Chris Douridas, Music Programmer / Curator at KCRW / School Night / Pity the Free Man

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Longtime music supervisor, music consultant and radio host / programmer at KCRW-FM in Los Angeles.


What do you look for in an artist you want to work with?

Superb songwriting, inventive musicality, compelling live performance.

What was your first job in the music industry?

Radio host at KERA-FM, an NPR station in Dallas, Texas.

Who is your role model?

Tom Waits

Who are your musical heroes?

The Beatles, Tom Waits, Brian Eno, Ray Charles, Paul Simon,

What is one thing you always pack when you go to a music festival?


Poutine, shawarma or pho?


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