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Rokia Traore Performs ‘Mama’ Live on KCRW

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Award-winning Malian singer/songwriter Rokia Traore released her fifth studio album Beautiful Africa in April of last year, and as she traveled to promote it, she stopped into the studios of KCRW in Los Angeles for a live performance.

Now, video of Traore playing one song from that appearance on Morning Becomes Eclectic has surfaced online.

Watch Traore’s quietly beautiful rendition of the track “Mama” in the clip after the jump and click here to listen to the full performance. (more…)

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Portugal. The Man Brings Evil Friends to Conan, KCRW

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In the midst of a tour supporting their new record Evil Friends, Portugal. The Man was recently the featured musical guest on Conan and on Los Angeles’ KCRW.

In each setting, the band picked two tracks that have been burning up the radio airwaves: “Purple, Yellow, Red and Blue” and “Creep in a T-Shirt.”

Watch the band in action below and visit their official website for tour dates.

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Watch Local Natives Play ‘Heavy Feet’

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Local Natives have a new album titled Hummingbird scheduled to come out later this month, and the Los Angeles-by-way-of-Orange County artists recently played several of their new tracks at a KCRW event in Santa Monica.

Taking place at Apogee’s Berkeley St. Studios, the entire session will be broadcast on Morning Becomes Eclectic on Friday at 11:15 a.m. (PST). (more…)

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Band Of Skulls Stops By Morning Becomes Eclectic

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In between Coachella performances, the U.K.’s Band of Skulls stopped by Los Angeles’ KCRW studios last week for a quick appearance on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch Band of Skulls play “Sweet Sour” in the video below:

“Sweet Sour” is the title track off Band of Skulls’ latest album, which was released in February.

For more information, visit Band of Skulls’ official website, and you can listen to the full performance here.

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