GIVEAWAY: Austra at the El Rey on February 9

Austra at El Rey

We’re ready to do our first ticket giveaway of 2017! Win a pair of tickets to see the thrilling synthpop group Austra at the El Rey Theatre in February.

The Toronto-based group will be dropping their third full-length album Future Politics a week from today, January 20 (via Domino Recording). You can listen to the album early via NPR’s First Listen. Lead songwriter and vocalist Katie Stelmanis has said the album is “a commitment to replace the approaching dystopia,” and it’s evident with the first two released tracks.

So far, two tracks from the record are available via all the streaming sites. Title track “Future Politics” seems destined to make it to the dance floor — whether the original version or remixes that I expect to pop up in the wake of the album’s release. The song has a certain LCD Soundsystem quality to it. Stelmanis shines on the track. The same goes for lead single “Utopia,” which reflects Stelmanis’ words of optimism.

TO ENTER TO WIN TWO TICKETS TO SEE AUSTRA AT THE EL REY THEATRE ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9:

Enter the below giveaway form. Your chances of winning improve by liking us across all our social media platforms. To earn an additional entry, email mark@passtheaux.co with AUSTRA EL REY in the subject line. By doing so, you also sign-up for a newsletter we will eventually roll out, which will include future giveaways and news from around the LA music scene.

Don’t win? Buy tickets to see Austra at the El Rey here. Tickets are priced at $20.00.

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