This indie pop quartet has a forthcoming album and hooks for days. Download their irresistible new single "Babies," then see them tonight at Union Hall.
This klezmer funk collective will play Le Poisson Rouge tonight to celebrate the release of their new album. Download their boisterous track "Moskowitz Remix."
Does the music industry (and therefore, we music fans) lose something when there aren’t the old-fashioned talent scouts anymore?
Tonight artists come together to celebrate the release of a compilation that captures the music of this Latin music luminary. Download Cuba's Latin Boogaloo anthem "Bang Bang," then check out the party at Le Poisson Rouge.
This Williamsburg outfit has ties to ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead and TV on the Radio. Download their emotional track "Walk On Water," then catch them tonight at Union Pool.
This California quartet backs stirring spoken word with gritty rock. Download their rugged track "Manly," then see them play tonight at the Stone.
This genre-defiant duo will be playing Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their intense track "Vanity Stays My Hand."
This husband and wife hip-hop duo just released a new album. Download their trippy track "Heaven or Hell," then check out their performance and record release party tonight at S.O.B.'s.
These Iraqi metalheads were the subject of the 2007 film "Heavy Metal in Baghdad." Download their fiery track "Garden of Stones."
This week's selections include a pianist from South Africa, an American in the South Pacific, and one of our favorite rock records of the year thus far.
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This Norwegian trio is hard to classifly, and that's what makes their music so captivating. Download their breathtaking track "Ursa Major," then see them perform tonight at Le Poisson Rouge.
This much-buzzed-about hip-hop duo will be opening for Mike Posner tonight at the Blender Theater at Gramercy. Download their catchy, charming track "2 Step."
This local group plays indie rock-tinged African jams. Download their eclectic track "Passed Ascension Parish," then see them play at the Knitting Factory tonight.
So apparently it’s become almost impossible to find a name for your new band, given all the other new bands out there.
The operatic, lo-fi chanteuse has prompted a lot of buzz in the blogosphere over the past year. Download her offbeat track "Clay Bodies" and check her out Saturday night at Cake Shop.
These electro-psychadelic indie rockers will be playing Glasslands Gallery Friday. Download their lush track "Lovesick Teenagers."
The soulful crooner and his backing band will take the stage Friday at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Download the passionate track "Ladies."
This week’s picks bring us some Celtic music by way of Cape Bretton, a mix of raunchy rock and dub and a musical bridge to Brooklyn.