Latest Episodes

Episode application/x-troff-ms Why LA’s ‘Vision Zero’ still hasn’t ended traffic deaths
The City of Los Angeles is seven years into an ambitious plan to end traffic-related deaths by 2025. So why are fatalities going up?
Episode C source code Free cash is linked to babies’ brain development, study finds
When poor families receive no-strings-attached cash, that’s linked to more development in their babies’ brains, according to the new “ Baby’s First Years ” study.
Episode Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, January 25, 2022
The Tuesday tuneage continues with the latest from LA’s TOKiMONSTA, who delivers with a new heater directly inspired by the South Korean dystopian series “Squid Game.”
Episode Recycle food waste to cut emissions: CA ushers in new law
Don’t trash your fruit peels, chicken bones, and coffee grinds. A new food waste recycling law in California aims to cut methane emissions household by household.
Episode Octet Stream Rokia Koné & Jacknife Lee: ‘Kurunba’
Here’s a great example of the power music has to raise awareness… A member of the feminist supergroup Les Amazones d’Afrique, Rokia Koné, and uber-producer Jacknife Lee co-create an album with purpose.
Episode José Galván's playlist, January 24, 2022
An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.
Episode Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 24, 2022
New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.
Episode To visit a nursing home, you must be COVID-negative. But where to find a test?
Long-term care facilities have made COVID testing requirements stricter just as tests have become harder to find. Now visitors can’t get inside.
Episode Actor Andrew Garfield finds refuge in art after losing his mom
Andrew Garfield talks about portraying playwright Jonathan Larson in “ tick, tick…BOOM! ” and reprising the role of Spider-Man.
Episode Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, January 24, 2022
To blast into a beautiful week, we're boogieing across the globe and back on home. Hear Danish band Total Hip Replacement collaborate with Ghanaian musicians for highlife/reggae rhythms.
Episode John Moses's playlist, January 24, 2022
Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.
Episode Troff document Dope Lemon: ‘Rose Pink Cadillac’ (Radio Edit)
Dope Lemon, the saucy moniker created by Angus Stone — one half of the Australian sibling duo Angus & Julia Stone — saunters in with “Rose Pink Cadillac,” a breezy track that feels like sunshine.
Episode LeRoy Downs' playlist, January 23, 2022
"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.
Episode Jason Kramer's playlist, January 23, 2022
Featuring 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. Find me on Twitter.
Episode Jeremy Sole's playlist, January 23, 2022
A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.
Episode Raul Campos' playlist, January 23, 2022
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 Chris Douridas' playlist, January 23, 2022
New releases in all genres.
Episode Can the treatment of serious mental illness be futile?
Can we reach a point when there is nothing left to offer a person with serious mental illness? Can they refuse treatment at this point?
Episode Nassir Nassirzadeh's playlist January 23, 2022
Indie found sounds, nostalgic guilty pleasures, and introspective piano solos to help you feel deeply and move freely through life.
Episode KCRW Broadcast 669
Fanatic! I hope your week was great. I’ve been working on various writing projects as well as radio shows and keeping in contact with labels for when to start playing tracks from new releases.
Episode Metropolis playlist, January 22, 2022
Metropolis playlist, January 22, 2022.
Episode Dan Wilcox's playlist, January 22, 2022
Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.
Episode Raul Campos' playlist, January 22, 2022
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 Chris Douridas' playlist, January 22, 2022
New releases in all genres.
Episode shell script Outside in: Voyages beneath the skin
Dr. Jonathan Reisman, adventurer and author of “The Unseen Body,” shares his exploration and fascination with the human body, from organs to bodily fluids.
Episode SiLVA's playlist, January 21, 2022
House, disco, trip hop, oldies and all of the deep cuts in between.
Episode Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 21, 2022
New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.
Episode chemical/x-pdb Altitude Adjustment
"Lunana: A Yak In the Classroom" is Bhutan's international-feature entry for the Oscars. It was shot at extremely high altitude with extremely modest resources, yet the result is affecting and thoroughly delightful.
Episode Kitchen implements, cooling technology, climate change
With a penchant for design, Corinne Mynatt became obsessed with discovering the history and functions of kitchen tools from flea markets around the world.
Episode Bradley Cooper on future of movie business: ‘There is trepidation’
In part two of KCRW's conversation with Bradley Cooper, he gets real about his anxieties around the future of the industry. Cooper says the way he used to make revenue doesn’t exist anymore.