A Global Exploration of Sounds.
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.
In the wake of Aretha Franklin's passing, Aaron Byrd paid tribute to the Queen of Soul with a special two-hour set of her classic music.
Aug. 17, 2018
When the country endures tragedies like the ones we’ve experienced the last couple of days, I feel it is my responsibility to use my platform to reflect the sentiments of many.
Jul. 8, 2016
I had the pleasure of having my man Jason Valerio, better known as Trackademicks, stop by for a guest dj set.
May. 6, 2011
Feb. 18, 2010
KCRW DJs delve into the newly digitized music archive. With this new
system, it is now as easy for DJs to play rare and obscure pieces as
the latest releases. Listen as they explore the old and the new in
this KCRW music special.
Jun. 6, 2008
Miles Davis’ music was a soundtrack to the black experience in America, even as he struggled with relationships, addiction, and health.
Feb. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Georgia-bred singer and guitarist Katie Pruitt is a lucid songwriter tackling the emotional ground of growing up gay in the South and depression (amongst other themes).
Feb. 26from Today's Top Tune
KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.
Feb. 25from Morning Becomes Eclectic
KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.
Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.
The hypnotic pulse of current & classic dance music, including exclusive guest mixes.
Unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.
Mar 4Moroccan Lounge
Mar 7Waterfront Park
Mar 7The Wiltern
Mar 11Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
After kicking around the local LA scene as a standout buzz-band, it appears that all the pieces are falling in place for The Buttertones to breakout in 2020.
Feb. 25from Music News
Rhythm Planet showcases new releases in our playlist this week, together with some rediscoveries and remembrances along the way.
The duo behind Drama play off each other’s talents — producer Na'el Shehade brings a Chicago infused production to singer Via Rosa's sultry soulful delivery.
Feb. 25from Today's Top Tune
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…
Feb. 25from Valida
Longtime KCRW favorite Scott Hansen is the creative force behind the critically-acclaimed electronic music project Tycho.
Feb. 25from Music Special Programming
Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.
Feb. 24from Travis Holcombe
Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.
Feb. 24from Garth Trinidad
Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.
Feb. 24from The Fink + Forty Show