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New coronavirus restrictions are now in effect in LA County for at least three weeks, until December 20.

New coronavirus restrictions are now in effect in LA County for at least three weeks, until December 20. Officials worry that the healthcare system is being overwhelmed by the 70% increase in people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the last two weeks.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, December 2, 2020

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

KCRW's Behind the Screens: Madeleine Brand in Conversation with Radha Blank (Presented by Netflix)

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Altin Gün: ‘Ordunun Dereleri’

The Amsterdam-based Altin Gün dedicate themselves to reinvigorating Turkish music but their appeal is worldwide.

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Travis Holcombe

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

Dec. 01 2 hr, 58 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Dec. 01 2 hr, 48 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.

Nov. 30 57 min

The Lab

A roundtable of music experts.

Nov. 29 2 hr

Jeremy Sole

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

Nov. 29 1 hr, 59 min

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Fanatic! If Thanksgiving is an occasion that moves you in any way, I hope you had a good one and maintained your safety protocols.

from Henry Rollins

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

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, December 1, 2020

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

from Travis Holcombe

The latest episode of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” will air tonight, and it’s been marked by historic firsts. COVID postponed production. Then there was a bachelorette switcheroo.

Networks pledge to diversify their reality TV shows. Do they deliver?

The latest episode of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” will air tonight, and it’s been marked by historic firsts. COVID postponed production. Then there was a bachelorette switcheroo.

from Greater LA

Alex Jordan faced a tough decision.

Outdoor dining still an option for 1 restaurant in LA despite COVID restrictions

Alex Jordan faced a tough decision.

from Greater LA

Every morning for more than a week, protesters have been making noise outside Getty House, where LA Mayor Eric Garcetti lives.

Eric Garcetti as Transportation Secretary? LA protestors say no thanks and question his qualifications

Every morning for more than a week, protesters have been making noise outside Getty House, where LA Mayor Eric Garcetti lives.

from Greater LA

David Talbert on bringing a new holiday classic to all audiences.

David E. Talbert: ‘Jingle Jangle’

David Talbert on bringing a new holiday classic to all audiences.

from The Treatment

Nearly nine months into this pandemic, many Californians are desperate for financial help.

CA EDD paid out $400 million in fraudulent claims while denying benefits to people who need them

Nearly nine months into this pandemic, many Californians are desperate for financial help.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was on her way to becoming one of the most famous singers in the world. Then at 23, her life was tragically cut short.

‘This is a world icon.’ New Netflix series follows life of Selena, the Queen of Tejano music

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was on her way to becoming one of the most famous singers in the world. Then at 23, her life was tragically cut short.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine, picture this: You’re scrolling through your social media on your phone, and suddenly a notification pops up that says you have been exposed to…

iPhones and Androids can send COVID exposure alerts. But that tech isn’t being used everywhere

While waiting for the COVID-19 vaccine, picture this: You’re scrolling through your social media on your phone, and suddenly a notification pops up that says you have been exposed to…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Now that the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale emails have trickled off, inboxes are probably now filled with another reminder.

On this Giving Tuesday, a look at how generosity helps people cope with their own anxiety

Now that the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale emails have trickled off, inboxes are probably now filled with another reminder.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Mid-December is when the first round of vaccines could be available. California is expected to have about 327,000 doses of Pfizer's vaccine. Gov.

COVID vaccines are expected in a few weeks. Who will get the first shots?

Mid-December is when the first round of vaccines could be available. California is expected to have about 327,000 doses of Pfizer's vaccine. Gov.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Art fairs recently migrated online to remedy the crowded, in-person attractions that proliferated before the pandemic.

Art Insider: Missing Art Basel? Here’s where to find NADA art fair booths around LA

Art fairs recently migrated online to remedy the crowded, in-person attractions that proliferated before the pandemic.

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day that encourages people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

Giving Tuesday: Become a KCRW member, and commemorate public radio’s impact on your daily life

Today is #GivingTuesday, a day that encourages people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

A spotlight on Pakistani and Indian artists Tom Schnabel deeply admires and whose music he keeps returning to again and again.

Qawwali and Raga: Quest for the Sublime

A spotlight on Pakistani and Indian artists Tom Schnabel deeply admires and whose music he keeps returning to again and again.

from Music News

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2020.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2020

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 1, 2020.

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

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, December 1, 2020

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

From the wilds of British Columbia, Ndidi O has a thunderous voice cultivated by open mic nights in NYC and Toronto’s blues and folk scene.

Ndidi O: ‘Hands High’

From the wilds of British Columbia, Ndidi O has a thunderous voice cultivated by open mic nights in NYC and Toronto’s blues and folk scene.

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KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

from Eclectic 24

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, November 30, 2020

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

from Travis Holcombe

Can undocumented immigrants be excluded from the Census? That’s the question before the Supreme Court today. The Trump administration is arguing they should be.

Supreme Court hears a big immigration case, Amy Coney Barrett swings the court to the right

Can undocumented immigrants be excluded from the Census? That’s the question before the Supreme Court today. The Trump administration is arguing they should be.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand