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.
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."
This actress-turned-musician will play the Living Room tonight. Download her rootsy, heartbroken track "The Killer in Me."
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."
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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 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."
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 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."
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."
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.
The dark synth pop band takes the stage at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their pulsing track "Theme From Tomorrowland."
Last year the banjoist went electronic on an album benefiting victims of the 2008 Chinese Earthquake. Tonight she teams up with David Liang of the Shanghai Restoration Project for a special performance at NYU. Download the track "Sala."
The eccentric electro-pop project of Danish mastermind Mikkel Hess plays Nublu tonight. Download the slinky track "Never."
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This offbeat indie pop trio love to tour, and tonight they roll into the city to play Cake Shop. Download their quirky, soaring track "Dali."
The Nashville bluegrass collective will be playing Southpaw tonight. Download their new track "All the Same."
The Scottish indie rock band play a special acoustic in-store set tonight before they head to Webster Hall for their sold out show. Download their track "Swim Until You Can't See Land."