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KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists.

KCRW's In Residence sessions feature storytelling performances and commentary from some of our favorite artists. Laura Marling performs new music from her 2020 album “Song For Our Daughter,” and tells us about teaching guitar lessons.

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What happened to the live music industry after the COVID pandemic hit

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, there’s no telling when live music performances will come back.

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Iconic West African group Orchestra Baobab celebrates the Golden Anniversary of its formation with new vinyl release of their 2002 reunion album,  Specialist in All Styles .

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KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.

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Watch out, Night Shop is chugging down the line with locomotive speed on “Hello Take Me Anywhere.”

Night Shop: ‘Hello Take Me Anywhere’

Watch out, Night Shop is chugging down the line with locomotive speed on “Hello Take Me Anywhere.”

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Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

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Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

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Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

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Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

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These songs have kept me going these past couple of weeks.

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These songs have kept me going these past couple of weeks.

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The latest from Detroit duo JR JR features a lilting harmony and catchy lyrics. “The Way I Do” is a ray of sunshine and will be a perfect addition to your summer playlist.

JR JR: ‘The Way I Do’

The latest from Detroit duo JR JR features a lilting harmony and catchy lyrics. “The Way I Do” is a ray of sunshine and will be a perfect addition to your summer playlist.

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Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, July 5, 2020

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

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Fanatic! I hope your holiday was safe and fun.

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Fanatic! I hope your holiday was safe and fun.

from Henry Rollins

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

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A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

Sunday's Latest Show

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

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Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, July 5, 2020

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

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Plenty of audio fireworks in Metropolis on an otherwise subdued July 4th weekend in quarantine, as Jason Bentley features a timely remix of The Doors “Peace Frog,” new Polo & Pan,…

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Plenty of audio fireworks in Metropolis on an otherwise subdued July 4th weekend in quarantine, as Jason Bentley features a timely remix of The Doors “Peace Frog,” new Polo & Pan,…

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A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Saturday's Latest Show

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

from Aaron Byrd

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

Saturday's Latest Show

Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

from Anthony Valadez

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, July 4, 2020

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

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An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

Garth Trinidad's playlist, July 3, 2020

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

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This week on Freeform Friday, we are thrilled to welcome the touring DJ for Paul McCartney, Chris Holmes.

Freeform Fridays: Paul McCartney’s touring DJ Chris Holmes spins one-of-a-kind remixed Beatles set

This week on Freeform Friday, we are thrilled to welcome the touring DJ for Paul McCartney, Chris Holmes.

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Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

John Moses' playlist, July 3, 2020

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

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Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

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Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

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L.A. punk legend Alice Bag joins KCRW's Private Playlist to share her favorite recent jams, including selections from her punk-rock exercise series, "Fit for the Apocalypse."

Private Playlist: Alice Bag is doing the live music withdrawal dance

L.A. punk legend Alice Bag joins KCRW's Private Playlist to share her favorite recent jams, including selections from her punk-rock exercise series, "Fit for the Apocalypse."

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