If you're looking for free, legal music downloads, here are some great choices today:
* Exene Cervenka live studio set: free podcast download of the lead singer of the L.A. punk band X performing live for KCRW's Morning Becomes Ecletic
* Also at KCRW, singer-songwriter Sam Phillips has the Today's Top Tune free song download with her offering "Lever Pulled Down"
* Blur is offering "Fool's Day," its first new single since 2003, free at its Web site
* "The Wild Hunt," the title track from Swedish artist The Tallest Man on Earth, is today's Current Song of the Day free download from Minnesota Public Radio
For the KCRW downloads, you can usually stream the songs/live sets online even after the download is no longer available. The Current Song of the Day downloads tend to be available for a few days after they're posted.