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Aaron Byrd shares three essential new releases, all led by dynamic female artists: the powerful solo debut from Brittany Howard, wide-ranging sounds of Sampa The Great, and the…

from Music News

Henry Rollins hosts a mix of all kinds, from all over and all time.

from Henry Rollins

KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

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Ivory tickler Kiefer studied Jazz at UCLA under some of the greats.

Kiefer: “10,000 Days”

Ivory tickler Kiefer studied Jazz at UCLA under some of the greats.

from Today's Top Tune

Valida sits in for Aaron Byrd.

Valida guest hosts

Valida sits in for Aaron Byrd.

from Aaron Byrd

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

Anthony Valadez sits in for Garth Trinidad.

Anthony Valadez guest hosts

Anthony Valadez sits in for Garth Trinidad.

from Garth Trinidad

As we get set to turn the season over to fall, we also rev up the KCRW Presents concert calendar

KCRW Presents: Prepping for fall shows

As we get set to turn the season over to fall, we also rev up the KCRW Presents concert calendar

from Music News

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Latest Show

Jeremy Sole hosts a sonic trip through the past, present and future of Roots music. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Jeremy Sole

The second in poet and performer Saul Williams' album trilogy, Encryted & Vulnerable, is part of a multi-platform project overseen by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Saul Williams: “Underground”

The second in poet and performer Saul Williams' album trilogy, Encryted & Vulnerable, is part of a multi-platform project overseen by Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda.

from Today's Top Tune

Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

Latest Show

Garth Trinidad hosts a progressive mix of soul, hip-hop, and world rhythms. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

from Garth Trinidad

Jose Galvan fills you in on a great night of 'musica-indie' that's all for a good cause

Pan Caliente: Quince Night

Jose Galvan fills you in on a great night of 'musica-indie' that's all for a good cause

from Music News

Jason Kramer features 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…

Latest Show

Jason Kramer features 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…

from Jason Kramer

Here at KCRW, we've been keeping an eye on singer/songwriter Melina Duterte aka Jay Som who started penning songs for her second album after relocating from the Bay Area to Los…

Jay Som: “Nighttime Drive”

Here at KCRW, we've been keeping an eye on singer/songwriter Melina Duterte aka Jay Som who started penning songs for her second album after relocating from the Bay Area to Los…

from Today's Top Tune

Rhythm Planet celebrates the beauty and magnificence of the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants.

Rhythm Planet’s Rainforest Playlist

Rhythm Planet celebrates the beauty and magnificence of the Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants.

from Music News

Valida seamlessly blends a variety of music styles that include: indie rock, house, electro, disco, world rhythms, golden-era hip-hop, and some classic 80s, pop, punk, and reggae…

Valida's Latest Show

Valida seamlessly blends a variety of music styles that include: indie rock, house, electro, disco, world rhythms, golden-era hip-hop, and some classic 80s, pop, punk, and reggae…

from Valida

Taylor McFerrin wears many musical hats: he's a producer, composer, DJ and pianist.

Taylor McFerrin: “Memory Digital” featuring Anna Wise

Taylor McFerrin wears many musical hats: he's a producer, composer, DJ and pianist.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW DJ Eric J. Lawrence pays tribute to The Cars' Ric Ocasek, who died September 15, 2019. Ocasek was the main songwriter of The Cars, and a master of the glossy power pop tune.

Remembering Ric Ocasek (The Cars): The master of power pop

KCRW DJ Eric J. Lawrence pays tribute to The Cars' Ric Ocasek, who died September 15, 2019. Ocasek was the main songwriter of The Cars, and a master of the glossy power pop tune.

from Music News

You might be surprised to learn, as I was, that Ric Ocasek of the Cars, who passed away this weekend in his New York City apartment at the age of 75, was older or the same age as any…

Remembering Ric Ocasek of the Cars

You might be surprised to learn, as I was, that Ric Ocasek of the Cars, who passed away this weekend in his New York City apartment at the age of 75, was older or the same age as any…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

Latest Show

Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.

from The Fink + Forty Show