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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…

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 Hunter, and Rudy Giuliani.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

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

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

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…

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.

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The Fink + Forty Show

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

Oct. 14 57 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Oct. 14 2 hr, 48 min

Dan Wilcox

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Oct. 13 1 hr, 59 min

José Galván

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

Oct. 13 1 hr, 55 min

Anthony Valadez

Broken beats, soulful key chords, and tomorrow's sounds.

Oct. 13 2 hr, 50 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

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

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

from Anthony Valadez

This Week on KCRW

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

Every day, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

Students turn to food banks to minimize rising college costs

Every day, hundreds of students line up at Santa Barbara City College for free food. That’s a sign of how expensive college has gotten.

from KCRW Features

Listen to the latest set from Novena Carmel.

Latest Show

Listen to the latest set from Novena Carmel.

from Novena Carmel

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…

Girl Ultra “Dame Love” (featuring Cuco)

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

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.

Latest Show

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.

from Dan Wilcox

Valida sits in for José Galván.

Valida guest hosts

Valida sits in for José Galván.

from José Galván

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

Sunday's Latest Show

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

from Anthony Valadez

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

Kenyan Brigid Kosgei smashes women's world record at Chicago marathon

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

from NPR