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Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

Location:

Santa Monica, CA

Networks:

KCRW

Description:

Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life on Saturday night.

Language:

English

Contact:

1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-450-5183


Episodes

Metropolis playlist, November 21, 2020

11/21/2020
Metropolis playlist, November 21, 2020.

Duration:01:57:39

Latest Show

8/16/2020
Metropolis this week features new releases from the Parisian record label Kitsune, fresh sounds from our Dutch pals Kraak & Smaak, and acclaimed veteran producer Dennis Ferrer sends us a feel good House anthem. Get ready for a bootyquake!

Duration:01:54:44

Metropolis playlist, August 8, 2020

8/9/2020
This week the Metropolis mix features a new Moon Boots remix, the latest from Disclosure, Willaris K. remixed by Boys Noize, Caravan Palace, Tokimonsta, Faithless, and more!

Duration:02:02:33

Metropolis playlist, July 25, 2020

7/26/2020
Perry Farrell, UNKLE, Moby, Avalanches, Frankie Knuckles, and Rhye are just a few of the featured guests in the Metropolis this week!

Duration:02:01:06

Metropolis playlist, July 18, 2020

7/19/2020
Metropolis takes off this week with a couple of slinky Disco groovers, flashes of Motown with Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross samples to follow, giving way to a brilliant new Rhye remix, and pivoting to the dark intensity of Willaris K. and Daniel Avery before reaching cruising altitude with a new Tokimonsta remix and a clever remake of Santana’s “Oye Como Va.” Finally touching down with the epic new CamelPhat track featuring a vocal by Yannis of the band Foals. Your journey awaits!

Duration:01:55:57

Latest Show

7/12/2020
From French Electronic composer Rone’s latest to a streak of deep Afro House, your Metropolis fix is here. Dive in for the latest from Amtrac, Newman, Baby Prince, Tinlicker, Yotto, The Brothers Maklovich, a couple standout tracks on the Insomniac label, and Maceo Plex remixes Perry Farrell.

Duration:01:56:05

Metropolis playlist, July 4, 2020

7/5/2020
Plenty of audio fireworks in Metropolis on an otherwise subdued July 4th weekend in quarantine, as Jason Bentley features a timely remix of The Doors “Peace Frog,” new Polo & Pan, Amtrac remixed by Durante, new Breakbot, and classics from Nina Simone and Depeche Mode.

Duration:02:00:12

Latest Show

6/28/2020
This week in Metropolis, selector extraordinaire Jason Bentley plays new Cut Copy, Cassian, Jayda G, Perry Farrell remixed by Maceo Plex, The Brothers Macklovich (A-Trak and Dave from Chromeo) get a remix from Morgan Geist, plus Kraak and Smaak take on Jean Tonique’s new single. Add to that a few classics in the 2nd hour from Underworld, New Oder, The Chemical Bothers, and the Future Sound of London.

Duration:02:09:08

Latest Show

6/21/2020
Fresh finds from Brooklyn Producer Moon Boots, French artist Myd, electronic dub pioneer The Orb, and some Disco glitter from Yukek all make the Metropolis mix this week live from Jason Bentley’s Music Room.

Duration:01:59:39

Latest Show

6/14/2020
Satin Jackets remix Dutch dance masters Kraak and Smaak, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs turn in an instant party-starter with their remix of Jessie Ware, and Paul Rudder’s smoldering new tune “Flowers At My Balcony” on Glasgow Underground is a must. Plus, new music from ambient dub pioneers The Orb, a rare Talking Heads remix, and a buoyant piano groover from Jayda G are highlights from this edition of Metropolis live from Jason Bentley's Music Room.

Duration:01:58:42

Metropolis playlist, June 6, 2020

6/7/2020
This week in Metropolis, Jason Bentley spins new tracks from Sofi Tukker, Latroit, Whilk & Misky, Ford., and Iron Curtis, along with classics from Gui Boratto, Hercules & Love Affair, Bobby Konders, and more.

Duration:02:09:17

Metropolis playlist, May 30, 2020

5/31/2020
With protests and civil unrest as backdrop for the Metropolis livestream this week, Jason Bentley weaves voices of social consciousness with the energy of dance music for an inspired mix including new Moby, Duke Dumont, Disclosure, Dusky, and more.

Duration:01:46:03

Metropolis playlist, May 23, 2020

5/24/2020
This week in Metropolis, Moby joins Jason Bentley in the first hour to talk about the incendiary new single “Power Is Taken” from his album All Visible Objects, plus new Disclosure, Soulwax, and both Classixx and Cut Copy have new remixes.

Duration:01:50:55

Metropolis playlist, May 16, 2020

5/17/2020
This week, Metropolis features outstanding new singles from The Magician as well as Pat Lok, a classic David Byrne collaboration with X-Press 2, Soulwax geeks-out on a vintage synth as inspiration for their latest EP, Jason Bentley premieres his remix of Phantom Planet (creative pursuits during the pandemic), and Iceland’s official submission to the 2020 Eurovision song contest gets a remix by Hot Chip.

Duration:01:53:56

Metropolis playlist, May 9, 2020

5/10/2020
Jason Bentley captures the hypnotic pulse of modern city life in a weekly dance show on Saturday nights.

Duration:01:58:46

Stephanie Barbosa Guest Hosts

12/1/2019
Stephanie Barbosa sits in for Jason Bentley.

Duration:01:58:31

Jacques Greene Mix

11/24/2019
Hailing from Montreal, Jacques Greene is a luminary in the world of house music. We’ve always appreciated his ever-changing approach to producing, which places him at the forefront of artists shaping electronica.

Duration:00:45:12

Willaris. K Mix

11/17/2019
Rising Australian artist Willaris. K (aka Jack McAllister) was an electrician working at a power plant by day, but by night, indulged his passion for electronic music, DJing in Brisbane whilst working on writing music.

Duration:00:44:19

Yotto Mix

9/15/2019
Finnish DJ and producer Otto Yliperttula, better known as Yotto, has taken the electronic scene by storm these past few years. Around his eclectic productions, performances, and an aptly named record label, Odd One Out, he's continued to evolve his individual style with irreverence and humor, built on a deep appreciation for dance music.

Duration:00:39:55

Rüfüs Du Sol Mix

9/8/2019
When Australian dance trio Rüfüs Du Sol burst onto the electronic scene in 2013 with their debut album Atlas, it peaked at #1 in the land down under. Flash forward to 2019, and the electronic trio — made up of Australia natives Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George and James Hunt — have played to massive crowds on world tours with several outstanding albums featuring their emotive and sultry musical style.

Duration:00:46:34