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After a 12-year hiatus, several trans-continental moves, and various literally cinematic projects, the founders of The Cinematic Orchestra performed new music live for KCRW.

from Music News

The Cinematic Orchestra records intimate performance for KCRW

The Cinematic Orchestra are back after a 12 year hiatus with their new album To Believe.

Growing up in Laurel Canyon: Music, nudity and community

Laurel Canyon has always been a dreamy place, lush with trees and tucked-away houses.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Tyler, the Creator, Men I Trust, Primrose Forever Sanctuary, and JAMESDAVIS

Aaron Byrd curates fresh tracks by Men I Trust, Tyler, the Creator and other that should accompany your Memorial Day Weekend.

Lost Notes: Unpacking John Fahey's artistic and murky legacy

On this week's excellent episode of Lost Notes, KCRW Producer Carla Green explores the intriguing and occasionally cruel realm of artistic genius.

Latest DJ Shows

Morning Becomes Eclectic

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

May. 24 2 hr, 42 min

Aaron Byrd

A Global exploration of sounds.

May. 24 2 hr, 58 min

Travis Holcombe

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh every weeknight.

May. 23 1 hr, 59 min

Garth Trinidad

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

May. 23 1 hr, 59 min

Jeremy Sole

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

May. 23 2 hr, 59 min

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This Week on KCRW

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

Latest Show

The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

"Nervous" is a love song, but it's also the 5th song Jonah Yano has ever written!

Jonah Yano & BADBADNOTGOOD: “Nervous”

"Nervous" is a love song, but it's also the 5th song Jonah Yano has ever written!

from Today's Top Tune

Aaron Byrd takes you on musical journey around the world, exploring sounds from the favelas of Brazil to the Taureg culture of Timbuktu, all in search of the perfect groove.

Latest Show

Aaron Byrd takes you on musical journey around the world, exploring sounds from the favelas of Brazil to the Taureg culture of Timbuktu, all in search of the perfect groove.

from Aaron Byrd

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

Latest Show

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

from Travis Holcombe

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

In the Laurel Canyon era, musicians lived, practiced and collaborated in the same neighborhood. Now 50 years later, that’s still happening in LA, Kristina Benson tells Greater LA.

LA’s music scene: Jazz, punk, ‘DIY electronica’

In the Laurel Canyon era, musicians lived, practiced and collaborated in the same neighborhood. Now 50 years later, that’s still happening in LA, Kristina Benson tells Greater LA.

from Greater LA

KCRW Presents the 10th Anniversary of Summer Nights. Free, All-Ages, Outdoor Performances Featuring KCRW-Curated Bands, and the Station’s Stellar DJs. Check the lineup!

KCRW's 2019 Summer Nights concert series announced

KCRW Presents the 10th Anniversary of Summer Nights. Free, All-Ages, Outdoor Performances Featuring KCRW-Curated Bands, and the Station’s Stellar DJs. Check the lineup!

from Music News

Dan Wilcox sits in for Jeremy Sole.

Dan Wilcox guest hosts

Dan Wilcox sits in for Jeremy Sole.

from Jeremy Sole

Labelmates and pals, Hanni El Khatib & De Lux teamed up for "Power Struggle," an anthem that packs all their inspirations: disco, post-punk, and beyond as they share production and…

Labelmates and pals Hanni El Khatib & De Lux team up for 'Power Struggle'

Labelmates and pals, Hanni El Khatib & De Lux teamed up for "Power Struggle," an anthem that packs all their inspirations: disco, post-punk, and beyond as they share production and…

from Today's Top Tune

Jose Galvan shares some catchy spring updates to the Pan Caliente Spotify playlist

Pan Caliente playlist updates feat. Divino Niño, Ximena Sariñana and more

Jose Galvan shares some catchy spring updates to the Pan Caliente Spotify playlist

from Music News

Inglewood's Inner Wave have been bopping along the Latin-alternative local scene for a little while, racking up plays and attracting a larger audience.

Inglewood's Inner Wave is generating quite the buzz, download “Whoa” (feat Bane's World)

Inglewood's Inner Wave have been bopping along the Latin-alternative local scene for a little while, racking up plays and attracting a larger audience.

from Today's Top Tune

Jason Kramer features 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…

Latest Show

Jason Kramer features 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…

from Jason Kramer

In the four decades of Morning Becomes Eclectic, you’ve heard countless sessions broadcast live from our humble basement studios.

James Blake live from KCRW's HQ studio

In the four decades of Morning Becomes Eclectic, you’ve heard countless sessions broadcast live from our humble basement studios.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Tom Schnabel wandered down memory lane recently while listening to  Cal Tjader ’s 1960 album  Latino!

Tom Schnabel strolls down memory lane with Cal Tjader’s 1960 album 'Latino!'

Tom Schnabel wandered down memory lane recently while listening to Cal Tjader ’s 1960 album Latino!

from Music News

Valida seamlessly blends a variety of music styles that include: indie rock, house, electro, disco, world rhythms, golden-era hip-hop, and some classic 80s, pop, punk, and reggae…

Valida's Latest Show

Valida seamlessly blends a variety of music styles that include: indie rock, house, electro, disco, world rhythms, golden-era hip-hop, and some classic 80s, pop, punk, and reggae…

from Valida

The beloved and prolific troubadour David Gray goes acoustic on his latest EP, which was recorded at his home studio with just a piano and guitar.

The beloved and prolific troubadour David Gray goes acoustic on 'Mallory'

The beloved and prolific troubadour David Gray goes acoustic on his latest EP, which was recorded at his home studio with just a piano and guitar.

from Today's Top Tune

The final episode of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday after eight seasons.

‘Game of Thrones’ composer Ramin Djawadi on storytelling through music

The final episode of “Game of Thrones” aired Sunday after eight seasons.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Big Search explores life after divorce and nomadic insomnia through a dreamy lens on their new album.

Download Big Search's 'Stillness In The Air' featuring James Mercer

Big Search explores life after divorce and nomadic insomnia through a dreamy lens on their new album.

from Today's Top Tune