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KCRW's Guest DJ Project

Series produced by KCRW

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KCRW's Guest DJ Project 

KCRW's DJs invite an array of cultural personalities to share and discuss songs that have inspired and moved them.

KCRW's DJs invite an array of cultural personalities to share and discuss songs that have inspired and moved them. Actors, authors, chefs, athletes, directors, tech entrepreneurs and more share their musical passions, giving deep insight into both their lives and their creative process.


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Actor Nick Offerman has created an iconic character with Ron Swanson, the no-nonsense public servant he plays on NBC’s “Parks And Recreation.

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  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 11:06
  • Purchases: 1
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From Broadway to Hollywood and her work behind the scenes as a producer, Rita Wilson has made her mark all over the entertainment business.

  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 11:09
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Chef Michael Voltaggio is known for pushing boundaries with his cooking, which helped him win Season 6 of Top Chef.

  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 10:58
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Hear what music has influenced French ballet dancer and choreographer Benjamin Millepied, who starred in the movie Black Swan and founded the LA Da...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2012
  • Length: 10:01
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Actress Milla Jovovich is a force to be reckoned with as the star of the Resident Evil franchise and has also found success as a model and fashion ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 10:27
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Rob Delaney has been called the funniest person on Twitter and counts This American Life host Ira Glass among his fans.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 10:27
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Wayne White helped create the surrealistic world of PeeWee’s Playhouse and is one of the most exciting contemporary artists working today. From cou...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 11:05
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In a rare Guest DJ duo, husband and wife directorial team Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris team up to talk music.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 12:20
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Bobbito Garcia is a legendary street ball player and New York radio DJ. He stays connected to his Puerto Rican roots through music and also puts a ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 09:32
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Designer Jonathan Adler reflects on the songs that opened up his world and inspired both his creativity and his philosophies on the creative process.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 10:48
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Filmmaker Emmett Malloy had made his mark with a wide variety of projects, from surf films to music videos and incredible documentaries on bands li...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 10:59
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A guest DJ set from Dan Piraro, the cartoonist behind the award-winning, syndicated comic strip Bizarro.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 10:22
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Actress Elizabeth Banks is a self-proclaimed goofball but her Guest DJ set is smart, sincere and quite sexy.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 09:49
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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Davis Drewiske chooses songs that veer between the raw rock he uses to get pumped for a game to sentimental picks that...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2012
  • Length: 10:59
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We caught up with NASCAR driver and Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana to find out the music that moves him.

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Author Seth Grahame Smith penned the best-selling novels Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Music fuels his writi...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:41
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Comedian Paul F Tompkins had a sheltered upbringing but he introduces us to the Billy Bragg song that prompted his emotional awakening, a Mama Cass...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:14
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Voice of the Clippers Ralph Lawler talks about the 5 songs that have shaped him through the years.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 21:00
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Chef Roy Choi changed the landscape of LA’s food scene with his Korean taco track Kogi and tells us about five hip hop artists that changed his life.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:17
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Adam Shankman rose through the ranks as a choreographer before stepping behind the camera to direct high profile mainstream feature films. He share...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 11:28