Radio station KCRW
City: Santa Monica, CA
KCRW, a community service of Santa Monica College, provides more than 450,000 listeners each week with an eclectic schedule of news, locally and nationally produced music, public affairs, political analysis and cultural programs. The station broadcasts throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties on its primary frequency 89.9 FM, and provides service to the greater Palm Springs area at 89.3 FM on KCRI/Indio-Palm Springs, and Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties at 89.1 FM on KCRU/Oxnard-Ventura, and to Mojave, California City and the Antelope Valley at 88.1 FM on KCRY/Mojave-Antelope Valley. Translators also carry the signals to Palmdale/Lancaster at 88.3 FM, Ridgecrest at 107.1 FM, Gorman at 89.7 FM, Santa Paula/Moorpark at 102.3 FM, Ojai at 102.1 FM, Banning at 90.9 FM, Twenty-nine Palms and Yucca Valley at 90.7 FM. Their newest translator carries KCRW to Lemon Grove and Spring Valley at 89.9FM. As a member-supported, non-commercial station, its 50,000 subscribers provide KCRW with the largest single source of financial support. In turn, KCRW and other member stations provide National Public Radio (NPR) with more than half of its operating budget.Listen radio on-line.
The station's eclectic mix combines world beat, pop, jazz, rap, hip-hop, reggae, African, new wave, classical and new music with numerous live in-studio interviews and performances. The station's signiature music program, Morning Becomes Eclectic, has spawned a new nationally-distributed weekly show called Sounds Eclectic.
Official web-site: http://www.kcrw.org