KCRW's Today's Top Tune

KCRW's Today's Top Tune

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Today's Top Tune is a free song a day, from KCRW's all Music Channel, that represents a cross section of KCRW's eclectic music format. Tracks selected are chosen from recent and upcoming releases as well as songs performed live on Morning Becomes Eclectic. Each song will be available for download and podcast. Click on FULL DETAILS to stream/download the track and read more about the artist.


Eloïse: Studio 54  

Seventeen-year-old UK newcomer Eloïse has a distinctive style alongside an eye opening prowess that encompasses an emotional maturity and a deep sense of pop. 

Buscabulla: Tártaro  

Inspired by 80s Salsa Erótica icon Frankie Ruiz, Buscabulla writes a slinky love letter referencing the master's sex-inspired lyrics on "Tártaro."

Lambchop: NIV  

Kurt Wagner, the mastermind behind Lambchop, creates subtle yet enticing songs. A new album called Flotus is an acronym for "For Love Often Turns Us Still."

NxWorries: Scared Money  

Soulful vocalist Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge team up as the acclaimed duo NxWorries. 

The Cinematic Orchestra: To Believe (featuring Moses Sumney)  

Melancholy is beautiful in the hands of The Cinematic Orchestra and its featured guest, LA-based vocalist Moses Sumney. 

Michael Nau: Love Survive  

Not sure about making a solo recording, Michael Nau was just recording songs. 

Dawg Yawp: Lost at Sea  

Cincinnati's Dawg Yawp intricately combines sitar, vintage synths and blown out guitars on its debut. 

Morgan Delt: I Don't Wanna See What's Happening Outside  

Artist Morgan Delt's been catching on with KCRW DJs. 

The Pretenders: Holy Commotion  

The Pretenders is back with its first new album in five years. 

Tensnake: Desire  

Channeling the disco gods, German producer Tensnake returns to his underground disco, house roots with his latest work. 

Café Tacvba: Un Par De Lugares (A Couple of Places)  

The first new song in four years from Café Tacvba is produced by the Mexican rockers’ legendary Argentine Grammy/Oscar award-winning producer Gustavo Santaolalla. 

Hope Sandoval: Let Me Get There (feat. Kurt Vile)  

Hope Sandoval and collaborator Colm O'Ciosiog of My Bloody Valentine are tuned into a languorous style that is their unique signature. 

Moby & The Void Pacific Choir: A Simple Love  

The title of the debut album by Moby & The Void Pacific Choir is quite telling. These Systems Are Failing turns his anger into a euphoric collection of protest songs.

Preoccupations: Stimulation  

When Preoccupations decided to write and record its new album, each of the four members was going through his own growing pains, plus each had all moved to different cities.

Anthony Valadez: Divide It  

KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez takes a cinematic turn and adds strings to the mix on his latest EP, a contemplative collection that features a bevy of fluid and emotive musical friends.

Hannah Georgas: Evelyn  

There have been a lot of great artists coming from Canada lately, including Andy Shauf and Kaytranada. To that list we can add Toronto-based Hannah Georgas.

Muddy Magnolias: Brother, What Happened?  

Jessy Wilson and Kallie North met in Nashville where they began an epic friendship and musical collaboration that turned into Muddy Magnolias. The duo's debut album took a year to write. 

Conor Oberst: Tachycardia  

While hibernating in his hometown of Omaha after a decade of living in NYC, Conor Oberst literally returned to his musical roots. 

Wyclef Jean: If I Was President 2016  

On this Election Day we turn to Wyclef Jean who reimagines the 1992 classic by The Pharcyde with new lyrics reflecting the current political and social climate.

Foxygen: America  

Foxygen is back with the fearless LA duo’s first since 2014.

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