KCRW's Guest DJ Project

KCRW's Guest DJ Project


KCRW's Guest DJ Project invites an array of cultural icons to share and discuss songs that have inspired and moved them with KCRW DJs. Actors, authors, chefs, athletes, directors, tech entrepreneurs and more share their musical passions, giving deep insight into both their lives and their creative process. Check back each week for new sessions with notable guests in this ongoing exclusive feature.More from KCRW's Guest DJ Project »

Most Recent Episodes

Wagner Moura

Wagner Maura returns to his roots for his Guest DJ set, playing some Brazilian favorites alongside moody tracks from The Cure and Radiohead.

Prince: Guest DJ Project Special Edition

We honor the legacy of Prince by sharing stories from five guests we've hosted on KCRW's Guest DJ Project over the years: Actress Michaela Watkins, actor Jemaine Clement, chef Marcus Samuelsson, choreographer Kyle Abraham and comedian Fred Armisen.

John Waters

For more than 50 years Baltimore's favorite cinematic subversive John Waters has written and directed groundbreaking films such as Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry Baby and many others.

Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse is one of the most recognizable chefs in the world. He owns 13 restaurants, has an array of products bearing his name, and currently stars in the Amazon series "Eat the World".

Joe Mantegna

Tony Award-winner and 3-time Emmy nominee Joe Mantegna has starred in the hit police drama Criminal Minds for nearly 10 years and has directed several episodes of the series. Joe got his start playing in a rock band, so his song picks represent a lifelong love of music.

Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen is the host of Watch What Happens: Live and the brainchild of The Real Housewives franchise on Bravo. He is a self-described hippie excitedly shares his how love for the Grateful Dead, as well as some of the greatest divas of all time, in his Guest DJ set.

D'Angelo Russell

Lakers point guard D'Angelo Russell is one of the most promising players in the current lineup. We visited the Lakers' practice facility to find out his favorite songs.

Bruce Campbell

Actor Bruce Campbell, known for his starring role in the Evil Dead, picks a couple jukebox jams, a Tom Jones song he uses for motivation and a country favorite.

Bill Hader (podcast)

Bill Hader was a standout during his eight seasons on Saturday Night Live and starred in Amy Schumer's breakout comedy Trainwreck. We catch up with him for a live taping of the Guest DJ Project at the LA Podcast Fest.

Maggie Q

Actress and model Maggie Q talks about growing up in Hawaii and shares some 80's favorites, from hair metal to hip hop.

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