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.


  • Matt Costa: “Avenal”

    Jun 02 2020

    Left coast tunesmith Matt Costa shares new work from his forthcoming album Yellow Coat. The song "Avenal" finds Costa searching for himself and running away at the same time. At a time when we're all in a similar situation, melody provides respite from feelings of isolation. 

  • 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