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.
The Procedure Club came out of the unlikely hood of New Haven, Connecticut in 2008. Download the capital “N” Noise-collaborative's track, "Vermont II," here.
Itai Kriss, the talented and multi-faceted Israeli flute player, plays tonight with his salsa outfit at Fat Cat. Download his "Danzón No.1" here.
The Jazz Passengers, veterans of the '80s third-stream jazz scene surrounding John Lurie and the Lounge Lizards, play The Jazz Standard tonight with special guest Debbie Harry. Download "Dog in Sand," a 1994 track featuring the Blondie frontwoman.
Indie darlings Deerhunter rock the Soho Apple Store tonight. Download "Revival," a slice of sunny psychedlia off the band's new release, Halcyon Digest.
Blog-buzzy Kristian Matsson, a.k.a. The Tallest Man on Earth, plays Webster hall tonight. Download his "King of Spain" here.
The Michigan trio Breathe Owl Breathe offers up a blast of fresh air from a Lincoln Log cabin on its upcoming album Magic Central. Download the track "Own Stunts" here.
By way of Tacoma, Washington, 19-year-old Brad Oberhofer packed up shop and moved out east to Brooklyn to write, play and record his crafty, catchy bedroom pop music. Download the track "OOooOOooOO" here.
Percussionist Adam Pierce leads the Mice Parade on their latest release, What It Means To Be Left-Handed. Download the track "In Between Times" right here.
Mexico's alt-pop diva Ely Guerra makes a rare appearance in New York as part of the Celebrate Mexico Now festival. Download her "Stranger" here.
Anamanaguchi hacks '80s video game consoles to transform them into eight-bit synths, and mix them with swirling, power-pop guitars. Download "A Aurora (Meet Me In The Stars)" here.
The track "License to Hide" is from The Posies' forthcoming full-length album Blood/Candy. Download it here for free.
Zydeco youngblood Cedric Watson brings his Bijou Creole to Joe's Pub tonight. Download his "Le sud de la louisiane" here.
Canadian singer and multi-instrumentalist Basia Bulat brings her indie-folk to Mercury Lounge tonight. Download "Go On," from her new album Heart of My Own.
The San Diego duo Crocodiles delivers a fuzzy rock anthem which inspires a polar opposite reaction to what the title may suggest. Download the group's latest LP's title track "Sleep Forever" right here.
Triveni, the trio created by trumpeter (not to be confused with the bassist of the same name) Avishai Cohen, brings the group's down-home, conversational jazz to LPR tonight at its CD release party. Download the group's version of "Mood Indigo" here.
Singer and composer Pedro Moraes is one of the newest talents to pick up the Música Popular Brasileira (Popular Brazilian Music) torch. Download his exquisitely arranged "Xote de Manha" here.
Utah Green is a new indie-folk singer on the scene armed with a guitar and a gorgeous songwriting sensibility. Download her "14:42" here.
The nineties indie legend Pavement plays tonight through Thursday in Central Park on their first-and-last-(ever) reunion tour. Download the band's 1994 single, "Gold Soundz," here.
Bob Marley and the Wailers have sold over 250 million records worldwide. Bassist and music director of the Wailers, Aston "Familyman" Barrett, cooked up and recorded the track "Cobra Dub Style" in his reggae-fueled Jamaican homeland. Download it here.
Alex Brown Church is an NYU film school grad turned L.A.-based indie folk musician who has adopted Jack London's seafaring sobriquet Sea Wolf. Download the track "Turn The Dirt Over" here.