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Cesária Évora, Grammy-Winning Cape Verdean Singer, Has Died

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Cesária Évora, the Grammy-winning singer from the West African island nation of Cape Verde, has died, the Associated Press reported Saturday. She was 70.

Évora was perhaps the most widely known performer of morna, a style of music indigenous to Cape Verde. She began singing professionally when ...


Gig Alerts: The Tallest Man on Earth

Monday, September 27, 2010

Blog-buzzy Kristian Matsson, a.k.a. The Tallest Man on Earth, plays Webster hall tonight. Download his "King of Spain" here.


No Cover: Owen Pallett

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Owen Pallett, the violin-pop mastermind formerly known as Final Fantasy, recently took the stage of the Grand Ballroom at Webster Hall. Stream his entire set right here.

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Gig Alerts: Susana Baca

Friday, April 23, 2010

The Afro-Peruvian singer songwriter takes the stage at Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday. Download her take on "El Bosque Armado (La Canoa)," penned by the Peruvian great Chabuca Granda.


Gig Alerts: Kings Go Forth

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

This ten-strong group of soul revivalists plays the Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their fierce dancefloor number, "One Day."


Gig Alerts: Jahdan Blakkamore

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Brooklyn-based MC plays Santos Party House tonight. Download his auto-tune-happy dub track, "The General."


No Cover: Meshell Ndegeocello

Monday, April 19, 2010

The genre-defying songwriter performed three midnight sets at Joe's Pub earlier this month. Stream one of them in its entirety here.

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Gig Alerts: Mi Ami

Monday, April 12, 2010

Mi Ami brings their dance-punk party to Cake Shop tonight. Download their groove-heavy track "Latin Lover."


No Cover: Malachai

Monday, April 12, 2010

The enigmatically named Gee and Scott, better known as Malachai, brought their fuzzed-out patchwork pop to Le Poisson Rouge in March. Stream the whole show for free right here.


Gig Alerts: Pepi Ginsberg

Friday, April 09, 2010

The Brooklyn songstress will play at Loading Dock tonight before heading to the West Coast to tour with Dr. Dog. Download the slightly off-kilter "Coca Cola" from her new album East Is East.


Social Mixer: Kim Ann Foxman

Thursday, April 01, 2010

You might know Kim Ann Foxman as the slim-framed, Morissey-coiffed vocalist of Hercules and Love Affair — but she's also a celebrated New York DJ. Stream a playlist of her favorite songs to spin.


Social Mixer: DJ Moni

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Moni is a multimedia artist who has made her biggest mark as DJ, spinning the soul, funk, Latin, Caribbean and hip hop music that shaped her childhood. Stream her playlist.


No Cover: The Black Twig Pickers

Monday, March 29, 2010

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.


Gig Alerts: Love Is All

Friday, March 26, 2010

The Swedish pop quintet Love Is All is playing Maxwell's on Saturday, alongside Crystal Stilts and Beachniks. Download their song "Kungen" here.


Gig Alerts: Allison Miller

Thursday, March 25, 2010

The ubiquitous drummer steps out tonight as a solo artist. Download her mellow post-bop track "Intermission."

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Gig Alerts: Surf City

Thursday, March 25, 2010

This New Zealand group follows in the tradition of reverb-soaked Kiwi acts like The Clean. Download their song "Autumn."


No Cover: Chi-Chi Glass

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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.

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Kronos Quartet at Carnegie Hall, with Special Guests in Tow

Thursday, March 11, 2010

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. 

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Gig Alerts: David Smith Quintet

Friday, March 05, 2010

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 "Hallo...


Gig Alerts: Twin Sister

Friday, March 05, 2010

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.