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Rare on Air 2: Kcrw Performances
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Rare on Air 2: Kcrw Performances
Genres: Alternative Rock, Folk, Special Interest, New Age, Pop, Rock
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: Rare on Air 2: Kcrw Performances
Members Wishing: 9
Total Copies: 0
Label: Mammoth / Pgd
Original Release Date: 8/18/1995
Re-Release Date: 8/22/1995
Album Type: Live
Genres: Alternative Rock, Folk, Special Interest, New Age, Pop, Rock
Styles: Indie & Lo-Fi, Singer-Songwriters, By Decade, 1990s, Adult Alternative, Folk Rock
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 035498010729

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D. A. Hosek | Santa Monica, CA USA | 12/14/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Why do I love compilations like this? Because I find myself listening to--and enjoying--music I would never have listened to otherwise. Who'd've guessed that a rocker like me would ever like MC 900 Ft Jesus? Cibo Mato, I've not entirely warmed to, although I understand why it's so loved. Lovers of music, incidentally, should visit where you can listen to their music programming 24/7. As eclectic as this disc is, it just glances on how truly adventurous kcrw is as a radio station. How I miss living in Los Angeles."
One happy accident
Manny Hernandez | Bay Area, CA | 01/18/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Sad is the only word that describes the state of most of our radio airwaves. Sad, because by listening to most of the albums of rare and live material issued by Santa Monica's eclectic radio station, KCRW, reminds once more that there's much that we're not been provided by commercial radio (sure enough, a reason why it's called commercial!)'Rare on Air: Volume 2' compiles the station's live sessions from KCRW's now legendary program "Morning Becomes Eclectic" recorded between 1993 and 1994, now onto its second decade! I hadn't heard their previous compilations: up to now, beside listening to the station, which I highly recommend -tune in at, I'd purchased the "KCRW: Sounds Eclectic Too" album back in 2002. Well, I was so gladly surprised to discover that KCRW's roots and commitment to only the best music run deep into the heart of what's available out there, to bring back some otherwise unbelievably good and tough-to-find works and artits.As for the album, specifically, Glass' "Opening" and Joni Mitchell's "Just Like This Train" blew my mind, but so did the rest of the material, most of which introduced new artists to me (something I just LOVE about KCRW!) To sum it up, all I have to say is: get it! I was extremely lucky to run into it (because it's out of print) at a local indy record store for an incredible $5! You might not be as lucky, but once you get it, you will dig it so much, that you won't regret paying a little more for it. Enjoy... peace out!"
Warm and human
Eric Juhn | Chicago, IL United States | 05/07/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Warm, sweet, human, and raw. An end-to-end listening will put you in a contemplative, positive mood. This is not background music - it deserves your undivided attention, but it does not demand it of you; it is extremely easy on the ears and mind.This compilation does not attempt to combine an inordinate number of musical genres, which, in my opinion, is a common problem with so-called "eclectic" collections. Rather, this is a coherent selection of artists and performances that blend well with one another.A beautifully transparent production. Even the two triphop selections sound uncommonly clean and live."