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DJ Sessions
July 23, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Latin Alternative From Los Angeles To Venezuela

KCRW’s Raul Campos introduces us to some groups he came across while hosting the 15th annual Latin Alternative Music Conference.

July 14, 2014 10 Comments

DJ Sessions: Golden Summer Oldies

DJ Mike Haile of WHMS shares his favorite summer songs from Billy Stewart, Nat King Cole, The Lovin’ Spoonful and more.

July 9, 2014 3 Comments

DJ Sessions: International Music That’s Unexpected

KCRW’s Jeremy Sole shares a playlist from around the world, including Italy’s Clap! Clap!, Brazilian rapper Karol Conka and more.

July 3, 2014 6 Comments

DJ Sessions: Back To The Land With Bluegrass

WVTF’s Kinney Rorrer shares a bluegrass playlist, including legend Ralph Stanley, Virginia’s own Junior Sisk and supergroup Close Kin.

June 25, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Hip Hop That’s Making Waves

KCRW’s Travis Holcombe shares a playlist featuring British rapper Kate Tempest, Chicago’s Vic Mensa and indie popsters Glass Animals.

June 11, 2014 6 Comments

DJ Sessions: American Jazz With A European Twist

Jazz musician Julie Lavender shares a number of Greek, Turkish, Balkan and Roma-influenced groups.

May 28, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Accountants Take The Stage

Some of KCRW Anthony Valadez’s favorite artists right now came from non-musical backgrounds.

May 21, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Fusing Latin American Cumbia, Reggaeton And Tribal Sounds

Austin-based DJ Luis Espada shares some of his favorite up-and-coming Latin fusion acts. Also, check out our new playlist on Spotify.

May 14, 2014 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: Future Soul And Beyond

KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd brings us a playlist with some future soul, a combination of soul and R&B, and sounds influenced by ’70s disco.

May 7, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: A Playlist From London

DJ Gilles Peterson shares the latest music out of his native London, including songs from Zara McFarlane, Tirzah and Little Dragon.

April 30, 2014 3 Comments

DJ Sessions: Losses In Latin Music

We listen to the music of Puerto Rican salsa singer Cheo Feliciano and Cuban percussionist Armando Peraza, who both died this month.

April 23, 2014 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: From Europe, With Love

KCRW’s Travis Holcombe brings us sounds from Norway and France, including Todd Terje, Tôg, Katerine and Jamaica.

April 16, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Blurring The Lines Between Rock, Jazz And Classical

Pianist Christopher O’Riley discusses his favorite group that’s making waves in the classical community: The Bad Plus.

April 10, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: ‘Vibey’ And Melodic With Anthony Valadez

From electro-soul duo Denitia and Sene to jazz trio BadBadNotGood, you might want to roll down your car window and drive.

March 28, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Off The Radar Festivals

Many have heard of Bonnaroo and Telluride, but what about Asheville, North Carolina’s Moogfest?

March 18, 2014 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: A Visit To KCRW

While he’s in California, Jeremy Hobson decided to swing by KCRW in Santa Monica to visit DJs Anne Litt and Travis Holcombe.

March 12, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Twin Cities Melting Pot

The twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, have a melting pot of a music scene — including a vibrant hip hop culture.

March 4, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: The Music Of Mardi Gras

New Orleans DJ George Ingmire shares a playlist of quintessential Mardi Gras songs.

February 27, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Looking Forward To SXSW

KCRW DJ Anne Litt brings us music from The Preatures, Angel Olsen, Jamestown Revival, Moses Sumney, Sam Smith and Damon Albarn.

February 12, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: The Sounds Of College

A DJ at a college station has punk and garage rock on his playlists.

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