Post-punk shredders Screaming Females return to live performance at Music Hall of Williamsburg Saturday night. Download the track "Ugly."
Brooklyn rock band Psychic Ills plays Bowery ballroom Thursday night. Download the track "Might Take A While."
Powerfully-voiced pop singer Alice Smith plays Rockwood Music Hall Tuesday night. Download "Cabaret."
Indie violinist Kishi Bashi makes a special appearance at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Monday Night. Download "Bright Whites."
Singer/songwriter/thumb piano aficionado Katie Mullins plays Union Hall Friday night. Download the track "Spring."
Brooklyn-based noise pop band Hooray For Earth plays Knitting Factory tonight. Download the track "No Love"
Avant-garde rock duo Ahleuchatistas play the Bowery Ballroom Wednesday night. Download the track "Lighted Stairs"
Virtuoso jazz banjoist Cynthia Sayer plays Joes Pub Tuesday night. Download the track "Ella Miriam's Blues"
Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich steps out of the studio with his own band Ultraista. Download "Smalltalk."
Singer-songwriter Tift Merritt plays 92Y Tribeca Saturday night. Download the track "Sweet Spot"
Senegalese bandleader Diali Cissohko and his band plays Shrine Bar Thursday night. Download the track "Bani."
The eclectic Jazz singer Cyrille Aimee plays at the Iridium jazz club Wednesday night. Download her track "Sunny Days."
NYC Subway-bred folk band Taarka plays Barbès Tuesday night. Download the track "Wandering."
Brooklyn electropop singer Bird Call kicks off 2013 with a show at the Studio at Webster Hall. Download her song "Miracle Man."
Canadian singer-songwriter Jenn Grant plays Le Poisson Rouge Friday night. Download her track "The Fighter."
Electronica duo MS MR play Mercury lounge Thursday night. Download the Chet Faker remix of their track "Dark Doo Wop."
John Cale curates a star-studded tribute show to Nico at BAM Wednesday night. Download the John Cale original track "I Wanna Talk 2 U."
Experimantal electronic flute duo Flutronix play Culture Project Tuesday night. Download their track "Brown Squares."
The first annual NYC South American Music Festival comes to Zinc Bar tonight. Download tracks from Sofia Rei, Sofia Tosello, Gregorio Uribe, and Juancho Herrera.