The Lab

The Lab

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2 hr, 9 min

A roundtable of music experts.

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John can’t come to the phone right now, but his message machine is overflowing with music recommendations from special guests across the creative spectrum.

A deeply subjective, and far too brief examination of the life, work, and influence of perhaps the most singular/visionary artist of our time: David Bowie.

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

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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 8, 2020

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Iconic West African group Orchestra Baobab celebrates the Golden Anniversary of its formation with new vinyl release of their 2002 reunion album,  Specialist in All Styles .

Orchestra Baobab Celebrates 50 Years

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