The Black Twig Pickers had just released a collaborative album with their buddy Jack Rose when he died this winter. Last month, the group assembled at Issue Project Room to pay tribute.
The Swedish pop quintet Love Is All is playing Maxwell's on Saturday, alongside Crystal Stilts and Beachniks. Download their song "Kungen" here.
The ubiquitous drummer steps out tonight as a solo artist. Download her mellow post-bop track "Intermission."
This New Zealand group follows in the tradition of reverb-soaked Kiwi acts like The Clean. Download their song "Autumn."
Singer, pianist, and Fulbright scholar of Afro-Peruvian music Chi-Chi Glass recently brought her band to Barbes. Stream the whole set for free right here.
The San Francisco string ensemble Kronos Quartet has a conventional lineup — two violins, viola, and cello — but that's where their similarity to other string quartets ends.
This New York-based quintet is playing this weekend. Download their alluring track "I Want A House," then check out their show at Coco 66 on Saturday night.
Canadian-born trumpeter David Smith will be performing with his quintet Friday night in the 4th Annual Brooklyn Jazz Underground Festival. Download the puckish and clever track "Halloween Song," then check out his ensemble at Cornelia Street Cafe.
The frontwoman of New York pop-punk band Looker steps out on her own tonight at Cameo Gallery. Download her synth-tastic track "Birds."
Fresh off the release of his critically-acclaimed album There is Love in You, Four Tet played to a sold-out Le Poisson Rouge last week. Stream the whole concert here.
This MC turned solo pianist is playing at Joe's Pub every Thursday in February. Tonight he joins forces with Andrew W.K. Download his bittersweet track "Overnight" for free.
Download a track from one of Brooklyn's best new bands. Blondes perform tonight at Littlefield in Gowanus as part of the Unsound Festival.
Download the title track from this ambient duo's latest album. Mountains performs at Le Poisson Rouge on Wednesday night as part of the Unsound Festival.
Download a song by Jackson Heights' lo-fi darlings. They celebrate re-release of their LP on Captured Tracks on Tuesday night at Cake Shop.
Download the grand track, "200 Stories." Then check out her record release party Monday night at Le Poisson Rouge.
Couldn't get into the sold-out Nite Jewel show at Mercury Lounge last week? Stream the entire show here.
Download this frenetic excerpt from their live performance in Wels, Australia.
Stream the Brooklyn nine-piece bhangra band's recent set from Barbès here.