Every weekday, we're offering free mp3s from artists playing in the metropolitan area. Download the song, and if you like what you hear, click the tickets link to see the show.
Montreal indie rock trio Plants and Animals performs with Bombay Bicycle Club at Webster Hall on Monday night. Download its new single "Lightshow."
Colombian cumbia supergroup Ondatrópica makes its U.S. debut at Lincoln Center Out of Doors on Friday night. Download its dub-tinged tune "Punkero Sonidero."
Brazilian singer-songwriter Mallu brings her sunny pop to the Museum of Modern Art on Thursday. Download her new song "Velha e Louca" ("Old and Crazy").
Trombonist and composer Jacob Garchik celebrates his new album, The Heavens: The Atheist Gospel Trombone, at the ShapeShifter Lab on Wednesday night. Download its lead single, "Digression on the History of Jews and Black Music."
Seattle hip-hop and R&B duo THEESatisfaction performs with Shabazz Palaces at Fort Greene Park. Download their single "QueenS."
Retro-soul outfit Lee Fields & The Expressions performs with Wilco at Celebrate Brooklyn on Monday night. Download title song "Faithful Man" from their new album.
DC indie-pop outfit Deleted Scenes plays The Rock Shop on Friday night. Download its quirky tune "The Days of Adderall."
Rapper and singer Angel Haze performs at Santos Party House on Thursday night. Download her new single "New York."
The Brooklyn chamber-pop band Clare and The Reasons performs at Le Poisson Rouge. Download its haunting new single "The Lake."
California surf-pop band Best Coast plays Terminal 5 on Tuesday night. Download its catchy lead single, "The Only Place."
The Chapel Hill alt-country duo Mandolin Orange performs at Rockwood Music Hall on Monday night. Download the outfit's lead single, "Haste Make."
The Chilean pop musician and producer Alex Anwandter plays 285 Kent Ave on Saturday night. Download his infectious single “Cómo Puedes Vivir Contigo Mismo?" (“How Can You Live With Yourself?”).
The Mexican-American chanteuse Carla Morrison performs at S.O.B.'s and at the Gramercy Theatre on Thursday night. Download her new song "No Quise Mirar."
Rebirth Brass Band brings its rollicking New Orleans jazz to the Beekman Beer Garden on Wednesday night. Download its triumphant tune "Do It Again."
The keyboardist Marco Benevento brings his jazz-rooted, electronic post-rock blend to City Winery on Tuesday night. Download "This Is How It Goes (ft. Kalmia Traver)," the lead single from Benevento's upcoming album.
The indie rock guitarist Dustin Wong brings his intricate, multi-hued tunes to the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Monday night. Download his recent single "Pink Diamond."
The Montreal quartet Patrick Watson performs at the River To River Festival at Pier 17, The Seaport on Friday night. Download its lush lead single "Into Giants."
The 17-piece disco dance-pop outfit Escort performs at the CBGB Festival at Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday night. Download its funky single "Makeover."
The Israeli bassist Omer Avital brings his jazz-world fusion to Small's on Tuesday night. Download "Free Forever" from his newest effort, Suite of the East.
The Los Angeles Colombian roots group Very Be Careful plays Littlefield on Monday night. Get a feel for VBC's cumbia by downloading the group's "La Furgoneta."