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In Greek Mythology, when one passes from the world of the living to the world of the dead, one must cross the river Acheron. Eternally, waiting at the waters edge to ferry the dead, the boatman, Charon waits for us all.
In “Until The Quiet Comes,” a stunning new short film (in advance of the forthcoming LP of the same name,) LA’s one and only Flying Lotus …
From DJ AnthonyValadez:
I first heard Austin Peralta on Tom Schnabel’s program. It was a live performance and I heard the voice of this kid who really loved his craft. Then, come to find he is the son of legendary skater Stacy Peralta. I enjoyed the sounds and that was that…or so I thought.
About a month later my friend Steve Ellison, who heads the …
Our friends at L.A. Record posted an interview with DJ Anne Litt about the year in music here in LA.
Check out her top 5 albums by LA-based artists below and go here to find out the albums she’s most looking forward to in 2011 and more….
Anne Litt’s Top 5 LA Albums of 2010
1) Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma – Flying Lotus is a …
Morning Becomes Eclectic »
Yes, I know there is a lot of list-o-mania out there right now (Phoenix pun, pretty bad) but I wanted to add one more to the pile. Earlier this month, NPR Music asked Jason Bentley to share his Top 5 LA Albums of the Year.
I think everyone agrees it was an INCREDIBLE year for music in SoCal. KCRW plays music from all over the …
I’ve been nudging KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley to put together a list of his favorite live performances of the year on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Jason Bentley’s Top 10 Live Morning Becomes Eclectic Performances of 2010
LCD Soundsystem (Nov 24, 2010)
The Secret Sisters (October 27, 2010)
Rufus Wainwright (August 19, 2010)
Laura Marling (July 29, 2010)
Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings (June 28, 2010)
Flying Lotus (May 14, …
Morning Becomes Eclectic »
I will never forget Jason Bentley’s wide-eyed excitement when he first told me about the Tame Impala album earlier this year. They went on to become a station favorite and we finally got them in the studio. Despite a few technical glitches, it was great to feel their layered psychedelia washing over me.
They talked about how their music has a lot in common with …
The video for Flying Lotus’ new track “Kill Your Co-Workers” is one of the coolest I’ve seen in a long time.
Someone once asked me if Ii preferred robots to ninjas and I said ninjas without a second thought. But this video makes a great case for robots. They’re a lot more colorful, even if they are killing machines.
The track is off Flying Lotus‘ new …
Artists You Should Know, mp3 Stream »
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 …
Top 50 Playlists »
KCRW TOP 50 FOR WEEK OF 08/23/2010
1 ARCADE FIRE == Suburbs >> [Merge]
2 BUDOS BAND == Iii >> [Daptone]
3 MONAE, JANELLE == Archandroid >> [Bad Boy/wondaland]
4 BLACK KEYS == Brothers >> [Nonesuch]
5 SCHOOL OF SEVEN BELLS == Disconnect From Desire >> [Vagrant]
6 TAME IMPALA == Innerspeaker >> [Modular]
7 BAND OF HORSES == Infinite Arms >> [Brown/fat Possum/columbia]
8 CHK CHK CHK == Strange Weather …
Playing on Prefix »
Playing on Prefix is a new feature on KCRW’s music blog where writers from the eclectic music site Prefix hip you to what’s coming out of their computer speakers this week.
Over the last decade, Los Angeles has emerged as a mecca for the type of beat-oriented electronic music that in the ’90s was primarily associated with European labels following the lead of Warp …