Music Special Programming

Music Special Programming

32 min

Discover KCRW's exclusive artist interviews, live performances, original programming and streaming playlists. Our digital-first music programming is on-demand and updated weekly.

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KCRW remembers Angela McCluskey, formerly of Wild Colonials, with a selection of KCRW live appearances.

Decades in the making, The Beatles release their last song as the Fab Four, with a little help from their friends. Listen here and watch the short doc about how it all came together.

Strap in: We’ve got your metal-forward (yet eclectic) mix for cruising desert highways down to Power Trip.

Celebrate Robbie Robertson with intimate performance and interviews, including a previously unreleased session featuring “Music for The Native Americans” in October 1994.

In the afterglow of Taylor Swift’s sold-out Eras Tour show, KCRW’s Danielle Chiriguayo and her dad reflect on their shared Swiftie history.

The Linda Lindas are tapping some primeval punk rock magic with their viral hit “Racist, Sexist Boy.” Let’s explore what opened that portal.

Celebrate the charm and legacy of Tony Bennett, who died at 96, with a newly-unearthed 1990 interview on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Journalist Allyson McCabe talks “Why Sinéad O’Connor Matters,” her expansive new book that reaches far beyond its subject.

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Wishing funk legend George Clinton a very happy 83rd birthday.

You are about to hear history in the making as we mark the first recording binding the musical royalty of the Kuti Afrobeat kings and the premiere reggae Marley clan.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

from Eclectic 24

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, July 21th, 2024

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

from LeRoy Downs

Featuring 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…

Jason Kramer's playlist, July 21th, 2024

Featuring 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…

from Jason Kramer

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, July 21th, 2024

A sonic trip through the past, present and future of roots music.

from Jeremy Sole

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, July 21th, 2024

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

New releases in all genres.

Chris Douridas' playlist, July 21th, 2024

New releases in all genres.

from Chris Douridas

Fanatic! I hope you had a hydrated and music-filled week.

KCRW Broadcast 798

Fanatic! I hope you had a hydrated and music-filled week.

from Henry Rollins

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

Metropolis playlist, July 20th, 2024

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

from Metropolis