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.

Series

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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

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Judy Baca is a renowned visual artist known for her murals, including The Great Wall of Los Angeles – the world’s largest mural – which she began i...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Adam Shankman rose through the ranks as a choreographer before stepping behind the camera to direct high profile mainstream feature films. He share...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 11:28
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Chef Roy Choi changed the landscape of LA’s food scene with his Korean taco track Kogi and tells us about five hip hop artists that changed his life.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:17
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Voice of the Clippers Ralph Lawler talks about the 5 songs that have shaped him through the years.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 21:00
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Comedian Paul F Tompkins had a sheltered upbringing but he introduces us to the Billy Bragg song that prompted his emotional awakening, a Mama Cass...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:14
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Author Seth Grahame Smith penned the best-selling novels Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Music fuels his writi...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:41
Caption: KCRW's Guest DJ Project
Fashion and interior designer Kelly Wearstler shares the 5 songs that have influenced her throughout her life.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:18
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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Davis Drewiske chooses songs that veer between the raw rock he uses to get pumped for a game to sentimental picks that...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2012
  • Length: 10:59
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Actress Kate Micucci is one half of the popular comedy musical duo Garfunkel and Oates. She shares sad songs that make her happy, retro sounding s...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2012
  • Length: 09:24
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Thomas Dolby topped the charts in the 80’s by being among the first to embrace synthesizers in pop music and then proceeded to invent technology th...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2012
  • Length: 10:36
  • Purchases: 1