Monday, September 19, Our DJs have been championing UK singer James Blake and his breathtakingly spartan musical style for some time and we’re thrilled to hear songs from his debut in a live setting. The gifted 22 year old makes his KCRW debut on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, September 21, From Duluth, Minnesota, the band Low are pioneers of slow tempos and minimalist arrangements yet their 9th studio album “C’Mon” is the most compelling to date. They’ll share new songs when they join Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, September 22, A prolific and captivating artist Joseph Arthur spent much of last year with Ben Harper and Dhani Harrison as Fistful of Mercy, yet he found time to continue his solo work. We’ll hear songs from his latest release “The Graduation Ceremony” when we catch up with him on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Wednesday, September 28, Release the Sunbird is a side project from Zach Rogue of Rogue Wave that delivers sun-kissed songs, with sweet harmonies. We’ll be treated to live versions of new songs on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, September 29, The word Tinariwen means desert and it is the name taken by a phenomenal collective of musicians from the Sahara playing what is best called “desert blues”. Their mind-bending blues guitar playing is something to behold and we will see it for ourselves on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Friday, September 30, On the heels of their Hollywood Bowl performance TV on the Radio return to KCRW to perform songs of love and longing from “Nine Types of Light” on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tues, October 18, Shelby Lynne at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco.
Mon, September 19, Bon Iver at the Shrine.
Mon, September 19, James Blake at the Music Box.
Tues, September 20, Laura Marling at the Troubadour.
Sat, September 24, James Vincent McMorrow at the Bootleg.
Sun, September 25, James Vincent McMorrow at the Bootleg Theatre.
Thurs September 29, Fool’s Gold at the Troubadour.
Thurs, September 29 through Sat, October 1, Oohlala Festival at the El Rey.
Sat, October 1, Portugal. The Man at the Avalon.
Sat, October 1, Elbow at the Greek Theatre.
Mon, October 3, Toro y Moi at the El Rey Theatre.
Tues, October 4, Jolie Holland at the Bootleg Theater.
Tues, October 4, Gomez at the House of Blues Anaheim.
Wed, October 5, Gomez at the House of Blues Sunset.
Thurs, October 6, Little Dragon at the Avalon.
Thurs, October 6 through Sun, October 9, FILTER MAGAZINE’S CULTURE COLLIDE featuring CSS, Lindstrom, Gang Gang Dance, Ximena Sarinana, Datarock, The Elected and tons of others at various venues.
Fri, October 7, Little Dragon at the Avalon.
Wed, October 12, Cut Copy at the Palladium.
Sat, October 15, Bryan Ferry at the Greek Theatre.
Sat, October 15, Friendly Fires at Club Nokia.
Sat, October 15, Metronomy at the Troubadour.
Mon, October 17, Battles at the Mayan.
Tues, October 18, Portishead at the Shrine Expo Hall.
Wed, October 19, Portishead at the Shrine Expo Hall.
Sat, October 22, Robyn and Royksopp at the Hollywood Bowl.
Sat, October 22, Aloe Blacc and the Grand Scheme at the El Rey Theatre.
Sun, October 23, LA 101 with the Airborne Toxic Event and others at The Gibson Amphitheatre.
Wed, November 2, Tune-Yards at the Music Box.
Wed, November 9, M83 at the Music Box.
Sat, November 12, Feist at the Wiltern.
Sat, November 19, The Civil Wars at the Wiltern.