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.
This indie hip-hop outfit will be playing Death By Audio tonight. Download their quirky track "You Oughta Know."
The jazz guitarist and her bob-inclined quartet will be playing in the weekly Evolving Music series tonight at Local 269. Download the Monaco original tune "It's Like This, See..."
This recently discovered (and rightly praised) protopunk rockers will be tearing it up at Club Europa Friday night. Download their high-octane track "Politicians In My Eyes."
This Brazilian sextet play 1960's style R&B with a Latin flavor. Download their carefree track "Codinome Dinamite," then see them Friday night at Cake Shop.
This weekend the Peruvian trumpet player and his ensemble take over Tutuma Social Club. Download Alegría's intoxicating take on the Gershwin tune "Summertime."
This straight-ahead rock quartet from L.A. (formerly known as the Muslims) will play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their fun-loving track "C'mon."
This homegrown art punk collective will be opening for Brazilian export Garotas Suecas tonight at Knitting Factory. Download their clamorous track "Neon Noose."
This legendary New Orleans brass band will be gracing the stage at the Highline Ballroom tonight. Download their celebratory track "Do Whatcha Wanna."
The mixmaster for the English outfit the xx will be DJing at Santos Party House tonight after playing with his band at Webster Hall. Download his masterful remix of the Jack Peñate song "Pull My Heart Away."
Acclaimed pianist Tord Gustavsen takes the stage with his quintet at Merkin Concert Hall tonight to play tunes from his new release Restored, Returned. Download the album's stirring title track.
Folk rocker Damien DeRose, aka Peasant, will be appearing at Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download his charming track "Well Alright."
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.
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 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 electro-pop trio will open for Lemonade and Delorean tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download their dancy track "Another Time."
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 New Zealand group follows in the tradition of reverb-soaked Kiwi acts like The Clean. Download their song "Autumn."