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Morning Becomes Eclectic


KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

There Goes the Neighborhood

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Los Angeles is having an identity crisis. City officials tout new development and shiny commuter trains, while longtime residents are doing all they can to hang on to home. This eight-part series is supported by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.



Los Angeles County is spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to combat homelessness. Yet the problem is getting worse. Why? Well, part of the answer is simple: LA's severe shortage of affordable housing. But that's not all there is to it.

Henry Rollins


From Punk to Funk, musician, actor, television and radio host Henry Rollins presents alternative rock radio. Independent radio streaming on

Lost Notes

Society & Culture

A collection of the greatest music stories never told. This season the poet and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib explores a single year: 1980 - the brilliant, awkward and sometimes heartbreaking opening to a monumental decade in popular music.

Left, Right & Center


Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture. Josh Barro, representing the Center, hosts a discussion of the week’s news and issues with thought leaders on the Right and Left, and expert guests. In today’s world, the lines between parties and ideologies seem distinct, but are they really? Hear how the other side thinks on the issues that matter most. From the news that dominates the headlines to the important topics below the fold, Left, Right & Center busts the opinion bubbles and echo chambers with genuine discussion and real talk. On the air since 1996, Left, Right & Center is consistently ranked among the top politics and news podcasts.

Good Food

Society & Culture

Everything you wanted to know about good cooking, good eating, good food! From LA Chef, author, radio host, and restaurateur Evan Kleiman, at

All the Presidents' Lawyers


All presidents have legal issues. Some have more than others. In this special weekly series from Left, Right & Center, Josh Barro and former federal prosecutor and criminal defense attorney Ken White untangle the legal drama facing former President Trump and his associates, and the legal issues President Biden will encounter in his first term. Listen every week for a lively conversation about the law, executive power, defamation, and all the presidents' lawyers, good and bad.



Explore the hypnotic pulse of current & classic electronic dance music with Metropolis. A weekly Saturday night show from Jason Bentley, at

Press Play with Madeleine Brand


Madeleine Brand hosts Press Play, examining the latest ideas and trends shaping our world and Los Angeles. Streaming & podcast daily at

Design and Architecture

Society & Culture

Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.

Anne Litt


Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.