Today's Top Tune

Today's Top Tune

A free weekday download of standout songs, including advance releases, exclusive live tracks recorded at KCRW, remixes, and an introduction to new artists on our radar.

Manu Chao has been practicing more of a pared-down, uncluttered lifestyle that extends beyond material things into his emotional life, going forth with a pure heart and zero…

This year, indie darlings Nada Surf mark the 30th anniversary of their debut single “The Plan”/“Telescope” with a new LP, Moon Mirror, to be released in September.

Hailing from the coldest part of landlocked Canada, sister trio The Garrys named themselves after their father, Garry, and braid sibling harmonies into their signature “doom-wop,”…

Lisbon-based Nathan Jenkins, the producer and songwriter working as Bullion , is an enduring cult fixture and has a new album called Affection.

We’d cross as many ponds as needed to get to the sound of Indonesian retro funk-soul outfit Thee Marloes .

The New York Times calls Carlos Niño “the spiritual force behind LA’s eclectic music scene,” and it’s true.

When Brooklyn’s Big Crown Records was a nascent label, one of the first artists that founder El Michels Affair signed was The Shacks , and in fact, Shannon Wise was only 17 at the time…

Songwriter and storyteller Jensen McRae was born and raised in Los Angeles and thinks of herself as “one house down from the girl next door.”