KCRW has unveiled KCRW Live From…, an initiative to bring back live music to KCRW in a big way. Utilizing the station’s state-of-the-art headquarters (HQ), legendary mixer/producer Bob Clearmountain’s Apogee Studio, world famous recording complex The Village Studios, and the stunning backyard of Program Director, Music, Anne Litt, KCRW is reaffirming its longstanding commitment to feature live performances and insightful interviews from an eclectic array of artists, both superstars and rising stars.
KCRW Live From…kicks off the long awaited return of live sessions this Fall with confirmed artists that include Cuco, Andrew Bird, Tears for Fears, Say She She, Automatic and Nation of Language.
First up was KCRW Live From HQ with Cuco, which aired, Thursday, September 15, on Morning Becomes Eclectic, in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Interviewed by MBE co-hosts Novena Carmel and Anthony Valadez, this session marks the return of live sessions to KCRW’s headquarters in Santa Monica.
Next is KCRW Live From The Village Studios featuring Andrew Bird interviewed by Anthony Valadez airing Wednesday, September 21 on Morning Becomes Eclectic, followed by Tears for Fears interviewed by Raul Campos airing on Campos’ show Saturday, September 24. In addition, KCRW Live From The Village featuring Nation of Language, interviewed by Travis Holcombe, airs on Holcombe’s show Freaks Only, Wednesday, September 28.
Two KCRW Live From Apogee Studio sessions feature Automatic interviewed by Anne Litt airing on Wednesday, September 28 on Morning Becomes Eclectic and Say She She interviewed by Anthony Valadez airing on Morning Becomes Eclectic Wednesday, October 5.
Also on the horizon is KCRW Live From Anne’s Backyard featuring Wet Leg, KCRW Live From HQ featuring Stromae, KCRW Live From HQ featuring Danielle Ponder, and much more to come.
KCRW Live From… scheduled sessions:
Sept 21 KCRW Live From The Village Studios featuring Andrew Bird on MBE
Sept 24 KCRW Live From The Village Studios featuring Tears for Fears on Raul Campos
Sept 28 KCRW Live From Apogee Studio featuring Automatic on MBE
Sept 28 KCRW Live From The Village Studios feat. Nation of Language on Freak’s Only
Oct 5 KCRW Live From Apogee Studio featuring Say She She on MBE
For more information, visit: kcrw.com/livefrom