Tricia Halloran

Tricia Halloran

Host of "Bent By Nature"

Tricia Halloran hosted Brave New World for 15 years on KCRW, navigating the indie rock scene as it emerged from a niche college radio format into a nationwide media genre, and introducing Pete Yorn, David Gray, The Eels, Death Cab For Cutie and many other new artists to Los Angeles. She currently works as a music supervisor, finding songs for directors and producers of film and television projects. She’s never lost her love of discovering new music and you can find her latest playlists at www.bravenewworld.net.

Tricia Halloran on KCRW

Pioneering LA poet Michelle T. Clinton stopped by “SNAP!” in 1984 to perform a sequence of groundbreaking poems, including “Did She Bleed,” “High Blood/Pressure,” and “I Wanna Be Black.”

Bent By Nature archives: Poet Michelle T. Clinton (1984)

Pioneering LA poet Michelle T. Clinton stopped by “SNAP!” in 1984 to perform a sequence of groundbreaking poems, including “Did She Bleed,” “High Blood/Pressure,” and “I Wanna Be Black.”

from Bent by Nature

South Africa’s Malopoets synthesized tribal influences with jazz and poetry, consciously sidestepping slick and Westernized “Afropop” sounds. Founding vocalist Patrick Sefolosha joined Deirdre to discuss the circumstances around his exile, his view on the “beginning of the end” of apartheid, and the paradox of joyful music arising from desperate circumstances.

Bent By Nature archives: Malopoets’ Patrick Sefolosha (1985)

South Africa’s Malopoets synthesized tribal influences with jazz and poetry, consciously sidestepping slick and Westernized “Afropop” sounds. Founding vocalist Patrick Sefolosha joined Deirdre to discuss the circumstances around his exile, his view on the “beginning of the end” of apartheid, and the paradox of joyful music arising from desperate circumstances.

from Bent by Nature

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The King Crimson founder and guitar icon joins Deirdre before a live audience to discuss the intention behind his Guitar Craft program, the unavoidable perils of leading a musical…

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