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 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 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."
Folk rocker Damien DeRose, aka Peasant, will be appearing at Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download his charming track "Well Alright."
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.
These raucous shoegazers will open for the Big Pink tonight at Webster Hall. Download their throwback track "In Your Heart."
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.
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 electro-pop trio will open for Lemonade and Delorean tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download their dancy track "Another Time."
This rising pianist will take the stage solo tonight at Smalls. Download his trio's warm track "Onward, Upward."
This velvety-voiced chanteuse and pianist will be playing with her jazz-pop ensemble tonight at Barbes. Download her lush track "Harbor Song."
This Southern-based chillwave newcomer will play Brooklyn Bowl Friday night with the Ruby Suns. Download his mellow track "Talamak."
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 New Zealand group follows in the tradition of reverb-soaked Kiwi acts like The Clean. Download their song "Autumn."
The ubiquitous drummer steps out tonight as a solo artist. Download her mellow post-bop track "Intermission."
This soulful electro-pop quartet from Sweden is in town to play the Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. Download their seductive track "Feather."
The acoustic guitarist and Italian trumpeter team up for a show tonight at the Italian Academy at Columbia University. Download their intimate track "Chiaroscuro."
This French-born, California-based pop charmer will be taking the stage at Santos Party House tonight. Download his infectious track "Take Back The Instant."