Every weekday, we bring you great music from artists playing in the metropolitan area. Listen to the song, and if you like what you hear, click the show link to see ticket information.
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Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The workhorse trumpeter plays at 55 Bar tonight. Listen to "Harlem Thoroughfare."
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
We wrap up our 12 Days of Soundcheck by unwrapping a gift from Conor Oberst.
Monday, December 22, 2014
During this season of plenty, Idina Menzel reminds us we can learn to live without.
Friday, December 19, 2014
No need to hang on to that receipt; this recording of Sinkane live in our studio is one gift you'll want to keep.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Here we come a-wassailing with another exclusive track from the studio.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Soundcheck continues to fill your electronic stocking with digital gifts.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Soundcheck Gift Express keeps chugging along with a free download of Courtney Barnett's "Avant Gardener" live in the studio.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Download a live performance of "Fisticuffs", which one could imagine taking place on the Island of Misfit Toys.
Friday, December 12, 2014
The singer embraces his many contradictions and comes out a winner in 2014; download a live version of "Broken Car."
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Soundcheck comes bearing gifts: sweet, soaring sounds from the inimitable Jenny Lewis. Download "The Voyager," live from the studio.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
One day only! Download a live version of one of this year's best songs.
Friday, December 05, 2014
Unique purveyors of psychedelic salsa play at Nublu tonight. Listen to "Milagro."
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Philly-based rockers bring confessional songs with a punch to Bowery Ballroom. Listen to "Goshen '97."
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The National Jazz Museum In Harlem takes a closer listen to Miles Davis' masterpiece tonight. Listen to "Freddie Freeloader."
Monday, December 01, 2014
Self-described 'band of immigrants' plays music from Colombia and the Caribbean. For a taste, sample "M.N.D. (Music Never Dies)."
Friday, November 28, 2014
Musical polyglots play a late show at Blue Note tomorrow night. Listen to "Yerakina."
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Muscular NOLA guitar and drums duo burns some Thanksgiving calories at Baby's All Right. Listen to "Stuck."
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Ethereal electronic-inflected group plays with Interpol tonight. Listen to "Out Alee."
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Kinetically-inclined pop dances its way into Bowery Ballroom tonight. Check out "Physiques."
Monday, November 24, 2014
Grammy-nominated vibraphonist Felipe Fournier plays Tito Puente's mambo music. Listen to "Vibe Mambo."