Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director

Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director appears in the following:

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."


KCRW Presents: Jungle

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Without any real press photos, this U.K. electro-funk band had been a bit of a mystery — at least until its members revealed themselves during a recent studio session for Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: First Aid Kit

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Swedish folk-pop sister act stopped by the KCRW studios just before the release of its latest album, Stay Gold. Watch First Aid Kit perform the title track for Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Chet Faker

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Nick Murphy, a.k.a. Chet Faker, is a self-described Twitter addict whose career took off after his cover of Blackstreet's "No Diggity." Watch him perform his hit "1998" on Morning Becomes Eclectic.


KCRW Presents: Thomas Dybdahl

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The Norwegian singer-songwriter's music has been in heavy rotation on KCRW's airwaves. Watch Dybdahl perform the station's favorite song of the moment, "This Love Is Here To Stay."


KCRW Presents: Tycho

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Scott Hansen and his live band recently visited KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform songs from his breakthrough album, Awake. Watch the group bring the record's mesmerizing title track to life.


KCRW Presents: Chromeo

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Watch the electro-funk pop duo perform its latest hit, "Jealous (I Ain't With It)," live for KCRW fans at Apogee Studios in Santa Monica, Calif.


KCRW Presents: Pixies

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Black Francis and friends recently swung by KCRW's studio in Santa Monica, Calif., in between surprise performances at Coachella. Watch Pixies perform "Greens & Blues."


KCRW Presents: Beck

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The L.A. native recently played in his hometown for the first time since the release of this year's Morning Phase. Watch Beck perform the sweeping ballad "Blue Moon" for KCRW fans.


KCRW Presents: Kelis

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Kelis Rogers recently packed her 12-piece band onto the small stage at Santa Monica's Apogee Studios for a raucous good time. Watch her perform "Friday Fish Fry" from her new album, Food.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.