Real Estate: FUV Live

Back in 2011, FUV host Darren DeVivo discovered Real Estate while listened to The Alternate Side—not bad when music discovery begins at home! Beguiled the New Jersey group's knack for jangling guitars, richly-woven melodies and catchy hooks, he became a fervent fan and recently interviewed Real Estate for FUV. The band released its third album, Atlas, earlier this year and the band has just announced a show at Terminal 5 on October 2. Just recenty, the guys visited FUV's Studio A for a session, available now in the FUV Vault. Watch videos of live performances of Real Estate's "Crime," "Primitive" and more. 

Win Tickets To The National With Sharon Van Etten At The Beacon Theater On December 13


The National's multiple-night stand at the Beacon Theater also means an array of very cool support bands and artists. The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to The National's December 13 show which features local chanteuse Sharon Van Etten who releases her new album, Tramp, on February 7. Van Etten's album was recorded with The National's Aaron Dessner, so expect a likely blending of both camps in the sets.

Win Tickets To Deer Tick At Webster Hall On November 20


Deer Tick's reputation as a rigorous, raucous party of a live band has always made the Rhode Island rockers a must-see whenever they've landed in the New York area. The band's brand new, fourth album, Divine Providence, captures that rough-hewn energy and The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to the Deer Tick's show this Saturday, November 20, at Webster Hall. Both Guards and Dead Confederate's Thomas Hardy open. This giveaway ends on Friday, November 18 at noon.

Win Tickets To Yelle At Webster Hall On December 8


Bold, French electro-pop trio Yelle — which also happens to be the name of the group's singer — released their vivacious sophomore album, Safari Disco Club, last winter and even toured with Katy Perry. But there's actually something more subversive than mainstream about Yelle's brand of brash pop. The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to the group's show at Webster Hall on December 8. Opening for Yelle is Parisian producers Pierre Leroux and Victor Le Masne, aka Housse de Racket, whose impressive résumés include stints with Cassius, Phoenix, Alex Gopher and more.

Lady Gaga Given A Remix Makeover By The Horrors


The Horrors have remixed the ubiquitous Lady Gaga's "Bloody Mary" for the upcoming Born This Way: The Remix Album, due out on November 22 Listen to their atmospheric, moody, trance-leaning take on the Gaga tune after the jump.

Sigur Rós Plan 'Floaty' And 'Ambient' Album For Spring

Sigur Rós, who release their documentary and iive double album Inni in the States on November 15, have been working on their next studio album, described by frontman Jónsi Birgisson as "floaty and minimal." The still-untitled record is the band's first since going on hiatus in 2008 and is due out this spring. Inni will open for a limited run in New York at IFC Theater tomorrow, November 11.

Tennis Serves Up A New Album For Valentine's Day

Seafaring pop trio Tennis will return in 2012 with a brand new album, called Young and Old, produced by The Black Keys' Pat Carney. The album is set for release on February 14, Valentine's Day, on Fat Possum. The first single, "Origins," is due next month.

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