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 Toronto punk band just released a compilation of previously uncollected singles. Download their rowdy track "Neat Parts," then see them play tonight at Maxwell's.
This beachy electro-pop trio will be playing Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download their sunny track "Lifted."
This singular pianist and once sideman to John Coltrane will be taking the stage at Blue Note tonight. Download his complex solo track "African Village."
Former Concretes bandmate Victoria Bergsman traveled to Pakistan to work on her second album as solo project Taken By Trees. Download her atmospheric track "Anna" and then see her tonight at the Knitting Factory.
These Spanish mad scientists play classic flamenco and flamenco with a rock-rhumba-jazz-reggae twist. They perform tonight at the Highline Ballroom. Download their lively track "El Atonte del Vino."
This New Orleans-style second line brass band will be taking over S.O.B.'s for Mardi Gras. Download their animated track "Soul Saturday."
This group is bring their transcontinental dance music to Barbes for Fat Tuesday. Download their dizzying track "Feira de Mangaio."
Philly rapper Freeway and producer Jake-One have a new record out today. Download the first single from the album and check them out tonight at the Highline Ballroom.
Download the group's party-ready track "My Car Is Haunted." Then check them out tonight at the Knitting Factory.
This much buzzed-about singer will be performing tonight at Other Music in the East Village. Download her dreamy track "Waves" and check her out tonight for free.
This electro-acoustic Swedish sextet is playing Pianos tonight. Download their eerie track "Locked in the Basement."
This neofolk veteran has a new record out and is playing tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download her haunting track "July Flame" for free.
Rousing garage rockers the Obits will be playing at Cake Shop Friday and Saturday night. Download their riotous track "Pine On."
On Sunday night, frequent collaborators of Jack Rose will come together at Issue Project Room to pay tribute to the late guitarist. Download a track from his last album.
Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio will play Glasslands Gallery on Sunday as solo project Rain Machine. Download his charged track "Give Blood."
Download a track from one of Brooklyn's best new bands. Blondes perform tonight at Littlefield in Gowanus as part of the Unsound Festival.
This MC turned solo pianist is playing at Joe's Pub every Thursday in February. Tonight he joins forces with Andrew W.K. Download his bittersweet track "Overnight" for free.
This venturesome jazz guitarist is playing with his quartet at 55 Bar on Wednesday night. Download his animated and socially conscious track "Lima (South America)" for free.
This Austin trio is playing the early show at the Mercury Lounge on Wednesday night. Download their rollicking track "Friendly Ghost" for free.