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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…

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 Palos Verdes for some fabulous wallpaper; see Brooks + Scarpa's…

from Design and Architecture

In Porter Ranch, residents return home after Saddleridge fire

Chuck Tapia remembers the exact moment he told his wife it was time to pack their valuables in their cars and flee their home.

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.

Are you an adult living at home? What’s that like?

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?

Featured Shows

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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

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

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

This Week on KCRW

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

It’s much tougher to get a bacon-wrapped hot dog, a taco, or elote in Orange County than in Los Angeles.

Why it’s tough to be a street vendor in Orange County

It’s much tougher to get a bacon-wrapped hot dog, a taco, or elote in Orange County than in Los Angeles.

from Greater LA

Many businesses operating in Southern California have strong ties to China.

China’s political hard line impacts SoCal businesses

Many businesses operating in Southern California have strong ties to China.

from Greater LA

Though polls show Affordable Care Act protections remain popular in the U.S., President Trump still threatens to drastically change the law if he can't repeal it. Here are five changes he's made.

Trump is trying hard to thwart Obamacare. How's that going?

Though polls show Affordable Care Act protections remain popular in the U.S., President Trump still threatens to drastically change the law if he can't repeal it. Here are five changes he's made.

from NPR

The stage at North Hollywood’s Palomino Club has hosted the likes of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard, and Linda Ronstadt.

Historic Palomino Club reopens Tuesday for a country music concert

The stage at North Hollywood’s Palomino Club has hosted the likes of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard, and Linda Ronstadt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Congress returns to the Capitol this week, amid a growing fight between House Democrats and President Trump over the impeachment inquiry.  This weekend, President Trump threatened to…

Will Trump be able to sue Pelosi and Schiff?

Congress returns to the Capitol this week, amid a growing fight between House Democrats and President Trump over the impeachment inquiry.  This weekend, President Trump threatened to…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. is withdrawing about 1,000 troops from northern Syria.

What does US military withdrawal from Syria mean for ISIS?

The U.S. is withdrawing about 1,000 troops from northern Syria.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gavin Newsom wrapped up his first legislative session as governor of California on Sunday night by signing or vetoing the last few bills on his desk.

What is Newsom’s governing style -- based on bills he signed?

Gavin Newsom wrapped up his first legislative session as governor of California on Sunday night by signing or vetoing the last few bills on his desk.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

It’s tough enough for journalists to cover the constantly evolving impeachment saga involving Ukraine, the Trump-Zelensky phone call, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son…

The tricky job of reporting politics and mass shootings to kids

It’s tough enough for journalists to cover the constantly evolving impeachment saga involving Ukraine, the Trump-Zelensky phone call, former Vice President Joe Biden and his son…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW invites you to a special screening of Avengers Endgame featuring a special pre-film conversation with award winning composer Alan Silvestri and KCRW's Chris Douridas.

KCRW Partner Screening: Avengers Endgame featuring special conversation with Alan Silvestri & KCRW's Chris Douridas

KCRW invites you to a special screening of Avengers Endgame featuring a special pre-film conversation with award winning composer Alan Silvestri and KCRW's Chris Douridas.

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

Devendra Banhart performs new tracks from 'Ma' on MBE

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic