The electronic rock duo Home Video builds electro-minimalist rock with sampling, synthesizers, keys, guitars, and live drums. Download the band's "The Smoke" for free here.
Bassist and bandleader Avishai Cohen plays his world music-inflected contemporary jazz at the Winter Garden tonight. Download his "Alon Basela" here.
Download the Icelandic group's "Lion Face Boy," along with a bonus FM Belfast remix. Plus, video!
Indian-American saxophone hotshot Rudresh Mahanthappa teams up with octogenarian master Bunky Green for four straight nights at the Jazz Standard. Download the duo's "Summit" here.
The Dirty Projectors bassist Nat Baldwin turns experimental musical ideas into sweet sounding pop music, armed with his bowed double bass and cooing voice. Download his "Lifted" here.
Cornetist Taylor Ho Bynum's contemporary jazz supergroup the Thirteenth Assembly plays the Issue Project Room Tonight. Download the group's playful "Chantal" here.
In her debut EP, Australian piano playing songstress Johanna Cranitch sprinkles tender harmonies onto her dusty floor pop project. Download the track "Forest of Sorrows" right here.
Brooklyn's Noxious Foxes creates music so dense and loud, it’s hard to imagine there are only two of them. Get a free download of "Texting Women" here.
9 Volt Circuistry is a trio led by trombonist and New York native Rick Parker and Israeli guitarist Eyal Maoz. Download the live version of "Improvisation 9" here.
Multi-instrumentalist Hermeto Pascoal, at 74-years young, is a legendary and wildly experimental jazz musician beloved throughout his native Brazil. He recently played Lincoln Center Out Of Doors.
Rochester, NY native Pat Bianchi has performed extensively since age of 12 and has become one of the best Hammond B-3 jazz organists around. Download his "Blues Connotation" for free right here.
Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan brings his pop-friendly, politically-tinged hip-hop to Webster Hall tonight. Download his single "Bam Bam" here.
Hotshot jazz pianist Vijay Iyer teams up with hotshot jazz pianist Craig Taborn for a performance at Columbia's Miller Theater tonight, their New York debut as a duo. Download Iyer's "One for Blount" here.