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The Takeaway

The Takeaway, hosted by Tanzina Vega is a one-hour daily news show that reveals unexpected insights into the day’s news, fills a need for greater context, and interacts with audiences in a way that no other public radio news program offers. The Takeaway convenes conversations across social divides to give listeners not just the information, but the complex, nuanced perspectives they need for understanding and participation.

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Morning Becomes Eclectic

Music

Jason Bentley hosts KCRW's signature daily music program. Featuring new releases, emerging & established artists, live performances, and artist interviews.

Bodies

Society & Culture

“What’s wrong with me?” Each episode of this documentary series begins as a medical mystery. But once you peel back the layers, more questions emerge.

Today's Top Tune

Music

Today's Top Tune is a weekday download of standout songs, including advance releases, exclusive live tracks, remixes, and new artists, at KCRW.com.

Don't @ Me with Justin Simien

Society & Culture

Join me, Justin Simien, each week for unfiltered conversations with the stars, artists and creators shaping our culture. If you’ve seen my show and film, Dear White People, you know we’re going to get into how race, gender, and sexuality impacts our lives and shapes our work. Beyond the knee-jerk reactions and Twitter hot takes, my guests and I get real and raw. Don't like what you hear? Don't @ Me.

Left, Right & Center

News

Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture. Josh Barro, representing the Center, hosts a discussion of the week’s news and issues with thought leaders on the Right and Left, and expert guests. In today’s world, the lines between parties and ideologies seem distinct, but are they really? Hear how the other side thinks on the issues that matter most. From the news that dominates the headlines to the important topics below the fold, Left, Right & Center busts the opinion bubbles and echo chambers with genuine discussion and real talk. On the air since 1996, Left, Right & Center is consistently ranked among the top politics and news podcasts.

Metropolis

Music

Explore the hypnotic pulse of current & classic electronic dance music with Metropolis. A weekly Saturday night show from Jason Bentley, at KCRW.com.

Garth Trinidad

Music

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

To the Point

News

A weekly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.

Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Society & Culture

Madeleine Brand hosts Press Play, examining the latest ideas and trends shaping our world and Los Angeles. Streaming & podcast daily at KCRW.com.

Liza Richardson

Music

A weekend evening jam session featuring cosmic rock, scenic techno soul, dub disco-punk and extra classic party explosives from around the world.

Henry Rollins

Music

From Punk to Funk, musician, actor, television and radio host Henry Rollins presents alternative rock radio. Independent radio streaming on KCRW.com.

Welcome to LA

Society & Culture

Los Angeles is a city carved out of the desert – a conjured image of paradise. These are the stories of people who learn what lies beyond the dream – yacht parties with theremin makers that end on the rocks, low-budget filmmaking that blurs the line between truth and fiction, movie stars and Hollywood hopefuls whose stories seem too crazy to be true. Welcome to Los Angeles.

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