Cymbals Eat Guitars' Matt Whipple

James Blake, The Vaccines, Okkervil River Help Out The Alternate Side's Fall Fun Drive Now Through October 21

Autumn is finally in full swing and along with frost on the pumpkin comes The Alternate Side's Fall Fun Drive,  underway now through October 21. And this year, we have a new, exciting way to thank you, our listeners, for your invaluable support.

Contribute any amount and you're a supporter of The Alternate Side. Contribute $35 and we'll send you our 9-track "Live From The Alternate Side" CD with exclusive live songs, all recorded in Studio A this year, from James Blake, Okkervil River, The Vaccines, The Naked and Famous, The Antlers and many more. For $50 you'll receive "Live From The Alternate Side"  and a TAS t-shirt. Finally, for $75, we'll send you those thank you gifts, plus a subscription to Spin magazine. You can contribute online right now or call 877-938-8907.

The Alternate Side is a non-commercial station that plays the best in breaking new music and we rely on you to keep that music going. If you depend on TAS to introduce you to bands like Cymbals Eat Guitars, Austra or Metronomy, if you like our weekly ticket giveaways to gigs, like Foster The People at Terminal 5, and you love our exclusive studio sessions from artists like The Mountain Goats, The Raveonettes and Art Brut — who you'll find on "Live From The Alternate Side" — please show your support. Become an Alt-Insider at any amount online or call 877-938-8907 through October 21.

And you can watch videos of the live performances from our very special EP  - just click the links below:

Live From The Alternate Side tracklisting:

1. The Vaccines, "Wreckin’ Bar (Ra Ra Ra)" 
2. Okkervil River, "Rider"
3. James Blake, "Unluck"
4. The Naked and Famous, "Young Blood"
5. The Antlers, "Every Night My Teeth are Falling Out"
6. The Raveonettes, "Forget That You're Young"
7. Art Brut, "Lost Weekend" 
8. The Mountain Goats, "Birth of Serpents" 
9. The Lisps, "Are We At The Movies?"


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