Thursday, February 19, 2009

Henry Rollins Joins KCRW's Weekend Lineup

Recently left without a radio station home thanks to the demise of Indie 103.1, rocker Henry Rollins is taking his music show to KCRW.

Rollins' show will sound quite different than the other KCRW shows; the music aficionado's Indie show boasted a wide range of sounds, mostly culled from his extensive personal collection of rare and unique albums.

From the KCRW release:

Starting March 7, KCRW DJ Liza Richardson will host Saturday night music from 8 to 10pm, followed by Jason Eldredge from 10pm to midnight.

Henry Rollins returns to the station where he got his start in radio, hosting a KCRW music show that will feature “a great mix of all kinds from all over from all time.” It will air live — on air at 89.9 FM and online at — Saturday nights from 6 to 8pm starting March 7. Each show will also be available on demand until the next show airs.

“I am very happy to be a new member of the KCRW family,” says Rollins. “Some of the first radio work I ever did was many years ago at KCRW under the guidance of Deirdre O’Donoghue, so it’s a great turn of events to be back over 20 years later with a show of my own. To say that I am excited is an understatement.”

“Henry is an intensely passionate and outspoken personality with exceptional taste in music. He lives and breathes the stuff, and I’m thrilled to welcome him to our Saturday night line-up,” said Bentley.

Rollins had moved his show to the Indie web stream, but the KCRW arrangement allows him to get back on the airwaves,

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