"When you're music director at KCRW," Jason Bentley says, "you're kind of music director of Los Angeles."
This may sound a bit presumptuous on its face, but it's basically correct. For many listeners, KCRW is a community as real as any actual physical location in the city, its personalities the fir ... More >>
An annual weekend event formerly known as the Kulov Tea Festival is celebrating its 12th year, from May 4-27, with caffinated herbs, dainty cookies, sake tastings and the Royal/T shenanigans we've grown to love. The renamed "Tea Lovers Festival" is now incorporating film screenings, tea studies, che ... More >>
Influential music tastemaker Nic Harcourt will be leaving L.A.'s KCRW after more than a decade for a new gig at MTV, the Santa Monica-based station announced Thursday.
Harcourt served as Music Director and host of "Morning Becomes Eclectic" for ten years before ceding the position to Jason ... More >>
Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins will be contributing a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune ... More >>
After ten years helming KCRW's wildly successful morning show "Morning Becomes Eclectic," Nic Harcourt has announced that he's stepping aside, and is ending his gig as the station's music director, as well. Harcourt, whose ear has helped launch the careers of many of music's heavy hitters (most fa ... More >>