Kindness Ticket Giveaway: Bowery Ballroom On March 14

Berlin-based British producer Adam Bainbridge, who records as Kindness, released his sophomore album, Otherness, last fall. It's a lush, R&B-flavored, '80s-gazing record that includes a bevy of guests, like Blood Orange, Robyn and Kelela. Kindness returns to New York for a show at Bowery Ballroom on March 14 and The Alternate Side has set aside some tickets; just enter by this Sunday, March 8, for a chance to win a pair.


Milo Greene Ticket Giveaway: Music Hall Of Williamsburg On March 13


Los Angeles pop-rock outfit Milo Greene has garnered frequent comparisons to Fleetwood Mac, especially since all four of the band's members serve as singer-songwriters. The group released its second album, Control, earlier this year and they've been on the road since early February, finally reaching New York this month for two shows at Bowery Ballroom and Music Hall of Williamsburg. The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to Milo Greene's show at MHOW on March 13. Want to see them? Just enter for a chance to win by this Sunday, March 8.

Twerps Ticket Giveaway: Mercury Lounge On March 14


Australia's Twerps released their second album, Range Anxiety, on Merge earlier this winter, a collection of songs that resonate with jangly guitar and breezy pop hooks. They'll be bringing their summery sounds to cold New York this winter, and The Alternate Side has tickets to Twerps' late show at Mercury Lounge on March 14. Openers include Ultimate Painting (Jack Cooper of Mazes and James Hoare of Veronica Falls). Enter by this Sunday, March 8, for a chance to win a pair of tickets.

Wolf Alice: TAS In Session

At Wolf Alice's gig at Mercury Lounge in late January, the venue was jam-packed for this canny north London quartet with a knack for songs that teeter between stormy lashings and tender idylls. On the basis of two very impressive EPs released over the last two years, Blush (2013) and Creature Songs (2014), Wolf Alice has made ambitious strides, graduating from tiny Camden Town club gigs to behemoth festivals like Glastonbury. The band's debut album, My Love Is Cool, will be released on June 23. Watch Wolf Alice's set in Studio A and listen to the entire session and interview now in the FUV Vault.

First Listen: Of Montreal, 'Aureate Gloom'

New ideas permeate the band's 13th album, on which every song finds a way to surprise. Mastermind Kevin Barnes mixes a love of rock, funk and disco with unexpected ways to expand the brain. Listen to Of Montreal's Aureate Gloom streaming now via WFUV and NPR Music before the album's release on March 3.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending March 1


This week's TAS Top 20 finds a groove with chart debuts from LoneLady, Twin Shadow and Mountain Goats.

Sleater-Kinney Ticket Giveaway: Terminal 5 On February 27


Sleater-Kinney released its first album in a decade, No Cities To Love, last month. The album is no mere reunion, but a bold declaration that the Portland trio leads with fresh and innovative ideas instead of relying on past glories. Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss swiftly sold out both of their shows at Terminal 5 later this month, but The Alternate Side has a few tickets for Sleater-Kinney's February 27 show. Enter by this Wednesday, February 25, at 5p.m. EST for a chance to win.  

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