Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director

Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director appears in the following:

KCRW Presents: Zola Jesus

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The prolific young singer performs "Dangerous Days" from her pop-minded new album, Taiga.


KCRW Presents: Paolo Nutini

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Scottish by birth and Italian by blood, Nutini frequently tops the charts in Europe. Watch his soulful performance of "Let Me Down Easy," the second single from his new album Caustic Love.


NPR Music Presents: Elle Varner, B.J. The Chicago Kid, Lia Ices And Cayetana

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Join us live on Oct. 22 at 8:30 p.m. ET for a video webcast featuring rising R&B stars Elle Varner and B.J. The Chicago Kid, the ethereal-yet-energetic Lia Ices and Philly punk trio Cayetana.


KCRW Presents: Ty Segall

Thursday, October 09, 2014

With the aid of fellow guitar slayer Mikal Cronin, the prolific California rocker performs "Manipulator," the pull-no-punches title song from his seventh solo album.


KCRW Presents: The Barr Brothers

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Watch the Canadian blues-folk band perform "Love Ain't Enough" live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Avi Buffalo

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The indie-pop band performs "So What" from At Best Cuckold, the bold follow-up to a debut album released while Avi Buffalo's members were still in high school.


KCRW Presents: Little Dragon

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Watch the Swedish pop group perform its single "Klapp Klapp" live for Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Interpol

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Watch the brooding New York post-punk band perform the standout single from El Pintor, "All The Rage Back Home," live at Mack Sennett Studio in Los Angeles.


Voters Hate Money In Politics ... Sort Of

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Voters overwhelmingly tell pollsters they dislike how much money is in politics. But they don't consider it a major issue.


KCRW Presents: John Legend

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Watch the Grammy-winning pop and soul singer perform his No. 1 hit "All Of Me" for a group of KCRW listeners at Apogee Studios in Los Angeles.


KCRW Presents: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Friday, August 22, 2014

One of the first big blog-rock bands visits Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform "Coming Down," the first single from its new fourth album, Only Run.


KCRW Presents: Spoon

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Watch the consistently excellent Austin pop-rock band perform "Inside Out," from its new album They Want My Soul, live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Nikki Lane

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The Nashville singer recently visited KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to play songs from her latest album, All or Nothin'. Watch Lane perform the tough-minded title track with her backing band.


First Listen: Porter Robinson, 'Worlds'

Monday, August 04, 2014

Robinson is already headlining major EDM festivals, and with his debut album, he pivots away from trends to explore a virtual fantasy world inspired by video games, anime and M83.


KCRW Presents: Shelby Lynne

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Watch the unpeggable songwriter perform a B-side from her classic album, I Am Shelby Lynne, live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Rodrigo Amarante

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Amarante is well known in his home country of Brazil as part of Los Hermanos and, here in the states, he made a name for himself as a member of LA group Little Joy. Watch him perform "Mana" at KCRW.


KCRW Presents: Quantic

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The U.K. native, one-time Colombian and current New Yorker blends traditional cumbia rhythms with electronic beats. Watch Quantic perform "Duvido" at Sonos Studio in Hollywood for KCRW.


KCRW Presents: Sharon Van Etten

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The singer-songwriter's new album, Are We There, is full of emotive, beautiful ballads. Watch Van Etten and her band perform "Nothing Will Change" live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Fink

Thursday, July 03, 2014

What was once a solo project by Fin Greenall has expanded with the addition of friends Guy Whittaker and Tim Thornton. Watch the group play "Looking Too Closely" live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Dean Wareham

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A veteran of Galaxie 500 and Luna, Wareham has dabbled in film along the way. Now he has a fine solo career, which recently brought him to Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform "The Dancer Disappears."