Artbound Presents Studio A is an original music series showcasing the top musical talent with international appeal. The series reflects the diversity of the cultural backgrounds and musical influences of some of the most prolific artists, and features an uninterrupted musical set, as well as the cultural stories from which these artists draw their inspiration, including historical and geographical influences.

Upcoming Airdates

Chicano Batman

East L.A. band Chicano Batman brings their feel-good fusion of funk, R&B, Latin soul, cumbia, bossa nova, psychedelia, and pop to KCET’s Studio A for an electric performance. Their set explores a range of sonic flavors including simmering slow jams, allegro samba interludes and cumbia breakdowns.

  • 2016-10-04T17:00:00-07:00
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Moses Sumney

Pairing deft guitar with his lithe falsetto, Moses Sumney performs his soulful folk on KCET’s Studio A. Sumney grew up splitting time between Southern California and Ghana. He recently broke into the Los Angeles music scene with his solo performances, which feature a vibrant choir of his looped vocals.

  • 2016-10-04T19:30:00-07:00
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Roberta Flack

It's a throwback session from the KCET archives. Soul songstress Roberta Flack stopped by the KCET studios for this intimate session from the 1970s, showcasing her versatile vocals influenced by jazz, gospel and R&B.

  • 2016-10-11T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-10-11T19:30:00-07:00
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The Bots

Brothers Mikaiah and Anaiah Lei are the force behind punkish rockers The Bots, who perform a high amplitude set on KCET's "Artbound Presents Studio A." The young duo have won accolades from established rockstars like Yeah Yeah Yeahs' guitarist Nick Zinner and She Wants Revenge cohort Justin Warfield, who both produced their energetic debut album, "Pink Palms."



  • 2016-10-18T17:00:00-07:00
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  • 2016-10-18T19:30:00-07:00
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