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.
These Brooklyn-based art rockers are fusing '60s girl group style with punk drive. Download their new single "Spread So Thin," then see them tonight at Mercury Lounge.
This local group plays acid house with a hip-hop and R&B edge. Download their cool and slinky track "d.f.a.d." and see them tonight at Mercury Lounge.
These experimental indie rockers will be playing the Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. Download their folky track "River."
This Danish band is known for their lush take on pop. Download their grand track "Modern Drift," then see them tonight at Le Poisson Rouge.
This Canadian emcee appeared at the closing ceremony for the Olympic Games. Tonight he's kicking of a U.S. tour at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his song "4, 3, 2, 1."
Revolutionary bard Gil Scott-Heron is back with a new album, his first in 16 years. Download the haunting track "Where Did the Night Go," then see him tonight at the Blue Note.
This Latin jazz ensemble led by Argentine composer and bassist Pedro Giraudo will be playing a two-night stint at the Jazz Standard beginning tonight. Download the spirited track "El Bajonazo."
This jazz vocalist will celebrate the release of her debut album with a mini CD release party tonight at the Barnes & Noble near Lincoln Center. Download her smoldering track "I Fall In Love Too Easily."
These Brooklyn indie rockers will be playing a free show at Brooklyn Bowl tonight. Download the rich track "Passwords" from their forthcoming album.
This singer-songwriter and cellist is currently in the throes of an ambitious songwriting project. Download the powerful "Danny Sorrow" from her debut album, then check her out tonight at Mercury Lounge.
This expanded ensemble led by a seasoned jazz guitarist will perform at Cornelia Street Cafe Sunday night. Download the combo's imaginative track "Ga-Ga-Goosebumps."
This Philly noise pop act has undergone significant band changes since their last album, but it hasn't hurt their sound. Download their rich track "Failure," then see them Friday at Mercury Lounge.
This electronic experimentalist will head up the Upstairs CD-R label showcase Sunday night at Coco 66. Download his synthy track "Zones Without People."
This klezmer funk collective will play Le Poisson Rouge tonight to celebrate the release of their new album. Download their boisterous track "Moskowitz Remix."
This inventive ensemble will be playing tonight at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Download the stunning track "Paris/Happydent."
This indie pop quartet has a forthcoming album and hooks for days. Download their irresistible new single "Babies," then see them tonight at Union Hall.
Tonight artists come together to celebrate the release of a compilation that captures the music of this Latin music luminary. Download Cuba's Latin Boogaloo anthem "Bang Bang," then check out the party at Le Poisson Rouge.
This Williamsburg outfit has ties to ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead and TV on the Radio. Download their emotional track "Walk On Water," then catch them tonight at Union Pool.
This California quartet backs stirring spoken word with gritty rock. Download their rugged track "Manly," then see them play tonight at the Stone.
This husband and wife hip-hop duo just released a new album. Download their trippy track "Heaven or Hell," then check out their performance and record release party tonight at S.O.B.'s.