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Music tastemaker Gary Calamar of KCRW makes an EP of his own work
Music tastemaker Gary Calamar of KCRW makes an EP of his own work

Every aspiring musician needs someone to believe in their songs. KCRW-FM DJ Gary Calamar, who is also one of Hollywood's most respected music supervisors, has been that person for countless bands, placing their tracks in television shows such as "True Blood," "Six Feet Under" and "Dexter." But it took a nudge from Iggy Pop for him to finally take the mike himself. Calamar had long been a weekend-warrior songwriter, but when the Stooges' frontman reached out about appearing on the "True Blood" soundtrack, Calamar took a chance and sent him an original tune (co-written with James Combs) called "Let's Boot and Rally." Pop...

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