Ticket Giveaway: Galantis @ 9:30 Club

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Sweden’s affinity for electronic music is no secret. So when two of the country’s biggest talents — Christian Karlsson (Miike Snow) and Linus Eklow (Style Of Eye) — come together as Galantis, you have to listen. The duo will be kicking off its North American tour in DC at the 9:30 Club this Thursday, April 24th. Lucky for you, we have a pair of tickets to this can’t miss show to give away. Hit the widget after the jump for details. Good luck!

For those of you not lucky enough to win, you can grab tickets to the show here.

STREAM: Galantis – “You”

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Premiere: Paper Boats – Holidays

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It’s never too early to start building a summer playlist. For those of you already hard at work on that, we’ve got another track for you to add: Paper Boats‘ “Holidays.” Premiering here on ATG today, the latest from the UK five-piece is a tropical dream-pop adventure. If Carousel and Cub Sport went on summer vacation together, it would sound something like this. Give “Holidays” a spin below.

STREAM: Paper Boats – “Holidays” [PREMIERE]

Mausi – Hideaway (Kiesza Cover)

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If we had it our way, we’d get to hear new Mausi every day. Until that dream becomes a reality, we’ll have to settle for their latest bit of ear candy: a cover of Kiesza’s “Hideaway.” While this one isn’t as party-starting as “Body Language” or “MOVE,” the ATG Records alums’ take on the Canadian chart-topper is groovy and laid-back while still sounding 100% Mausi. Give it a listen below.

STREAM: Mausi – “Hideaway (Kiesza Cover)”

Festival Fever: MS MR

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The latest artists to star in Diffuser.fm’s Festival Fever series are none other than MS MR. The alt-pop duo have come a long way since posting their songs online over two years ago and will be making an appearance on the Coachella main stage this weekend. Hit the jump to watch an interview with Max and Lizzy — in which they talk about meeting each other, adjusting to tour life, festivals and more — along with performances of “Think Of You” and “Hurricane.”

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Vacationer – The Wild Life

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Tropical pop doesn’t come to anybody quite as naturally as it does to Vacationer. If you need proof, look no further than their 2012 Downtown debut Gone. Kenny Vasoli and co. are set to follow that phenomenal release up this year with a sophomore album — Relief. Quite the leisurely title, right? Our first taste of the upcoming LP is “The Wild Life,” a delightful piece of glitchy electronic island pop. Give it a listen below.

Vacationer’s Relief is slated for a June 24th release via Downtown. You can catch them on tour now with Hellogoodbye — dates available here.

STREAM: Vacationer – “The Wild Life”

Wolf Alice – Storms

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Wolf Alice follow up this month’s ferocious “Moaning Lisa Smile” with another gut-punch of a track: “Storms.” While the latest from the London grunge-pop champions is less about balls-to-the-wall power chords than its predecessor, it more than makes up for those with a barrage of sonic guitar. And as always, Ellie Roswell’s hypnotic vocals are front and center. Give “Storms” a listen below and stay tuned for Wolf Alice’s Creature Songs EP, out May 26th via Dirty Hit.

STREAM: Wolf Alice – “Storms”

ATG Presents: Communion DC

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Communion DC returns to Gypsy Sally’s on Wednesday, May 7th for another edition of the monthly series. Joining us this time around is an eclectic line-up featuring Neulore, Bootstraps, Busy Living, Cub Sport and The Sea Life. Whether you’re a fan of anthemic folk rock or tropical synth-pop, there’s something here for you. Get familiar with all the artists playing and grab your tickets below.

TICKETS: Communion DC
RSVP: Facebook

STREAM: Cub Sport – “Paradise”

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ATG March Madness: Final Four

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So college basketball is over. And it sure as hell isn’t March anymore. Nevertheless, ATG March Madness rolls on. Several weeks have passed since the beginning of our tournament and our initial group of sixteen has been whittled down to these conference champions. Hit the jump to get to know our Final Four contestants, but if you need a refresher on how everything has gone down so far, make sure to visit the links below.

RECAP: ATG March Madness Intro
RECAP: Round I
RECAP: Round II

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Festival Fever: Syd Arthur

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Now that yet another Coachella has passed we can get ready for…oh right, another Coachella. One band that will be playing Indio this weekend is Cantebury’s Syd Arthur. Distiller.fm recently caught up with the bluesy, psychedelic foursome. Hit the jump for a video interview in which they talk about their festival experiences, influences, making a living as musicians and more. You can also check out studio performances of “Garden Of Time” and “Hometown Blues” below.

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Wolf Gang – Black River

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It seems like forever since we last heard from Wolf Gang. Their debut full-length Suego Faults proved to be a transatlantic success after its 2011 release thanks to a cornucopia of hits like “Lions In Cages,” “The King And All Of His Men” and “Dancing With The Devil.” The London foursome is poised to keep things going in 2014 with a brand new EP: Black River. It isn’t due out until April 29th, but to get you all ready the band has dropped the release’s title track. With the assistance of UK producer Floods (U2, Nine Inch Nails), “Black River” shows that Wolf Gang haven’t missed a step when it comes to explosive, anthemic indie rock. Give it a listen below.

STREAM: Wolf Gang – “Black River”