Todd Rundgren is a left-field legend. His melancholic pop-prog hits from the 70s are classic soft rock radio fodder. His cover of Carole King‘s “I Saw The Light” and “Hello, It’s Me” are ubiquitous laundromat and supermarket muzak. Simultaneously, his bombastic, experimental, impressionistic track “International Feel” was a tentpole for Daft Punk‘s experimental sci-fi origin film Electroma and became the namesake for one of leftfield dance music’s most respected …
Summer Nights »
Photos from the confetti showers and the fun that was had from this past weekend’s event.
KCRW Exclusive, Video Premiere »
Potty Mouth, the bad ass trio from New England debuts their DIY VHS styled video for “Cherry Picking”
Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
August 24, Portland’s Unknown Mortal Orchestra surprise us with each and every release and their latest, “Multi-Love” is one of their best. A KCRW favorite all year, we’ll get to experience it live
August 26, Rhythm Planet host Tom Schnabel takes us to Cuba on this visit to MBE.
August 31, After a tumultuous year of …
KCRW Charts »
Tame Impala — “Currents”
Ratatat — “Manifique”
Jamie XX — “In Colour”
Hot Chip — “Why Make Sense”
Chemical Brothers — “Born in the Echoes”
Apogee Sessions »
KCRW’s Apogee sessions are always intimate events – and Glen Hansard’s music was perfectly suited for an evening previewing his upcoming album Didn’t He Ramble.
Artists You Should Know, Song Premiere »
Dorothy’s new track is going to make you gargle whiskey and raise hell with some bandidos in the high country.
On a recent visit to Morning Becomes Eclectic, time ran out before Jose Gonzalez could play his cover of a song that he holds dear – “How We Walk On The Moon” by avant garde artist Arthur Russell.
A studio version of the cover was included on a benefit compilation for the HIV/AIDS awareness organization Red Hot.
In the liner notes, Gonzales said the track is …