The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending October 26

The prolific Ty Segall and the adventurous My Brightest Diamond shine on this week's TAS Top 20.

Win Tix To The Shins At Terminal 5 On May 1

The return of James Mercer and The Shins, after a five-year hiatus, marked a lineup shift for the band, but Mercer's thorny, pensive and keenly observed songcraft remains as interesting as ever on the band's fourth album, Port of Morrow. The Shins play the cavernous Terminal 5 on May 1, the third of three shows with exceptional support bands; this night, local favorites Real Estate will open. And yes, The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to some lucky fans.

Win Tix To See Firehorse At Brooklyn's Knitting Factory On April 25

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Firehorse, the latest project of New York singer and songwriter Leah Siegel, was featured as a TAS in Session last week. Curious to see the band in person?  We're giving listeners the chance to see Firehorse play Brooklyn's Knitting Factory on April 25, a show that will also feature Kodacrome, Mieka Pauley and Sami.The.Great.

Firehorse: TAS In Session

While Leah Siegel's day job might be as a singer for jingles and commercials, she's nurtured a solo career over the last decade. In her latest guise, leading the band Firehorse, Siegel has given herself a fresh artistic start and a new album, And So They Ran Faster. Listen to The Alternate Side's session with Firehorse on TAS on 91.5 WNYE this Friday, April 13, at 11 a.m. EDT and streaming on the TAS audio player and check out interview highlights and videos from that session after the jump. Firehorse also play Brooklyn's Knitting Factory on April 25.

Listen: Yuck's 'Chew'

Yuck is Coachella bound this weekend and will bring along a gritty, pretty new song to add to their setlist. Check out "Chew" after the jump.

Lollapalooza Lineup Includes Sigur Rós, M83, Jack White, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath

Lollapalooza's lineup is finally official and the eclectic mix includes Jack White, the Black Keys, Sigur Rós, M83, Passion Pit, Die Antwoord, the Shins, the Weeknd, Justice, Florence and the Machine, the Walkman, Frank Ocean, Alabama Shakes and the recently reunited Black Sabbath, the Afghan Whigs and At the Drive-In. The festival takes place August 3-5 at Chicago's Grant Park.

Friends Set Destiny With 'Manifest!' This June

Friends, who recently dropped by The Alternate Side for a live session, have finally come up wth a title — and new label — for their debut album. The quintet will release Manifest! on June 5 via Fat Possum Records and they have also lined up their first headlining dates, beginning June 13 in Boston.  After the jump, check out their new single, "Mind Control."

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