Latest Episodes

Episode A male swan’s spell
Matthew Bourne’s “Swan Lake” is the production that 24 years ago catapulted Mr. Bourne’s work into the international spotlight.
Episode Chris Ware: Rusty Brown
Chris Ware’s  Rusty Brown  depicts life the way it is: jam packed with details, the closer you look the ever more there is.
Episode application/x-troff-ms The weird world of immersive theater and escape rooms
A new genre of art is growing in LA: “immersive interactive experiences.” Board games and video games are immersive, so are virtual and augmented reality, escape rooms, haunted houses, and theme parks. “Safehouse ‘82” is an immersive theater show.
Episode Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces sexual assault allegations
At least 10 women have accused Tony Robbins of either sexual harassment or general mistreatment. The most serious allegation is that Robbins may have sexually assaulted a minor who attended one of his seminars nearly 35 years ago.
Episode The Gates
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I present my ID to the guard at the studio gate and wait to be waved through, and when I am, I’m elated, but also a little disappointed because, well, now I gotta have the meeting.
Episode chemical/x-pdb Two articles of impeachment
President Trump is the fourth U.S. president to face impeachment.
Episode Pascal source code HBM126: Sounding the Deep
Most of the ocean floor has never been mapped in detail.  Some scientists are trying to change that, using sonar to see what satellites can’t.
Episode Electric Guest
Electric Guest caught our ears in 2011 with their song "Troubleman." Now, three albums in, the band has released Kin a new creative turn in their pop career. We welcome them back to KCRW for a live in-studio performance.
Episode 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
Episode The risk of debris flows subsides as Montecito enters its third winter
The chances of flooding and debris flowing to areas burned by the 2017 Thomas Fire have greatly dropped.
Episode object code Alex Cuba: 'Y Si Mañana' featuring Omara Portuondo
4-time Latin Grammy winner Alex Cuba is back with an acoustic album that is replete with his characteristic optimism. Several duets abound pairing him with Mexico City notables, as well as some of the brightest voices from his native Cuba.
Episode Latest Show
Jason Kramer features selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most discerning music aficionados.
Episode UCLA’s graduate art studios; Where stuff goes after the thrift store
How do you make your own architectural statement on a street filled with eye-grabbing Eric Owen Moss buildings?
Episode The pressures of getting into college
The deadline to apply to the University of California was Thanksgiving weekend. Many private college applications are due in early January.
Episode Troff document Rep. Adam Schiff on articles of impeachment and what’s next
Two articles of impeachment were announced today against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, explains how the House settled on these two articles.
Episode Taking a break from the binge
Netflix got us all hooked on binging, but some of the newer entries in the streaming wars are going a different direction.
Episode text/texmacs Anthony Valdez guest hosts
Anthony sits in for Valida.
Episode You Are a Candle
Candles were a lifeline until they became merely ornamental. So, how do the candles feel about this?
Episode Andy Shauf: “Try Again”
In 2016, Andy Shauf's debut album made several of KCRW' DJ's Top 10 lists, as did his side project Foxwarren this year.
Episode Latest Show
Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.
Episode Latest Show
Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.
Episode D source code Housing development uproots ‘botanical museum’ in West Hollywood
XOTX Tropico Nursery, founded in 1988, is a haven for endangered plant life. But now it’s endangered itself. The owner is required to vacate the nursery by December 30.
Episode chemical/x-pdb House Judiciary hearing focuses on evidence for impeachment
Today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing has lots of interruptions from Republicans as they try defending President Trump. House Democrats are likely to deliver articles of impeachment against Trump by week’s end.
Episode Latest Show
Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.
Episode UMI: “Love Affair”
LA-based Japanese/African-American artist UMI is able to crisscross different styles on her new EP through the lens of a mixed-race woman in the music industry.
Episode Latest Show
Listen to the latest set from Novena Carmel.
Episode 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.
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Episode text/texmacs Novena Carmel guest hosts
Novena sits in for José.
Episode Sunday's Latest Show
Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.