Los Angeles soul rockers Voxhaul Broadcast play Park Slope's Union Hall on Friday night, the last of three gigs in the city this week. Download "Leaving on the 5th" from the band's forthcoming debut album here.
Heavy on the harmonies, more than mild with the jazz and sitting under a bittersweet sound cloud is the half-Toledo, Ohio, half-Brooklyn based trio The Antivillains. Download “This Only Sound" from the group's forthcoming album So Much For Romance.
Piano-playing singer songwriter Julia Barry recently left the studio with a shiny new jazz and blues inspired album. Download her delicate track "Everything is Perfect" from her second album here.
The punky surf rock band The So So Glos are Bay Ridge, Brooklyn-born brothers who now live and operate out of the Market Hotel in Bushwick. Get a free download of the track "Fred Astaire."
Famous and world-traveling -- they were in Milan just last week -- the Harlem Gospel Choir boasts the top singers and musicians from Harlem’s black churches and the entire Tri-State area. Click here to get a free download of the song "Friend of God."
As a belated Christmas gift to WNYC, Sharon Jones, the queen of Brooklyn's own Daptone Records, has offered an exclusive, limited time download of her Christmas tune “Ain’t No Chimneys.” Download it for free until Sunday night.
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti headline a stellar bill out in Bushwick, Brooklyn Friday night at the 10,000 square foot venue at 234 Starr Street. Download one of the most indie-buzzed tracks of the year, "Round and Round."
Thomas Van Buskirk and George Langford, the cousins behind the electro-pop group Javelin, give us their favorite singles and live show of 2010.
The Seattle-based comedian and musician Reggie Watts gives us his favorite live show and singles of 2010.
Tony-nominated and Emmy-winning actress and cabaret singer Liz Callaway headlines New Year’s Eve at the Metropolitan Room. You can download the track "Rain Drops Keep Falling_Singing In The Rain" from her 2010 release Passage of Time.
Paul Sprangers, of Free Energy, gives us his favorite live show and singles of 2010.
Radical Dads is a side project of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's Robbie Guertin. Joined with Lindsay Baker and Chris Diken the trio pump out some loud fuzzed up Brooklyn rock. Get a free download the track "Recklessness."
Kristina Lieberson, keyboard player for Here We Go Magic, gives us her favorite live show and singles of 2010.
New York-based multi-instrumentalist and singer Tim Howard resonates with his haunting and sometimes taunting songwriting. Download the track "Drag Out Blues" from his 2008 release You're No Dream.
Andy Bothwell, who performs under the name Astronautalis, gives us his favorite live show and singles of 2010.
The roots rocking Assembly of Dust recruited a slew of classic Americana musicians to collaborate on the band’s second full-length album Some Assembly Required. Download the track "All That I Am Now" featuring folk singer and guitarist Richie Havens.
The Los Angeles-based chanteuse gives us her favorite live show and singles of 2010.
Pianist and songwriter Shayfer James brings a cinematic approach to music making on his latest release The Owl & The Elephant. Download the song “Bayonnettes” for free here.
Since starting out in Philadelphia in the mid-'90s, Disco Biscuit has successfully bridged the gap between being an electronic music group and a jam band. Download the hyper-trance track "On Time (featuring TuPhace)."
In the past year, WNYC has offered up free downloads from hundreds of bands playing live shows in New York City. As part of our Gig Alert series, we've asked several indie rockers to give us their favorite live shows of 2010.