Music Special Programming

Music Special Programming

7 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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Composer/producer Julianna Barwick chooses her favorite new music mixing emotion and experimentation, from Jónsi to Perfume Genius.

Jungle Fire represents Los Angeles in the best way possible by creating a melting pot of sound reflecting our diaspora.

Singer-songwriter Ndidi O shares her soundtrack for melancholy autumn walks with KCRW’s Private Playlist, including Portishead and Sade.

Harpist Mary Lattimore speaks with KCRW’s Private Playlist about her favorite quarantine listening by kindred spirits including The Cure, Harmonia and Julianna Barwick.

Go Betty Go singer Nicolette Vilar shares her love of Mazzy Star, Dusty Springfield, Paul Simon, and more for KCRW’s Private Playlist.

Back in 2015, Tom Schnabel shared music by an extraordinary acoustic guitarist he'd heard that played a seven-string guitar.

The third season of KCRW’s acclaimed music documentary podcast, Lost Notes, drops this week.

A conversation between Lost Notes season 3 host Hanif Abdurraqib and Regan Sommer McCoy, the founder of the Mixtape Museum, at On Air Fest in Brooklyn on March 8, 2020.

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The Latest

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Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, November 24, 2020

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel Eclectic24, blending the collected talents and tastes of KCRW's DJs into a single voice. Free music streaming 24/7 at KCRW.com.

from Eclectic 24

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

Garth Trinidad's playlist, November 23, 2020

An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.

from Garth Trinidad

Two of Berlin's most informed tastemakers take us on a weekly journey soundtracked by what is rocking the hippest city on earth right now.

Latest Show

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KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

Morning Becomes Eclectic's playlist, November 23, 2020

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anne Litt.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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Scott Dallavo's playlist, November 22, 2020

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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.

Jeremy Sole's playlist, November 22, 2020

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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