Radio DJ Zane Lowe Shares His Take On The Future Of Music : World Cafe While capturing a Sense Of Place in Los Angeles, Zane Lowe shares the city's current status and where artists and fans might go from here in this strange moment in history.
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Radio DJ Zane Lowe Shares His Take On The Future Of Music

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Zane Lowe On World Cafe

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Playlist

  • The Killers, "Mr. Brightside"
  • Arctic Monkeys, "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor"
  • Billie Eilish, "Ocean Eyes"
  • Public Enemy, "War at 33 1/3"
  • Hayley Williams, "Roses/Lotus/Violet/Iris"

Right now the days may seem to blur together a bit. To make sure Friday still has that special feeling, starting today, every Friday, World Cafe is taking you to Los Angeles. We'll explore the city's music scene with you, thanks to our Sense of Place series.

Now, LA is a very big place with a ton going on, so when we visited a couple months ago, it was tricky to get to everyone we wanted to talk to in person. Now with our new, quarantined reality, I recently spoke to Zane Lowe — legendary radio DJ, producer and the Global Creative Director of Apple Music — via video chat.

We talked about what LA is like right now, about the thrill of discovering some of the biggest artists in the world, about what he was thinking when he decided to break all the rules of radio on his former BBC show and his take on where artists and fans might go from this strange moment in history.

Episode Playlist