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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Guitarist Jeff Parker spoke with KCRW about his  expansive and eclectic studio credits.

Dorian  Wood spoke with KCRW about the joy of supporting creative friends, the importance of embracing one’s darkness, and “the Impossible Burger of songs.”

Tom Schnabel met and interviewed Little Richard just once, on December 18, 1984. The fun and joyful visit was at times wonderfully raucous.

Stephen Bruner spoke with KCRW about the night Jaco Pastorius changed his life, the importance of listening to albums from the beginning, and the record that helps him through strange…

Alan   Palomo spoke with KCRW about the pleasures of Tropicália, Peru’s answer to the Ramones, and the perfect soundtrack for thinking.

Mia Doi Todd spoke with KCRW about the pleasures of introspection, the healing powers of music, and the perfect reggae tune for a trampoline.

We’re happy to tell you that another broadcast of the Cool Quarantine  is ready for your hopeful enjoyment.

Hand Habits is the solo project of Meg Duffy, a multi-instrumentalist who has performed and recorded with acts including Kevin Morby, The War on Drugs, and William Tyler.

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John Legend for this week's Throwback Session. Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW.

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The Latest

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

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

British electronic duo Groove Armada have been laying low, playing select shows and hosting DJ sets, but they haven't recorded any new music in quite awhile.

Groove Armada: “Get Out On The Dance Floor” featuring Nick Littlemore

British electronic duo Groove Armada have been laying low, playing select shows and hosting DJ sets, but they haven't recorded any new music in quite awhile.

from Today's Top Tune

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

Latest Show

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk.

from Travis Holcombe

Pan Caliente brings you an exclusive preview of the first release in 13 years from Puerto Rican Latin Grammy-nominated rock quartet Circo.

Pan Caliente: Preview Circo's first new album in 13 years

Pan Caliente brings you an exclusive preview of the first release in 13 years from Puerto Rican Latin Grammy-nominated rock quartet Circo.

from Music News

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, May 27, 2020

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

After SXSW was cancelled this year, Austin band White Denim got busy reimagining their new reality.

White Denim: “I Don't Understand Rock and Roll”

After SXSW was cancelled this year, Austin band White Denim got busy reimagining their new reality.

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For the first time in 30 years, KROQ 106.7 FM is under new management, which fired morning host Kevin Ryder of “Kevin & Bean” fame.

KROQ was an alt-music leader for decades. Now it faces big changes, loses listeners

For the first time in 30 years, KROQ 106.7 FM is under new management, which fired morning host Kevin Ryder of “Kevin & Bean” fame.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Rhythm Planet's signature eclectic mix of new and old – from silk road electronica to Puerto Rican pop, plus the latest in jazz, classical, and world.

Tunes to Spring into Summer

Rhythm Planet's signature eclectic mix of new and old – from silk road electronica to Puerto Rican pop, plus the latest in jazz, classical, and world.

from Music News