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.


  • The Midnight Hour: “Harmony” featuring Loren Oden

    Nov 19 2019

    Adrian Young and A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad make beautiful music together alongside their ensemble The Midnight Hour. Orchestral and jazzy, you can feel the spark of love ignited via Loren Oden's stunning vocals on "Harmony."  See The Midnight Hour  Nov 21 at The Lodge Room in Highland Park From the archives: https://www.kcrw.com/music/shows/morning-becomes-eclectic/the-midnighthour

  • Nick Cave: Jesus Alone

    Sep 29 2016

    Nick Cave is a master at creating menacing yet seductive songs. Author, musician, songwriter, actor and screenwriter, this Renaissance man lures us into his 16th album with "Jesus Alone." Photo: Kerry Brown