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Women with Wrenches demystifies the often male-dominated field of auto repair and upkeep, teaching attendees the basics of car maintenance.

Women with Wrenches demystifies the often male-dominated field of auto repair and upkeep, teaching attendees the basics of car maintenance.

from KCRW Features

LAX says air traffic is picking up after global IT outage

Air traffic is picking up at LAX after a global technology outage grounded three major airlines. Travelers should check their flights online before heading to airports.

José James: KCRW Live from HQ

Soul-jazz-hip-hop stalwart José James hits KCRW with his fifth(!) performance, sharing highlights from “1978” — his most soulful, funky, and political album yet.

Weekend film reviews: ‘Twisters,’ ‘Oddity,’ ‘Crossing’

Critics review the latest film releases “Twisters,” “Oddity,” “Crossing,” and “Skywalkers: A Love Story.”

Today’s Top Tune: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - ‘Dey’ (Feat. Damian Marley)

You are about to hear history in the making as we mark the first recording binding the musical royalty of the Kuti Afrobeat kings and the premiere reggae Marley clan.

Featured Shows

Latest DJ Shows

Raul Campos

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

Jul. 21 2 hr, 50 min

Chris Douridas

New releases in all genres.

Jul. 21 2 hr, 38 min

Metropolis

The hypnotic pulse of current & classic dance music, including exclusive guest mixes.

Jul. 20 1 hr, 57 min

Nassir Nassirzadeh

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

Jul. 20 1 hr, 55 min

Anne Litt

Unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

Jul. 20 2 hr, 51 min

All DJ shows

Live Playlist

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This Week on KCRW

"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, July 21th, 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, July 21th, 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, July 21th, 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, July 21th, 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

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, July 21th, 2024

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

NPR live coverage

Breaking News: Biden drops out of 2024 race

NPR live coverage

from NPR

Social psychologist Sarah Hill delves into how oral contraceptives may impact our minds, while psychiatrist Emily Dosssett addresses concerns about navigating mental health before,…

Can birth control mess with the mind? Navigating pregnancy with mental disorders

Social psychologist Sarah Hill delves into how oral contraceptives may impact our minds, while psychiatrist Emily Dosssett addresses concerns about navigating mental health before,…

from Life Examined

We are regularly bombarded with advertisements promoting unproven and non-approved dietary supplements. Congress has chosen to look the other way.

Unproven Claims for Dietary Supplements

We are regularly bombarded with advertisements promoting unproven and non-approved dietary supplements. Congress has chosen to look the other way.

from Second Opinion

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.

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

Metropolis playlist, July 20th, 2024

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

from Metropolis

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist, July 20th, 2024

Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.

from Nassir Nassirzadeh

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, July 20th, 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

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

Anne Litt's playlist, July 20th, 2024

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

from Anne Litt

Writer-producer Brad Falchuk consults Joseph Campbell's “The Hero with a Thousand Faces” often and taps into “The Power of Myth” to create his stories.

Brad Falchuk on the importance of ‘dying’ in writing

Writer-producer Brad Falchuk consults Joseph Campbell's “The Hero with a Thousand Faces” often and taps into “The Power of Myth” to create his stories.

from The Treatment

Writer, director, and showrunner Alma Har’el tells us all about adapting Laura Lippman’s 2019 mystery novel “Lady in the Lake” into an AppleTV+ series.

Alma Har’el believes the greatest human mysteries lie within

Writer, director, and showrunner Alma Har’el tells us all about adapting Laura Lippman’s 2019 mystery novel “Lady in the Lake” into an AppleTV+ series.

from The Treatment

Sir Christopher Frayling is one of the world’s most respected scholars on the work of Italian director Sergio Leone.

Sergio Leone scholar Sir Christopher Frayling on two major milestones

Sir Christopher Frayling is one of the world’s most respected scholars on the work of Italian director Sergio Leone.

from The Treatment

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.

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

SiLVA's playlist, July 19th, 2024

House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.

from SiLVA