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The last time Jose James was on Morning Becomes Eclectic, he pretty much blew everyone away. So much so, it made Jason Bentley’s Top 10 MBE Performances of 2010 list AND there is a beautiful photo of him playing piano right outside Master Control here at the station.
Jose is a modern jazzman, an incredibly soulful singer with a smooth baritone who delves into hip …
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We hear animated GIFs are coming back in a major way. We’ve been seeing them left and right on our tumblr stream. So when Echograph offered to shoot some at the Masquerade Ball, we were into it! Check out these tricky trippy images and learn more about how they were made below!
How does it work? So, you shoot a video and load it into …
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I own about 15 pieces of vinyl. I know – that’s a VERY NON-KCRW way to be. But I’m a digital girl, living in a digital world.
However, one of those few records is a Perfume Genius record. It was an impulse buy at Amoeba b/c I’m a Sufjan Stevens fan. I consider him a top 10 artist of all time and just about any record …
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Spoon front-man, Britt Daniel is back at it with a new band called Divine Fits. The “super-group” is a new project with Wolf Parade‘s Dan Boeckner and Sam Brown of The New Bomb Turks.
Divine Fits have been sitting on top of the charts here at KCRW for the past few weeks, and we are excited to host the group for an Apogee session tomorrow …
Digital Music Forum – set in the relaxing and hip Roosevelt Hotel in the heart of Hollywood – DMFW is attended by senior digital media leaders at top technology and media companies, startups, record labels, artists and management, media outlets, industry associations, investors and law firms.
Registration includes access to all speaking and networking sessions on Oct. 3 and 4, including invitation for Oct. 3 …
When the emails starting circulating about the loss of Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch last week, it wasn’t long before we knew we’d have a collection of tributes to share. But Anthony Valadez took it to another level with his personally mixed session. He says:
Last night I did a mix in tribute to MCA. I took clips of his speech at the MTV awards and did this …
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1 MIIKE SNOW == Happy To You >> [Universal Republic]
2 SHINS == Port Of Morrow >> [Columbia]
3 WHITE, JACK == Blunderbuss >> [Third Man/columbia]
4 FATHER JOHN MISTY == Fear Fun >> [Sub Pop]
5 SANTIGOLD == Master Of My Make-believe >> [Atlantic]
6 BEST COAST == Only Place >> [Mexican Summer]
7 BEACH HOUSE == Bloom >> [Sub Pop]
8 JONES, NORAH == Little Broken Hearts >> [Blue …
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Friday night shows pay tribute to the late member of The Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch.
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Adam Yauch, aka MCA, of the Beastie Boys has been battling cancer since a 2009 diagnosis. The basement filled with heartbreak as the sad news of his passing came to us this morning. We grew up with him. It sucks getting old and seeing the icons of our youth meeting their end. The phones rang, a listener even requested a full hour tribute to …
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For years La Blogotheque has been my favorite resource for live off the cuff performances by my favorite bands. It’s sated some music dork in me with its stripped down versions of songs that I’ve grown to love and it generally offers some quirky insight into the musicians themselves.
E.G. Here is Bon Iver with an capella version of “For Emma, Forever Ago” in a …