Metropolis Featured 2
Nov 8, 2013 — It's been a pretty big year for Brit producers (and brothers) Guy and Howard Lawrence. The electronic duo, better known as Disclosure, released their debut album, Settle, to great fanfare, and have been selling out venues across America. This set was recorded live in Asheville, NC on Oct. 27, 2013.
Feb 1, 2014 — The Los Angeles EDM duo rose to fame in the mid-'90s on the strength of its album Vegas. Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland recently released a new self-titled Crystal Method album, the majority of which they recently performed live on KCRW. Watch "Over It," featuring Dia Frampton on vocals.
Jan 4, 2014 — The U.K. trance trio Above & Beyond has built a massive following over the past decade. Hear its members explain to Metropolis host Jason Bentley why they've decided to go acoustic.
Dec 5, 2013 — Vocalist and producer Cameron Mesirow, a.k.a. Glasser, makes soaring, uncategorizable music in the same vein as Bjork. Watch Mesirow and percussionist Shayna Dunkelman perform "Shape," from Glasser's new album Interiors, live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Nov 29, 2013 — Producer Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave Harrington made a special appearance on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic in advance of a secret LA show. Watch them perform an expanded version of their song "Paper Trails."
Nov 26, 2013 — The beloved Australian electro-pop band performed to a packed house at Le Poisson Rouge to celebrate NPR Music's new electronic dance music show Metropolis. Watch the entire 10-song set, which included jams from Cut Copy's new album, Free Your Mind, as well as old favorites like "Lights and Music."
Nov 8, 2013 — The London-based producer is known for creating emotive, slightly swampy remixes, and was recently signed to Disclosure's new label. Here, Tourist. performs live at Mountain Oasis 2013 in Asheville, N.C.
Oct 24, 2013 — British rock icon Bobby Gillespie and his band paid KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic a visit during their recent West Coast tour. Watch Primal Scream perform "It's Alright, It's OK," from this year's More Light LP.
Oct 10, 2013 — The synth-rocking Brooklyn dance-music enthusiasts visit The Village Studios for a live Morning Becomes Eclectic session. Watch Holy Ghost! perform "Hold My Breath" live.
Sep 27, 2013 — The young man once known as Archy Marshall and Zoo Kid visits KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic in Santa Monica, Calif., to make his U.S. radio debut. Watch King Krule perform "Baby Blue" from his debut album, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon.