August 21, 2014
“Does the clarinet stop a bullet or does it feed a child or does it rebuild a destroyed home?” Kinan Azmeh asks. “Of course it doesn’t. But… it can inspire.”
August 20, 2014
Mario Cotto of KCRW shares a number of new sounds in dance music out of the United Kingdom and New York City.
August 14, 2014
A year-long art project called “Our Town” is challenging Nashville residents to make self portraits with rubber stamps and ink.
August 12, 2014
WSM’s Marcia Campbell shares some favorite country artists from 10-year-old Emi Sunshine to the late “Cowboy” Jack Clement.
August 8, 2014
In our weekly look at performances around the country, we visit a Christian rap festival in the Bronx, now in its 21st year.
August 8, 2014
Zuckermann Harpsichords International in Stonington, Conn. has become the epicenter of harpsichord production in the U.S.
August 7, 2014
The two-time Academy Award winner Gustavo Santaolalla, who has also won 16 Grammys, discusses his new album.
August 6, 2014
The KCRW DJ shares songs from Majid Jordan, Nick Hakim, Silk Rhodes, Liam Bailey and Color Me Badd.
July 30, 2014
Paul Ray of KUTX shares famous covers that people may not know are covers – along with the lesser-known original versions.
July 23, 2014
KCRW’s Raul Campos introduces us to some groups he came across while hosting the 15th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference.
July 18, 2014
We revisit our conversation with Trio Ellas, a Los Angeles-based trio who play mariachi music with a twist, in honor of their new album “Noches Angelina.”
July 15, 2014
Author Bill Janovitz shares a listening guide to the songs that sum up the Rolling Stone’s tumultuous and far-reaching career.
July 14, 2014
DJ Mike Haile of WHMS shares his favorite summer songs from Billy Stewart, Nat King Cole, The Lovin’ Spoonful and more.
July 11, 2014
Perry Ayers, who co-founded the festival 28 years ago, talks about what’s on tap for this weekend, including jazz, gospel and more.
July 9, 2014
KCRW’s Jeremy Sole shares a playlist from around the world, including Italy’s Clap! Clap!, Brazilian rapper Karol Conka and more.