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June 8, 2016 3 Comments

DJ Sessions: Tuning In To The City Of Angels

We hear from two KCRW DJs about some of the new music coming out of Los Angeles.

June 2, 2016 Comment

DJ Sessions: Pittsburgh’s Unexpectedly Diverse Music Culture

DJ Cindy Howes says the music coming out of the city goes beyond the sports bar rock bands that many people might expect.

May 25, 2016 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: Colorado’s Under-The-Radar Music Scene

There’s a lot happening music-wise in Colorado that you might not expect, from rap to electronica.

May 20, 2016 Comment

DJ Sessions: From Haitian-Canadian Electronica To A Grateful Dead Tribute

KCRW DJ Anne Litt brings us one piece from the Haitian-Canadian electronic musician Kaytranada and a song off a new Grateful Dead tribute album.

May 12, 2016 2 Comments

DJ Session: Big Bands For Swingin’ And Stompin’

This week’s DJ Sessions looks at beloved and sometimes overlooked Swing Era classics.

May 4, 2016 Comment

DJ Sessions: From Southern Fried Soul To Dance Party Duos

In this week’s DJ Sessions, we spoke with KCRW’s Raul Campos about “southern fried soul” from Texas and a dance duo from Los Angeles.

April 27, 2016 7 Comments

DJ Sessions: Improvising In Harlem

Classical music DJ Terrance McKnight says there’s a lot of improvisation going on right now, particularly in Harlem.

April 21, 2016 Comment

DJ Sessions: ‘That Ebullient Scandinavian Disco Sound’

Mario Cotto of KCRW in Santa Monica shares music he’s hearing out of Europe, including the Norwegian artist Mørk.

April 8, 2016 Comment

DJ Sessions: Glam Rock, Sitar And A Fake Band

This weeks DJ Sessions include music from Rostam, Aquazul and Sheer Mag.

March 29, 2016 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: The Deep House And Progressive Soul Of Detroit

Chris Campbell, host of the Progressive Underground on WDET, discusses the different styles coming from the city’s music scene.

March 10, 2016 4 Comments

DJ Session: World Music From Tonal Singing To The Japanese Koto

World music is in the spotlight this week, including the unusual vocal techniques of the Tuvan artist Sainkho Namtchylak.

March 2, 2016 10 Comments

DJ Session: Old School Dance Party

John Hanson of KUTX in Austin joins us to listen back to some songs from decades past that we’re still hearing on the dance floor.

February 22, 2016 Comment

DJ Sessions: From Soul To Sampling Miles Davis

Aaron Byrd of KCRW shares new music from Lucinda Slim, Wallace, Whitney and Gosh Pith.

February 11, 2016 Comment

Native American DJ Session: From Traditional To Rap

Rhonda LeValdo plays music from Native American artists, ranging from traditional music to rock and rap.

February 1, 2016 3 Comments

DJ Session: A Mexican Obsession With Morrissey

On today’s playlist: the band Mexrrissey, which claims to be “delving into Mexico’s unlikely obsession for all things Morrissey.”

January 25, 2016 Comment

DJ Session: From Bollywood Via London

Raj Dhanda and Pablo Sat-Bhambra share the latest music out of Bollywood and describe some changes in India’s music industry.

January 19, 2016 2 Comments

Remembering Glenn Frey

In a special edition of DJ Sessions, we remember one of the founding members of the Eagles, who died yesterday at age 67.

January 11, 2016 Comment

DJ Session: The Shapeshifting Sounds Of David Bowie

In a special edition of DJ Sessions, music editor Lyndsey Parker remembers the wide-ranging work of David Bowie.

January 7, 2016 6 Comments

DJ Session: Sunny Sounds From California For The New Year

KCRW’s Anthony Valadez shares music from Geographer, Remy Kay, Nxworries and more, in the first installment of DJ Sessions in 2016.

December 17, 2015 2 Comments

DJ Session: Best Music Of 2015

KCRW’s Travis Holcombe joins us to share his favorite music of the year, including “Lean On,” by Major Lazer featuring MØ and DJ Snake.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

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