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Editor’s Note: Over the long holiday weekend, DJ Anne Litt reflected on her favorite LA songs
Stream a Spotify playlist below as well as thoughts from Anne!
I love holiday weekends in Los Angeles. It’s the closest we ever get to tumbleweeds blowing down any LA thoroughfare. Over the July 4 weekend, I found myself taking different ways to and from KCRW – staying off the …
Watch a live video webcast from the historic Fonda Theater in Hollywood, beginning at approximately 9:45 p.m. PT (12:45 a.m. ET) on Tuesday, June 10.
Jack White celebrates the album release date for his second solo album “Lazaretto” with this special show. The album is a bold, shape-shifting collection of eclectic rock songs that rank among White’s wildest and most imaginative efforts. He’ll showcase much of …
There’s something in the air in Toronto.
David Cronenberg’s undeniably, singular brand of body horror was born there. Denis Villeneuve’s latest, absolutely dreadful nightmare logic exploration of anxiety and identity (and possibly the best film I’ve seen all year Enemy) was shot there. And uniquely unclassifiable but wholly radical dance music dudes, Jokers of the Scene, have been crafting their own brand of cinema, for your ears.
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It seems hard to believe but Henry Rollins and Buzz Osborne, frontman for the Melvins, have never met before — until last night, in KCRW’s Master Control, where Henry confidently handed over the reins for the entire two hours.
Their combined music knowledge was incredible and hearing them bounce off one another with stories and information was really something special.
Buzz described his tastes as “musically …
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KCRW has joined forces with NPR Music to bring Jason Bentley’s electronic music show Metropolis to a national audience. Delivering the best in dance music on a weekly basis!
To celebrate, we are hosting a free show in NYC with Grammy-nominated Aussies Cut Copy AND we’ll have in a live video webcast for their fans worldwide on Tuesday, November 19.
Jason will get the party started …
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I went on assignment to help NPR Music gather field recordings for their series in between Coachella weekends and on the first day I nearly died. Perhaps a little exaggeration here but let me explain.
Our plan was to put the garage-rocking wild one, Hanni El Khatib in the middle of Joshua Tree for that wild west aesthetic. The result, as you can see was …
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“Yo digo baila, tu dices dance!”
That’s what you hear sprinkled throughout live performances and DJ sets from Camilo Lara aka Mexican Institute of Sound.
The music crosses genres as well as languages, with a universal thread is that of dance music. MIS is definitely one of those artists that creates a sound that is so infectious and energized you can’t help but groove!
MIS has been …
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Last night, Warp recording artist and all-around super rad dude Chris Clark stopped by DJ Garth Trinidad‘s show to drop a Guest DJ set before heading out to The Airliner for Gaslamp Killer/Daddy Kev/Nobody’s LA beat mecca Low End Theory.
Playing a decidedly “eclectic” set of tracks to be in keeping with the station’s essence, Clark shared a handful of tracks by a stunning …
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Friday night shows pay tribute to the late member of The Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch.
Before heading to Coachella this weekend, Brainfeeder recording artist and highly sought after bassist Thundercat stopped by to chat and share some inspirational gems with DJ Garth Trinidad that you can stream in the archives here.
His choices include George Duke’s “Mr. Mc Freeze”, The Stanley Clarke Band’s “How Is the Weather Up There?” and a song he calls “one of his favorite tunes ever …