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.
KCRW's Guest DJ Project

KCRW's Guest DJ Project

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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

Warren Olney

Warren Olney tells personal stories about growing up in Washington DC, his affinity for jazz and, not surprisingly, picks some artists who make political commentary part of their poetry.

My Favorite Murder's Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark share their favorite murder-related songs, plus a couple personal favorites. This show includes explicit language

My Favorite Murder's Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

Jad Abumrad

Radiolab host Jad Abumrad is known for experimenting with sounds on his show and his Guest DJ picks reflect both his musical sophistication as well as some guilty pleasures. Jad will be speaking at the Luckman Fine Arts Center on October 14.

Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck takes us back to his early years in Austria.

John Holmstrom

John Holmstrom shares music by some of the artists who shaped his life and explains what rock music and comic books have in common.

Regina King

Actress and director Regina King made a name for herself early in her career in films like Friday and Boyz n the Hood. She's gone on to win two Emmy Awards for her role on ABC's American Crime and is nominated again this year. For her Guest DJ set, she moves from some sexy tracks to heartfelt selections dedicated to her family.

Jeff Garlin

Motown and soul are the sounds that speak to Jeff Garlin and he shares some of his favorite hits from his childhood.

David Copperfield

The legendary showman shares his love for a couple fellow scene stealers --Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly — as well as some Broadway classics.

Kyle Mooney

From a Miami Sound Machine party starter to a J Dilla masterpiece, Kyle Mooney tells us about the songs that influenced him.

Mario Batali

Mario Batali highlights fellow Seattle native Jimi Hendrix, describes Jack White's music as "tangy", and talks about how music from John McLaughlin and Shakti helps him put life into perspective.

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