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 thrown in for good measure.
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Music Special Programming
Special live performances, interviews and more.
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Steve Inskeep, David Greene, Rachel Martin, Noel King • National Public Radio's morning newsmagazine.
Michael Schneider, Josef Adalian • Screengrab is a new KCRW commentary segment hosted by veteran TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian.
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Morning Becomes Eclectic
Aaron Byrd • KCRW's signature music program featuring new releases, live performances, and interviews. Listen through the close of 2019 for a rotating cast of DJs.
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Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand • Madeleine Brand hosts Press Play, examining the latest ideas and trends shaping our world and Los Angeles. Streaming & podcast daily at KCRW.com.
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Steve Chiotakis • Host Steve Chiotakis connects you to the people and places of Southern California.
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Design and Architecture
Frances Anderton • Host Frances Anderton looks at design and architecture from a Los Angeles perspective.
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Kai Ryssdal • Business news with a global perspective from American Public Media.
Michael Barbaro • This is what the news should sound like. Hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by The New York Times' newsroom, The Daily brings listeners the biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. The Daily focuses on just one or two stories each weekday, offering listeners a 30-minute, deep, textured portrait of the characters and human stakes driving the news.
All Things Considered
Audie Cornish, Ailsa Chang, Mary Louise Kelly, Michel Martin, Ari Shapiro • National Public Radio's weekday afternoon newsmagazine.
An international mix of future soul, deep dance, indie rock, and jazz.
Lost un-classics, playful electronics, spine snapping breaks and a quirky selection of mind-melting grooves by the pound. Served fresh weekly.
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 aficionados. Find me on Twitter.