Prinze George Ticket Giveaway: Mercury Lounge On February 10

Maryland-spawned, Brooklyn-based trio Prinze George won't release their self-titled debut EP until March 3, but the buzzy young band embarks on a tour this winter, playing Mercury Lounge on February 10, along with Ayer. Kenny Grimm, Naomi Almquist and Isabelle De Leon make shimmering synth pop with a wistful undertow, like their gently percolating singles "Make Me," and "Victor." The Alternate Side is giving away tickets to Prinze George and Ayer's February 10 gig; just enter by this Sunday, February 1, at 5p.m. EST for a chance to win.


Break Out That Mistletoe: The Alternate Side's Christmas Show Returns

Along with spiked eggnog and your grandmother's fruitcake, The Alternate Side's annual holiday show has become tradition, so join Russ Borris and Alisa Ali for the TAS Christmas Special on Wednesday, December 24, from 8-10p.m. EST on 90.7 FUV, also streaming online. They'll spin new holiday tunes from Sharon Van Etten, Dum Dum Girls, Mark Kozelek, Deer Tick, Bad Religion and other Yuletide merrymakers. Also expect seasonal favorites from The Ramones, The Magnetic Fields and Sufjan Stevens too. And no TAS Christmas is complete without Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis!"

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending December 28


As the end of the year draws near, new singles from Parquet Courts and Weezer debut on the last TAS Top 20 chart of 2014.

Won't You Make A Year-End Gift To WFUV And The Alternate Side?


On December 18 and 19 WFUV and The Alternate Side ask you to please make a year-end gift to support the radio stations you love. Any amount helps, but a membership to WFUV is an inspiring present for any music-lover you know. In addition, if you add $5 to your contribution, you'll even help the Food Bank of New York City. You can support us online or by calling 877-938-8907. Also, WFUV will be counting down the results of the 2014 Listener Poll on 90.7FM on Friday, December 19, beginning at 12 noon EST. Won't you join us and become a member too?

Philip Selway: FUV Live

Already known for his drumming and background vocal work with Radiohead, Philip Selway is finally being recognized for his songwriting talents. In 2010, he released his solo debut, Familial. He is back now with his sophomore effort, Weatherhouse, and the new album shows the great growth and depth of his musicianship. Watch videos of Philip Selway in Studio A and listen to his full session now in the FUV Vault or on TAS on 91.5 WNYE on Friday, December 19, at 11 a.m. EST, also streaming online.

David Byrne And Talking Heads Tribute Concert At Carnegie Hall On March 23

The Roots, Steve Earle and Rufus Wainwright are among the eclectic array of artists announced for a benefit concert celebrating the music and legacy of David Byrne and Talking Heads at Carnegie Hall on March 23. That storied venue is a bit roomier than the old CBGB where the members of Talking Heads truly began their long love affair with New York City in the mid-1970s.

The TAS Top 20 For The Week Ending December 21


Thurston Moore reigns on this week's TAS Top 20.

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