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There’s no doubt 2021 is off to a great start in regards to music. There's been so many releases to help us get through these most interesting times.

This pandemic has intensified the work of prolific artist Sunny War, known for her inventive guitar style and as half of the LA-based duo War & Pierce.

from Today's Top Tune

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

from Travis Holcombe

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Whitney Houston sang backup at 14. Jimi Hendrix performed as the hired guitarist for Little Richard and The Isley Brothers.

Join us as we travel back in time to revisit the beginnings of some of the most legendary names in music

Whitney Houston sang backup at 14. Jimi Hendrix performed as the hired guitarist for Little Richard and The Isley Brothers.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Natalie Bergman, the sisterly half of Wild Belle, turns personal tragedy into comfort by creating hopeful spiritual music on her approaching debut solo album.

Natalie Bergman: ‘Shine Your Light On Me’

Natalie Bergman, the sisterly half of Wild Belle, turns personal tragedy into comfort by creating hopeful spiritual music on her approaching debut solo album.

from Today's Top Tune

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, February 23, 2021

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

from Travis Holcombe

If there’s one thing that you can expect on KCRW, it's the support of artists who defy genre and category. Jose James is one of those artists.

Today on MBE: José James, Toro y Moi, Jarreau Vandal, and more

If there’s one thing that you can expect on KCRW, it's the support of artists who defy genre and category. Jose James is one of those artists.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Last year, Bartees Strange extolled his favorite band The National via an EP of covers. Strange’s debut album is a startling contrast to that work with “Mustang” at its epicenter.

Bartees Strange: ‘Mustang’

Last year, Bartees Strange extolled his favorite band The National via an EP of covers. Strange’s debut album is a startling contrast to that work with “Mustang” at its epicenter.

from Today's Top Tune

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

from Eclectic 24

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, February 22, 2021

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

from Travis Holcombe

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday” is about the singer's protest anthem "Strange Fruit" and one narcotics officer's vendetta to stop her from singing it.

Director Lee Daniels on ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ and why ‘Strange Fruit’ is a protest anthem

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday” is about the singer's protest anthem "Strange Fruit" and one narcotics officer's vendetta to stop her from singing it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Growing up on LA radio, Anthony had a fixation for shouts outs and dedications. Art Laboe connected distant lovers with oldies to young lovers sitting by their radios.

Start your week off with timeless doo-wop classics from Jason Joshua and the Beholders, Thee Sinceers, the Sacred Souls and more!

Growing up on LA radio, Anthony had a fixation for shouts outs and dedications. Art Laboe connected distant lovers with oldies to young lovers sitting by their radios.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

For the first minute of “Lost In Translation” all you hear is Emma Negrete strumming her guitar as she gently draws you in and then her band kicks in and the speakers explode with joy.

Emma Negrete: ‘Lost In Translation’

For the first minute of “Lost In Translation” all you hear is Emma Negrete strumming her guitar as she gently draws you in and then her band kicks in and the speakers explode with joy.

from Today's Top Tune

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

LeRoy Downs' playlist, February 21, 2021

"Just Jazz" with LeRoy Downs. Downs' goal is to bring a varied sonic experience to jazz, while blending music, style, and culture.

from LeRoy Downs

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

Scott Dallavo's playlist, February 21, 2021

Listen to Scott Dallavo's latest show.

from The Lab

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

Dan Wilcox's playlist, February 21, 2021

Unearthing new discoveries, remixes and rarities, b-sides and lost classics.

from Dan Wilcox

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

Anne Litt's playlist, February 21, 2021

Anne Litt hosts unexpected choices in progressive pop and new rhythms.

from Anne Litt

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

Raul Campos' playlist, February 21, 2021

Raul Campos creates a mix of emerging artists and current favorites, bringing essential cuts from around the world and a little closer to home -- from soulful grooves and fresh remixes…

from Raul Campos

Fanatic! A great show we have lined up for you. At least a couple of bands that are making their first appearance on our show.

KCRW Broadcast 621

Fanatic! A great show we have lined up for you. At least a couple of bands that are making their first appearance on our show.

from Henry Rollins

Metropolis playlist, February 20, 2021.

Metropolis playlist, February 20, 2021

Metropolis playlist, February 20, 2021.

from Metropolis