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Miles Davis’ music was a soundtrack to the black experience in America, even as he struggled with relationships, addiction, and health.

Miles Davis’ music was a soundtrack to the black experience in America, even as he struggled with relationships, addiction, and health. A new documentary tells Davis’ life story using never-before-seen footage, studio outtakes, and rare photos of Davis.

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Beyonce, Shaq, Michael Jordan and others honor Kobe Bryant at Staples Center

Thousands of Angelenos gathered at the Staples Center for a memorial honoring Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others who died in January’s helicopter crash.

UCSB students remember 50th anniversary of Isla Vista’s Bank of America burning

On February 25, 1970, young protestors stormed the Bank of America building in the UCSB-adjacent community of Isla Vista and set it on fire.

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape, sexual abuse in mixed verdict

Jurors in Manhattan spared the 67-year-old former producer the harshest penalty he might have faced but convicted him on two out of five counts. He faces the possibility of decades in prison.

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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.

Feb. 24 57 min

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Feb. 24 2 hr, 43 min

Dan Wilcox

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

Feb. 23 1 hr, 59 min

Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

Feb. 23 2 hr

José Galván

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

Feb. 23 1 hr, 55 min

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February 24 will be the memorial for Kobe Bryant at the Staples Center. The event is restricted to ticket holders who snagged one of the 20,000 seats.

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

A special Left, Right & Center recorded in front of an audience in Santa Monica.

from Left, Right & Center

Indie-pop duo Tennis take refuge in their marriage and in making music together. While "Need Your Love" sounds upbeat, the story behind it is rooted in anger.

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Coming up: Learn about the Afro-Latin homes and culture in early Los Angeles; see Elizabeth Gahan's embellished photos capturing the soul of LA architecture; mingle with ceramics by…

5 design things to do Feb 27 - Mar 4

Coming up: Learn about the Afro-Latin homes and culture in early Los Angeles; see Elizabeth Gahan's embellished photos capturing the soul of LA architecture; mingle with ceramics by…

Universal’s “   The Hunt   ” is a violent political satire produced by horror kingpin Jason Blum.   
  The movie was originally set to be released last September, but in the wake of…

Replay: Damon Lindelof on unexpected troubles for ‘The Hunt’

Universal’s “ The Hunt ” is a violent political satire produced by horror kingpin Jason Blum.  The movie was originally set to be released last September, but in the wake of…

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The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial is in day four of deliberations. The seven men and five women who make up the jury appear to be methodical.

Hollywood news banter: Harvey Weinstein jury deliberates

The jury in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial is in day four of deliberations. The seven men and five women who make up the jury appear to be methodical.

from The Business

Twelve jurors found Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein guilty on two counts: criminal sexual assault in the first degree and rape in the third degree.

Harvey Weinstein in jail following guilty verdict

Twelve jurors found Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein guilty on two counts: criminal sexual assault in the first degree and rape in the third degree.

from The Business

“   Sonic the Hedgehog   ” opened big at the box office over Presidents Day weekend.

Dealing with ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ and ‘Sonic’ online blowback

“ Sonic the Hedgehog ” opened big at the box office over Presidents Day weekend.

from The Business

As of  today, the Trump administration can deny green cards to immigrants who’ve used -- or are likely to use -- public services like food stamps or Medicaid.

Supreme Court lets Trump deny green cards to immigrants using public services

As of  today, the Trump administration can deny green cards to immigrants who’ve used -- or are likely to use -- public services like food stamps or Medicaid.

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.

from The Fink + Forty Show

Harvey Weinstein was found guilty on two out of the five charges against him.

What does Harvey Weinstein’s verdict mean for #MeToo?

Harvey Weinstein was found guilty on two out of the five charges against him.

Former Congresswoman Katie Hill, a Democrat from Santa Clarita, surprised political watchers by flipping the longtime Republican district in 2018.

More than 12 candidates fight for Katie Hill’s Congressional seat

Former Congresswoman Katie Hill, a Democrat from Santa Clarita, surprised political watchers by flipping the longtime Republican district in 2018.

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

Latest Show

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

DJ, producer, keyboardist and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin stepped in front of the microphone for his latest album Love's Last Chance.

Dynamic producer and artist Taylor McFerrin performs live on MBE

DJ, producer, keyboardist and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin stepped in front of the microphone for his latest album Love's Last Chance.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Indie-pop duo Tennis take refuge in their marriage and in making music together. While "Need Your Love" sounds upbeat, the story behind it is rooted in anger.

Tennis: "Need Your Love" (Radio Edit)

Indie-pop duo Tennis take refuge in their marriage and in making music together. While "Need Your Love" sounds upbeat, the story behind it is rooted in anger.

from Today's Top Tune

Listen to the latest set from Novena Carmel.

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Listen to the latest set from Novena Carmel.

from Novena Carmel

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

Have a great week and STAY FANATIC!!!

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Have a great week and STAY FANATIC!!!

from Henry Rollins

José Galván delivers an infectious harmony of varied sounds and pieces their relevance to each other.

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José Galván delivers an infectious harmony of varied sounds and pieces their relevance to each other.

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

Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.

Sunday's Latest Show

Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.

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