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.
These raucous shoegazers will open for the Big Pink tonight at Webster Hall. Download their throwback track "In Your Heart."
This experimental producer and musician works in the electronic and hip-hop worlds, but he's a descendent of a jazz original. Download his cool, dusky track "Quakes," then see him tonight at Le Poisson Rouge.
This quartet likes to dabble in post-rock -- and the movie business. Download their gloomy, film-inspired track "Funeral Singers," then check them out tonight at the Bell House.
This electro-pop trio will open for Lemonade and Delorean tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download their dancy track "Another Time."
This velvety-voiced chanteuse and pianist will be playing with her jazz-pop ensemble tonight at Barbes. Download her lush track "Harbor Song."
This rising pianist will take the stage solo tonight at Smalls. Download his trio's warm track "Onward, Upward."
This groundbreaking avant-garde composer and performer won the William Schuman Award last spring, and on Saturday night she will be fêted for her contributions to music over the last 40 years. Download her daring original work "Other Forests," performed by her trio Triple Point.
This Southern-based chillwave newcomer will play Brooklyn Bowl Friday night with the Ruby Suns. Download his mellow track "Talamak."
This soulful electro-pop quartet from Sweden is in town to play the Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. Download their seductive track "Feather."
The ubiquitous drummer steps out tonight as a solo artist. Download her mellow post-bop track "Intermission."
This New Zealand group follows in the tradition of reverb-soaked Kiwi acts like The Clean. Download their song "Autumn."
This French-born, California-based pop charmer will be taking the stage at Santos Party House tonight. Download his infectious track "Take Back The Instant."
These chamber-music-minded indie rockers will be appearing with Shara Worden tonight at the Bell House. Download their mellifluous track "Red Seas."
The acoustic guitarist and Italian trumpeter team up for a show tonight at the Italian Academy at Columbia University. Download their intimate track "Chiaroscuro."
After a three-year break, England's Field Music returned with a new double album this year, and now they're on tour. Download their strut-worthy track "Each Time Is A New Time," then see them tonight at Bowery Ballroom.
This experimental composer and performer will be appearing in a showcase for the Porter Records label tonight at Issue Project Room. Download his ominous original piece "Act 1."
On their most recent album, the usually cheerful indie pop quartet reveals a moodier personality. Download their summery yet blue track "Get Going," then see them tonight at Music Hall of Williamsburg.
This electro-indie pop mastermind will be playing Union Hall tonight, fresh from her appearance at SXSW. Download her psychedelic dance tune "Mindwarp."
This indie rock group, led by one of the members of the Shins, will be appearing at the Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their warm track "The Ruminant Band."
This lo-fi indie pop/rock trio from Nebraska has a fuzz-loving sound and a quirky history. Download their charmingly shambolic track "Stay," then see them tonight at Bruar Falls.