Ticket Giveaway: Glasser at Music Hall of Williamsburg

Glasser, if you don’t know by now, is the singular work of one Cameron Mesirow– an ethereal one woman electro-orchestra which rings in tune to acts that we adore such as Alaska In Winter, except with a femininity that seems to float effortlessly above the rhythms of each song.

Around the time of Glasser’s debut release in 2009, Apply had plenty of company in the realm of breathy electro femme fatales (see: Class Actress, Zola Jesus, Florence & The Machine, Bat For Lashes, and so on)– yet Mesirow’s work managed to stay afloat amongst her, can we say, competitors. Luckily in music, when you like a sound there’s always plenty to go around.

Did we mention a pretty stellar live set goes a long way? Well, if you haven’t had a chance to check out Glasser during her stunning live performances (see: The Fader Fort during CMJ), you’re in luck– because we’ve got a pair of tickets to see Glasser at Music Hall of Williamsburg next Tuesday (11/16) with ARP and all you have to do is comment below with something interesting to say for a chance to win!

While you’re at it, pick up a copy of Glasser’s debut full-length, Ring, out on True Panther now… and check out the video for “Mirrorage” after the jump…

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Ticket Giveaway: Tell All Your Friends Monthly Party at Glasslands

From our friends in the TAYF crew:

Tell All Your Friends is excited to announce it’s first installment of our monthly music series.

Starting in November every second Thursday of each month we will be presenting a collection of the bands that make up our little musical family.

From new and upcoming acts to our more established artists debuting new material to our bands getting together and collaborating. We are looking forward to sharing with you the best Tell All Your Friends has to offer. It’s going to be fun!!

Since here at FREEwilly, we LOVE fun– we’ve got a pair of tickets to check out this stellar show! Just comment below to enter for your chance to win!

And in case you didn’t notice, this lineup is pretty damn rad (including Foxes In Fiction, one of our faves from our CMJ showcase lineup). Here are a few MP3s to get you through the week:

Foxes In Fiction “Teenage Dream” (Katy Perry Cover)

Valleys “Ordinary Dream”

Warm Ghost “Open The Wormhole In Your Heart”

Grandchildren “Saturn Returns”

Even if you can’t score these free tix, we suggest you make the trip to Glasslands on Nov. 11th. Doors 9pm // $8

Ticket Giveaway: MoMA's Annual Film Benefit Afterparty

Kathryn Bigelow on set. Photo by Jonathan Olley

On Wednesday, November 10th, the Annual Film Benefit at the MoMA will be honoring Kathryn Bigelow– best known for making history as the first woman to win an Oscar in the Best Director category for her film, The Hurt Locker. Or some of you may know her from a little number called Point Break. Either way the lady deserves a party or two.

That said, the MoMA will be hosting an afterparty immediately following the benefit gala with a special acoustic performance by Metric as well as a DJ set by Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. At $100 a pop, and the promise of an open bar (man, museums really do throw the best shindigs), these are the hottest tickets in town… and we’ve got a pair to give to one lucky reader. It’s as simple commenting below!

Vaya Con Dios! <— I just couldn’t resist.

CMJ Giveaway: Small Black, Sun Airway, Suuns, and More!

The nice folks over at Jagjaguwar, Dead Oceans, and Secretly Canadian wanted us to help them celebrate their CMJ showcase tomorrow night at Pianos, which happens to be celebrating a slew of awesome new releases from some of our favorite bands, with a little giveaway.

One lucky reader will win a CD Prize Pack including the following:

S. Carey’s All We Grow
Suuns Zeroes QC
Sun Airway Nocturne of Exploded Chandelier
Small Black New Chain

Pretty sweet deal, huh!? Just comment below with your real email address to enter for your chance to win! And while you’re at it RSVP for the FREEwilliamsburg // Stadiums and Shrines CMJ Showcase TONIGHT at Glasslands… this little mixtape is getting us really excited for it!!

And don’t be a dummy, be sure to check out the show tomorrow night!

Giveaway: Parts & Labor Prize Pack, at Glasslands on 10/15

Parts & Labor come to Glasslands on October 15th with Shy Child, Adult Themes, and Bunnies to debut some of their new material, set to release on an upcoming album early 2011 and since we love these guys so much and want to make sure you check out the live show (which happens to be stellar), we’re giving away a little prize pack.

By little I mean Parts & Labor’s entire catalog w/ Jagjaguwar, which consists of three albums– Stay Afraid, Mapmaker, and Receivers. To make it extra sweet Jagjaguwar will throw in some cool posters and other random stuff laying around the office.

Take a listen to “Nowhere’s Nigh“, comment below for your chance to win, and check out the live video for “Wedding In A Wasteland” after the jump…

Tickets to the Glasslands show are $8 and are on sale HERE.

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Ticket Giveaway: Gorillaz at MSG with Lou Reed, Mos def, De la Soul, etc.

That’s a pretty stacked lineup. So if you want to see Gorillaz with a bunch of other legendary dudes, you might want to comment below for your chance to win a pair. Just sayin’…

Ticket Giveaway: Here We Go Magic at Bowery Ballroom

Earlier this summer, Here We Go Magic released Pigeons— a record heavy in a certain new wave dreaminess and experimental twang, like the opening line of the album’s first single, “Collector”, which succeeds in almost fooling us into believing we’re listening to a Fiery Furnaces song until, of course, a third syllable breaks loose.

It’s a bit of a different sound from what we’re used to hearing from the folk-infused orchestral pop favorites, but we’re not disappointed. And considering the first LP was recorded by Luke Temple all on his own before setting a full band in concrete, we’re not surprised either. Here We Go Magic are on a road to discovery, holding hands united down a path of decisions that will surely lead to a sound which grows with each release. Personally, we’re excited for them, not to mention ourselves as we reap the benefits of a band that’s nothing less than extraordinarily capable.

Besides, everyone I know is still pretty obsessed with “Fangela” so at least there’s a worst scenario.

Here We Go Magic will be playing with The Love Language at Bowery Ballroom on October 13th and we’ve got a pair of tickets for one lucky reader! Just comment below for your chance to win, and be sure to check out the video for “Collector” after the jump…

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30 Free Tickets: Stars At Terminal 5, 9/24

UPDATED:  and we have our winners.

We have 15 pairs of tickets to give away for tomorrow’s show at Terminal 5. Head on over to Facebook and comment (with your real name). We will choose 15 names at random to be added to the guest list with a plus one.

Stars’ fifth studio album, The Five Ghosts, was released in June.