Thee Sacred Souls lead singer Josh Lane pours his heart into KCRW’s Annenberg Performance Studio.
Photo by Andres Herrera

Thee Sacred Souls: KCRW Live from HQ

San Diego souldies crew Thee Sacred Souls have garnered quite the reputation for their rapturous live shows drawing big, multi-generational crowds. They bring their special sauce to The Annenberg Performance Studio at KCRW HQ with smooth renditions of fan favorites from their 2022 self-titled debut album, plus standalone singles including “Love is the Way,” “Will I See You Again,” and “Easier Said Than Done.” And the brand-new Northern Soul-inspired cut “Running Away” is sure to inspire some serious spontaneous dance moves.

We also catch up with band members Alex Garcia, Josh Lane, and Sal Samano over lunch to learn fun facts like who loves scaling hotel walls and who's most likely to skip town in the middle of the night. 

Queue up the extended audio to hear bonus track “Future Lover” and a post-set wind down with Anthony Valadez talking influences from Toro y Moi to Nick Hakim, and the perhaps the most wholesome tale of sliding into DMs that you’re ever gonna hear.

More: Explore KCRW Live From sessions

Photo by Andres Herrera

Photo by Andres Herrera

Photo by Andres Herrera

Photo by Andres Herrera

Photo by Andres Herrera


KCRW Music Director: Anne Litt
Interviewer: Anthony Valadez
Recording / Mix Engineer: John Meek
Additional engineering/audio editing: Myke Dodge Weiskopf
Directed / Edited by Angie Scarpa
Camera Operators : Leslie Bumgarner, Nacia Schreiner, Jessica Amodeo, Angie Scarpa
Executive Producer: Ariana Morgenstern
Event Producer: Liv Surnow
Assistant Producer: Anna Chang
Art Director: Evan Solano
Lighting Design: Jason Groman
Digital Producer: Andrea Domanick

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