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All Star Musicians Celebrate Enigmatic Genius William Onyeabor at The Greek

Posted April 28, 2014 by | 1 Comment | 1,908 views]

Regardless of the infinitely confounding narrative behind Nigerian music producer  and international man of mystery William Onyeabor (or perhaps even because of it) KCRW and David Byrne’s indelible Luaka Bop label (who released the gloriously psychedelic “Who is William Onyeabor?” album which was incidentally named one of Time magazine’s Albums of the Year last year) are presenting an all star studded night of music beneath the stars …

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P U L P Soundsystem

Posted March 7, 2013 by | 2 Comments | 1,594 views]

Pulp can do anything.
They can reunite after an extended hiatus…to headline Coachella and that festivals inaugural cruise, in the same year…
They can take a 12 year old demo, record it AND have James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem) produce it…
They can take that recording and give it to attendees of a December concert in their hometown of Sheffield in the form of a digital download on a …

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Posted October 22, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 1,577 views]

What is the greatest concert film of all time? Woodstock? Stop Making Sense? The Last Waltz?
While you figure out what the greatest concert film of all time is, I’ll tell you what the 2nd greatest concert film of all time is…Shut Up and Play the Hits.
Earlier this summer for one night only, a handful of theatres across the country hosted screenings of Dylan Southern …

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Travis’ Two Cents (In Five Parts) #13

Posted December 7, 2011 by | 0 Comments | 1,903 views]
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1) What has former LCD Soundsystem front man and DFA Records label head James Murphy been up to lately?
Since you ask, Murphy will be starring alongside Tim Heidecker (who will be on  KCRW’s Guest DJ Project next week) and Eric Wareheim (of Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) in a new film screening in competition at Sundance this year called The Comedy. James …

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Jason Bentley’s Top 10 Live MBE Performances of 2010

Posted December 20, 2010 by | 1 Comment | 4,309 views]

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.
Drumroll please…
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, …

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Mathieu Schreyer Reflects on the Year in Music

Posted December 10, 2010 by | 2 Comments | 2,970 views]

My dear friends,
This time is upon us again. In a couple of weeks we will turn another page — 2011 is on the horizon and I can already see it.
It was an eventful year all around, but since our main focus today is music we will leave it at that.
It is hard to listen to all that is available, but I had my fair …

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KCRW DJs Top Albums of 2010

Posted November 24, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 3,284 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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LCD Soundsystem, Clinic, The Naked and The Famous on KCRW

Posted November 22, 2010 by | 1 Comment | 1,897 views]

Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Monday, November 22, The masked men of Clinic have mellowed out from their art punk days and offer a chamber-pop collection of songs on their latest release Bubblegum. Tune in and catch up with the Liverpool group when they return to Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Tuesday, November 23, New Zealand’s The Naked …

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Luisa Maita, Pete Yorn and Ferraby Lionheart and More on KCRW

Posted November 15, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 1,270 views]

Upcoming Live Performances on MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC with host JASON BENTLEY
Tuesday, November 16, LA artist Ferraby Lionheart spins all sorts of wonderful tales and packages them into neat little pop songs that he’ll perform live on Morning Becomes Eclectic at 11:15am.
Thursday, November 18, Sultry and seductive singer Luisa Maita embodies the modern spirit of Brazilian music with a live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic …

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KCRW’s Top 50 Most Played Albums

Posted August 25, 2010 by | 0 Comments | 1,348 views]

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 …

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