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.
After French-born Victoria Legrand and Baltimore native Alex Scally formed the group Beach House in 2004, it didn't take long to find sunny days. Download their track "Norway" right here.
Veteran bluesman Charlie Musselwhite brings his signature harmonic growl to Joe's Pub tonight. Download "The Well," an up-tempo, feel-good blues song.
Curtis Cross, a.k.a. Black Milk, raps alongside a team of talented studio musicians who play with tinges of rock, reggae, and Afro-beat. Download "Closed Chapter" right here.
Aerosmith's guitarists sons play in TAB the Band, which performs at Terminal 5 tonight. Download the dancefloor-worthy remix of "Bought and Sold" here.
Trumpeter Peter Evans plays tonight at Le Poisson Rouge with his quintet. Download his space-age version of "Stardust" here.
This Australian quintet recently relocated to New York City to record their upcoming debut full-length album. Download "Reprise" for free here.
Caveman delivers reverberating harmonies like a chorus would. Download the track "Decide" right here.
Saxophonist Cochemea Gastelum, a perennial soul-band sideman, releases his solo album tonight. Download his Afro-Funk waltz, "Dark City,"
Cellist Brent Arnold loops and layers his acoustic cello with electronics to transform his instrument's sound. Download the track "Bright So To Blind Me" here.
Sixties legend Charles Walker teams up with Nashville young bloods to bring you incendiary soul at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday. Download the infectiously funky "Do The Right Thing."
Julianna Barwick, the one-woman-choir, plays Littlefield tonight. Download her triumphant, shimmering "Cloudbank."
In the early '90s in Germany, Oval was one of the bands which pioneered a style of electronic music known as Glitch. Tonight, Oval rises from his Glitch-roots to perform at the Issue Project Room. Download "Ah," in which digital blips are reconfigured to sound like snowflakes.
Total slacker delivers garage-rock psychadelia tonight at Shea Stadium in Williamsburg. Click here to download the track "Psychic Mesa".
Cali deep-funk revivalists play Brooklyn Bowl tonight. Download the band's greasy, Afrobeat-flavored "Cali Fever" here.
Kato Hideki is one of Japan's biggest names in the new music and noise music worlds. Download his solo-bass piece, "Turbulent Zone," here.
The genre-bending jazz explorers the Chicago Underground Duo play Brooklyn's Issue Project Room tonight. Download their James Bond flick-worthy "Spy on the Floor" here.
Chicago based cellist and composer Helen Money is well known for her unique sound and compelling stage performance. Download her cover of the Minutemen's "Political Song for Michael Jackson to Sing".
Jesse Sykes' hauntingly distinct vocal offerings are highlighted on "LLL," a song on her 2007 album, Like, Love, Lust and the Open Halls of the Soul. Download the song here.
Sian Ahern's elegant vocals more than compliment the minimalist touch on guitar, drums and piano played by Rupert Clervaux and Ben Crook in this song. Download Sian Alice Group's "White."
The psychedelic synth-punk of Dinowalrus gets a dreamy, extraterrestrial makeover on its latest single, "Phone Home." Download it here.