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DJ Aaron Byrd’s Top Albums of 2014

Posted December 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 378 views]

1 Little Dragon — Nabuma Rubberband
2 SBTRKT — Wonder Where We Land
3 Nick Mulvey — First Mind
4 Run the Jewels — Run the Jewels 2

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KCRW’s Top 25 Most Played Albums For the Week of 10/13/2014

Posted October 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,020 views]


Caribou – “Our Love”
Our Love is the sixth studio album by the Canadian musician.


“Wonder Where We Land”
Wonder Where We Land is the upcoming second studio album from the British producer.



Flying Lotus
“You’re Dead”
You’re Dead  is the fifth studio album by the American electronic producer.


Thom Yorke
“Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes”
Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes isthe second solo album by Thom Yorke, singer of the English alt rock band Radiohead.


Desiderium is …

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Favorite Fill Music from KCRW DJs

Posted October 15, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 850 views]

Every week we do a tally of the most played songs on Morning Becomes Eclectic (which you will see if you follow MBE on Twitter or Facebook!) and a curious one showed up on last week’s list.
It was a 2001 album by an artist named Outside, which Jason tends to favor as a music bed. One listen to the album and it’s easy to …

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KCRW’s Top 25 Most Played Albums For the Week of 9/15/2014

Posted September 19, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,336 views]


TV On The Radio – “Seeds”
Seeds is the upcoming 5th studio album from the American rock band.


Flying Lotus
“You’re Dead”
You’re Dead is the upcoming 5th studio album from the producer/musician/rapper.


Goddess is the debut studio album from the American singer songwriter.


Ryan Adams
“Ryan Adams”
Ryan Adams is the 14th studio album from the singer-songwriter.


“They Want My Soul”


Little Dragon
“Nabuma Rubberband”
Nabuma Rubberband is the 4th studio album from the …

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Local Bands We Love: SXSW Preview Edition by Marion Hodges

Posted March 4, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 1,676 views]

(L to R: Marion Hodges, Jules Medeiros, and Sandra Vu)
As the esteemed curator of this very music blog put it recently, “It’s going to be a good year for L.A. music.”
With that in mind, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite local bands you shouldn’t miss if you’re Austin bound for South by Southwest this year!
Sisu is the brainchild of Sandra …

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Friday Free For All: Downloads from Todd Edwards, Flying Lotus, Q-Tip + Busta Rhymes

Posted December 13, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 2,330 views]

Todd Edwards –”Essential Edits”
New Jersey-bred, LA-based UK Garage pioneer Todd Edwards had a banner year in 2013. From guesting on Daft Punk’s Grammy nominated “Random Access Memories“ album to reestablishing himself one of the most in-demand remixers in dance music, the level of public interest in Edwards’ work has never been higher.
This past summer Todd “The God” was commissioned by the BBC to do …

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Oddisee: Artist You Should Know

Posted September 17, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,739 views]

Oddisee is one of those artists who has been on my radar for years, both as a producer and an emcee.
I’ve played many of his cuts on my show, but I think it’s time to spend a little more time talking about what he does.
He has worked with the likes of Jose James, J Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus and countless others.
Oddisee mixes all …

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MBE Assoc. Producer Collin Walzak’s Top 10 Albums of the Year

Posted December 27, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 2,128 views]

Look, the fact is Top Ten lists get exhaustive around the end of November but everyone still likes to look through them to either validate their own opinions or tear down someone else’s. And the truth of the matter is, that any one of these albums could easily be redacted to 11-20 or barely make a top 30. That’s why people have honorable mentions …

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Flying Lotus’ Existential Hood Trip… “Until The Quiet Comes” by Kahlil Joseph

Posted September 11, 2012 by | 2 Comments | 4,266 views]
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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 …

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Austin Peralta: Local Artist We Love

Posted January 26, 2011 by | 1 Comment | 6,667 views]

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 …

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