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DJ Liza Richardson’s Top Albums of 2014

Posted December 20, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 4,141 views]

1 Ty Segall — Manipulator
2 The 2 Bears — The Night is Young
3 Jack White — Lazaretto
4 Shamir — Northtown

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KCRW DJ Liza Richardson’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

Posted December 24, 2013 by | 1 Comment | 2,354 views]

Check out Liza Richardson’s Top 10 of 2013. Find ALL the DJ’s Top 10 lists here.
1. Jonathan Wilson –  Fanfare (Downtown)
2. Jake Bugg – Shangri La (Mercury/ Island)
3. James Blake – Overgrown (ATLAS/ A&M/ Polydor)
4. Mayer Hawthorne – Where Does This Door Go (Republic)
5. Elvis Costello and The Roots – Wise Up Ghost (Blue Note)
6. White Denim – Corsicana Lemonade (Downtown)
7. Jon Hopkins – …

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Sunny Vibes from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros at the Bowl THIS Sunday!

Posted July 31, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,517 views]

This Sunday, I get to host Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros as they (all 13 or so of them!) grace the stage at The Hollywood Bowl for KCRW’s World Festival.
Their new self-titled album was just released on July 23 from Community Music.
I’ve been a fan of this band since I first heard about them circa ’07 and still adore the pleasant family feeling …

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Tribute to Music Mogul Gil Friesen From Liza Richardson

Posted December 17, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 3,390 views]
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(DJ Liza Richardson dedicated her Saturday show to music mogul Gil Friesen. You can hear it here and read more below.)
Gil Friesen is a great man I feel lucky to have known. Aged 75, he passed away on Thursday after heroically fighting a battle with leukemia. As president and partner of the legendary independent record label A&M, he was considered the ampersand in A&M …

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Tanlines Hit the Prime Time With Rain Delay

Posted May 3, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 4,228 views]
Photo by Jenny Hueston

From KCRW DJ Liza Richardson:
As the music supervisor for The Secret Circle, a supernatural drama about a young witch coven on The CW network, I have the pleasure of working with a lot of brand new, super current music that I love. In tonight’s episode we feature two new songs by NYC duo Tanlines (Jesse Cohen and Eric Emm).
My first favorite song from their …

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New Music by Heartless Bastards: Only For You MP3 Premiere

Posted January 12, 2012 by | 17 Comments | 28,061 views]

From KCRW DJ Liza Richardson:
One of the executive producers on Friday Night Lights, Jeff Reiner, turned me on to The Heartless Bastards in 2006 and boom, I was in love with their sound.
Sharp, smart, indie rock that rocked as much as it moved me emotionally. I immediately thought lead singer Erika Wennerstrom’s voice was especially unique.  And, as Music Supervisor for FNL, I was …

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KCRW DJ Liza Richardson’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

Posted December 30, 2011 by | 1 Comment | 4,669 views]

Check out Liza’s Top 10 list PLUS her runners up. Check out all the DJs top 10 lists here.
KCRW DJ Liza Richardson’s Top 10 Albums of 2011
1. Hollie Cook – Hollie Cook (Mr. Bongo)
2. Little Dragon – Ritual Union (Peacefrog)
3. Rival Sons – Pressure & Time (Earache)
4. Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Mirror Traffic (Matador)
5. Richard Buckner – Our …

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KCRW Exclusive: Brett Dennen Covers “Hard Times Come Again No More”

Posted April 19, 2011 by | 22 Comments | 24,197 views]

From KCRW DJ Liza Richardson:
Brett Dennen recorded an exclusive track for the season finale of Parenthood which airs tonight on NBC. It’s a cover of a Stephen Foster song, “Hard Times Come Again No More”. I’m the music supervisor for the show, and I thought it would be perfect for the KCRW Music Blog since we love Brett so much and he was just …

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Liza Richardson’s Top 10 Albums of 2009

Posted December 15, 2009 by | 0 Comments | 3,292 views]

1. Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavillion (Domino)
2. Daniel Wang – Presents the Best of Balihu: 1993-2008
3. Amanda Blank – I Love You (Downtown)
4. Band of Skulls – Baby Darling Doll Face Honey (Artist First)
5. Kid Cudi – Man on the Moon: The End of Day (Motown)
6. Fuck Buttons – Tarot Sport (Atp Recordings)
7. White Lies – To Lose My Life… (Geffen Records)
8. Grizzly …

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