Throwback Sessions

In 2012, influential reggae and ska musician Jimmy Cliff performed a special acoustic set on Morning Becomes Eclectic. Revisit this classic session featuring a living legend.

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In 2012, English electronic dance legends, Orbital, emerged from an 8-year hiatus with a new album “Wonky.” KCRW DJ Mario Cotto recalls ‘totally losing his marbles’ during the set.

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UK/Caribbean Afro-Soul outfit Cymande have been hugely influential in DJ and hip-hop circles for decades.

Throwback Session: Cymande live on MBE in 2016

UK/Caribbean Afro-Soul outfit Cymande have been hugely influential in DJ and hip-hop circles for decades.

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The Internet’s sound is full of swagger and style.

Throwback Session: The Internet live on MBE in 2015

The Internet’s sound is full of swagger and style.

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The Hot 8 Brass Band literally shook KCRW's walls, with their signature style of heavy New Orleans jazz hip-hop funk, during their MBE performance. Revisit this feel-good session.

Throwback Session: Hot 8 Brass Band live on MBE in 2017

The Hot 8 Brass Band literally shook KCRW's walls, with their signature style of heavy New Orleans jazz hip-hop funk, during their MBE performance. Revisit this feel-good session.

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The power of Laura Mvula’s voice was emotional and epic in her KCRW debut performance.

Throwback Session: Laura Mvula live on MBE in 2013

The power of Laura Mvula’s voice was emotional and epic in her KCRW debut performance.

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John Legend for this week's Throwback Session. Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW.

Throwback Session: John Legend live on MBE in 2014

John Legend for this week's Throwback Session. Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW.

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In 1996 Café Tacvba was in the middle of a meteoric rise.

Throwback Session: Café Tacvba live on MBE in 1996

In 1996 Café Tacvba was in the middle of a meteoric rise.

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On March 8, 2011, KCRW’s basement studio was hit by a lethal Swedish meteor called Lykke Li.

Throwback Session: Lykke Li live on MBE in 2011

On March 8, 2011, KCRW’s basement studio was hit by a lethal Swedish meteor called Lykke Li.

KCRW is highlighting monumental live sessions from our archive. Revisit Moby's 1999 performance.

Throwback Session: Moby live on MBE in 1999

KCRW is highlighting monumental live sessions from our archive. Revisit Moby's 1999 performance.

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KCRW DJ Novena Carmel shares the powerful 2014 MBE session with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.

Throwback Session: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings live on MBE in 2014

KCRW DJ Novena Carmel shares the powerful 2014 MBE session with Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.

John Moses recalls the wonderfully eccentric 2016 Morning Becomes Eclectic session with Animal Collective.

Throwback Session: Animal Collective live on MBE in 2016

John Moses recalls the wonderfully eccentric 2016 Morning Becomes Eclectic session with Animal Collective.

Aaron Byrd has seen a lot of studio sessions during his 13 years at KCRW.

Throwback Session: Marlon Williams Live on MBE (2018)

Aaron Byrd has seen a lot of studio sessions during his 13 years at KCRW.

KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic is featuring throwback live sessions every Thursday. Lean into the hypnotic grooves of Khruangbin with this essential 2018 performance.

Throwback Session: Khruangbin live on MBE (2018)

KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic is featuring throwback live sessions every Thursday. Lean into the hypnotic grooves of Khruangbin with this essential 2018 performance.

KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic is featuring throwback live sessions every Thursday.

Throwback Session: Kamasi Washington live on MBE (2018)

KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic is featuring throwback live sessions every Thursday.

Kamasi Washington burst onto the scene in 2015 with a triple-album instant classic — appropriately titled The Epic.

Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington burst onto the scene in 2015 with a triple-album instant classic — appropriately titled The Epic.

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2020 marks the 10th anniversary of The National's celebrated breakthrough album High Violet.

The National

2020 marks the 10th anniversary of The National's celebrated breakthrough album High Violet.

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In 2008, Beck teamed up with super producer Danger Mouse for the critically acclaimed album Modern Guilt.

Beck

In 2008, Beck teamed up with super producer Danger Mouse for the critically acclaimed album Modern Guilt.

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Adele performed live at the KCRW studios on March 21st, 2008.

Adele

Adele performed live at the KCRW studios on March 21st, 2008.

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