Latest Episodes

Episode Dodgers’ chances of winning the World Series
The LA Dodgers are up 3-2 in their World Series run against the Tampa Bay Rays. They came back on Sunday night after a devastating loss on Saturday that tied the series. Game six is Tuesday, and if the Dodgers win it, they’ll win the World Series.
Episode The election ends in 8 days. A third of California has voted
About one-third of all California eligible voters have voted by mail, and more than 100 in-person voting centers in LA opened over the weekend.
Episode Latest 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.
Episode Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, October 26, 2020
KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.
Episode application/x-troff-me Romy: ‘Lifetime’
Romy, of The xx sounds absolutely joyful on her solo debut. Written and produced during lockdown in London, “Lifetime” is a dream of a song that captures the jubilation of meeting up with loved ones and being in the moment.
Episode Dan Wilcox's playlist, October 25, 2020
Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.
Episode Novena Carmel's playlist, October 25, 2020
Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.
Episode Raul Campos' playlist, October 25, 2020
Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes to Latin rhythms and indie rock.
Episode Revisiting Jeffrey Katzenberg on Quibi
Following Quibi’s announcement of closing, The Business e revisits an interview with founder Jeffrey Katzenberg on his gamble to launch Quibi.
Episode chemical/x-mdl-rdfile What happens to all that PPE we discard?
While PPE is lifesaving, it is creating environmental damage for the future.
Episode KCRW Broadcast 604
Fanatic! I hope you are enjoying your October. The month of months. I’m doing my best to get all my October favorites listened to. The weather in Los Angeles doesn’t exactly a billboard for autumn.
Episode Metropolis playlist, October 24, 2020
Metropolis playlist, October 24, 2020
Episode Dan Wilcox's playlist, October 24, 2020
Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.
Episode Novena Carmel's playlist, October 24, 2020
Novena Carmel, your neighbor with the flavor, serves up a fresh sample platter of timely and timeless soul, global funk, and tasty multi-genre grooves, old and new.
Episode Raul Campos' playlist, October 24, 2020
Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes to Latin rhythms and indie rock.
Episode Python Source The rich history and promising future of psychedelic therapy
Psychedelics have been used for thousands of years but in a provocative new book “The Immortality Key” author Brian Muraresku explores their impact on early Western civilization.
Episode Garth Trinidad's playlist, October 23, 2020
An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.
Episode Over-rich Witchery
"The Witches," Robert Zemeckis's remake of the 1990 version of the dark Roald Dahl novel, transfers the action from Norway and the United Kingdom to Alabama in the late 1960s. That's a good idea with one substantial reservation.
Episode Smells and flavors, tortilla winner, pizza at the polls
Harold McGee explores how different varieties of herbs impart a range of aromas, and how heat introduces scents into raw ingredients around the world. Nik Sharma identifies the flavor equation and factors emotion into eating and taste.
Episode Latest Show 068
Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.
Episode application/x-troff-me Emma Donovan & The Putbacks: ‘Don't Give Up On Me’
Acclaimed Indigenous Australian singer Emma Donovan started out singing in her family band. Later on, the singer/songwriter founded her own acapella group to launch her own songs.
Episode LA schools inch closer to reopening. How does COVID spread among kids?
LA County announced this week that schools here can bring up to a quarter of their students back to campus at a time. This applies only to students who need special services, like those with disabilities or who are learning English.
Episode Quibi shuts down as Hollywood tries to pinpoint what went wrong
Quibi announced it’s shutting down next month, and Hollywood is trying to pinpoint what went wrong.
Episode Once more, with policy
It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button. There was also a lot more policy discussion in this debate than the last.
Episode Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, October 23, 2020
KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.
Episode C header America’s Prized Legal System Only Works for the Rich
Attorney Ronald Goldfarb offers a scathing indictment of American law and lawyers in his new book, The Price of Justice .
Episode Garth Trinidad's playlist, October 22, 2020
An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.
Episode Octet Stream Halloween: Where to go for pandemic-safe spooky fun
Dozens of immersive but socially distanced Halloween events have popped up across Southern California. KCRW visits The Bite LA at Legg Lake, and looks at other holiday destinations designed around pandemic life.
Episode Charles Yu: Interior Chinatown
Charles Yu’s "Interior Chinatown" is a contemporary novel about dealing with the difficulty of being whoever you are.
Episode Octet Stream California early voter turnout is smashing records. Will it continue?
More than 5 million Californians have already cast ballots in the general election. That’s roughly 24% of all registered voters. There are still 12 days to go.