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.

Beastie Boys Thank Fans And Friends For 'Love And Support'

On Sunday night and Monday morning, Beastie Boys co-founders Adam Horovitz and Mike Diamond posted notes and photos on the group's website and Facebook page expressing gratitude for the "love and support" of fans and friends in the wake of Adam Yauch's death on Friday, May 4. 

Neon Indian Ticket Giveaway For Terminal 5 On May 12

Neon Indian's Alan Palomo is approaching the end of his current North American tour supporting Era Extraña, wrapping up a long road trip at New York's Terminal 5 on May 12. The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to Saturday's gig, which includes support from Ducktails and Lemonade, but you need to enter by noon this Thursday, May 10, to win.

Win Tickets For Young The Giant At Central Park Summerstage On July 16

We're giving away tickets to see Young the Giant's sold out show at Central Park Summerstage on July 16. The popular, "Glee"-endorsed California group has managed to sell out most of the shows on their spring tour and will also be at Bonneroo next month.

Win Tickets To See Ty Segall And White Fence At Webster Hall On May 16

The retro-gazing, psych-rock confluence of Ty Segall and White Fence, aka Tim Presley, on their collaborative album, Hair, has been met with enthusiastic critical response. The trippy pair will be playing Webster Hall on May 16, along with Strange Boys and The Men, and The Alternate Side is giving away tickets. We think they're freaky, but we like them a lot.

Win Tickets For The Barr Brothers At Le Poisson Rouge On May 16

The Slip's Andrew and Brad Barr credit a serendipitous encounter during a Montréal gig as what would eventually lead them to their folk-rock side project, The Barr Brothers. A self-titled debut came out last fall and The Barr Brothers, now a quartet, kick off a North American tour this month. The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to the band's show at Le Poisson Rouge on May 16. The much-touted Kishi Bashi of Jupiter One, who also tours with Of Montreal, opens.

Eminem, Jay-Z, Q-Tip And More React To Adam Yauch's Passing

The death of Beastie Boys co-founder, activist, filmmaker and director Adam Yauch has stunned many in the music community. Radiohead's Thom Yorke, Eminem, Jay-Z, Q-Tip, Cee Lo Green, The Alternate Side's Alisa Ali and many more weigh in on why Yauch's passing is so devastating.

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