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 new golden boy of the electronic scene plays Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download his new track "Snow & Taxis."
This rising Brooklynite with a penchant for Latin rhythms and children's rhymes performs at Barbes tonight. Download her quirky, brilliant track "Los Mangopaunos."
The golden boy of the DJ world performs at the Whitney Museum of American Art on Friday night. Download his stirring, strut-worthy track "Layin in Bed/Overture Watermelon City."
The avant-gardist composer presents an evening of her adventurous music Friday at the Stone. Download an excerpt from her spare yet raucous piece "Lightning Slingers and Dead Ringers."
The D.C. band brings its Togolese sound to Joe's Pub on Saturday. Download the group's politically-charged track "Adje! Adje!"
This promising and uber-likable Brooklyn MC will rock the mic at Littlefield tonight. Download his smooth track "The Stuy (On My Mind)."
These deft shoegaze revivalists are back with a new album, and they're playing Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download the band's new track, "Supertoys."
The San Francisco rock sextet play Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download their bubbly track "Millions of People Running in Circles."
The Brazilian, by way of New York, dance band will be playing its usual Wednesday night gig at Nublu tonight. Download their cool, vampy tune "Forrowest."
The nautically-inspired husband-and-wife duo play Cakeshop tonight. Download their bubbly, lo-fi track "Baltimore."
The masters of quirky electro-pop play Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their swirling track "Baby Ouh."
The composer marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a performance of his song cycle Katrina Ballads at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his stirring piece "Dennis Hastert: 9.1.05."
The jazz singer known for her eclectic palette performs with her band at 55 Bar tonight. Download her mellow version of the tune "Bye Bye Country Boy."
The Americana-influenced five-piece have a new album out and they'll be playing Union Pool tonight. Download their intriguing track "Helena, MT."
The North Carolina-based orchestral pop group play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their grand track "Walk Around the Lake."
This promising saxophonist and his band will be tearing it up at Dizzy's tonight. Download his feisty track "Free Man."
The venturesome pianist will perform at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his treatment of an excerpt from composer Pierre Boulez's "Piano Sonata No.3."
This new quartet formed by longtime members of California's indie rock scene perform at Bowery Ballroom Friday night. Download their quirky, dreamy track "I Heart California."
This Brooklyn urban pop-meister plays Webster Hall Friday. Download his take on the Nat King Cole tune "Calypso Blues."
This jazz organ icon will be playing with his trio at the Jazz Standard all weekend. Download his smooth slow-burner "Spiral."