Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway): Bell X1

Bell x1

Rolling Stone says the new album by the Bell X1 is “full of sweet, cushy melodies surrounded by well-arranged electronic textures.”  You’ve probably heard their ridiculously catchy new single (“The Great Defector”) from the Irish heirs to the Talking Heads’ quirky pop rock throne on the radio, and now you can hear it live.  The band will be in Madison on Monday night and we want you to be there.  Read on to find out more about Bell X1’s rising star and enter to win tickets to the show.

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This Week’s Nightlife and Giveaways: Indie Overload

Sleepy Sun

If this past weekend’s Forward Music Fest got you in the mood to load up on your indie rock intake, you’ve got an amazing week ahead of you.  Built To Spill, Mike Gordon, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Sleepy Sun, The Weakerthans, Bell X1 and Sufjan Stevens are all on their way to Madison, making for a very exciting next coupe of days—especially considering you could win free tickets to some of the shows!  You ready for this?

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