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Jordan Rakei

Jordan Rakei has become a steady beacon of the soulful and intimate music coming out of the London music scene. At 27 years old, he's 3 albums into his goal of 5 by the age of 30.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Bob Marley’s 'Legend' gets a special 35th Anniversary reissue

Legend, the signature compilation album from Bob Marley & The Wailers,   has just turned 35. This best-selling reggae album of all-time sounds as fresh as ever.

Migrant children moved from border patrol center after outcry

Reports of children detained in crowded and unsanitary conditions long beyond the maximum legal limit have created a new controversy over the administration's immigration policies.

KCRW's HQ Summer Nights announced feat. Black Pumas, Y La Bamba, and Andrew Bird

KCRW Presents the 10th Anniversary of Summer Nights. Free, All-Ages, Outdoor Performances Featuring KCRW-Curated Bands, and the Station’s Stellar DJs. Check the lineup!

'Joyfully single:' How a 49-year-old divorcee regained her confidence thanks to 5 lovers

Leslie Morgan has been through two harrowing marriages.   
  At age 23, she married a Wall Street trader named Conor, who started physically abusing her five days before their…

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Los Angeles Football Club is currently first place in Major League Soccer.

from Greater LA

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

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Journalist Will Evans exposed Tesla’s flagrant labor violations, but all the company’s founder did was shrug him off and cry "fake news."

from Scheer Intelligence

June 25 has been declared Bourdain Day, a day to celebrate the life of the late chef and raconteur Anthony Bourdain.

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As the Democratic debates begin this week, we take time to talk TV's coverage of the 2020 election.

Cable news and the 2020 election

As the Democratic debates begin this week, we take time to talk TV's coverage of the 2020 election.

from Screengrab

Back in the 80's, The Alarm was part of a fraternity of British rock bands that made their way to U.S. shores.

The Alarm & Mike Peters: “Brighter Than The Sun”

Back in the 80's, The Alarm was part of a fraternity of British rock bands that made their way to U.S. shores.

from Today's Top Tune

This week, you can: Appreciate printmaking and finished works from Self Help Graphics & Art; revisit daydream houses from 1970s Los Angeles and what they mean today;  see how designers…

5 design things to do this week: June 24 - 30, 2019

This week, you can: Appreciate printmaking and finished works from Self Help Graphics & Art; revisit daydream houses from 1970s Los Angeles and what they mean today;  see how designers…

Los Angeles Football Club is playing well. Now in its second season of Major League Soccer, it’s first place in the league.

Flags, chants and beer showers: Meet the LA Football Club’s biggest fans

Los Angeles Football Club is playing well. Now in its second season of Major League Soccer, it’s first place in the league.

from Greater LA

President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

Trump border policies are ‘psychological torture’

President Trump announced he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep set to begin on Sunday, targeting thousands of migrants.

from Greater LA

The County of Orange is finalizing its budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1.

OC Line: Sheriff’s Department keeps getting more money for the same services

The County of Orange is finalizing its budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1.

from Greater LA

Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

Migrant detention center: No toothbrushes or showers, kids sleeping on cement floors

Kids are taking care of babies who don’t have diapers and are covered in mucus. There are no showers or toothbrushes. Children are sleeping on cement floors.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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

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

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In a viral    video    from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a Department of Justice attorney argued that it is “safe and sanitary” to detain migrant children without soap,…

The government’s rationale for denying basic sanitary products to migrant kids

In a viral video from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, a Department of Justice attorney argued that it is “safe and sanitary” to detain migrant children without soap,…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

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The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

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Homegrown in Los Angeles, Local Natives have been on our radar since their debut album "Gorilla Manor" in 2010.

Local Natives perform music from new album 'Violet Street' live on MBE

Homegrown in Los Angeles, Local Natives have been on our radar since their debut album "Gorilla Manor" in 2010.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

The decision paves the way for a clothing line, FUCT, to get its trademark. But the justices were split on how far is too far and which words they would find to be the most vulgar and profane.

Supreme Court strikes down ban on trademarking 'immoral,' 'scandalous' words, symbols

The decision paves the way for a clothing line, FUCT, to get its trademark. But the justices were split on how far is too far and which words they would find to be the most vulgar and profane.

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Bill Callahan returns with an accomplished album, following some time away (he got married and had a child).

Download a new track from revered songwriter Bill Callahan

Bill Callahan returns with an accomplished album, following some time away (he got married and had a child).

from Today's Top Tune

In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.

Are Californians prepared for more fires?

In California, generations of victims have adapted, rebuilt and expanded development into fire-prone areas. But last year’s blazes set new records for massive destruction.

from To the Point

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

John Moses

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

from Rotating DJ Mixes

Dan Wilcox delves beneath the surface of the pop music landscape to shed light on a wealth of penetrating deep-cuts. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

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Dan Wilcox delves beneath the surface of the pop music landscape to shed light on a wealth of penetrating deep-cuts. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

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I hope you enjoy the show, it’s a little different than what we usually do but I thought this was a good way to go.

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I hope you enjoy the show, it’s a little different than what we usually do but I thought this was a good way to go.

from Henry Rollins