20 57 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jan. 20 2 hr, 46 min

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José Galván is the curator of Pan Caliente on KCRW.com and on the KCRW airwaves weekly (Sundays - 6pm-8pm). He will be the guest host of MBE the entire month of January.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life in a weekly dance show on Saturday nights.

from Metropolis

In the second part of an engrossing interview, the renowned thinker explains his criticisms of Israel and his take on U.S. electoral politics.

from Scheer Intelligence

Alt-rock pioneers Pixies released their seventh album Beneath the Eyrie last September. They performed a special set of new tracks and old gems and spoke with KCRW's Eric J.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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Outside of his music photography, Todd Gray examines the legacies of colonialism in Europe and Africa.

Todd Gray explores colonialism in Africa and Europe through photos

Outside of his music photography, Todd Gray examines the legacies of colonialism in Europe and Africa.

from Greater LA

Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.

How one new mom got a $1.7 million bill after delivering her baby prematurely

Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.

from Greater LA

Poet Bridgette Bianca recently performed at Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in South LA.

Poet Bridgette Bianca on connecting through spoken word

Poet Bridgette Bianca recently performed at Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen in South LA.

from Greater LA

Pioneer of club culture Pete Tong joined KCRW's DJ Travis Holcombe in conversation about his work history with The Heritage Orchestra, his process of reimagining classic tunes, and his…

Dance music legend Pete Tong shares insights on his new album 'Chilled Classics'

Pioneer of club culture Pete Tong joined KCRW's DJ Travis Holcombe in conversation about his work history with The Heritage Orchestra, his process of reimagining classic tunes, and his…

from Music Special Programming

Tom Schnabel revisits some musical gems from the past, from African and Corsican music to jazz and gospel favorites.

Rhythm Planet Playlist: Rediscovered Gems

Tom Schnabel revisits some musical gems from the past, from African and Corsican music to jazz and gospel favorites.

from Music News

Learn how the avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s is as important as ever; celebrate the beautiful banks of Millard Sheets; have an out of body multimedia experience; check out what's…

5 design things to do: Jan 23-29

Learn how the avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s is as important as ever; celebrate the beautiful banks of Millard Sheets; have an out of body multimedia experience; check out what's…

The last album we heard from the mighty Caribou came out in 2014. We're happy to relay that Dan Snaith plans a new collection of songs for a late February release.

Caribou is back with a new album, download the dreamy "You and I"

The last album we heard from the mighty Caribou came out in 2014. We're happy to relay that Dan Snaith plans a new collection of songs for a late February release.

from Today's Top Tune

Valida seamlessly blends a variety of music styles that include: indie rock, house, electro, disco, world rhythms, golden-era hip-hop, and some classic 80s, pop, punk, and reggae…

Valida's Latest Show

Valida seamlessly blends a variety of music styles that include: indie rock, house, electro, disco, world rhythms, golden-era hip-hop, and some classic 80s, pop, punk, and reggae…

from Valida

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

Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

Latest Show

Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

from The Fink + Forty Show

Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement.

Special: A musical journey in the life of MLK, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

José Galván is the curator of Pan Caliente on KCRW.com and on the KCRW airwaves weekly (Sundays - 6pm-8pm). He will be the guest host of MBE the entire month of January.

Latest Show

José Galván is the curator of Pan Caliente on KCRW.com and on the KCRW airwaves weekly (Sundays - 6pm-8pm). He will be the guest host of MBE the entire month of January.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Optimism and a catchy melody lead Dayglow's song "Nicknames." The Austin-based artist seems to be on a mission to strengthen hope with his recently released album.

Download the catchy track "Nicknames" by Austin-based artist Dayglow

Optimism and a catchy melody lead Dayglow's song "Nicknames." The Austin-based artist seems to be on a mission to strengthen hope with his recently released album.

from Today's Top Tune

Mario sits in for Novena.

Mario Cotto guest hosts

Mario sits in for Novena.

from Novena Carmel

Dan Wilcox delves beneath the surface of the pop music landscape to shed light on a wealth of penetrating deep-cuts. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Latest Show

Dan Wilcox delves beneath the surface of the pop music landscape to shed light on a wealth of penetrating deep-cuts. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Dan Wilcox

Fanatic! I hope you had a great week. I’m buried in work and don’t know when I’ll be topside. I’ve got a lot of records to play, so I’m hanging in there.

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Fanatic! I hope you had a great week. I’m buried in work and don’t know when I’ll be topside. I’ve got a lot of records to play, so I’m hanging in there.

from Henry Rollins

Travis Holcombe sits in for José Galván.

Travis Holcombe guest hosts

Travis Holcombe sits in for José Galván.

from José Galván