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Gig Alert: Nick Hakim

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Ethereal soul at Mercury Lounge tonight. Warm up to "Cold."


Gig Alert: Liv Lombardi

Monday, January 05, 2015

Jangly folk rocker has a prescription for the New Year's blues: "Self Medicate." She's at An Beal Bocht Cafe tonight.

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Gig Alert: Restorations

Friday, January 02, 2015

Get your year off on the right rock at Brooklyn Night Bazaar tonight. 


Gig Alert: Patti Smith

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The rock and roll hero plays at Webster Hall tonight. Listen to "April Fool."


Gig Alert: Trust

Monday, December 29, 2014

Trust helps send off the closing Brooklyn venue, Glasslands, with a performance tonight.


Gig Alert: Eri Yamamoto

Friday, December 26, 2014

Eri Yamamoto performs at the Cornelia Street Cafe this Sunday.


Gig Alert: James Brown Tribute Show

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Papa Gotta Brand New Bag for Christmas.


Gig Alert: Jeremy Pelt

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The workhorse trumpeter plays at 55 Bar tonight. Listen to "Harlem Thoroughfare."


12 Days Of Soundcheck: Conor Oberst

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

We wrap up our 12 Days of Soundcheck by unwrapping a gift from Conor Oberst.


12 Days Of Soundcheck: Idina Menzel

Monday, December 22, 2014

During this season of plenty, Idina Menzel reminds us we can learn to live without.


12 Days of Soundcheck: Sinkane

Friday, December 19, 2014

No need to hang on to that receipt; this recording of Sinkane live in our studio is one gift you'll want to keep.


12 Days of Soundcheck: Nickel Creek

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Here we come a-wassailing with another exclusive track from the studio.


12 Days Of Soundcheck: Buscabulla

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Soundcheck continues to fill your electronic stocking with digital gifts.


12 Days of Soundcheck: Courtney Barnett Cultivates A Timeless Sound

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Soundcheck Gift Express keeps chugging along with a free download of Courtney Barnett's "Avant Gardener" live in the studio.


12 Days Of Soundcheck: Primus Pumps Its 'Fisticuffs'

Monday, December 15, 2014

Download a live performance of "Fisticuffs", which one could imagine taking place on the Island of Misfit Toys.

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12 Days Of Soundcheck: Matisyahu

Friday, December 12, 2014

The singer embraces his many contradictions and comes out a winner in 2014; download a live version of "Broken Car."


12 Days Of Soundcheck: Jenny Lewis

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Soundcheck comes bearing gifts: sweet, soaring sounds from the inimitable Jenny Lewis. Download "The Voyager," live from the studio.


12 Days Of Soundcheck: Another Jolt of Sylvan Esso's 'Coffee'

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

One day only! Download a live version of one of this year's best songs.


Gig Alert: La Mecánica Popular

Friday, December 05, 2014

Unique purveyors of psychedelic salsa play at Nublu tonight. Listen to "Milagro."


Gig Alert: Strand of Oaks

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Philly-based rockers bring confessional songs with a punch to Bowery Ballroom. Listen to "Goshen '97."