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Fandom: Dan Wilson on Jeremy Messersmith

Posted August 26, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,008 views]
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(Dan Wilson has won Grammys for his work with Adele and the Dixie Chicks, and has co-written songs with John Legend, Jim James, Carole King, Spoon, among others. He released a new album in Spring and took a moment to share his favorite artist right now.)
Lately, whenever someone asks me what new artist I love, I tell them about Jeremy Messersmith.
I first met Jeremy …

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Fandom: Best Coast on Nothing

Posted August 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,496 views]
Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno of Best Coast

L.A. duo Best Coast are quintessential garage rock raised in Southern California.
Their debut album “Crazy For You” in 2010 catapulted the group into the mainstream where they found themselves climbing into national charts and late night television circuits.
Four years and two albums later, Best Coast is a Steady-Eddie of the lo-fi scene and have found fans all over the world.
Here’s their take on a …

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Fandom: The National on Liars

Posted August 11, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,343 views]
The National by Dierdre O'Callaghan

The National’s Scott Devendorf answered the ‘Fandom’ call with the L.A. to New York dance rock band Liars who have been incorporating the driving beats of electronica into their unique brand of rock.
“I’ve enjoyed following the dark, mystic trail, from Liars’ earliest records “They Threw Us All In A Trench And Stuck A Monument On Top” and “They Were Wrong So We Drowned” with …

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Fandom: The Naked And Famous on Owl John

Posted August 7, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,357 views]
The Naked And Famous' Thom Powers front and cener

New Zealand’s The Naked And Famous will be just one of the amazing artists taking the stage at this years First City Festival in Monterey, CA and in preparation of the event, we thought we’d ask them about another artist that they are excited about as part of our Fandom series.
Frontman Thom Powers recounts the last time he felt the dizzy anxiousness before seeing …

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Fandom: Tricky on Noon

Posted August 5, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,233 views]

London-based musician and producer (and trip hop hero) Tricky is releasing a new album titled after his given name — Adrian Thaws — on September 8. He’s saying it’s his “club/hip hop album” and it will be out via False Idols.
In the meantime, enjoy one of his favorite hip hop artists of the moment as part of KCRW’s Fandom series.
“I’ve been checking this song …

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Fandom: Jack Johnson on Bahamas

Posted August 1, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,300 views]

 Jack Johnson is in the midst of a summer headlining tour behind his 6th studio album “From Here to Now to You” and comes through LA on August 27 and 28. He shares his love of Afie Jurvanen as part of KCRW’s Fandom series.
“Afie Jurvanen, also known as Bahamas, has the ability to make any song he is a part of more beautiful.
He is …

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Fandom: Shelby Lynne on Citizen Cope

Posted July 24, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,588 views]
citizen cope

Shelby Lynne is currently in the studio working on new songs and will take a break from recording to bring her fantastic live show to us, with a full band, this weekend for Country in the City. 
We asked her to share a song by an artist she loves as part of our Fandom series.
Citizen Cope.
He calms me, and sends a message of …

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LAMC 2014 Review: Day 3

Posted July 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,241 views]
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Day 3 is always chock-full of panels and artist interviews in the day with almost no respite before the music begins early evening, starting at the acoustic showcase at SoHo’s world-famous SOB’s and then the LAMC showcase at The Gramercy Theatre, presentation of the Discovery award and music until the wee hours of the morning.
The acoustic showcase is a great opportunity to strip any …

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Fandom: Shaggy on RSNY

Posted July 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,348 views]

As part of our Fandom series we have multi-platinum selling reggae artist Shaggy telling us about one of his favorite new artists, RSNY. Shaggy plays Reggae Night at the Hollywood Bowl THIS Sunday.

The group that I would say I love and is feeling very passionate about is RSNY.
RSNY (Rock Star New York) who is signed to Ranch Entertainment (my label) they are currently developing …

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Weird Al Yankovic is Back!

Posted July 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,379 views]
Weird Al

Guest contributor Jeff Miller is a giant Weird Al fan and the only person who could write this post. Pictured above with Al at KCRW
I can’t recall a time in my life when I wasn’t a fan of Weird Al Yankovic — I’m pretty sure there’s a video somewhere of a 5-year-old me singing “Eat It” and I’m one of about 10 people who …

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