Electroacoustic composer Daniel Wohl performs with Laurel Halo at Glasslands Gallery on Tuesday night. Download his piece "323 (A Laurel Halo edit)" here.
The War On Drugs plays with The National Monday night at the Beacon Theatre. Download the Philly rockers' soaring single "Come To The City" here.
The Queens- and Brooklyn-based Colombian roots rock outfit M.A.K.U. Soundsystem plays S.O.B.s on Saturday night. Download the group's slow-burning, psychedelic cumbia "Canto Negro" here.
Canadian indie rocker Kathryn Calder (of The New Pornographers) plays the Knitting Factory on Tuesday night. Download her dreamy synthpop song "Turn A Light On" here.
Electroacoustic flute duo Flutronix performs at Shrine on Monday night. Download the group's song "Brown Squares" here.
Jazz songstress Nancy Harms performs at Shrine in Harlem on Friday night. Download her version of the jazz standard "Bye Bye Blackbird" here.
Bhangra funk jam band Red Baraat brings its signature brassy dance music to Brooklyn Bowl on Monday night. Download "Chaal Baby" here.
Holy Ghost plays the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday night. Download the group's new wave track “Do It Again” here, which samples the rap song “Hypnotize” by the Notorious B.I.G.
The western Massachusetts outfit Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers brings its folksy rock to the Bowery Ballroom on Friday and Saturday nights. Download the quartet's new single "Gravity" here.
The New Jersey funk and soul jam band Robert Randolph and the Family Band play the Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday night. Download the band's bluesy single "If I Had My Way" here.
West Villager singer-songwriter Natalie Gelman brings her pop-rock to The Bitter End Monday night. Download her song "Never Had You" here.
Australia's Architecture in Helsinki brings its bouncy, catchy synth pop to Irving Plaza on Friday night. Download the band's newest single "W.O.W." here.
The Brooklyn singer-songwriter Shaina Tauba brings her soulful, piano-driven pop rock to Joe's Pub on Tuesday night. Download her "Make A Mess" here.
The Boise indie-pop act Youth Lagoon plays Mercury Lounge Monday night. Download the wistful tune "July" here.
Minneapolis indie rapper-singer Dessa performs at Joe's Pub on Saturday. Download her blues-inflected tune "Dixon's Girl" here.
Chicago's The Sea and Cake delivers its windy city post-rock to Bowery Ballroom on Tuesday night. Download the breezy jam "Up On The North Shore" here.
Nashville indie rockers The Features hit Mercury Lounge on Monday night. Download the group's psychedelic single "Content" here.
Saxophonist Michael Webster brings his own fresh take on classical and Latin jazz to the Brooklyn Lyceum on Wednesday night.
City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez has announced that he will introduce a Council resolution calling on Governor Paterson to remove New York from the controversial immigration enforcement program known as Secure Communities.
Last May, New York signed on to an immigration enforcement program that allows local police to share with federal authorities the digital fingerprints of anyone arrested in the state. The program -- called Secure Communities -- is designed to find and deport undocumented immigrants who have committed serious crimes like murder, kidnapping and threats to national security.