Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director appears in the following:
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.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Producer Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave Harrington made a special appearance on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic in advance of a secret LA show. Watch them perform an expanded version of their song "Paper Trails."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."
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.
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
The charming Glaswegian rock band is back with a new album — Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action — due out August 27. Alex Kapranos and company give KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic a preview, featuring the album's first single, "Love Illumination."
Thursday, August 01, 2013
The British post-punk band recently brought its intense live show to the studios of KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Watch the group tear through a vicious version of its song "She Will."
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
José González's rock band recently visited the KCRW studios in Santa Monica, Calif., to perform songs from its self-titled album. Watch Junip play the record's catchiest track, "Your Life, Your Call."
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Josh Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen, Dean Fertita, Michael Shuman and Jon Theodore make up one of the tightest live bands on the planet. Watch Queens Of The Stone Age perform "Keep Your Eyes Peeled" live at KCRW's Apogee Sessions in Santa Monica.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Originally a violinist, Wells has taken her artistry into undefined territory that blends blues, hip-hop and classical music. Watch her build a virtual backing band out of loops during this performance of "Mama's Gonna Give You Love" on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Tracyanne Campbell and the rest of the Glaswegian indie-pop band visited the Morning Becomes Eclectic studios during their North American tour. Watch Camera Obscura perform "Do It Again," from the recent Desire Lines.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
The Danish pop star Coco O leads a talented band of Los Angeles musicians on Quadron's major-label debut, Avalanche. Watch her perform one of its highlights, "Hey Love," live at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Los Angeles producer Jennifer Lee (a.k.a. TOKiMONSTA) has toured with Skrillex and Diplo and collaborated with Flying Lotus. She recently brought an assortment of gear to KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studio for a live performance of her song "Go With It," with guest vocalist and labelmate MNDR.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The dance-happy Detroit pop duo gives Morning Becomes Eclectic a preview of its upcoming album, due out in the fall. Watch Daniel Zott and Joshua Epstein perform "War Zone" live in the studio.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew visit the Morning Becomes Eclectic studios to perform songs from their most recent album, Fade. Watch the venerable indie-rock trio play a KCRW favorite, "Two Trains."
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.