KCRW

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KCRW, a community service of Santa Monica College, is Southern California's leading National Public Radio affiliate, featuring an eclectic mix of music, news, information and cultural programming. The station boasts one of the nation's largest arrays of locally produced, nationally distributed talk program content. KCRW.com extends the station's profile globally, with three streams featuring web-exclusive content: all music, all news and the live station simulcast, as well as an extensive list of podcasts. The non-commercial broadcast signal reaches 550,000 listeners weekly and is supported by 55,000 member/subscribers.

The terrestrial station serves Los Angeles and Orange Counties at 89.9 FM, Ventura County at 89.1 FM on KCRU/Oxnard-Ventura, the greater Palm Springs area at 89.3 FM on KCRI/Indio-Palm Springs and Kern, and Northern LA Counties at 88.1 FM on KCRY/Mojave/Antelope Valley. KCRW can now be heard in Santa Barbara at 106.9. Other translators carry the signal to Borrego Springs, CA, at 92.9 and the Twentynine Palms and Yucca Valley areas at 90.7 FM, Gorman at 89.7 FM, Banning at 90.9 FM, the Ridgecrest area at 101.1 FM, the Thousand Oaks and Conejo Valley areas at 102.3 FM, Ojai at 102.1 FM, and Lemon Grove/Spring Valley in San Diego County at 89.9 FM.

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33 Pieces

UnFictional is a program of storytellers and documentaries that will suck you in and stick in your head like a memory.

  • From: KCRW
  • Updated: Nov 02, 2012

Latest Pieces

Caption: Liza Richardson with Ed Ruscha
Renowned artist Ed Ruscha shares his favorite rockabilly tune, a song that defined his early years in California, and an artist very close to his h...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:11
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Caption: Eric J. Lawrence with Angelo Sotira
Tech entrepreneur Angelo Sotira takes us on a musical journey in his guest DJ set, from the trance classic that got him hooked on digital music to ...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:47
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Caption: Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis may be one of the funniest guys around, but he takes music seriously. He shares his favorite fun-loving band, some poetic campfir...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:21
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Caption: Anthony Valadez with Kristoffer Diaz
Award-winning playwright Kristoffer Diaz shares songs that celebrate his Nuyorican upbringing, sum up his place in the creative community, and keep...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 09:13
Caption: Liza Richardson with Sam Trammell
Sam Trammell is an accomplished New York stage actor, but it’s his role as Sam Merlotte on the HBO series True Blood that catapulted him to fame. H...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 10:51
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Caption: Seth Meyers
Seth Meyers is the head writer for “Saturday Night Live” and anchor of “Weekend Update”. He claims you will know everything about him through his f...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2011
  • Length: 10:38
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Caption: Liza Richardson and Stephanie Gilmore
Professional surfer Stephanie Gilmore is a four-time world champion and, for her Guest DJ set, she selected songs that bring back memories of her t...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2011
  • Length: 10:38
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Caption: Mike O'Malley with Jason Bentley
Emmy-nominated “Glee” star Mike O’Malley opens up about his favorite music in his Guest DJ set, choosing songs that reflect the struggles of being ...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2011
  • Length: 11:15
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Caption: Kyle Abraham
Choreographer Kyle Abraham is a rising star in the dance world, integrating elements from his experiences as a black gay male growing up in Pittsbu...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2011
  • Length: 09:54
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Caption: Cat Cora with Anne Litt
Celebrity chef Cat Cora's Guest DJ set is a love letter to her family. She also touches on her Greek heritage and the deep connection between food ...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2011
  • Length: 10:29
  • Purchases: 1