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KCRW’s Top 25 Most Played Songs For the Week of 02/17/2014

Posted February 20, 2014 by | 2 Comments | 1,250 views]
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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).

2

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
“Give The People What They Want”
Give the People What They Want is the fifth album by the American funk/soul band signed to Daptone Records.

3

Blood Orange
“Cupid Deluxe”
Cupid Deluxe is the second album by British singer, songwriter and composer Dev …

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KCRW’s Top 25 Most Played Songs For the Week of 02/10/2014

Posted February 13, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 2,223 views]
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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).

2

Beck
“Morning Phase”
Morning Phase is the upcoming twelfth studio album by American musician.

3

Warpaint
“Warpaint”
Warpaint is the latest release from the Los Angeles indie rock band.

4

Future Islands
“Singles”
Singles is the fourthcoming album from the Baltimore based synthpop band.

5

Damon Albarn
“Everyday Robots”

Everyday Robots is the upcoming solo debut album …

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KCRW’s Top 25 Most Played Songs For the Week of 12/02/2013

Posted December 5, 2013 by | 1 Comment | 2,727 views]
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ARCADE FIRE – “Reflektor”
Reflektor is the fourth studio album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on October 28, 2013 on Merge Records. A double album, Reflektor was co-produced by former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy, regular Arcade Fire producer Markus Dravs, and the band itself.

2

Jake Bugg
“Shangri La”
Shangri La is the second studio album by the English indie rock artist recorded in Malibu, …

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KCRW’s Top 25 Most Played Songs For the Week of 11/18/2013

Posted November 21, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,364 views]
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ARCADE FIRE – “Reflektor”
Reflektor is the fourth studio album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on October 28, 2013 on Merge Records. A double album, Reflektor was co-produced by former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy, regular Arcade Fire producer Markus Dravs, and the band itself.

2

of Montreal
“Lousy with Sylvianbriar”
Lousy with Sylvianbriar is the twelfth studio album by the indie rock band from Athens, …

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New Broken Bells — Heartless Empire

Posted April 1, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,814 views]

Broken Bells, the collaboration between Danger Mouse and The Shins’ frontman James Mercer, continues in 2011. There are no plans for a new full length yet, but they released an EP called “Meyrin Fields” earlier this week.
Here is a taste with the video for “Heartless Empire”
(if you missed it, check out their live performance on KCRW last year)

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Nic Harcourt’s Top 10 Albums of 2010

Posted December 28, 2010 by | 2 Comments | 3,690 views]

Former KCRW Music Director and current KCRW DJ Nic Harcourt thought he could get away with not making a top 10 list this year. In his defense, he’s always told me how much he hates doing it. However, LOTS of people starting asking him, including a bunch of folks who wrote in on the comments portion of KCRW’s Top 10 page. So, he finally …

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Grammy Nominees on KCRW

Posted December 2, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 2,432 views]

We’re thrilled to see that ALL the Best Alternative Music Album Grammy nominees are KCRW alum. Not only did many of these albums make our KCRW DJs Top 10 Albums of the Year lists but all of them have performed here at the station – some as far back as 2005.
Links to their performances on Morning Becomes Eclectic are below!
Best Alternative Music Album
The Suburbs
Arcade …

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KCRW DJs Top Albums of 2010

Posted November 24, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 3,299 views]

All of our DJs have submitted their Top 10 Albums of 2010 and you can see their lists here. Below are all the albums that were listed as #1 in random order so you can see a compilation of the best of the best!
Most of these bands have performed at the station this year or have been features on KCRW’s Music Blog– click on …

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KCRW’s Top 50 Most Played Albums

Posted June 23, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 934 views]

KCRW TOP 50 FOR WEEK OF 06/21/2010
1 MONAE, JANELLE == Archandroid >> [Bad Boy/wondaland]
2 CHEMICAL BROTHERS == Further >> [Astralwerks]
3 BROKEN BELLS == Broken Bells >> [Sony]
4 TAME IMPALA == Innerspeaker >> [Modular]
5 JORGE, SEU & ALMAZ == Seu Jorge & Almaz >> [Stones Throw]
6 BLACK KEYS == Brothers >> [Nonesuch]
7 VEROCAI, ARTHUR == Timeless >> [Mochilla]
8 LCD SOUNDSYSTEM == This Is Happening >> …

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Broken Bells on MBE! Debut “Insane Lullaby”

Posted June 18, 2010 by | 2 Comments | 2,836 views]

Broken Bells performed live  on Morning Becomes Eclectic today and treated us to some very special moments.
The band debuted a version of “Insane Lullaby” from Brian Burton aka Danger Mouse’s other project, “Dark Night of the Soul.” It is the first time Broken Bells has played the track live on the radio, though they have worked it into some of their live shows. “Dark …

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