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Friday Free For All: Guy Gerber & Puff Daddy + Que

Posted August 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 934 views]
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Guy Gerber & Puff Daddy – “11 11″

The long-rumored collaboration between the unlikely duo of Guy Gerber and Puff Daddy (as he is apparently now known as again) is finally here and it’s probably not what you’re expecting.
Gerber is an Israeli-born producer is primarily known for his cerebral tech house productions.
And that’s pretty much what you’re getting with “11 11” — it’s a Guy …

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FYF Fest 2014 Preview

Posted August 22, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,538 views]
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The time has come, once again, per annual tradition, for KCRW DJ Marion Hodges and I like to share our personal FYF Festival picks.
This year is not a particularly easy one to cover as it’s possibly the best line-up the Fest has had to date (and arguably the best line-up of any festival in Southern California this year).
Like wow.
There isn’t a single kink in the line-up, so you …

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KCRW And NPR Music Present: Interpol Live Concert Webcast on August 26

Posted August 21, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 1,695 views]
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On Tuesday, August 26th at 7:00 p.m. PT (10:00 p.m. ET) KCRW presents a live video webcast event featuring Interpol.

(Webcast will be viewable here starting at 6:30 pm PT // 9:30 pm ET)

Interpol celebrates the upcoming release of “El Pintor” (September 9th on Matador) — their first album in four years –with this special show for public radio audiences across the country.
The band’s 5th …

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Bahamas Covers Bobby Womack: “Please Forgive My Heart”

Posted August 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 655 views]
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When I first heard Bobby Womack’s “Please Forgive My Heart”, what really stood out (aside from his always soul-barring vocal delivery) was the ultra-modern production.
Damon Albarn (Blur/Gorillaz) and Richard Russell (one of the founders of XL Recordings) produced the track, which was part of his first album of original material in 18 years.
It was striking, combining deep emotional depth with the electronic stylings of …

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Queen Covered by Graffiti6: “You’re My Best Friend”

Posted August 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 652 views]
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There has been a Queen resurgence that I have really been enjoying.
I recently read an incredible article in Rolling Stone, surviving members of the band are touring for the first time in 30 years, and here in LA the Center Theatre Group is presenting a musical based on their music (I hear the female lead has an extraordinary voice).
I grew up hearing “We Will …

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Richard Norris Comes Out From the Shadows to Get Freaky

Posted August 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 695 views]
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Leftfield UK dance stalwart Richard Norris has been in the game since the early days of Acid House, but unlike his peers Andrew Weatherall and Erol Alkan, Norris has maintained (and seemingly purposefully fostered) an air of relative anonymity.
The driving force behind The Grid, The Time & Space Machine and as half of Beyond The Wizard’s Sleeve (his collaborative project with Alkan) Norris has …

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Fandom: Best Coast on Nothing

Posted August 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,226 views]
Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno of Best Coast

L.A. duo Best Coast are quintessential garage rock raised in Southern California.
Their debut album “Crazy For You” in 2010 catapulted the group into the mainstream where they found themselves climbing into national charts and late night television circuits.
Four years and two albums later, Best Coast is a Steady-Eddie of the lo-fi scene and have found fans all over the world.
Here’s their take on a …

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Photos: John Legend Live on KCRW

Posted August 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 740 views]
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John Legend started his intimate set as part of KCRW’s Apogee Sessions series with a song about his prowess in the bedroom, “Tonight”, and as soon as he sang the first verse of the “best you ever had”, the crowd burst into cheers.
John has sold millions of records, won handfuls of Grammys, yet seeing him in an intimate venue in front of 200 people …

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John Legend, Bahamas, How to Dress Well, Sleepy Sun and More on KCRW This Week

Posted August 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 644 views]
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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Monday, August 18, Breezy soul singer Bahamas has a stunning new release and we’re thrilled to welcome him back into our studios for a live performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, August 19, How to Dress Well’s Tom Krell is a beguiling R&B singer with an ear for a pop hook. His new …

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Los Porcos: Artist You Should Know

Posted August 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 789 views]
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Always a fragile and tenuous experiment, bands are an intimate relationship with all the ups and downs of a romantic relationship but multiplied exponentially and generally without the tension relieving outlet catalyst of sex to help weather the rough patches.
Consequently, when a band breaks up, there’s rarely any one thing that can members of the band can point (or are willing to share) as …

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