The Los Angeles band, named after the patron saint of musicians, blends Latin styles such as cumbia, norteño and ranchera. Hear La Santa Cecilia, recorded live in concert from New York City's Webster Hall.
The pride of Hoboken, N.J., performs a six-song set at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia in advance of the trio's forthcoming album Fade. After five new songs, Yo La Tengo's show concludes with a great cover of The Spinners' "I'll Be Around."
This Los Angeles rock band is about to release one of early 2013's most anticipated albums, Hummingbird. Watch Local Natives showcase several songs from the record during a special KCRW concert at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica.
The two artists give a carefully choreographed performance highlighting songs from their 2012 album Love This Giant. They also throw in old favorites from their individual catalogs, including the Talking Heads song "Burning Down the House" and St. Vincent's "Marrow," from her 2009 album Actor.
The eclectic electric guitarist left college about 40 years ago, and judging from the success of his career to date, it wasn't a bad decision. Berklee welcomes Scofield back to perform new tunes and old repertoire from his raucous, electronic-infused Überjam songbook.
The celebrated English conductor leads his Orchestre Revolutionaire et Romantique and Monteverdi Choir in a performance of one of Beethoven's most expansive and searching works: the Missa Solemnis, a piece that asks far more questions than it answers.
Patrick Watson put out one of this year's most magical records, Adventures in Your Own Backyard — an album of beauty and mystery and joy. On Sept. 5, the singer and pianist took his sprawling group of touring musicians to Washington, D.C., for an emotional live set at the 9:30 Club.
The Memphis, Tenn., band combines roots-rock and country with soulful horns, pedal steel, keyboards and brash guitars. Since 2001, the group has routinely played 150 to 200 dates a year, and the experience shines through on its most recent album, Women & Work.
He came to New York in the early '90s and became a top-notch jazz musician. Then he went back to Israeli to study the Middle Eastern musics of his ancestry. Now, the bassist surfaces all of it in his winding, funky compositions, performed live in downtown Manhattan.