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.

Jack White's Rolling Records Store Will Dole Out Tickets In NYC Today

Jack White and his Third Man Records squad certainly know how to wake up a sleepy Thursday in New York. To mark this week's release of Blunderbuss, Third Man Records' Rolling Record Store will distribute free tickets to Jack White's sold-out American Express Unstaged concert today, April 26. The concert, which will be filmed, takes place at Webster Hall tomorrow, April 27, throughout the city today, April 26. They'll make it easy to find the van too, tweeting their locales throughout the day. Five locations and just five pairs. Good luck!

Grimes And Wild Nothing Announced For New York's River Rocks Series This August

Grimes is lining up selective festival dates this summer and she'll be New York bound this summer, joining Wild Nothing at New York's Hudson River Park River Rocks Series on August 9.

Join The Alternate Side's Spring Fundraiser Now Through April 25

Ah, springtime. Trees are blooming, folks are sneezing and The Alternate Side's Spring Fundraiser is underway now through April 25. We have not one, but three special ways of thanking our loyal listeners. Contribute any amount and you're a supporter of The Alternate Side. Contribute $35 and we'll send you White Rabbits' new album Milk Famous and our 9-track "Live From The Alternate Side" CD with exclusive live songs, all recorded in Studio A, from James Blake, Okkervil River, The Vaccines, The Naked and Famous, The Antlers and many more. For $50 you'll receive Milk Famous, "Live From The Alternate Side" and a TAS t-shirt. You can contribute online or call 877-938-8907 now through April 25.

Passion Pit Return With New Album This July

It's hard to believe that three years have passed since Passion Pit released Manners, but the band returns this summer with Gossamer, due out on July 24 in the States via Columbia Records. Singer and songwriter Michael Angelakos calls the album lyrically candid and fans will hear the new, emotionally resonant material when Passion Pit tours the festival circuit, including New York's Governors Ball event in June.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending April 29

Bear in Heaven, Spiritualized and rock's holy man Jack White make up the celestial trio debuting on this week's TAS Top 20.

Cate Le Bon: TAS In Session

While it could be said that Cate Le Bon's rich voice and unconventional phrasing recalls the Velvet Underground's Nico, the Welsh singer's pastoral folk-rock, which tilts precipitously into a punk-psychedelic realm, is unique and feral. As its title indicates, Le Bon's sophomore album, CYRK, is a gentle sort of circus with sonic high-wire feats and adventurous arrangements. Cate and her bandmates recently visited The Alternate Side and played a set of songs from CYRK. You can listen to that session on TAS on 91.5 WNYE this Friday, April 27, at 11 a.m. EDT or streaming on The Alternate Side.

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