Warpaint: TAS In Session

The second weekend of Coachella is upon us and Warpaint is on the bill. We've been caught in "The Undertow" of this L.A.-based band since 2010, when Warpaint released their excellent debut,The Fool. There is now a new, self-titled release which expands upon their atmospheric vibe. Although the band incorporated other sonic textures and a more meticulous approach to arrangment, Warpaint still maintains that same spooky vibe that filtered through their earlier work. Watch videos of Warpaint  performing in Studio A and listen to an interview with the band in the FUV Vault

 

The TAS Top 20 for The Week Ending November 27

M83, aka Anthony Gonzalez, spends a second week atop the TAS Top 20, just in time for his two-show stopover in New York this week.

Active Child: TAS In Session

Not many bands claim the harp as one of their defining sounds, but Active Child's Pat Grossi has brought that ethereal instrument into the mix to accompany his thoughtful, choirboy vocals. The band, now a trio, released its debut album, You Are All I See, in August and they have been steadily touring in support of that dreamy release, supporting M83 on the road this fall (including two sold-out gigs at Webster Hall on November 22 and  Music Hall of Williamsburg on November 23). Not long ago, Grossi and his bandmates visited The Alternate Side to chat about the very personal nature of the new album and performed new songs like "High Priestess" and "Hanging On," one of the new tracks now featured on the deluxe edition of You Are All I Need. Listen to the session this Friday, November 25 on TAS on 91.5 WNYE at 11 a.m. ET or streaming on The Alternate Side.

 

Win Tix To The National With So Percussion On December 14

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The National take over New York's Beacon Theatre for a week in December with an array of different bands and artists featured each night. The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to see the band on December 14th with the rhythmic ensemble So Percussion as that evening's support act.

Win Tickets To Beady Eye At Terminal 5 On December 9

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Oasis mght be history, but the estranged Gallagher brothers have forged ahead with new bands and brand new albums. Last week, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds did a two-night stand at New York's Beacon Theatre and on December 9, Liam Gallagher brings his new band, Beady Eye, to Terminal 5. The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to Beady Eye's outing, featuring brash Belgian rockers Black Box Revelation as support.

Win Tix To See Doveman: The Burgundy Stain Sessions At LPR On December 1

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Keyboardist Thomas Bartlett, aka Doveman, continues his salon series at Le Poisson Rouge on December 1 with special guests to be announced. Doveman's frequently sold-out Burgundy Stain shows have included artists like David Byrne and Glen Hansard, so enter to win tickets via The Alternate Side and be wonderfully surprised.

Watch: MGMT and Chairlift Debut New Videos

MGMT's cover of Bauhaus' "All We Wanted Was Everything," from their LateNightTales compilation, gets its own animated video while Chairlift releases the first video from their upcoming album, Something.

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