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KCRW Song Premiere: Mansions on the Moon – “Truth”

Posted October 9, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 744 views]
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It’s been a big year for LA via Virginia Beach band Mansions on the Moon.
The quartet – who have previously collaborated with N*E*R*D, produced for Mac Miller and toured with Wiz Khalifa – have offered up a few well-received dreamy, electro-pop singles in preparation for their full length debut release on October 22 and we’re happy to premiere their latest.
There are echoes of …

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KCRW Exclusive: Lily and Madeleine Cover Alex Turner’s “Stuck on the Puzzle”

Posted October 8, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,129 views]
Photo by Julien Bourgeois

When Lily and Madeleine made their MBE debut earlier this summer, they played a new song to get us excited for their forthcoming album.
“Hold Onto Now” was one of the highlights of that session and is one of the best tracks on “Fumes”.
And to celebrate the album — out October 28 on Asthmatic Kitty Records – we’ve got a special premiere: The lovely sisters …

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I <3 New York Endless

Posted October 7, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 693 views]
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Being from Philadelphia, I admittedly don’t have a lot of love in my heart for New York.
It’s in my DNA as a Philadelphian underdog to snarl at “The Big Apple” (which is the corniest nickname for city I’ve ever heard.)
Last time I checked apples don’t smell like pee, sell $15 packs of cigarettes or charge thousands of dollars in rent for a closet.
Still, I gotta respect …

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BØRNS: Local Artist We Love

Posted October 7, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 751 views]
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From the very first seconds of this song I was sunk!
Buzzbands.la tweeted about it and the name – “10,000 Emerald Pools” – immediately caught my attention.
It sounded like something I wanted to experience as soon as humanly possible.
Even better – the song lived up to that incredibly descriptive name!
It’s from BØRNS (aka Garrett Borns),an artist originally from coastal Michigan who has taken up residence …

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Paolo Nutini Covers “Spanish Harlem” Live on KCRW

Posted October 7, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,001 views]
by Larry Hirshowitz

From Led Zeppelin to Laura Nyro and, of course, Ben E King, the 1960 Leiber + Stoller + Spector track “Spanish Harlem” is a classic.
King first released it in 1960 (his first hit away from The Drifters) and there have been over 150 recordings of the song.
But it’s particularly interesting to hear a Scottish singer-songwriter with an Italian-sounding name take on a song about …

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Caribou, Glass Animals, Sondre Lerche, La Santa Cecilia and Zola Jesus on KCRW This Week

Posted October 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 593 views]
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Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC
with host JASON BENTLEY
Monday, October 6, A soulful electronic chameleon Dan Snaith, aka Caribou, has released his 5th studio album “Our Love”. It might be his best to date and we’re thrilled to welcome him in live performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, October 7, UK band Glass Animals caught our ear early on with their …

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KCRW Premiere: Henry Wolfe – “Encino”

Posted October 5, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 784 views]
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It has been three years since Henry Wolfe’s last album, “Linda Vista“, and if I had to wait yet another month to hear new music by LA’s favorite recluse, I might have actually become proactive and called the man about it.
But, lucky for both, I didn’t have to resort to scare tactics — a new four-track EP (out 11/11) ceremoniously graced my inbox just …

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Friday Free For All: Poolside Remixes Little Dragon + Chrissy Edits

Posted October 3, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 793 views]
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Little Dragon – “Cat Rider” (Poolside Remix)
At this point, if you’re even a casual KCRW music listener it’s probably safe to say you’re already very aware of Little Dragon and Poolside. Both acts have been championed by our DJs and have distinctive sounds that have come to define the sound of the station in recent years.
Poolside was recently commissioned by the Coterie trade show …

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Pan Caliente: Reverse Crossover Playlist

Posted October 2, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 694 views]
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So once you’re at the top of the pops or gain a certain level of recognition, what’s left to conquer as an American band?
Sure you can have more and more radio hits and fan favorites. You can tour the world over and over. But what could a bigger challenge be?
If bands that gain prominence singing in other languages are faced with the gut wrenching …

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Prins Thomas delivers a banging Rainbow Disco Club mix

Posted October 2, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 587 views]
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In 2010, a metaphysical interstellar spacecraft called Rainbow Disco Club docked in Tokyo’s Harumi Terminal in Tokyo Bay. The brainchild of intrepid and enterprising DJ dudes who believe in the power of the groove, Rainbow Disco Club was going to be a new kind of festival and a concerted effort to bring about a new wave of Japanese club life.
That ship flew into deep space with …

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