Today's Top Tune

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.

Latinx crooner Nick Pagan’s “Hardly Use My Hands” is a down-tempo jam that draws from the ‘70s sound of John Lennon, David Bowie, and Neil Young, and taps into self-discovery.

The Puerto Rican, LA-based Pachy García, or Pachyman to his fans, was weaned on local reggae heroes and classic dub.

Sofia Rei took off on a solo trek through the rugged terrain of eastern Chile with two backpacks filled with recording gear to gather her thoughts and the sounds of this awe-inspiring…

Joan Armatrading’s first album came out in 1972 and is the first female singer/songwriter out of the U.K. to receive international success via her recordings.

Vibraphonist Masayoshi Fujita is based in the magical place of rural Japan where life flows with the seasons.

We think The Marías are about to strike big, and we’re eager to get our hands on their new album, “Cinema,” which draws on what brought this band together in the first place.

You may not have heard of Bahamian guitarist Joseph Spence, but his guitar work was significant in the ‘60s and directly influenced many artists, including Richard Thompson and Taj…

Grammy-nominated Bomba Estereo found time to regroup in the last year, reconnect with family and friends, and still get a little work done.