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One year ago today, on January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. Hundreds of people went to downtown LA to mourn him.

One year ago today, on January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash. Hundreds of people went to downtown LA to mourn him.

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Bringing the ‘magic behind the turntables’: Incoming MBE hosts Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmel share music picks

“We want to make sure that our magic translates through KCRW because this is a new adventure for us.

Fran Lebowitz: ‘Pretend It’s a City’

Writer and speaker Fran Lebowitz on her misinterpreted affection for New York.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jan. 26 2 hr, 51 min

Travis Holcombe

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

Jan. 25 2 hr, 59 min

The Lab

A roundtable of music experts.

Jan. 24 2 hr, 1 min

Jeremy Sole

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

Jan. 24 2 hr

Dan Wilcox

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

Jan. 24 1 hr, 56 min

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President Donald Trump’s term has come to a fateful end. Now, some are wondering what an America under Joe Biden’s administration will look like.

from KCRW Features

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Fanatic! I hope the week was good and safe. We have a great show lined up for you. A lot of new jams.

from Henry Rollins

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“Los Angeles County will essentially align with the state by the end of the week to allow for the reopening of permitted activities under the purple tier,” LA Supervisor Hilda Solis…

LA starts reopening during COVID. You could sit down at a restaurant patio by Friday

“Los Angeles County will essentially align with the state by the end of the week to allow for the reopening of permitted activities under the purple tier,” LA Supervisor Hilda Solis…

from KCRW Features

South Korean DJ and producer Park Hye Jin has been elevating the sound of K-house around the world but on “Clouds,” the rapper collaborates with fellow LA-based producer Nosaj Thing…

Park Hye Jin & Nosaj Thing: ‘Clouds’

South Korean DJ and producer Park Hye Jin has been elevating the sound of K-house around the world but on “Clouds,” the rapper collaborates with fellow LA-based producer Nosaj Thing…

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, January 26, 2021

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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.

from Eclectic 24

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 25, 2021

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

from Travis Holcombe

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate today. He’s charged with one crime: inciting an insurrection.

How likely will Senate convict Trump when his impeachment trial starts next month?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will deliver the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate today. He’s charged with one crime: inciting an insurrection.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to play the Kansas Chiefs in this year’s Super Bowl.

Tom Brady is the oldest quarterback to start a Super Bowl game. Here are predictions for his 10th Bowl

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to play the Kansas Chiefs in this year’s Super Bowl.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dr.

California has distributed less than half of its COVID vaccine supply. How to make the rollout better?

Dr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A campaign to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom claims to have collected more than 1.2 million signatures from Californians, mostly out of Orange County.

Gov. Newsom recall effort is linked to some Orange County Republicans

A campaign to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom claims to have collected more than 1.2 million signatures from Californians, mostly out of Orange County.

from Greater LA

Several media outlets have closed for good in LA, including the Burbank Leader, Glendale News-Press and La Cañada Valley Sun.

From crime to COVID, 110 newsletters aim to cover every corner of LA

Several media outlets have closed for good in LA, including the Burbank Leader, Glendale News-Press and La Cañada Valley Sun.

from Greater LA

As LA’s queer community grapples with the closures of popular bars like Rage, Oil Can Harry’s and Flaming Saddles, other bars are struggling to keep the lights on.

As LA’s LGBTQ bars close, Redline and The Eagle fight to stay open

As LA’s queer community grapples with the closures of popular bars like Rage, Oil Can Harry’s and Flaming Saddles, other bars are struggling to keep the lights on.

from Greater LA

State health officials are breathing a sigh of relief. But they are also cautious: More than 40 million Californians live in counties where COVID-19 risk is deemed "widespread."

California lifts stay-at-home orders: 'light at the end of the tunnel'

State health officials are breathing a sigh of relief. But they are also cautious: More than 40 million Californians live in counties where COVID-19 risk is deemed "widespread."

from NPR

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, January 25, 2021

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 2021.

Former President Donald Trump had first ordered a ban on transgender troops in 2017, and President Biden had long promised to repeal the order.

Biden repeals Trump-era ban on transgender troops

Former President Donald Trump had first ordered a ban on transgender troops in 2017, and President Biden had long promised to repeal the order.

from NPR

Within his first hours of becoming the 46th president, Joe Biden signed a number of executive orders.

What Biden’s presidency means for the LGBTQ community

Within his first hours of becoming the 46th president, Joe Biden signed a number of executive orders.

from KCRW Features

The LA County Sheriff’s Department is now the target of a new investigation by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

LA Sheriff’s Department under state probe for reported accountability issues

The LA County Sheriff’s Department is now the target of a new investigation by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

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.

from Eclectic 24

Shortlisted for Best Americana album at the Grammys this year, Hiss Golden Messenger has been thinking about how we care for ourselves and others.

Hiss Golden Messenger: ‘Sanctuary’ (Radio Edit)

Shortlisted for Best Americana album at the Grammys this year, Hiss Golden Messenger has been thinking about how we care for ourselves and others.

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