Generationals Look To A Fall North American Tour

Generationals will be on the road this fall for a North American tour in support of their forthcoming album Alix, due out on September 16 via Polyvinyl. The New Orleans duo of Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer will launch the tour in Houston, Texas, on October 7, reaching New York's Music Hall of Williamsburg on October 12.

Xylos: TAS In Session

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Brooklyn's electro-popsters Xylos released their self-titled debut last spring, but the melodic quintet are already working on their second album, test-driving new songs in live shows like tonight's gig (January 26) at New York's Hiro Ballroom at the Maritime Hotel with Deadbeat Darling and Roma!. Late last fall, the band came by TAS' Bronx studios for a live session and chat with Alisa Ali. After the jump, check out old and new tracks like "Summer Song,"  "X-Ray" and "Eastern Pose."  

Watch: The War On Drugs Video For 'Brothers'

The War On Drugs has released a brand new vidoe for their track "Brothers," off of Slave Ambient, out now on Secretly Canadian. The somber, shadowy (and darkly filmed) video of an elderly, gun-toting cowboy and his nurse was directed by the team of Ben and Alex Brewer.

TAS In Session: The One AM Radio

Last year,  Los Angeles pop trio The One AM Radio released their sweetly sad album, Heaven Is Attached by a Slender Thread, and in late December, the band gathered every gratis track and video they'd posted in 2011 in one convenient bundle for free download. Heaven Is Attached by a Slender Thread marked the first time that frontman and songwriter Hrishikesh Hirway had ever worked with an outside producer, Tony Hoffer of Beck and Phoenix fame, who mixed the record. The One AM Radio dropped by The Alternate Side's studio for a very special session and after the jump, check out video performances of "An Old Photo of Your New Lover," "Sunlight" and "In A City Without Seasons.

Saint Etienne Release New Single, Return With First Album In Seven Years

Saint Etienne, who marked their 20th anniversary last year, have released a brand new single, "Tonight," available for a free download on their website for a limited time, and have announced their first album in seven years.  

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending January 29

A new year and lots of new albums with Of Montreal, Sleigh Bells, Hospitality and Air debuting in the TAS Top 20 while The Roots anchor the apex of the album chart.

Chairlift: TAS In Session

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When one of Chairlift's founding members, Aaron Pfenning, left the Brooklyn band in 2010 to pursue his own solo career, it was a bruising blow for a young group that seemed to be doing well. Remaining members Caroline Polacheck and Patrick Wimberly didn't abandon Chairlift, but took their time recording their second album, Something, which comes out tomorrow, January 24. The band recently dropped by for a session and performed several tracks from the new record, including the tongue twisting "Amanaemonesia" and "Frigid Spring" (which seems to describe this clement winter). After the jump, check out highlights and videos. Listen to the session this Friday, January 27, on TAS on 91.5 WNYE at 11 a.m. ET and streaming on The Alternate Side.

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