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Eclectic 24

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

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

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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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Emmy®-nominated showrunner Susannah Grant and Emmy®-winning actress Merritt Wever break down the psychology behind depicting and portraying a character like Detective Karen Duvall in…

John Moses' playlist, July 3, 2020

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

Latest DJ Shows

Henry Rollins

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

Jul. 03 2 hr

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

Jul. 03 2 hr, 50 min

Garth Trinidad

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

Jul. 02 3 hr

The Fink + Forty 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.

Jun. 29 57 min

Henry Rollins

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

Jun. 28 1 hr, 59 min

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Featured Shows

This Week on KCRW

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

Latest Show

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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."

from Music Special Programming

Aurora didn’t think she had a love song in her, until the day she found out how heavenly love can be.

Aurora: 'Exist For Love'

Aurora didn’t think she had a love song in her, until the day she found out how heavenly love can be.

from Today's Top Tune

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

Latest Show

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

from Garth Trinidad

Exploring Berlin's influence on Techno, Electro and left field culture.

Latest Show

Exploring Berlin's influence on Techno, Electro and left field culture.

from Brave New Rave

In 2012, English electronic dance legends, Orbital, emerged from an 8-year hiatus with a new album “Wonky.” KCRW DJ Mario Cotto recalls ‘totally losing his marbles’ during the set.

Throwback Session: Orbital live on MBE in 2012

In 2012, English electronic dance legends, Orbital, emerged from an 8-year hiatus with a new album “Wonky.” KCRW DJ Mario Cotto recalls ‘totally losing his marbles’ during the set.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Bruno Major contemplates soulmates on “The Most Beautiful Thing,” co-written with luminary producer FINNEAS.

Bruno Major: 'The Most Beautiful Thing'

Bruno Major contemplates soulmates on “The Most Beautiful Thing,” co-written with luminary producer FINNEAS.

from Today's Top Tune

Berlin-based synth-punk band Mexican Radio hosts a one hour show featuring synth & post punk, Neue Deutsche Welle and New Wave artists.

Latest Show

Berlin-based synth-punk band Mexican Radio hosts a one hour show featuring synth & post punk, Neue Deutsche Welle and New Wave artists.

from Mexican Radio Radio Show

The appropriately named outfit The Buttertones have transitioned into new territory from surf rock to a jazzier sound on their new album   Jazzhound  .

The Buttertones: 'Denial You Win Again'

The appropriately named outfit The Buttertones have transitioned into new territory from surf rock to a jazzier sound on their new album Jazzhound .

from Today's Top Tune

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

In Residence: Aloe Blacc takes ‘A.I.M.’ on his new album 'All Love Everything'

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

from Music Special Programming

Tom Schnabel considers Alan Geik his Latin music godfather. This week, Geik presents his Latin favorites in ten epic songs, with a nice slice of personal history mixed in, too

Rhythm Planet: Exploring 'Latin Dimensions' with Cal Tjader and Eddie Palmieri

Tom Schnabel considers Alan Geik his Latin music godfather. This week, Geik presents his Latin favorites in ten epic songs, with a nice slice of personal history mixed in, too

from Music News

If you’ve ever heard a Rocky Dawuni song, you know his signature sound is always uplifting and positive. His latest work, “Champion Arise,” embodies hope, revival and empowerment.

Rocky Dawuni: “Champion Arise”

If you’ve ever heard a Rocky Dawuni song, you know his signature sound is always uplifting and positive. His latest work, “Champion Arise,” embodies hope, revival and empowerment.

from Today's Top Tune

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

Latest Show

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

from The Fink + Forty Show

Music critic Craig Jenkins explains why tracks by Lil Baby and Meek Mill effectively capture today’s protests against police violence.

For 2020 protest songs, turn to Lil Baby and Meek Mill

Music critic Craig Jenkins explains why tracks by Lil Baby and Meek Mill effectively capture today’s protests against police violence.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dap-King Homer Steinweiss has provided a steady beat to a variety of artists including Amy Winehouse and Sharon Jones, but he’s always had a sweet spot for folk music.

Holy Hive: “Blue Light”

Dap-King Homer Steinweiss has provided a steady beat to a variety of artists including Amy Winehouse and Sharon Jones, but he’s always had a sweet spot for folk music.

from Today's Top Tune

Fanatic. Another intense week. I hope you’ve been keeping well and staying safe.

KCRW Broadcast 587

Fanatic. Another intense week. I hope you’ve been keeping well and staying safe.

from Henry Rollins

A Global Exploration of Sounds.

Sunday's Latest Show

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.

from Anthony Valadez

John can’t come to the phone right now, but his message machine is overflowing with music recommendations from special guests across the creative spectrum.

John Moses' Message Machine - Episode 3

John can’t come to the phone right now, but his message machine is overflowing with music recommendations from special guests across the creative spectrum.

from The Lab