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Free Pop Up Party and Gallery at Greenbar Distillery THIS Saturday

Posted March 26, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,698 views]
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KCRW DJ Dan Wilcox will be on the wheels of steel this Saturday, March 30 as the Greenbar Distillery opens it’s doors for a KCRW pop up party. Read on!
I can’t recall a DJ gig that I am looking forward to more than this Saturday’s KCRW Moves event at the Greenbar Distillery.Not only am I excited about spinning with fellow KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd, …

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Party With Us in Chinatown This Weekend

Posted August 23, 2012 by | 1 Comment | 1,933 views]
by Jon Gordon McKenzie

KCRW Summer Nights is slowly coming to a close. The weather is still warm but school’s starting and the reality that the freewheeling days of summer are almost over is starting to set in.
But if you have ONE more party left in your system – let it be the last of KCRW’s Summer Nights in CHINATOWN this Saturday, August 25 with Aaron Byrd and …

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Trackademicks Guest DJ Set + Little Dragon Remixes

Posted May 11, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 5,461 views]
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From KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd:
I had the pleasure of having my man Jason Valerio, better known as Trackademicks, stop by for a guest DJ set.
Trackademicks is a MC and producer from the Bay (Alameda, CA to be exact) who’s spent the past few years crafting standout tracks for everyone from Mistah FAB to J*Davey to Kid Sister to Phonte of Little Brother.
The stylistic diversity …

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Gaslamp Killer + Peanut Butter Wolf Added to First Fridays THIS Friday

Posted February 2, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 2,624 views]

First Fridays continues THIS Friday, February 4, with multi-instrumentalist and composer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson leading an ensemble of musicians and sets from KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Aaron Byrd.
Gaslamp Killer, Anna Wise (Sonnymoon) and Peanut Butter Wolf, with special guest Anika, (DJ set) have also been added to the line up.
Pre-sale tickets are sold out but there will be tickets available at the door …

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First Fridays in February – Miguel Atwood-Ferguson + Special Guests

Posted January 7, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 2,560 views]

When multi-instrurmentalist and composer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson brought together an ensemble of all-star musicians in Downtown LA last year as part of the Grand Performances series, it was an evening everyone was talking about for weeks and weeks.
His career is blossoming and now you will be able to witness if for yourself as Miguel brings the magic to the Natural History Museum’s First …

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Raphael Saadiq Shares His New Album with KCRW!

Posted December 17, 2010 by | 17 Comments | 8,255 views]

On Raphael Saadiq’s last album he channeled the “ghosts of The Temptations,” as he says. On his new one, Stone Rollin’, he keeps that retro style, but takes it MUCH further – as DJ Jeremy Sole says, “it’s his “Electric Ladyland.”

At a listening party at his studio last night, all the DJs gathered there agreed it is an album you will be …

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New Music from Ntjam Rosie — “In Need”

Posted September 16, 2010 by | 1 Comment | 4,952 views]

By KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd:
A couple of years ago I was looking in our “new” section of the KCRW music library. I stumbled upon a CD that was identified as African music but I noticed that the label was based in Amsterdam. I thought, “Hmm, sounds interesting” so I pulled it out and saw the cover was pretty cool and so was the name …

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Andreya Triana: Artist You Should Know

Posted September 1, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 2,791 views]

From KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd:
Have you ever had a reoccurring dream? Well I have. It goes a little something like this, “Mom, meet Andreya, my future wife” Silly I know, but once you’ve heard this young Brighton songwriter sing, you’ll understand.
Andreya Triana has quickly developed a loyal following over the past few years after being featured on tracks by Aaron Jerome and Bonobo. She …

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Don’t Miss KCRW’s Last Night in Chinatown This Saturday

Posted August 27, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 2,537 views]

On Saturday night, two KCRW DJs will hit the decks to close out the Chinatown Summer Nights series. Aaron Byrd and Raul Campos will be spinning from 8 to midnight on Central Plaza and its entirely free!
Check out a review of last week’s event from volunteer Taryn Olsen:
“After a scorching set in the heat of the summer afternoon at Sunset Junction, KCRW DJ Jeremy …

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Sonnymoon Sign to Local Label Plug Research

Posted August 23, 2010 by | 1 Comment | 1,899 views]

From DJ Anthony Valadez:
Sample-based soul outfit Sonneymoon, have just been signed to LA indie label Plug Research, home to Bilal, Flying Lotus, Shafiq Husayn, Daedelus and many other artists.   The label’s Andrew Lojero heard the band on my show. Both Aaron Byrd and I have been giving Sonneymoon a lot of spins since last year, so its wonderful to see such a wonderful musical …

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