Moby has a new photography exhibit on display at Project Gallery in Hollywood starting February 21 entitled “Innocents“, the same name as his most recent album.
The series was shot over the last three years in Hollywood and explores the apocalypse, reinvention, rituals and cults with images of people in plastic masks, store-bought animal faces and more.
According to the press release, “they mask the darker …
B.J. Novak is a funny guy. Best known for his role on The Office, his type of humor is offbeat and somewhat twisted.
He’s an observer of people and culture and, during his eight seasons on the NBC show, he gathered notebooks full of his ideas, eventually gathering his reflections in the form of fictional short stories for his first book, “One More Thing: Stories …
I can tell already it’s going to be a good year for LA music and we have a front row seat!
First off, it must be mentioned that Beck has created one of his best albums yet with “Morning Phase” and current LA resident Greg Dulli has announced The Afghan Whigs will be releasing a new full length in April, their first in 16 years!
Our annual pilgrimage to Austin for the SXSW Music Conference is always an exciting adventure for us and this year we have a few of our favorite bands in tow for our showcases – a few longtime favorites and fresh up and comers!
Below is our lineup!
Join us if you will be in Austin and stay tuned for special programming from the fest, including live …
Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Tuesday, February 18, Phantogram will play Morning Becomes Eclectic on the release day for their major label debut. It’s their first radio session for the new record, which is streaming now on KCRW.com. Tune in for a live session at 11:15am.
Wednesday, February 19, KCRW favorite Moby joins us at guest DJ on the eve …
De La Soul
Next month will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of De La Soul’s seminal “3 Feet High And Rising” album.
Although 3 Feet is widely considered one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time, it’s been conspicuously absent from most digital music platforms due to the complicated legalities having to do with sample clearances (and there are a ton …
When Robyn Hitchcock appeared on Morning Becomes Eclectic last year, I made a mental note to ask him to make a Valentine’s Day playlist for us. He’s so witty, I couldn’t wait to hear his take on the big four-letter word – LOVE.
When he sent the playlist, I asked him to expand on his thoughts, so he sent a poem as well. Enjoy …
Broken Bells – “After The Disco”
After the Disco is the second album from the indie rock duo (The Shins’ James Mercer and Danger Mouse’s Brian Burton).
Morning Phase is the upcoming twelfth studio album by American musician.
Warpaint is the latest release from the Los Angeles indie rock band.
Singles is the fourthcoming album from the Baltimore based synthpop band.
Everyday Robots is the upcoming solo debut album …
Back in 2007 when I was asked to put together my first Top 10 albums of the year list as a KCRW DJ one of my favorite records that year (and even now) was Shocking Pinks‘ self-titled album for DFA Records.
A perfect, heartfelt indie-punk, lo-fi, new-wavey goth-disco album from New Zealand’s Nick Harte, it was just left-field, raw and sincere enough to be on …
The story behind the movie “Her” is really a story of a group of passionate, talented people making something beautiful together. And that’s how it feels when you watch it.
The exploration of relationships and our “need for intimacy” was written and directed by Spike Jonze, who brought longtime collaborators like production designer KK Barrett and songwriter Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeahs) to flesh out …
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