You are currently browsing the archive for the KCRW category.

Love Tractor covered Kraftwerk’s ‘Neon Lights’ on their1984 EP ’til the Cows Come Home (DB).

Love Tractor-Neon Lights-1-9-90 on KCRW (via)

….. then….. The Ocean Party vs Love Tractor

The Organist is a monthly experimental arts-and-culture program produced and distributed by KCRW. The editors of the award-winning monthly magazine the Believer, published in San Francisco by McSweeney’s, produce ten annual episodes of the podcast, which includes reported stories, interviews, comic radio drama, reviews, and more.”

Stream their latest Episode Two: The Rhetorical Bed features Devendra Banhart on the language of songwriting. And listen to DB’s exclusive mixtape he made for the Organist.

Watch and Listen : KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic” featuring the former Fleet Foxes drummer J. Tillman aka Father John Misty, full session in the KCRW archives, HERE.
Father John Misty‘s debut album “Fear Fun” (produced by Jonathan Wilson and Josh Tillman) via Sub Pop is available now.

Father John Misty – Now I’m Learning to Love the War (Live on KCRW) by subpop

Father John Misty performing “Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings” on KCRW

Darker My Love on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Darker My Love’s new sonic direction leans toward the psychedelic and channels early Grateful Dead jams. 

White Fence – Lillian  (via Impose Magazine)

New track by White Fence aka Tim Presley of Darker My Love.

Broken Bells – Insane Lullaby (from Dark Night of the Soul)
James Mercer of The Shins and producer Danger Mouse team up as Broken Bells.  They performed a cover of the track ‘Insane Lullaby’ – written by Sparklehorse and featuring Mercer – from the “Dark Night of the Soul” album for the live session at KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.  “Dark Night of the Soul” is finally getting an official release, out on July 13th.

STREAM : NPR’s Exclusive First Listen, Hear The Full “Dark Night Of The Soul” Album.

WATCH :: NPR’s Exclusive Video Premiere: An ‘Insane Lullaby’ From Danger Mouse And James Mercer.

photo courtesy of EMI Records
David Lynch, Danger Mouse (Brian Burton), Sparklehorse (Mark Linkous)

Dark Night Of The Soul is dedicated to the memory of
Mark Linkous & Vic Chesnutt.

Package details, here to watch.