Articles tagged with Jason Bentley
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Editor’s Note: KCRW Music Director and Metropolis host Jason Bentley will be spinning Mix Mag’s Lab LA party this Friday, February 27 and he shares his favorite Metropolis tracks of the moment to get us prepped for the weekend ahead.
Attend by RSVPing to firstname.lastname@example.org (He spins at 8:30pm but suggests arriving early!)
“Cheerleader” – Omi
This track is already a breakout hit. It’s the sweetness of …
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KCRW DJs will be around town bringing in the New Year!
NEW YEAR’S EVE TWENTY FIFTEEN
BLACK + GOLD BALL
WHO: KCRW DJs Jason Bentley and Valida
WHEN: 9pm- 1:30am
WHERE: Viceroy Santa Monica
ADMISSION: $175 General Admission (Premium Hosted Bar + Hors d’oeuvres)
Ring in the new year with Viceroy Santa Monica, featuring a hosted bar and decadent hors d’oeuvres from Cast’s Executive Chef Tony DiSalvo. Dance into 2015 …
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1. Ray Lamontagne – “Supernova “
2. The War On Drugs – “Lost In The Dream”
3. Hozier – “Hozier”
4. Spoon – “They Want My Soul”
5. alt-J – “This Is All Yours”
Ryan Adams is somewhat of a unicorn as far as artists go.
An undeniable talent not only as a musician and a songwriter, but as an accomplished producer as well.
His personal music style casts a wide net over several genres, including Folk-Rock, Americana, Punk and even a little bit of Metal. His equally diverse and devout fan base is handsomely rewarded with an incomparable output …
Australian singer/songwriter/producer/avid tweeter Nicholas James Murphy aka Chet Faker broke into the collective consciousness of music fans with his cover of Blackstreet’s No Diggity when it was featured in a 2013 Superbowl commercial for Beck’s beer.
During his recent visit to the KCRW studios in support of his debut full-length album “Built On Glass,” he talked to Jason about the song that propelled his career and …
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Best known as the female lead on Gotye’s Grammy-winning anthem for broken hearts “Somebody That I Used To Know,” Kimbra refused to let one hit define her by following up with the dynamic album “Vows”.
Showing a keen appreciation of KCRW as a tastemaker community (her early KCRW studio performance with Gotye has been viewed more than 17 million times on YouTube), Kimbra played our SXSW …
This week’s installment of We’ve Got It Covered is a tiny bit of a stretch since it’s more of a re-working or re-imagining of a song than a straight cover.
Still though, on his debut visit to Morning Becomes Eclectic, the U.K. artist recounted the story of how he came to find “Hello My Baby” and actually work with the legendary African a capella group …
This Saturday, KCRW’s Music Director Jason Bentley brought together two of the most innovative electronic music artists working today – UK producer Bonobo and mash-up pioneer Z-Trip — for an evening of dance music with accompaniment from members of the Pacific Symphony.
It was a one-off event as part of the Wavelength Festival in Costa Mesa, but luckily he recorded his opening set so we …
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A little over a month ago, in a cryptically subtle but completely captivating manner Boards of Canada surreptitiously revealed their forthcoming Warp release, “Tomorrow’s Harvest“.
Coming on June 11th, it marks their first new work since 2005′s “The Campfire Headphase“.
After weeks of playing haunting snippets from a series of rare, barely labeled 12″s that came out on Record Store Day, BBC DJ Zane Lowe finally premiered their first new …
This year marks Depeche Mode’s first visit to SXSW. There may be thousands of bands here, but when an artist of that caliber comes to town, everyone gets really excited. Jason Bentley was asked to do a Q&A with the band — their first major interview about their new album to a standing room only audience — and it was almost absurd to be …