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In late 1991, I interviewed the great love doctor Barry White. The a/c had broken down and the temperature in master control was about 95 degrees. Barry’s vanilla-scented jheri-curl suffused the air.
He said his car was parked illegally outside, so I sent my production assistant out to move it.
What kind of car would Barry drive? Cadillac? Rolls? Lincoln Continental?
No, he drove a Stutz. A …
The second installment in the 2013 First Fridays series is nearly here, so we wanted to reflect on the January kick off with photos of performances by Lord Huron and Wildcat! Wildcat!
I think I speak for all of Los Angeles when I say that we, as a city, are SO excited this series is back! If the first one is any indication of how …
From MBE Producer Ariana Morgenstern
One of my favorite things about being the producer of MBE for so many years is that I’ve met so many artists at varying points in their careers. Then I have the pleasure of bringing them back when they have new material to share with our audience. Calexico is one of those bands.
We were first introduced to Joey Burns and …
KCRW has had a banner week of some of our favorite bands visiting for their second time around our studios. Today’s treat was Mayer Hawthorne.
Mayer Hawthorne is a charmer. I don’t think I’m going out on a limb by saying that. That was proven today here when he strolled into our studios in a killer coat and shades. Today’s performance marked his second visit …
We all know him.
We all love him.
His album, Graceland, is hitting its silver anniversary! In celebration of the 25 years of joy that Graceland has brought us all, Bosco Delrey and Givers have covered some favorites from that album.
Hear Bosco Delrey remix and cover “I Know What I Know” with a fun 80s synth vibe.
Don’t forget to give Givers‘ cover of “That Was …
Best Coast has had a busy (almost) 2 years since the last time they were in the KCRW studios. They went from being friends that recorded together for the joy of it, to becoming a breakout success. While their sound continues to conjure images of a stroll on the Venice boardwalk, they’ve come back and replaced a simple straightforward charm with a deeper emotional …
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Marrying throbbing electro-funk with luminously gauzy dream-pop Chicago’s Chandeliers make music to two-step to. Where Delorean seemingly take inspiration from their sunny Spanish beach experience to create catchy modern Balearica, and Pittsburgh’s Tobacco makes industrial grade electro-psychedelia that reflects that city’s pop art weirdness, Chandeliers are making a similarly off-kilter (but totally emotive) dance music that reflects their city’s epic modern angularity, gritty urbanity, and …