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KCRW creates and curates a unique mix of content centered around music discovery, NPR news, cultural exploration and informed public affairs. KCRW is driven by the spirit of Los Angeles and delivers in innovative ways -- on the radio, digitally and in person -- to diverse, curious communities around the corner and around the world. A community service of Santa Monica College, KCRW can be found on the air in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Mojave, Palm Springs, and via five KCRW-developed smartphone apps and online at KCRW.com.

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KCRW gave me a path to fulfill my potential, which makes the station family to me.

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KCRW gave me a path to fulfill my potential, which makes the station family to me.

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Gift your music lover a KCRW Membership — including exclusive tracks from their favorite bands, ticket presales and discounts, invitations to intimate live performances, special…

For the music lover in your life, choose the gift that keeps on giving

Gift your music lover a KCRW Membership — including exclusive tracks from their favorite bands, ticket presales and discounts, invitations to intimate live performances, special…

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Thirty public radio stations across California are uniting to celebrate the second annual California Public Radio Day on August 26.

Celebrate California Public Radio Day with KCRW

Thirty public radio stations across California are uniting to celebrate the second annual California Public Radio Day on August 26.

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