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Krulwich Wonders...
7:18 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Isn't That King David? Nope, It's Just Dave

Photo and idea conception: Léo Caillard; Retouching: Alexis Persani

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 11:48 am

Usually they're naked, ancient and stony. But all of a sudden, they could live next door.

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All Songs Considered
7:18 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Summer Music Preview: Kanye, Neko Case, No Age, More

Clockwise from upper left: Neko Case, Kanye West, Shigeto, Schoolboy Q
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Tue June 25, 2013 12:58 pm

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The Protojournalist
7:16 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Betting On 'Table Stakes'

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 10:23 am

In the poker world, table stakes is a term that puts a limit on bets. In other worlds, it usually connotes the basic necessities. The table stakes for a baseball player: a ball, a bat and a glove.

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture
7:15 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Will Commerce Open The Doors To 'Eastern' Philosophy?

Hulton Archive Getty Images

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 9:09 am

Let's play a game. Quickly name three philosophers of any historical era and write them down. If you are really ambitious, name five.

Take your time and think about it. It's OK. I'll wait.

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All Songs Considered
7:15 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Question Of The Week: What Veteran Band Should Have A Comeback?

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 1:29 pm

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Favorite Sessions
7:14 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

KCRW Presents: TOKiMONSTA

TOKiMONSTA (right) performed on KCRW with vocalists Gavin Turek and MNDR on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Larry Hirshowitz KCRW

Originally published on Mon July 7, 2014 2:57 pm

Jennifer Lee, also known as TOKiMONSTA, has discovered her own sound within a niche genre: Her beat-making ability and spaced-out, experimental form of dance music has won her favor with L.A. production royalty Flying Lotus and the Brainfeeder camp. Recently, she and labelmate MNDR visited Morning Becomes Eclectic and played "Go With It" from her new album, Half Shadows.

Watch the entire session by TOKiMONSTA at KCRW.com.

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The Two-Way
7:13 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Nigella Lawson's Husband Cautioned By Police For Assault

Nigella Lawson's husband has been cautioned by police after photos emerged of him with his hands around her neck. Lawson, a cookbook author and TV food personality, has not commented publicly.
Valery Hache AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 7:24 am

One day after pictures emerged of TV personality Nigella Lawson seemingly being choked by her husband, British police have cautioned former advertising executive Charles Saatchi over the incident. Police reportedly questioned Saatchi for five hours Monday. Lawson is a cookbook author who has also been a frequent guest on NPR's Morning Edition.

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The Two-Way
7:11 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Navy Football Players To Be Charged In Sex Assault Case

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 7:29 pm

Three U.S. Naval Academy football players will face charges in the alleged rape of a female midshipman in 2012, according to reports. Officials at the school, which is governed by military law, say they will send the case to Article 32 proceedings, which could then lead to a court-martial. A date has not been set for the hearings.

The case dates from April of 2012, when the female midshipman reported that she had been sexually assaulted by three men after she went to a party in Annapolis.

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This Is NPR
7:10 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Matthew Morrison Hearts NPR

Melissa Kuypers NPR

Originally published on Mon June 17, 2013 4:42 pm

You may know Matthew Morrison as the teacher and choir director Will Schuester, aka. "Mr. Schue," from the Fox television show Glee. Given his singing and dancing on the program, however, it's probably no surprise that his heart lies with Broadway. Morrison has a new album out called Where It All Began, his second of classic Broadway standards. He stopped by NPR West to talk with All Things Considered weekend Host Jacki Lyden about singing experiences over the years.

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All Songs Considered
7:08 pm
Sat June 22, 2013

Guest DJ: Daft Punk On The Music That Inspired 'Random Access Memories'

Daft Punk's latest album is Random Access Memories, the duo's first record since 2005
David Black Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue June 18, 2013 1:29 pm

  • Listen To Daft Punk Speak About Their Favorite Songs

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