Rhythm Planet celebrates the beauty and magnificence of the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants.
Sep. 17from Music News
KCRW DJ Eric J. Lawrence pays tribute to The Cars' Ric Ocasek, who died September 15, 2019. Ocasek was the main songwriter of The Cars, and a master of the glossy power pop tune.
Sep. 16from Music News
José Galván's latest picks are in the key of autumn. The country roots of Devendra Banhart, neo-soul c/o Raphael Saadiq, and the return of Bombay Bicycle Club.
Sep. 13from Music News
José Galván introduces you to one of his current favorite SoCal bands, Brainstory. They mix jazz, psychedelic rock and soul, and they're bubbling up at KCRW.
Sep. 11from Music News
Legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal has released the first solo album of his long and distinguished career.
Sep. 10from Music News
They say Labor Day marks the end of the summer but if you've been in LA this week, it certainly doesn't feel like it.
Sep. 6from Music News
José Galván features releases from bilingual songstress Gaby Moreno (feat. Van Dyke Parks and Jackson Browne), hip-hop artist Olmeca, and DJ/producer El Dusty.
Sep. 4from Music News
SoCal venues are back in full swing with a packed calendar this month.
Sep. 2from Music News
Chris Douridas reflects on the origins of Eclectic24, as KCRW celebrates 10 years with an on-air takeover.
KCRW will showcase a few of its all-star DJs to host Morning Becomes Eclectic throughout the rest of 2019
Aug. 31from Music News
José Galván shares tracks that Jason Bentley has played over the years and have influenced Jose's life as a music fan and DJ.
Aug. 30from Music News
Summer is ending, school is in session, but we’re still rockin’.
Aug. 29from Music News
Benny Moré is the most famous Cuban singer in the world. His songs are etched into the minds and souls of those who have loved and danced to his immortal music.
Aug. 27from Music News
Mon Laferte is the Chilean indie-pop superstar heard around the world.
Aug. 26from Music News
Aaron Byrd serves up highlights from Common's MBE session, the return of hip-hop vets Little Brother, and Maria Usbeck's new solo project.
Aug. 23from Music News
Virtuoso Arthur Hanlon teams up with Cuban hip-hop group Orishas for a Son Cubano style track.
Aug. 22from Music News
Chris Douridas premieres a stunning new song from SYML, which he describes as 'an utterly magnificent rendering of loss and love.'
Tom Schnabel's Trance Planet compilations focused on a more meditative approach to world music. Listen to a selection of these beautiful, entrancing songs.
Aug. 20from Music News
José Galván details new sounds from UK psych band Temples, Chance the Rapper and LA's Dear Boy.
Aug. 16from Music News
Sending out a few very important 'save the dates' for the KCRW Presents concert calendar.
Aug. 15from Music News
Pan Caliente premieres the new track from Los Angeles chicha outfit La Chamba.
Aug. 14from Music News
Make a drink, hit shuffle and enjoy!
Aug. 13from Music News
An array of music past and present, from Tibet to Ethiopia, Jamaica to Tunisia, and much more.