Emmy The Great: TAS In Session

Singer and songwriter Emma-Lee Moss, who records as Emmy the Great, has been nomadic of late, drifting between her longtime home base of London, her native Hong Kong, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and other locales. That peripatetic spirit has informed the new songs for her forthcoming third album and her new EP, called S. She recently came by FUV's Studio A (accompanied by her brother as a handy backup band!) and discussed the impact of her romantic travails on her songwriting, life living out of a suitcase, the progress of her third album, and much more. Watch videos of Emmy the Great playing live in Studio A, listen to the session now in the FUV Vault or on TAS on 91.5 WNYE on Friday, March 27, at 11a.m. EDT, also streaming online.

 

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending August 19

Grizzly Bear roars and The xx whispers onto the TAS Top 20 while Alt-J continues to be awesome at Number 1 on the album chart.

Bombay Bicycle Club: TAS In Session

Bombay Bicycle Club had a big day on Sunday, opening for Blur, New Order and The Specials in London's Hyde Park, a concert that marked the end of the 2012 London Olympics, concurrent with the Closing Ceremony. The British quartet just wrapped a swing through the States in support of 2011's A Different Kind of Fix and, despite getting slightly lost on their way to the Bronx, the band made it to The Alternate Side's Studio A for a brilliant session. Watch the videos of their four-song set and listen to the session when it airs on TAS on 91.5 WNYE this Friday, August 17 at 11 a.m. EDT, also streaming on the TAS site.

Win Tickets To Two Door Cinema Club At Rumsey Playfield On September 28

Two Door Cinema Club's Alex Trimble had a stellar night last month, singing Underworld's "Caliban's Dream" at the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony. It was an upbeat preamble to the release of Two Door Cinema Club's second album, Beacon, on September 4 in the States (September 3 in the UK/EU). The trio will embark on a North American tour next month and The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to Two Door Cinema Club's show at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield on September 28.  Joining them will be Brooklyn's own Friends.

Ticket Giveaway For M83 At Hammerstein Ballroom On October 3

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Yes, M83 might have just played Central Park Summerstage last week, but the man makes a quick return to New York this fall, landing at Hammerstein Ballroom on October 2 and 3. Since M83's New York stops usually sell out swiftly, it's usually prudent to purchase tickets quickly, but The Alternate Side is giving fans the chance to win a pair for M83's October 3 show.

Win Tix To Husky At Joe's Pub On August 21

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Husky is not only a band; it also happens to be the first name of frontman Husky Gawenda who leads the Melbourne, Australia folk rock quartet that just released its debut, Forever So, Stateside. The band plays New York's Summerstage on August 18 — for Australia Day — and Joe's Pub on August 21; The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to catch this fast-rising band at Joe's Pub.

The Black Keys, Neil Young And Foo Fighters Set Central Park Concert On September 29

Global Festival 2012 — featuring The Black Keys, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, Band of Horses and K'Naan – will take over the Great Lawn on New York's Central Park on September 29. Find out how you can get tickets via a special platform here.

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