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MBE welcomes Raury live in-studio this Thanksgiving week

Posted November 23, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 400 views]

Welcome to your weekly Morning Becomes Eclectic update, for news and performances over Nov. 23-27, 2015 on KCRW and
MONDAY, November 23: Raury has been on our radar since the release of his debut EP. The song “God’s Whisper” made a big impression on a handful of our DJs and solidified the teenager (yep, that’s right) as an artist-to-watch.
With his full-length debut, the Atlanta …

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HOT TRACK: Autolux returns to the “Soft Scene”

Posted November 20, 2015 by | 1 Comment | 1,020 views]

On Nov. 18 on KCRW, Morning Becomes Eclectic host Jason Bentley premiered the brand new track “Soft Scene” by Autolux, who recently signed on to Danger Mouse‘s freshly launched label 30th Century Records.
Despite its title, “Soft Scene” is actually rather solid and crunchy, with its growling tones helmed by producer Boots, aka Jordan Asher. And if you don’t recognize the name Boots, let us …

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[VIDEO] Hermitude’s high-energy MBE set: Chuck Inglish and SNOH guest

Posted November 19, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 1,075 views]
SNOH performs with Hermitude (Photo: Erik Voake)

Hermitude played a special live set for Morning Becomes Eclectic this fall at Sonos Studio Los Angeles, and we’ll finally pull back the curtain on the complete performance TOMORROW (Nov. 20) on the show.
But for a sneak-peek, check out the standout performance of the Aussie’s smart and sultry “Hazy Love” featuring guest vocalist SNOH below. Chuck Inglish also made a guest appearance during the …

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KCRW Presents predicts your weekend: RAC, Mr. Little Jeans

Posted November 19, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 436 views]
Mr. Little Jeans

The week before Thanksgiving tends to be a quiet one over here in the KCRW music bungalow and this year is no different. No new Presents confirmations to share with you, but there are two KCRW Presents shows to remind you about…
So it’s Friday and you’ve earned a fun night out, but where should you go? You take yourself and your friends to Club …

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What Peaches has in common with Henry Rollins: Guest DJ set on MBE

Posted November 18, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 1,296 views]

If you don’t know the teaches of Peaches, then you need an education.
The pop provocateur dropped in on Morning Becomes Eclectic yesterday (Nov. 17), to reveal some of the songs that made Peaches, well, Peaches. Note that her selection by the proto-punk rock band Suicide is also one of Henry Rollins’ faves from the group.
On top of that, Peaches — real name Merrill Nisker …

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Squeeze ‘n’ Peaches ‘n’ Low ‘n’ more on MBE this week

Posted November 16, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 603 views]
Low (Sub Pop)

Welcome to your weekly Morning Becomes Eclectic update, for news and performances over Nov. 16-20, 2015 on KCRW and

MONDAY, November 16, Minnesota band Low recorded their 11th studio album in the Wisconsin studio owned by Justin Vernon (aka Bon Iver). With warm, layered harmonies and a fair amount of fuzz, Ones and Sixes is one of their best efforts yet. We welcome them …

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KCRW Presents will lure you to Hollywood with Hermitude, Café Tacuba

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 1 Comment | 403 views]
Hermitude (KCRW)

It’s been a slow week in the Presents world. No new show confirmations to share with you, but there are a handful of shows (listed below) happening tonight and next week that you need to have on your social calendar.
I definitely recommend Hermitude for a fun Friday night out. I know Hollywood can be a test of patience when it comes to parking, but …

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Happy Birthday, Neil Young: Blitzen Trapper covers “Heart Of Gold”

Posted November 12, 2015 by | 1 Comment | 1,135 views]
Blitzen Trapper

Neil Young turns 70 years young today, so at KCRW we figured we’d get Ol’ Neil a present.
Blitzen Trapper joined Morning Becomes Eclectic live in the studio today (Nov. 12) wielding tracks like KCRW favorite “All Across This Land,” “Lonesome Angel,” and “Let The Cards Fall,” but this mid-tempo classic perhaps turned on a few new fans to the Portland rock band.
Blitzen Trapper’s latest …

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KCRW Radio Premiere: Bibio’s delicate new song “Petals”

Posted November 11, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 967 views]
Bibio (Warp)

Any day is a good day to find blissful sounds from Bibio waiting in my mailbox. The U.K. producer released a new song called “Petals” with a promise that more new material is on the way in Spring 2016.
It’s as delicate and beautiful as it sounds like it would be and we were happy to host the radio premiere on MBE this week.

While new …

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Blitzen Trapper’s Heart Of Gold is on MBE this week

Posted November 9, 2015 by | 0 Comments | 781 views]
pauer 2

Welcome to your weekly Morning Becomes Eclectic update, for news and performances over Nov. 9-13, 2015 on KCRW and

THURSDAY, NOV. 12: Portland-based band Blitzen Trapper have explored folk, country, psychedelia, and more in previous releases. All Across This Land is the eighth studio album in the quintet’s 15-year career and it shows them leaning towards a sunnier rock sound.
Spoiler Alert: They promised to …

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