TV On The Radio Return With An Album This Fall

TV on the Radio will return this autumn with a new album called Seeds, the band's first since the 2011's Nine Types of Light and the passing of bassist Gerard Smith. The album will also be released on a new label for the group, Harvest Records. TV on the Radio have unveiled a video teaser for Seeds.

What Are Friends For? Join The Alternate Side's Winter Friendraiser Now Through February 1

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It might feel more like early spring outside, but The Alternate Side's Winter Friendraiser is on now through February 1. We think of our listeners as friends and we have a terrific way to thank you for your loyalty. Contribute any amount and you're a supporter of The Alternate Side. Contribute $35 and we'll send you our 9-track "Live From The Alternate Side" CD with exclusive live songs, all recorded this year in Studio A, from James Blake, Okkervil River, The Vaccines, The Naked and Famous, The Antlers and many more. For $50 you'll receive "Live From The Alternate Side" and a TAS t-shirt.  You can contribute online or call 877-938-8907 now through February 1.

Watch: Feist's "The Bad In Each Other" Plus North American Tour Dates

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Feist heads into 2012 with a fresh video for "The Bad In Each Other," from her 2011 album, Metals, and a slew of North American tour dates, including a New York gig at Radio City Music Hall on May 5.

Blitzen Trapper: TAS In Session

Blitzen Trapper, which released a brand new video for its single "Taking It Easy Too Long" earlier this month, kick off a West Coast tour on March 4 in Arcata, California. During their last visit to New York, Blitzen Trapper dropped by TAS and our sister station WFUV for a live session, exploring songs off of the band's latest album, American Goldwing. After the jump, check out performance videos of tracks like "Fletcher" and "Might Find It Cheap" and listen to the archived session.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending February 5

London's The Big Pink and Cleveland's Cloud Nothings drift onto the TAS Top 20 while The Roots remain planted at the pinnacle of this week's album chart.

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: TAS In Session

The nearly five-year span of time between Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's 2007 album Some Loud Thunder and 2011's Hysterical led many fans to think, during the band's dormant period, that a break-up was inevitable. That wasn't the case, despite CYHSY's many outside projects and frontman Alec Ounsworth's own 2009 solo record, Mo Beauty. The quintet recruited busy producer John Congleton (St. Vincent, Okkervil River) for Hysterical, the band's third album and they have been on the comeback trail since its release. CYHSY kick off a UK and European tour tonight, January 30, in Leeds, England. After the jump, interview highlights and performance videos, and listen to the session this Friday, February 3 at 11 a.m. on TAS on 91.5 WNYE and streaming on The Alternate Side.

 

Jack White Goes Solo For 'Blunderbuss' This April And Releases Digital Single Tonight

Yes, Jack White has been busy with Danger Mouse, the Insane Clown Posse, JEFF The Brotherhood, The Dead Weather and scores of other projects, but he's finally gotten around to recording his debut solo album. That record, called Blunderbuss, will be released on Third Man Records/Columbia on April 24, but fans can check out a sample track, "Love Interruption," right now on White's own site. The digital version of the single will be available to purchase at midnight ET (January 31) which is still 9 p.m. tonight for those on the West Coast.

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