Streams

Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director

Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director appears in the following:

KCRW Presents: Warpaint

Thursday, April 17, 2014

After spending time in a decked out geodesic dome in the desert, the LA band is back with their second album. See them perform their new "Love Is To Die" in the KCRW studios.

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KCRW Presents: Ana Tijoux

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tijoux's hip-hop style and thoughtful lyrics are informed by music from all over the world. Watch the French-born Chilean musician perform the title track from her new album, Vengo, in the studio.

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KCRW Presents: James Vincent McMorrow

Thursday, March 20, 2014

On a day when Americans and others celebrate Irish heritage, Morning Becomes Eclectic welcomed falsetto-voiced Irishman James Vincent McMorrow to the studio. Watch him perform a new song, "Cavalier."

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KCRW Presents: Mayer Hawthorne

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Like funky bass? Zebra stripes? And grown-ups in PJs? We've got video for you. When Hawthorne showed up for his live session on Morning Becomes Eclectic, he was still wearing his pajamas.

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KCRW Presents: KINS

Thursday, March 06, 2014

The members of this cross-continental buzz band relish the idea of crafting a unique sound that defies categories, much like their fellow Brits in Alt-J. Watch the trio perform "Mockasin's" on KCRW.

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KCRW Presents: Lo-Fang

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Watch Lorde's hand-picked opener for her recent tour perform his indie hit, live in the studios of Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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KCRW Presents: Phantogram

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Fresh off the release of Voices, the New York electro-pop duo stops by Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform one of the album's standout songs, "Black Out Days."

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KCRW Presents: Future Islands

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Watch the synth-powered Baltimore rock band perform "Seasons (Waiting on You)" for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic earlier this month, with the aid of new drummer Mike Lowry.

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KCRW Presents: The Crystal Method

Saturday, February 01, 2014

The Los Angeles EDM duo rose to fame in the mid-'90s on the strength of its album Vegas. Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland recently released a new self-titled Crystal Method album, the majority of which they recently performed live on KCRW. Watch "Over It," featuring Dia Frampton on vocals.

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KCRW Presents: Jamestown Revival

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance are old friends who grew up together in Magnolia, Texas. They came together to form Jamestown Revival before moving to L.A., which is where they performed "California" live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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KCRW Presents: Rokia Traore

Thursday, January 09, 2014

One of Mali's most revered voices recently visited KCRW in Santa Monica, Calif., to play songs from her new album, Beautiful Africa. But she also includes a new song called "Mama" that hasn't appeared on any album โ€” and you can watch her perform it right here.

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KCRW Presents: Novalima

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The Afro-Peruvian collective recently visited KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic for a session, during which its members paid tribute to South African icon Nelson Mandela. Watch Novalima perform "Liberta" live in the studio.

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KCRW Presents: Glasser

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Vocalist and producer Cameron Mesirow, a.k.a. Glasser, makes soaring, uncategorizable music in the same vein as Bjork. Watch Mesirow and percussionist Shayna Dunkelman perform "Shape," from Glasser's new album Interiors, live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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KCRW Presents: White Denim

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The down-and-dirty Austin rock band just released a new full-length album, Corsicana Lemonade, and gives KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic a taste of how it sounds live. Watch White Denim perform "Cheer Up/Blues Ending" live in the KCRW studios.

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KCRW Presents: Majical Cloudz

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Devon Welsh and Matthew Otto recently visited the Morning Becomes Eclectic studios to perform songs from their breakthrough album, Impersonator. Watch the Montreal duo bring the intense "Childhood's End" to life.

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KCRW Presents: Washed Out

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Producer and songwriter Ernest Greene visits KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studios to perform songs from his new album, Paracosm. Watch Greene and his five-piece band bring "All I Know" to life.

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KCRW Presents: Daughn Gibson

Thursday, August 29, 2013

A former punk and truck driver who now puts an art-rock spin on contemporary country music, Gibson visits the Morning Becomes Eclectic studios to perform songs from his new album, Me Moan. Watch Daughn Gibson and his band play "You Don't Fade."

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KCRW Presents: The National

Thursday, August 22, 2013

With drummer Bryan Devendorf out due to an injury, The National played a pared-down set during its recent visit to KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studios. Watch Matt Berninger and company perform "I Should Live In Salt."

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KCRW Presents: Lorde

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

New Zealand native Ella Yelich-O'Connor is just 16, but she's already notched one of the year's biggest hits, "Royals," in her home country. Watch Lorde perform the song live in KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studios.

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KCRW Presents: Franz Ferdinand

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

The charming Glaswegian rock band is back with a new album โ€” Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action โ€” due out August 27. Alex Kapranos and company give KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic a preview, featuring the album's first single, "Love Illumination."

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