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New Music Episodes

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Anthony Valadez sits in for Jason Bentley.
Episode D source codePhosphorescent “New Birth in New England”
October brings a much-anticipated full-length recording from Phosphorescent, their first in five years. It's also the story of what took place for the band's founder Matthew Houck during that time; he fell in love, started a family, moved across country, and built a studio from the ground up. Blending the earthy with the incandescent, here's a characteristic snapshot from the record, "New Birth in New England."
EpisodeRaul Campos guest hosts
Raul Campos sits in for Jason Bentley.
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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 discerning music aficionados.
EpisodeThe Watson Twins: “Hustle and Shake”
It's a fact that sibling harmonies are as tight as you can get. Case in point: The Watson Twins - identical sisters who co-wrote and sang all the parts together for the first time on their forthcoming album, "Duo." Inspired by their Nashville backdrop, "Hustle and Shake" is an original twangy folk tune.
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Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.
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Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.
EpisodeAnne Litt guest hosts
Anne Litt sits in for Jason Bentley.
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Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.
Episode ECMAScript programGuster: “Hard Times”
Every few years, with the release of new music from them, we are reminded of Guster's greatness. Seductively steady, "Hard Times" gives us a hint of an album on the horizon and showcases their unique charm via new sonic pathways.
EpisodeLiza Richardson guest hosts
Liza Richardson sits in for Jason Bentley.
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Eric J. Lawrence hosts a musical line-up of criminally overlooked tunes, hidden gems, guilty pleasures and standout selections from the latest releases. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.
EpisodeThe Beta Band: “Dr. Baker”
Innovative and avant-garde, The Beta Band didn't yield many recordings during their short time together, but what they did release still sounds fresh. Marking the 20th anniversary of their compilation, The Three EPs, a newly re-mastered vinyl pressing has been issued, proving that tracks like today's selection, "Dr. Baker," sounds just as good today as they did in 1998!
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Fanatic! I don’t know about you but this month has been going by fast. I hope you’re getting in as much listening as possible.
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Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.
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Travis Holcombe hosts this weekend's Summer Mixer.
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José Galván delivers an infectious harmony of varied sounds and pieces their relevance to each other.  Language does not play a barrier in his musical selections, but rather uses the melody to create a bridge amongst cultures and genres.
EpisodeJason Kramer guest hosts
Jason Kramer sits in for Mario Cotto.
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Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life in a weekly dance show on Saturday nights.
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Liza Richardson hosts a weekend evening jam session featuring cosmic rock, scenic techno soul, dub disco-punk and extra classic party explosives from around the world. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.
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Jeremy Sole sits in for Chris Douridas.
EpisodeSaturday's Latest Show
Raul Campos hosts deep rhythms and urban soul with a Latin twist.
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Eric J. Lawrence hosts this weekend's Summer Mixer.
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An elegant and exquisite sense of musicality accompanies long-time jazz DJ Bo Leibowitz, where he “plays sides” in the wee small hours of Saturday morning. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.
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Mathieu Schreyer hosts a global rhythm trip of passion and soul. Check out the latest show On-Demand.
Jungle’s highly anticipated sophomore album was heavily influenced by their time living here in Los Angeles. We share a live session with the UK band on the release date for For Ever.
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The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.
EpisodeBlitzen Trapper: “Furr” Live on MBE
Blitzen Trapper performed a gorgeous session back in 2009 when they first visited MBE. They left behind a stand-out and timeless batch of songs, so we asked them to fill us in on one particular track that we loved, "Furr," and to tell us how it came about.
Episode application/x-troff-msHelena Hauff: “No Qualms”
Hailing from Hamburg, Germany, Helena Hauff is a well-known DJ specializing in stripped-down techno that's strictly analog. Her new album fulfills the task at hand, as she jams on her machines to create a powerful sound. Give a listen to "No Qualms."
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Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

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