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Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jun. 29 2 hr, 49 min

Francesca Harding

Music to make you feel.

Jun. 28 3 hr

FREAKS ONLY

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

Jun. 28 2 hr

José Galván

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

Jun. 27 2 hr, 59 min

LeRoy Downs

A varied sonic experience to jazz, blending music, style, and culture.

Jun. 26 2 hr

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We wake up with SHEBAD, a new project celebrating sound and life on the grounds of Guelph, Ontario, a place built on Indigenous land.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Metropolis playlist, June 25, 2022.

from Metropolis

As the grandson of Egyptian singer and movie star Muharram Fouad, Belgian-Egyptian rising star Tamino arrives with a sheen of rock royalty.

from Today's Top Tune

Fanatic. In tough times, keep the music playing. I am grateful for the opportunity to gather all these tunes for you and I hope the show allows you some enjoyment.

from Henry Rollins

This Week on KCRW

Angel City FC is LA’s first pro women’s team since the LA Sol disbanded 12 years ago. With about 18,000 people attending each game, Angel City says it’s here to stay.

LA’s Angel City FC: New chapter for women’s rights and pay equity?

Angel City FC is LA’s first pro women’s team since the LA Sol disbanded 12 years ago. With about 18,000 people attending each game, Angel City says it’s here to stay.

from Greater LA

LA will ban the construction of new gas stations — to try to relieve climate change. That’s if a new proposal from LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz passes.

No new gas stations in LA? Paul Koretz wants to make it happen

LA will ban the construction of new gas stations — to try to relieve climate change. That’s if a new proposal from LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz passes.

from Greater LA

Many gas stations in LA are charging over $6 per gallon for regular unleaded gas. AAA says the national average is $4.86. Why are Southern Californians paying so much more?

$7/gallon for gas in LA: Are oil companies taking advantage?

Many gas stations in LA are charging over $6 per gallon for regular unleaded gas. AAA says the national average is $4.86. Why are Southern Californians paying so much more?

from Greater LA

Malt-forward beers are as delicious as hoppy brews, and are made from toasted and caramelized grains, like barley or wheat. The beer has a sweet and bready flavor.

Malt-forward beers are better than hoppy IPAs

Malt-forward beers are as delicious as hoppy brews, and are made from toasted and caramelized grains, like barley or wheat. The beer has a sweet and bready flavor.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson delivered an intimate look at former President Donald Trump’s behavior during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Cassidy Hutchinson turns Jan. 6 hearings into compelling TV

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson delivered an intimate look at former President Donald Trump’s behavior during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, June 29, 2022

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 29, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 29, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 29, 2022

With two decades of solo outputs under her belt, Neko Case presents a digital-only career retrospective of her oeuvre called “Wild Creatures.”

Neko Case: ‘Oh, Shadowless’

With two decades of solo outputs under her belt, Neko Case presents a digital-only career retrospective of her oeuvre called “Wild Creatures.”

from Today's Top Tune

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, June 28, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, June 28, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

The 1933 Group, a hospitality company, is restoring Tail o’ the Pup, an iconic hot dog stand in West Hollywood. It’s set to reopen on July 20, also known as National Hot Dog Day.

Historic Tail o’ the Pup stand to reopen on National Hot Dog Day

The 1933 Group, a hospitality company, is restoring Tail o’ the Pup, an iconic hot dog stand in West Hollywood. It’s set to reopen on July 20, also known as National Hot Dog Day.

from Greater LA

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade set a new precedent in the United States. Does that mean other rights are at stake, too?

Can Supreme Court overturn other constitutional rights?

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade set a new precedent in the United States. Does that mean other rights are at stake, too?

from Greater LA

LGBTQ teens can have a good time in a safe space at the annual Santa Monica High School Queer Prom without the fear of experiencing hate or discrimination.

‘Nobody is going to dehumanize you’: LGBTQ teens take to queer prom

LGBTQ teens can have a good time in a safe space at the annual Santa Monica High School Queer Prom without the fear of experiencing hate or discrimination.

from Greater LA

In the 1980s, the Great Salt Lake spanned more than 3,000 square miles. Now it sits at less than 1,000 square miles. Its soil contains toxic chemicals, including arsenic.

Climate crisis: How the Great Salt Lake could poison Utah’s air

In the 1980s, the Great Salt Lake spanned more than 3,000 square miles. Now it sits at less than 1,000 square miles. Its soil contains toxic chemicals, including arsenic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

WNBA player Britney Griner’s trial begins this week in Moscow. She was arrested in February, just days before the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

US says getting Brittney Griner home is 'absolute priority'

WNBA player Britney Griner’s trial begins this week in Moscow. She was arrested in February, just days before the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After the Dobbs ruling, the Democratic Party responded by asking voters for donations. What’s the party’s strategy moving forward?

Democrats criticized over fundraising efforts after SCOTUS abortion ruling

After the Dobbs ruling, the Democratic Party responded by asking voters for donations. What’s the party’s strategy moving forward?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Looking for a scenic hike to take this summer? Modern Hiker’s Casey Schreiner shares some of his favorites.

Vetter Mountain, Sacred Cove: LA's best summer hikes

Looking for a scenic hike to take this summer? Modern Hiker’s Casey Schreiner shares some of his favorites.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Following the Russian missile strike on a Ukrainian shopping mall, how will Western countries further sanction Russia?

How long will G7 allies continue to support Ukraine?

Following the Russian missile strike on a Ukrainian shopping mall, how will Western countries further sanction Russia?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand