The Americana-infused, Los Angeles-based sextet play Maxwell's tonight. Download their summery track "Chugjug."
Check out Duncan Sheik's commuter playlist, and post your own.
The Southern chillwave darling will be playing at the Bell House tonight. Download his murky, groovy song "Track 7."
The indie rock quartet celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a show at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their catchy, breezy track "Surrounded by Your Friends."
The Swedish indie rockers will be playing Webster Hall tonight. Download their frank, energetic track "Walls."
DJ Rob Swift plays music like other people play sports. His under-the-leg, behind-the-back scratching moves are equal parts performance and music.
OK Go made music and internet history with the video for their song "Here It Goes Again." It won them a Grammy for Best Short-Form Music Video in 2007.
This year, a scuffle over embedding rights for their latest eye-catching video, "This Too Shall Pass," led the band to leave EMI and form their own label. They performed songs from their album, The Blue Colour of the Sky, in the Soundcheck studio.
Natalie Merchant, Hey Champ and Bad Buka just played shows in New York. WNYC music lovers were in the audience to capture all the action. See the slideshow.
The Icelandic indie folk star who's long been a favorite in her homeland opens for Horse Feathers tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download her sweet track "By and By."
This actress-turned-musician will play the Living Room tonight. Download her rootsy, heartbroken track "The Killer in Me."
This indie pop outfit fronted by Greta Morgan of the Hush Sound roll into town tonight to play the Knitting Factory. Download their endearing track "Perfect in My Mind."
Does noise in the city parks bother you? Enough to keep you from using them? Tell Soundcheck.
The Portuguese jazz singer and her trio will play tonight at the intimate Bar Next Door, downstairs from La Lanterna di Vittorio. Download her enchanting track "10 Longos Dias de Chuva" ("10 Long Days of Rain").
The Austin-based band formerly known as Loxsly are currently on tour supporting their new EP, and they roll into town tonight to play Glasslands Gallery. Download their new track "Courtesy in Decline."
This indie folk outfit have a new album out, and they'll be playing Union Hall tonight. Download their warm track "Belly of June."
The Cuban saxophonist and clarinetist will preview some new pieces with his specially selected sextet this weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his upbeat track "Chiquita Blues."
The European experimental power trio play Zebulon Sunday night. Download their dynamic track "Lowcost Deluxe."
The soprano and new opera darling will star in Paola Prestini’s "Oceanic Verses" Saturday at New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab at NYU. Download a track from her Grammy-winning recording of the John Corigliano opera "Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan."
This week’s picks feature music from a bassist keen on exploring other instruments and a Seattle prog rock staple.
Is nudity in music just a gimmick? Are Americans too hung up about it? Tell Soundcheck.