Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Watch the New York band perform a 12-song set, featuring material from its new album, Modern Vampires of the City. For this performance, recorded for KCRW, Vampire Weekend took a night off from a West Coast tour to play for a small audience of eager fans at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
The L.A. guitarist's take on rock is equal parts dive bars and skateboards. In this performance on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic, he showcases the doo-wop-inspired single "Penny," from his latest album, Head in the Dirt.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The British wunderkind has just returned with a new album of brooding electronic pop songs. Watch Blake and his live band bring "Retrograde" to life at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica for a crowd of lucky fans.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Australian duo of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry made some of the creepiest beautiful music of the 1980s. Almost 30 years and two reunions later, the two are still at it. Watch Dead Can Dance bring its ancient ambiance to Santa Monica's Village Studios for a recording session with KCRW.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The French pop band has finally released a follow-up to its 2009 smash Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. Watch the group perform "Entertainment" — the first single from its new album Bankrupt! — on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The members of Rhye wouldn't allow KCRW to record their faces during the duo's visit to KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. But when you're dealing with a song like "Open," visuals hardly matter.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Few can put on a one-man show like tech-savvy producer and soul singer Jamie Lidell. Here, he visits the Morning Becomes Eclectic studio at KCRW to perform songs from his new self-titled album, including the funky "Don't You Love Me."
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The crazy-smart (and sometimes just crazy) producers Drew Daniel and Martin Schmidt join Jason Bentley on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to play songs from their new album as Matmos, The Marriage of True Minds. Watch them perform "Aetheric Vehicle."
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The California band recently released its fourth album, Dear Miss Lonelyhearts. Watch them perform the bluesy new song "Tuxedo," which has conquered the KCRW chart.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The 19-year-old British boy wonder brings his international hit "Lightning Bolt" to the KCRW studios for a performance on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
This Syracuse-based synths 'n' strings band visited KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform songs from its new album Beta Love. Watch the catchiest tune of the session, "Dance With Me."
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
The legendary producer and turntablist celebrates the release of his greatest-hits album, Reconstructed: Best of DJ Shadow, by performing his "Organ Donor Megamix" on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.