Tag: KCRW

Mighty Lemon Drops’ David Newton debuts new holiday tune ‘Winter Tragedy’

Mighty Lemon Drops’ David Newton debuts new holiday tune ‘Winter Tragedy’

Former Mighty Lemon Drops guitarist/songwriter David Newton is back with a brand-new holiday tune called “Winter Tragedy,” which you can hear right now.

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

New podcast digs into KCRW host Deirdre O’Donoghue’s ‘lost’ SNAP! archives

A new 10-part podcast series from California public radio mainstay KCRW celebrates ’80s college-rock era host Deirdre O’Donoghue and her archive of in-studio performances.

Audio/Video: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore performs on KCRW, 89.3 The Current

Audio/Video: Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore performs on KCRW, 89.3 The Current

Thurston Moore did double duty promoting his new solo album ‘Demolished Thoughts’ on the radio yesterday, managing to appear on the air for live sessions on both KCRW in Los Angeles and 89.3 The Current in Minneapolis/St. Paul (the latter appearance was pre-taped, as Moore also played a gig in L.A. last night).

Video: Watch Gang of Four’s 40-minute live set recorded for KCRW in Los Angeles

Gang of Four wrapped up its recent North American tour — in support of the band’s first all-new studio album in more than 15 years — in Los Angeles this week, and while the, er, gang was in L.A., they recorded a 40-minute live set for KCRW.

Video + Free MP3: The Decemberists cover R.E.M.’s ‘Cuyahoga’ at KCRW session

Video + Free MP3: The Decemberists cover R.E.M.’s ‘Cuyahoga’ at KCRW session

The influence of R.E.M. on indie-folk outfit The Decemberists is no secret, so it’s no surprise to see that Colin Meloy and Co. trotted out a cover of ‘Cuyahoga’ off ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ during the band’s visit to KCRW’s ‘Morning Becomes Eclectic’ on Thursday.

Video: Rogue Wave covers Depeche Mode’s ‘Shake the Disease’ live for KCRW radio

Video: Rogue Wave covers Depeche Mode’s ‘Shake the Disease’ live for KCRW radio

One of our devoted readers just tipped us to this gem: indie-pop act Rogue Wave covering Depeche Mode’s 1985 single ‘Shake the Disease’ live in KCRW’s studio Thursday for the station’s cornerstone show ‘Morning Becomes Eclectic.’