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If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?

If you're living at home with your parents, we want to hear from you. What are your top reasons for doing it? How do your parents feel about it?

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Bombay Bicycle Club: “Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)”

Bombay Bicycle Club recorded their 5th album in the US alongside Grammy-Award winning producer John Congleton, whom you might know for his work with St. Vincent and War on Drugs.

Live blog: October 15 Democratic debate

Twelve candidates are taking the stage at 5 PM PT at the CNN/New York Times Democratic Debate, hosted at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Oct. 15 2 hr, 47 min

Valida

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

Oct. 15 3 hr

Travis Holcombe

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

Oct. 14 1 hr, 58 min

Garth Trinidad

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

Oct. 14 1 hr, 59 min

The Fink + Forty Show

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

Oct. 14 57 min

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KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Devendra Banhart's distinctive style and musical artistry have always been at the forefront of his albums.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Hawthorne homie Cuco teams up with up-and-coming seductress Girl Ultra.  A Spanglish scorcher - "Dame Love" (or "Give Me Love") is part of her commitment to developing an R&B scene in…

from Today's Top Tune

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

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This Week on KCRW

California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed 18 housing bills to boost production of affordable housing.   
  These include a bill that limit cities’ ability to block new…

Changing the rules around affordable housing construction

California Governor Gavin Newsom last week signed 18 housing bills to boost production of affordable housing.  These include a bill that limit cities’ ability to block new…

from Design and Architecture

The Trump administration wants to implement a new rule governing who is eligible for a green card: If an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely…

It’ll be tougher to get a green card if you use public assistance

The Trump administration wants to implement a new rule governing who is eligible for a green card: If an immigration officer determines you are a strain on public benefits, or likely…

from Greater LA

Sources of so-called “forever chemicals” are all around us: non-stick frying pans, water-resistant clothing and carpeting, food packaging.

‘Forever chemicals’ discovered in California’s water supply

Sources of so-called “forever chemicals” are all around us: non-stick frying pans, water-resistant clothing and carpeting, food packaging.

from Greater LA

LA Metro has released a 169-page report titled "   Understanding How Women Travel   ."

Women feel less safe on public transit in LA, says new report

LA Metro has released a 169-page report titled " Understanding How Women Travel ."

from Greater LA

Several weeks ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg warned his company about the risks that an Elizabeth Warren presidency would pose for their bottom line.

The responsibility of Facebook and social media in the 2020 election

Several weeks ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg warned his company about the risks that an Elizabeth Warren presidency would pose for their bottom line.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith announced his resignation at the end of last week. He strove to be as even-handed as possible when reporting the news.

Shepard Smith, a rare voice for balance, leaves Fox News

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith announced his resignation at the end of last week. He strove to be as even-handed as possible when reporting the news.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On February 18, 1965, a crowd of more than 700 people packed Cambridge University’s debate hall for an intellectual clash for the ages.

Buckley-Baldwin debate still speaks to America’s racial divide

On February 18, 1965, a crowd of more than 700 people packed Cambridge University’s debate hall for an intellectual clash for the ages.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It can strike fear into the hearts of the best groomsmen, maids of honor, fathers and mothers of the bride: the dreaded wedding toast.

Tips for writing better wedding toasts -- from a pro

It can strike fear into the hearts of the best groomsmen, maids of honor, fathers and mothers of the bride: the dreaded wedding toast.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Yola wowed us at our day showcase at SXSW earlier this year. So much so, that we had to have her back on KCRW.

Watch: Yola performs an intimate stripped down set on MBE

Yola wowed us at our day showcase at SXSW earlier this year. So much so, that we had to have her back on KCRW.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

Latest Show

KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

This week, Disney Plus posted a super long Twitter thread listing all the content that'll come with its streaming service next month.

The battle for the kids

This week, Disney Plus posted a super long Twitter thread listing all the content that'll come with its streaming service next month.

from Screengrab

This week, a taste of what Tom Schnabel’s been listening to lately. It’s all over the place, just the way he likes it.

Rhythm Planet’s October Jukebox

This week, a taste of what Tom Schnabel’s been listening to lately. It’s all over the place, just the way he likes it.

from Music News

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

Freed from years of addiction, Neal Francis leads a newly sober life, which he's captured in a collection of new songs.

Neal Francis: “Changes Pt. 1"

Freed from years of addiction, Neal Francis leads a newly sober life, which he's captured in a collection of new songs.

from Today's Top Tune

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

We're deep into Rocktober here at KCRW with plenty of new music and sessions galore.

KCRW Top 20 (10/7 - 10/13)

We're deep into Rocktober here at KCRW with plenty of new music and sessions galore.

from Music News

This week: Find out what L.A.'s urban landscape reveals to an artist/motorcycle designer; learn about India's mesmerizing stepwells at a show of Victoria Lautman's photographs; go to…

5 design things to do this week: Oct 14 - 20

This week: Find out what L.A.'s urban landscape reveals to an artist/motorcycle designer; learn about India's mesmerizing stepwells at a show of Victoria Lautman's photographs; go to…