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.
Irish folk singer Susan McKeown celebrates her new album, Singing in the Dark, on its release date, October 30th. Download the track, “Mad Sweeney,” right here for free.
Urban folk and jazz singer KJ Denhert is set to release her ninth album, aptly named Album No. 9, on November 9th. Download "Choose Your Weapon" for free.
Prince Rama projects a chorus of voices over swirling synths and thunderous drums at Brooklyn's hottest bowling alley tonight. Download the track "Lightening Fossil" right here for free.
Chino Maurice brings back the sound and style of yesteryear's soul-funk-rock masters: P-Funk, Prince, and Jimi Hedrix. Catch him at Joe's Pub tonight and download "Luna" here.
Brazilian sound architect Amon Tobin produces genre-defying beats and measures by setting manipulated field recordings and vinyl records to a drum machine. Download the track “Shut Down” for free.
American arranger and jazz piano great Kenny Werner teams up with one of Europe's top big bands for a six-day stint at Dizzy's. Catch him tonight and download Werner's "Kadinsky" here.
Dan Tepfer is one of the pioneering, young jazz pianists reinventing "jazz as we know it." Catch his trio's CD release party at The Jazz Standard tonight, and download his "All I Heard Was Nothing" here.
Corin Tucker, one of the founders of the riot grrl band Sleater Kinney, still gets her shredding, wailing riot grrl rock on in this free download, “Doubt."
Kagero brings its Japanese Gypsy Rock to Local 269 tonight. Download the band's rolicking "2 + 1 is Almost 5" here.
Download a free track from the Baltimore-based band Future Islands, and get a bonus remix track from BMore electronic experimenter Jason Urick.
Rejecting hook-heavy club rap, Freddie Gibbs is single-handedly bearing the standard for Midwestern rap with impressive lyrical dexterity. Download an edited version of his "National Anthem" here.
Brothers John and Paul Thornley are the front men for U.S. Royalty, a four-piece rock band from Washington, D.C. Download the band's "Equestrian" from its upcoming debut right here for free.