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Though her interpretation of Sharon Van Etten’s “One Day” has totally ruled KCRW’s airwaves over the past few months, we sure have been craving much more from our Best New Artist of…

Though her interpretation of Sharon Van Etten’s “One Day” has totally ruled KCRW’s airwaves over the past few months, we sure have been craving much more from our Best New Artist of 2020 , St. Panther.

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After fatal stabbing, county aims to house homeless vets outside the VA in West LA by end of year

After the fatal stabbing of an unhoused military veteran outside the VA in Brentwood last week, county officials say they plan to move everyone at the camp into housing by the end of…

¡Ask a Tortilla Tournament Judge!: If Larry Elder and Gavin Newsom were tortilla brands...

Welcome to ¡Ask a Tortilla Tournament Judge!, the world’s premier column on all things tortilla.

You must remember this flour tortilla at Casablanca in Venice

A lifetime ago, I was a film studies major at Chapman University in Orange. And there was no better film that Hollywood ever created in my mind than “Casablanca.”

MBE Sept. 21: The latest from DJ Nu Mark, Jungle Fire, Quantic, and more

Anthony and Novena kick off your Tuesday with the latest from DJ Nu Mark, who covers a Snoop Dog classic on the cumbia tip with a little help from LA’s Jungle Fire.

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Friday means fresh release, and Anthony and Novena have your dose of new cuts and timeless favorites to help kick off your day.

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Catch the unstoppable Durand Jones & The Indications as they unlock a wide range of new sounds on their new album “Private Space,” anchored by the lush vocals of Aaron Frazer on “Sea…

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In her new book “ We Are Each Other’s Harvest ,” author Natalie Baszile brings together the narratives and histories of Black farmers in America.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 21, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 21, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 21, 2021.

LA-based Robin Schorr makes music under the handle of Blond in Car. Hints of Sade lace the song “Another Girl,” a vignette that calls out smooth operators.

Blond In Car: ‘Another Girl’

LA-based Robin Schorr makes music under the handle of Blond in Car. Hints of Sade lace the song “Another Girl,” a vignette that calls out smooth operators.

from Today's Top Tune

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.

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, September 20, 2021

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

from Travis Holcombe

“What’s shocking people right now is just the incredible rise in hate crimes and hate incidents against Asian Americans, a significant minority in Orange County,” says LA Times…

Anti-Asian hate incidents up 1,800% in Orange County

“What’s shocking people right now is just the incredible rise in hate crimes and hate incidents against Asian Americans, a significant minority in Orange County,” says LA Times…

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All across the country, cities are investing in unarmed crisis response teams to de-escalate non-emergency mental health situations.

Crisis response team in Eugene offers model for LA and OC

All across the country, cities are investing in unarmed crisis response teams to de-escalate non-emergency mental health situations.

from Greater LA

The number of men enrolled in college is declining. Press Play looks at the driving factors, and what this could mean for forming new families.

‘Hope deficit’ and economic demands among college-aged men: Why more are choosing to skip higher ed

The number of men enrolled in college is declining. Press Play looks at the driving factors, and what this could mean for forming new families.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Big changes are coming to KCRW’s schedule tonight. DJ Travis Holcombe is taking over the 8-10 p.m. slot every weeknight. His new show is called “Freaks Only.”

DJ Travis Holcombe’s new nightly show is called ‘Freaks Only,’ but everyone’s invited to listen

Big changes are coming to KCRW’s schedule tonight. DJ Travis Holcombe is taking over the 8-10 p.m. slot every weeknight. His new show is called “Freaks Only.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Amy Coney Barrett recently said at a private event in Kentucky, “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks.”

SCOTUS justices argue they’re not politicians. But expect more conservative decisions, says lawyer

Amy Coney Barrett recently said at a private event in Kentucky, “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The KNP Complex Fire continues to burn out of control in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in Central California.

Protect sequoias from KNP Complex Fire: Are prescribed burns the way to go?

The KNP Complex Fire continues to burn out of control in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in Central California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

About 12,000 migrants have been camping out — without adequate sanitation — under a bridge in the Texas border town of Del Rio. Most of them are from Haiti, and the U.S.

Thousands of Haitian migrants are camping out near Texas. Biden administration says they can’t stay

About 12,000 migrants have been camping out — without adequate sanitation — under a bridge in the Texas border town of Del Rio. Most of them are from Haiti, and the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After the success of a hit single, 13 year old Stevie Wonder's voice was changing from puberty and he was in a bit of a slump. Berry Gordy was even ready to drop him from Motown.

MBE Sept. 20: The story behind Stevie Wonder’s career-saving hit

After the success of a hit single, 13 year old Stevie Wonder's voice was changing from puberty and he was in a bit of a slump. Berry Gordy was even ready to drop him from Motown.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 20, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 20, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for September 20, 2021.

Catch the unstoppable Durand Jones & The Indications as they unlock a wide range of new sounds on their new album “Private Space,” anchored by the lush vocals of Aaron Frazer on “Sea…

Durand Jones & The Indications: ‘Sea of Love’

Catch the unstoppable Durand Jones & The Indications as they unlock a wide range of new sounds on their new album “Private Space,” anchored by the lush vocals of Aaron Frazer on “Sea…

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"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, September 19, 2021

"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, September 19, 2021

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

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

Anne Litt's playlist, September 19, 2021

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

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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, September 19, 2021

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…

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