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Electronic/Dance Music Interviews

Jason Bentley sat down with Australian band Cut Copy during their stop in New York City.

Listen Cut Copy On 'Free Your Mind' And Early '90s Dance Music KCRW

December 30, 2013 – Metropolis host Jason Bentley interviews the Australian dance-pop band about its new album. KCRW

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One of the most influential electronic producers in the world, Giorgio Moroder has been back in the spotlight in 2013.

Watch Giorgio Moroder On Dance Music's Present And Future

December 29, 2013 – The pioneering producer discusses "sex songs," the return of disco and the rise of the DJ.

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Omar Souleyman's new album, Wenu Wenu, is out now.

Read Omar Souleyman: America's Favorite Syrian Wedding Singer

November 14, 2013 – Souleyman discusses the importance of music experimentation in an unlikely setting.

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Disclosure's Guy and Howard Lawrence with Jason Bentley.

Listen Disclosure On Working Beyond 'Build-Ups And Drops' KCRW

November 8, 2013 – Hear Jason Bentley interview British brothers and in-demand producers Guy and Howard Lawrence. KCRW

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Morton Subotnick performs at New York's La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in 2004. The pioneering electronic composer recently created a mobile app for children.

Watch Electronic Music's Godfather Isn't Done Innovating

October 12, 2013 – Morton Subotnick's Silver Apples of the Moon changed music. At 80, he still has more up his sleeve.

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Metropolis host Jason Bentley and British producer Jon Hopkins.

Listen Jon Hopkins: 'I Stopped Thinking About Where I Fit In' KCRW

September 6, 2013 – Metropolis host Jason Bentley interviews the tremendous and versatile electronic music producer. KCRW

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KCRW music director Jason Bentley and EDM producer Pretty Lights participate in a Q&A session with fans at Sonos Studio in Los Angeles, California.

Listen Pretty Lights On Music 'For When The Power Goes Out' KCRW

August 21, 2013 – Listen to Metropolis host Jason Bentley interview the superstar EDM producer. KCRW

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A-Trak and Metropolis host Jason Bentley.

Listen A-Trak: What Brought A 'Nice Jewish Boy' To Dance Music KCRW

August 14, 2013 – Listen to Metropolis host Jason Bentley chat with the acclaimed producer and Fool's Gold label head. KCRW

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Felix Da Housecat performs live at Los Angeles' The Monday Social party.

Listen Interview: Felix Da Housecat KCRW

August 7, 2013 – Listen to the house music veteran speak with KCRW's Jason Bentley about his career in dance music. KCRW

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George Reid and Aluna Francis have become darlings of the European music festival circuit without releasing an album. Body Talk, their full-length debut as AlunaGeorge, is out Monday.

Watch AlunaGeorge Finds A Natural Groove, By Accident

July 28, 2013 – The electro-soul duo became a darling of the European festival circuit without releasing an album.

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Watch OMD: New-Wavers Look Backward To Go Forward

July 21, 2013 – The "If You Leave" duo has been making music together for three and a half decades.

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Kai Campos (right), with his partner in Mount Kimbie Dom Maker, says he's happy with Cold Spring Fault Less Youth and he's relieved it's done.

Watch It's A Process: Mount Kimbie On Making Their New Album

May 24, 2013 – The British duo struggled, broke through and got by with a little help from its friends.

Bonobo's new album is titled The North Borders.

Watch Bonobo: Challenging Music's 'Borders,' Finding A New Frontier

April 5, 2013 – On his new album, the British DJ uses samples from the outside world to create melody and rhythm.

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Toro y Moi's latest album is titled Anything in Return.

Watch Toro Y Moi: A Pioneer Of 'Chillwave' On California's Complications

March 11, 2013 – For electro-pop artist Toro y Moi, change is hard — but not necessarily uncomfortable.

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First Listen

The singer-songwriter, who died last year, has already inspired two double-length tribute albums.

First Listen: 'Farewell Transmission: The Music Of Jason Molina'

The singer-songwriter, who died last year, has already inspired two double-length tribute albums.

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Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Why We Fight About Pop Music

Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral <em>Become Ocean</em>.

Alaskan Composer Wins Pulitzer For 'Become Ocean'

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

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