Horse Thief: Listen To FUV Live At CMJ 2014

Horse Thief's latest release, Fear in Bliss, is a beautifully crafted album, driven by melodic guitar and layers of texture. It represents a band that is embracing its sound and coming into its own. I was really excited to see these songs performed live and they did not disappoint.

Liars Kick Off A Tour This June

Liars, who release WIXIW on June 5 on Mute, will kick off a summer tour next month to support the new album. The dates include a stop at New York's Webster Hall on June 20.

Join WFUV's Annual Gala This Thursday, May 10

The Alternate Side's sister station, WFUV Public Radio from Fordham University, is pleased to announce its 2012 Gala event at Gotham Hall on Thursday, May 10, honoring musician Chris Isaak as WFUV Artist of the Year; journalist Christiane Amanpour as recipient of the Charles Osgood Lifetime Achievement Award in Broadcast Journalism; and sportscaster Al Michaels as recipient of the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting. After the jump, find out how you can be a part of this very special evening.

Against Me! Singer Tom Gabel Reveals Transgender Identity

Tom Gabel, frontman of Florida punk rockers Against Me!, has candidly and bravely revealed to Rolling Stone that not only is she transgender, but she will begin the transition to become a woman, changing her name to Laura Jane Grace. This revelation won't interfere with the band's upcoming tour with The Cult, which begins this month.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending May 13

Beach House blooms on the TAS Top 20 chart while Jack White aims at the Number 1 slot with Blunderbuss.

Yukon Blonde: TAS In Session

Yukon Blonde's second album Tiger Talk might have been mostly written on the road, but the record reflects some home truths for the Canadian band: they really know how to write a fun, frank and ferocious rock song. They kick off a European tour on May 10, but before heading overseas Yukon Blonde dropped by The Alternate Side for a session. After the jump, watch videos and read highlights of the interview, and listen to the session when it airs on TAS on 91.5 WNYE this Friday, May 11, at 11 a.m. EDT, streaming on The Alternate Side.

Listen: Animal Collective Release Two New Songs

A brand new album is due out later this year from Animal Collective and the band digitally released the first hint of that album via a single, "Honeycomb/Gotham," on Monday. It's available now as a digital bundle. The physical 7-inch, with some pretty artwork, will be available June 26 via Domino Records. Listen to the tracks streaming on the band's website.

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