As you already know, FREEwilly loves you! That’s why we’re committed to making your weekend the best ever with a pair of tickets for the Dr. Dog show at Terminal 5 tomorrow night. They’ve sold out basically every show on their current US tour supporting their newest release, Shame, Shame, and will be playing with our other favorite folk love affair, Deer Tick.
So hurry and get over to our Facebook page to comment on the contest thread for your chance to win! We’ll be announcing our winner in just 2 short hours!! Good luck!
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Georgia’s Twin Tigers are in town and ready to share their haze-infused indie rock with the lovely folks of Williamsburg tonight at Cameo Gallery in the back of N. 6th’s Lovin’ Cup. Of course, FREEwilly has a pair of tickets for one super lucky reader!
All you’ve gotta do is post a comment over on the Facebook contest thread and you can ask out that hot barista you’ve had an eye on ever since Spring, well, sprung. Who knows, maybe kisses in the rain are in your near future. Right-click to download Twin Tigers’ newest track, “Everyday”, here to set the mood for the memories of your next ex-gf/bf.
If tonight’s your weekly sit-on-the-couch-with-your-hand-down-your-pants night, then head out to Pianos tomorrow night for Twin Tigers encore NYC presentation. And be sure to check out the video for “Red Fox Run” after the jump…
This Thursday, Cold Cave will be headlining a show at LPR with Light Asylum and DJ sets by WFMU’s Michael Goodstein and Mike Simonetti from Italians Do It Better– and, of course, FREEwilly has a pair of tickets for one lucky reader!
Be sure to head over to Matador Records to pre-order Cold Cave’s Life Magazine Remixes 12″, including this Pantha Du Prince jam, which is out on June 8th.
As for those tickets… just head on over to our Facebook page and comment on the contest thread.
After kicking off Teen Tech, his exhibition at Morrison Hotel Gallery on the Bowery last night, Adam Green will be playing two shows at Bowery Ballroom tonight and Saturday– and we’ve got a pair of tickets for one lucky reader. Adam Green is a quintessential New Yorker, “eccentric, but perfect” according to legendary rock ‘n roll photog Mick Rock (who I had the extreme honor of chatting up last night)…. Also spotted at the event were Cory Kennedy, Becka Diamond, Macaulay Culkin, and Michael Grubbs of Wakey!Wakey!, as well as a slew of swanky downtowners.
For your chance to see Adam Green tomorrow night, head on over to our Facebook page and tell us why you’re a great New Yorker too! Or just hit up @freedubya over on Twitter with this:
I love Adam Green, almost as much as I love @freedubya
Glass Ghost might be the most reflective band name I’ve heard in a while. Their terribly fragile sound floats somewhat eerily over subtle keyboards and drum beats– a moving falsetto that played repeatedly during my hazy winter, but which also translates to sunshine times and naps in the park with great fluidity.
If you haven’t had a chance to see these guys live, today is your lucky day because FREEwilly has got you covered… well, one lucky reader anyway. If you want to win a pair of tickets to see Glass Ghost along with Brooklyn’s venerable Kaki King at Music Hall on 4/15, all you’ve gotta do is RT this over on Twitter, or comment on the contest thread on our Facebook page. Easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy, no?
Check out the video for Glass Ghost’s “Like A Diamond” after the jump…
Again, the folks at The L Mag got it just right. Maybe from now on, I’ll just copy and paste all of their opinions:
For the past few years, we had been of the opinion that Ted Leo and his Pharmacists had hit something of a low point in their career: Nothing had changed, exactly, and the songs they were writing weren’t bad; it just seemed like something was missing. On the brand new album, The Brutalist Bricks, though, whatever it was that was missing is back. It’s an immensely catchy record that you’ll want to play pretty much every time you fire up the grill this summer.
We tested this theory on a rooftop last night, and it seems to be true. So if you wanna kick off the early summer weather with Mr. Leo, just head on over to our Facebook page for a chance to win a pair of tickets to tomorrow night’s show at The Fillmore at Irving Plaza.
Need some more convincing? Here’s a video of Ted Leo & the Pharmacists covering Tears for Fears (once you get past all the Starbucks product placement, it’s pretty rad):
From The L Magazine:
Pitchfork destroyed the new Midlake record, The Courage of Others, with a shockingly low 3.6, and we find ourselves hoping, more than ever, that people don’t take their word as gospel. It’s a beautiful record, clearly inspired by British folk music, and as engrossing as any we’ve heard all year.
We couldn’t have said it better ourselves! That’s why we have two copies of Midlake’s newest album for two lucky readers… one vinyl and one CD. Just head over to our Facebook page and comment on the contest thread, and The Courage of Others can be all yours. Don’t forget to specify why records are awesome, or why you still own a CD player…
And be sure to check out Midlake tonight at the Bowery Ballroom with John Grant!
Here’s the exclusive premiere of Langhorne Slim’s session with San Francisco based blog Yours Truly as he belts out “Cinderella” off of the folk crooner’s Be Set Free, which captured our wide-eyed hearts late last year.
Plus, we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away for Langhorne’s show tomorrow night at City Winery– just comment on the Facebook contest thread for your chance to win!
Since Sade first emerged on the scene as Best New Artist in 1986, she’s been giving us music to, well, make out to. And although each album sounds pretty much the same, we’re not mad– mostly because Sade just keeps getting hotter.
Since we’re all about promoting all things that may help you get laid (be sure to be safe, kids), one lucky FREEwilly reader will score a copy of Sade’s “Soldier of Love” on vinyl– because let’s face it, if you have a record player you’re half way there already.
Head on over to our Twitter page and RT this, or comment on the contest thread over on Facebook. Good luck!
We’ve got a pair of tickets to check out Austin’s Shearwater this Saturday at the Bowery Ballroom. Their epically dreamy sound booms with melancholy, and kinda reminds me of Where the Wild Things Are, in the newest video for “Hidden Lakes”:
To win a pair of tickets to see Shearwater this weekend just comment on the contest thread over on our Facebook page!