FUV And The Alternate Side's Spring Member Drive Is Underway

WFUV and The Alternate Side's spring member drive is underway! Please support the public radio you love. Contribute any amount from April 23-30 and not only are you a supporter of The Alternate Side, but you're automatically eligible to win a trip to Reykjavíc, Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves festival this fall. Contribute $30 and we'll send you Live From The Alternate Side Volume 2, our homegrown CD with exclusive live songs, all recorded in Studio A. For $50 you'll receive The Afghan Whigs' new album, Do To The Beast, while supplies last, and a TAS t-shirt. If you prefer, you can also choose FUV thank you gifts at different levels beginning at $60.  You can contribute online or call 877-938-8907 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. EST.

Watch Lykke Li's Wicked New Video

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Swedish chanteuse Lykke Li has no fear of the dramatic and plenty of confidence in her own acting chop, Her latest video, for the torchy single "No Rest For The Wicked," is another in a line of Li's cinematic videos. Lykke Li, who returns Stateside to play New York's Apollo Theater on May 15, releases her next album, I Never Learn, in the States on May 6 and in the UK and Europe the day before.  

First Listen: The Both, 'The Both'

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Aimee Mann and Ted Leo find ways to share the spotlight on their charming debut as a duo. Each singer sounds freshened and energized — never diminished — by the collaboration. Listen to The Both's self-titled debut streaming now on WFUV and NPR Music before its official release on April 15 via Superego. You can also watch the pair's video for "Milwaukee" here.

Watch: Queens Of The Stone Age, "Smooth Sailing"

Queens of the Stone Age have not only added batch of  additional tour dates, including a July show in Port Chester, NY, but they've released a video for "Smooth Sailing," from the band's 2013 album ... Like Clockwork.

First Listen: The Afghan Whigs, 'Do To The Beast'

The band's first album in 16 years still showcases the voice and vision of a solitary, brilliant man in a constant tug-of-war with evil, as he imagines it. Listen to the Afghan Whigs' Do To The Beast streaming now via WFUV and NPR Music prior to its release on April 15 on Sub Pop.

The TAS Top 20 Tracks For The Week Ending April 13

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tUnE-yArDs' Merrill Garbus and Lykke Li saunter onto this week's TAS Top 20 chart.

Jack White Plans A World Tour

Jack White returns with a second solo album, Lazaretto, on June 10 and has announced a world tour behind it, beginning on May 29 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As previously announced, White will play New York's Governors Ball Music Festival on June 7.

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