Ticket Giveaway: Delorean at Glasslands

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España’s Delorean have been gently rocking our socks off since the Ayrton Senna EP which, considering the band formed back in 2000, seems a little off. Almost a decade of tweaking details, slightly altering the band’s lineup, and what sonically translates to frolicking along a golden hour beach, the band’s pinnacle release is here– Subiza, out in the U.S. on True Panther this coming Tuesday.

If you haven’t been listening to this coastal four-piece, let us introduce you to your summer go-to album. Unfortunately for most of you, Delorean’s New York shows (starting tonight at Piano’s) are SOLD OUT. But for one lucky reader, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Just head on over to our Facebook page for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Delorean, along with Restless People and MillionYoung at Glasslands this Saturday.

Check out the video for “Stay Close” after the jump…

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The Ladies of Mountain Man Are Magical

[Thanks, Georgia!]

Prince Rama, HIGHLIFE Play Showpaper Benefit on June 4th

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Although yours truly is stationed across the pond, I have managed to grow fond attachments for “Sleepy” Doug Shaw’s HIGHLIFE blend of african and pop melodies and the extra awesome psyched out prog of Prince Rama (of Ayodhya). Top this show off with Amen Dunes and the fact that it’s a Showpaper Benefit, and you most likely have a recipe for one of the shows that sticks out of the blur that is Brooklyn’s music scene.
Friday, June 4th @ MONSTER ISLAND BASEMENT
:: SHOWPAPER BENEFIT
:: Prince Rama
:::: HIGHLIFE —– http://myspace.com/highlifehighlife
:::::: Amen Dunes
:: special guest @ 8pm: W.H.I.T.E. — http://myspace.com/whitehorsesintechnicoloreverywhere
| MONSTER ISLAND BASEMENT |
128 River St @ Metropolitan Ave | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
L-Bedford, G-Metropolitan, JM-Marcy | 8pm | all ages | $8
Everything else here.

Giveaway: The Futureheads on Vinyl: The Chaos

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Yesterday, while you were recovering from one too many PBRs and a grilled food coma, our catchy post-punk faves The Futureheads released The Chaos on Dovecote Records. The album, their fourth since 2004′s self-titled debut, nods to riotous roots like that infamous night at Rothko. If you’re over synths, sleepy melodies, and noise pop (or you’re just missing the NYC of ‘yore)… this is a record for you.
And, of course, here at FREEwilly we’re always giving up the goods… so one lucky reader will be awarded with The Chaos on vinyl… just by heading over to our Facebook page and commenting on the contest thread with your favorite memory from when the Lower East Side was still kind of cool.
And be sure to check out The Futureheads this Tuesday at Bowery Ballroom with The Like and The Static Jacks.

"Puppy" the Corgi, Found

The lost “Puppy” saga has come to a happy ending!
Andrea writes:

WE GOT HIM HOME!!
everyone’s worked combined got my puppy home. posting, searching, talking, flyers. . .
he was found by gates avenue, being walked by a lady. she had cleaned him and given him a new leash and collar. an angel who had taken one of my flyers saw this, pulled over, grabbed puppy and drove him home to me!!
thank you for your help and support, everyone.
cheers!!


Previously

Major Lazer Plus La Roux = Lazerproof

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The Major Lazer braintrust (Diplo & Switch) put this mixtape together for La Roux while working on new material in Jamaica. It features a bunch of JA-inspired blends, special remixes, dubplates and more but you don’t really need to be sold on this thing – we are giving it to you today for FREE.

Grab it here.

Say 'Hebbo' to Tarvuism!

There’s a new Church of Tarvu recruitment video:

The original after the jump:

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Rejoice! Movie Theater Finally Opening In Williamsburg

Screen shot 2010-05-29 at 8.37.11 AM.pngWhy doesn’t Williamsburg have a movie theater? It’s the one thing that’s truly missing in the neighborhood and every time we have to fight with the crowds at the horrible, overpriced Regal theater in Union Square we are reminded of the question. Great news came yesterday when The Brooklyn Paper reported that “indieScreen-a small theater with only 12 rows, 93 seats and a 17-foot-by-8-foot screen is expected have its official opening as an independent film house in late June”. In addition to the (small) theater which will be located on Kent and South 2nd Street, a bar and restaurant will also be available on site.

*Image c/o The Brooklyn Paper