Articles Archive for June 2012
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KCRW DJ Raul Campos will serve as the official LAMC host for his 5th year for major events at
Central Park SummerStage and Celebrate Brooklyn At Prospect Park
LAMC runs from July 11 – 14 in New York City.
KCRW (89.9FM and KCRW.com) returns as the official presenting radio sponsor for the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC), with DJ Raul Campos taking the reins as host of the festivities for the 5th year in a row.
“KCRW has been a constant and, at times, singular voice for many of the bands that are featured at the …
KCRW Music Announcement »
KCRW “MUSIC MINE” FREE APP NOW AVAILABLE
KCRW is the First US Radio Station to Launch a Music Discovery App on Spotify Platform
SANTA MONICA, CA, June 21, 2012 – KCRW (89.9FM and KCRW.com) is pleased to announce the launch of the KCRW Music Mine app for Spotify. The first US radio station to take its music offering straight from the airwaves to the Spotify Platform, the app is now available for installation from within the Spotify desktop client.
From quick discovery to deep exploration, the app takes listeners on an audio …
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KCRW Response to Corporation for Public Broadcasting Funding Report
June 20, 2012
On June 20, 2012, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting submitted a special report on alternate funding options to Congress. The CPB was instructed by Congress to investigate whether public radio and television could survive without federal funding.
An independent agency prepared the report and concluded that public radio and television could not survive without federal funding unless it adopted five drastic measures to raise funds. These options include the acceptance of commercial advertising funds and restricting access via subscription. The report …
KCRW NAMES “LA BURBUJA” WINNER OF THE SONIC TRACE DESIGN COMPETITION
MAT-TER Design + Build Studio Submits Winning Sound Booth Concept
SANTA MONICA, CA, June 20, 2012 – KCRW (89.9FM and KCRW.com) is pleased to announce that La Burbuja or “the Bubble” designed by MAT-TER Design + Build Studio, is the winner of the Sonic Trace Design Competition. The contest challenged designers, architects, builders and visionaries to create a portable sound booth which will be used to record stories for a new media project and radio series, Sonic Trace.
A multi-platform story-telling experience, …
Events, KCRW Music Announcement »
Allah-Las and Chicano Batman
Added to KCRW’s Made in L.A. Music Series
at the Hammer Museum
SANTA MONICA, CA, June 12, 2012 The talented music tastemakers from Los Angeles public radio KCRW (89.9FM and KCRW.com) will take up residence in the Hammer Museum’s outdoor courtyard this summer in celebration of Made in L.A. 2012 and shine a spotlight on the wide array of music created in our city. The free events take place on Thursdays from June 28 to August 9 and begin at 7pm, with the museum staying open late night.
KCRW Music Announcement, Programming »
KCRW LAUNCHES HD-2 CHANNEL
Second HD Channel to Broadcast KCRW’s Signature Music Programming “Eclectic24”
SANTA MONICA, CA, June 1, 2012 – KCRW (89.9FM and KCRW.com) announced today the launch of a second HD channel, which will make their 24-hour music channel, Eclectic24, available on HD radios across Southern California.
The newest HD channel is another example of KCRW’s growing commitment to providing listeners with choices in how they consume the public radio station’s programming. The free, full service HD channel will broadcast KCRW’s signature music programming, Eclectic24. Created by former KCRW music director …