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.
Cuban-Canadian singer-songwriter Alex Cuba brings his latin-tinged soul and pop to Webster Hall tonight. Download his reggae rhythm love-letter, "Directo" here.
Autre Ne Veut dropped his self-titled debut album late last month on Daniel Lopatin's (Oneohtrix Point Never/Games) Upstairs CD-R label. Download the track “Tell Me” here.
The Procedure Club came out of the unlikely hood of New Haven, Connecticut in 2008. Download the capital “N” Noise-collaborative's track, "Vermont II," here.
Malian desert diva Khaira Arby makes her first appearance in the States after 20 years of performing as "the Nightingale of the North" in her country. Download her fuzzed-out Muslim trance jam "Khaira" here.
Indie darlings Deerhunter rock the Soho Apple Store tonight. Download "Revival," a slice of sunny psychedlia off the band's new release, Halcyon Digest.
Itai Kriss, the talented and multi-faceted Israeli flute player, plays tonight with his salsa outfit at Fat Cat. Download his "Danzón No.1" here.
The Michigan trio Breathe Owl Breathe offers up a blast of fresh air from a Lincoln Log cabin on its upcoming album Magic Central. Download the track "Own Stunts" here.
Blog-buzzy Kristian Matsson, a.k.a. The Tallest Man on Earth, plays Webster hall tonight. Download his "King of Spain" here.
Mexico's alt-pop diva Ely Guerra makes a rare appearance in New York as part of the Celebrate Mexico Now festival. Download her "Stranger" here.
Percussionist Adam Pierce leads the Mice Parade on their latest release, What It Means To Be Left-Handed. Download the track "In Between Times" right here.
Canadian singer and multi-instrumentalist Basia Bulat brings her indie-folk to Mercury Lounge tonight. Download "Go On," from her new album Heart of My Own.
Zydeco youngblood Cedric Watson brings his Bijou Creole to Joe's Pub tonight. Download his "Le sud de la louisiane" here.
The track "License to Hide" is from The Posies' forthcoming full-length album Blood/Candy. Download it here for free.
Anamanaguchi hacks '80s video game consoles to transform them into eight-bit synths, and mix them with swirling, power-pop guitars. Download "A Aurora (Meet Me In The Stars)" here.
Singer and composer Pedro Moraes is one of the newest talents to pick up the Música Popular Brasileira (Popular Brazilian Music) torch. Download his exquisitely arranged "Xote de Manha" here.