Recent Posts in Contests - Page 3
July 19, 2012
Girl Talk @ Sasquatch 2012 (more by Chris & Rae Graham)
As mentioned, "summer's last stand," the North Coast Music Festival, is set to take place from August 31 - September 2 in Union Park (where Pitchfork Fest just wrapped up). They've now revealed the daily lineups for all three days of the festival, which includes Girl Talk, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, Big Boi, The Rapture, YACHT, Dan Deacon, King Khan & the Shrines, Thundercat, and many more acts. Check out the lineups-by-day below.
July 13, 2012
"White metallers" Liturgy play the Pitchfork Fest's blue stage at 2:50pm on Saturday, after Lotus Plaza and before Youth Lagoon. As mentioned, Liturgy also play a Pitchfork Fest afterparty at the Hideout later that night, with Lasers and Fast and Shit and Weird Magic. Tickets are still on sale for the later show, and we have a pair you can enter to win. Details on how to do that are below.
All Liturgy tour dates are listed along with a live video from Primavera and those contest details, below....
July 3, 2012
Liars @ Webster Hall in June (NYC) (more by Bryan Bruchman)
Liars released their excellent new album, WIXIW, early last month via Mute and are currently on tour in support of it. The North American leg of that tour begins this Thursday (7/5) in San Francisco and arrives at Metro on July 19. Main support "Joan of Arc (solo)" was just added to the show, which could only be a set from Tim Kinsella. Tickets are still available and we've also got three pairs to give away!
All Liars tour dates are listed below, along with contest details and a stream of WIXIW.
June 14, 2012
Moonface @ Emo's in Austin, TX in July of 2011 (more by Tim Griffin)
Moonface (aka Spencer Krug) released his most recent album, Heartbreaking Bravery, back in April via Jagjaguwar. As mentioned, the LP is a collaboration with the Finnish band Siinai, who have been accompanying Spencer on the road. The group begin the U.S. leg of their tour in Michigan tomorrow night (6/15) and will reach Chicago's Lincoln Hall on Saturday night (6/16). Tickets are still available and we've also got a pair, plus a vinyl copy of Heartbreaking Bravery, to give away! Details on how to enter to win can be found below.
In conjunction with the tour, Moonface has released a new video for Heartbreaking Bravery track "Faraway Lightning." Check out the video, which was created entirely from hand-drawn images, at the bottom of this post.
All Moonface tour dates are listed below, along with contest details and a new video.
May 31, 2012
Iggy Azalea @ SOB's last week (NYC) (more by Julie Schabel)
Details on how to enter to win them are listed below.
May 21, 2012
As mentioned, Apparat is headed to North America this week for a handful of festival performances and club dates. He and his full band will hit Chicago next Monday (5/28), for a performance at Lincoln Hall. Tickets are still available and we've also got a pair to give away! Details on how to enter to win them can be found at the bottom of this post.
Appart's most recent album, The Devil's Walk, hit stores in September of 2011 via Mute. Stream the LP in its entirety below, along with a Mogwai-remix of the track "Song Of Los."
All Appart tour dates are listed below, along with contest details and some song streams.
May 18, 2012
Leonard Cohen at Red Rocks in 2009 (more by Lori Bally)
As just mentioned on BrooklynVegan, tickets for Leonard Cohen's tour, which includes the Akoo Theatre in Rosemont on November 23, go on sale today, and we're also giving a pair of tickets in select cites, including the Akoo Theatre show!. Tickets for that show went on sale today at 10 AM, and details on how to enter to win a pair are below.
May 7, 2012
Maps & Atlases @ Hotel Vegan (bvChicago-SXSW) (more by Tim Griffin)
Maps & Atlases, who played bvChicago-SXSW, play a big hometown show on Friday night (May 11), at Metro, with So Many Dynamos and Sister Crayon. Tickets are still available and we've also got a pair to give away! Details on how to enter to win them are below.
St. Louis' spazzy So Many Dynamos join up with Maps for two shows on this tour, Chicago and a hometown performance at the Firebird on the following night. They're self-releasing a new EP digitally on June 26, which will be for sale via iTunes and Amazon. Its cover art and tracklisting can be found at the bottom of this post. They are also gearing up to release a new full-length, titled Safe with Sound, and we've got the video/single premiere of their track "Matter of Fact."
Maps contest details and So Many Dynamos' new music video, cover art/tracklisting below...
May 4, 2012
We Are Serenades @ Hotel Vegan (BV-SXSW 2012) (more by Tim Griffin)
Swedish outfit We Are Serenades' first-ever US tour is underway and hits Chicago's Empty Bottle on May 16. Tickets are still available and we've also got a pair to give away! Details on how to enter to win them can be found below.
WAS' debut LP, Criminal Heaven, hit stores last month via Cherrytree Records/Interscope. It's pretty catchy stuff. Rolling Stone just premiered a Passion Pit remix of their track "Birds." Take a listen to the re-version HERE. Stream the original along with all 2012 tour dates and contest details, below...
April 5, 2012
Low @ Jay Pritzker Pavilion in June (more by Grant MacAllister)
As mentioned, Low are heading out on tour this spring across North America with Death Cab For Cutie (backed by the Magik*Magik Orchestra). The tour hits Chicago on April 16 and spends two nights in a row at The Chicago Theatre. Tickets for the first night are sold out. Tickets for the second night are still available and we've also got a pair to give away! Details on how to enter to win them can be found below.
Though Low have been semi-quiet lately, frontman Alan Sparhawk has been keeping busy with his other project The Retribution Gospel Choir. RGC released a free EP, dubbed The Revolution, back in February via Sub Pop. The Revolution is now available in physical formats as well. You can catch Alan and co. when they visit Schubas on May 3. Tickets are still available.
All 2012 tour dates, some videos, and contest details, below..