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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.

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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.

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Gig Alert: La Mecánica Popular

Friday, December 05, 2014

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

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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."

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Gig Alert: A Deeper "Kind Of Blue"

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The National Jazz Museum In Harlem takes a closer listen to Miles Davis' masterpiece tonight. Listen to "Freddie Freeloader."

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Gig Alert: M.A.K.U. Soundsystem

Monday, December 01, 2014

Self-described 'band of immigrants' plays music from Colombia and the Caribbean. For a taste, sample "M.N.D. (Music Never Dies)."

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Gig Alert: Banda Magda

Friday, November 28, 2014

Musical polyglots play a late show at Blue Note tomorrow night. Listen to "Yerakina." 

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Gig Alert: Caddywhompus

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Muscular NOLA guitar and drums duo burns some Thanksgiving calories at Baby's All Right. Listen to "Stuck."

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Gig Alert: Hundred Waters

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ethereal electronic-inflected group plays with Interpol tonight. Listen to "Out Alee."

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Gig Alert: People Get Ready

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Kinetically-inclined pop dances its way into Bowery Ballroom tonight. Check out "Physiques."

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Gig Alert: Supermambo! A Vibes Tribute to Tito Puente

Monday, November 24, 2014

Grammy-nominated vibraphonist Felipe Fournier plays Tito Puente's mambo music. Listen to "Vibe Mambo."

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Gig Alert: We Were Promised Jetpacks

Friday, November 21, 2014

Scottish post-punk indie rockers hit Webster Hall on Saturday. Listen to the massive-sounding "I Keep It Composed."

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Gig Alert: Chicha Libre Farewell

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Brooklyn's purveyors of Peruvian folk-pop take a break on Friday night. Download their version of "Guns Of Brixton." 

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Gig Alert: Sketches

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Micro-collaborative jazz ensemble plays at Cornelia Street Cafe. Download "Caught In The Storm."

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Gig Alert: Touré-Raichel Collective

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Powerhouse Malian-Israeli duo plays at Symphony Space tonight. Listen to the sweeping "Hodu."

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Gig Alert: Anawan

Monday, November 17, 2014

Avant-garde folk group plays Baby's All Right tonight. Download "Smokes In The Sun."

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Gig Alert: Les Sans Culottes

Friday, November 14, 2014

French mock-rockers perform Sunday at the Cake Shop. Download "The Gods Have Thirst."

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Gig Alert: Glen David Andrews

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Glen David Andrews performs Thursday night at Lincoln Center Atrium. Download "NY To NOLA."

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Gig Alert: Midnight Faces

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Midnight Faces perform tonight at the Music Hall of Willamsburg. Download "Donna."

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Gig Alert: Jessie Kilguss

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Jessie Kilguss debuts her new record Devastate Me tonight at The Bowery Electric. Download "Don't Let's Go To The Dogs Tonight."

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