José Galván

José Galván

KCRW Staff/Host, José Galván

Raised in both Mexico City and Los Angeles, José Galván acquired the acumen to explore music’s grand diversity very early in life. He comes from a commercial radio background yet has also curated the Pan Caliente feature on the KCRW Music blog for the last 3 years. José now joins the KCRW DJ Staff eager to stretch out his musical tastes and share them with you.

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José Galván details new sounds from UK psych band Temples, Chance the Rapper and LA's Dear Boy.

Music For Your Weekend feat. Temples, Chance the Rapper, and Dear Boy

José Galván details new sounds from UK psych band Temples, Chance the Rapper and LA's Dear Boy.

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Pan Caliente premieres the new track from Los Angeles chicha outfit La Chamba.

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