Today's Top Tune

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

D.C. power trio Ex Hex have their sophomore album slated for release in March. "Cosmic Cave" is a three-minute romp featuring hooky, garage fueled post-punk.

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than a song from Lee Fields & The Expressions?

In records past, Atlanta's Deerhunter, served up a flavorful mix of nostalgia but the band has since evolved. On the whirling “Element,” they turn to a bleak view of current day life.

The King of Indie Rock, Stephen Malkmus, blindsided us with the news of a full-length electronic record.

Zach Condon paid for a dusty old Farfisa organ with the money earned from his first job. This organ, that once belonged to a traveling circus, gave out long ago.

Today marks the day Y La Bamba release their highly anticipated album Mujeres. Frontwoman Luz Elena Mendoza reclaims her strength from a troubled past on "Boca Llena."

LA-based artist Hector Carlos Ramirez established his alias, Auragraph, in 2018, after years of producing music under different monikers.

Dubbed an Artist To Watch in 2019 by the New York Times, Nakhane  is not your average South African songwriter.

After over 10 years, Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence & Patrick Keeler are back with new music as The Raconteurs.

Formerly the frontman for the now defunct Beta Band, Steve Mason resurfaces with a new solo album.

We're just two weeks away from a new EP from one of KCRW's favorite Canadian collectives, Broken Social Scene, but you don't have to wait to enjoy "All I Want."

An artist to keep an eye on in 2019 - Portland-based Big Wild release their debut album tomorrow (February 1).   "City of Sound" is deliciously dynamic and infectious.