Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: January 9-15, 2009

Categories: Gimme Noise

Friday, Jan. 9:
-- Q&A: Jason Shannon, emerging local songwriter
-- Tapes 'n Tapes want to help you save your nickels 'n dimes

Monday, Jan. 12:
-- Jason Shannon releases debut album, becomes nomad
-- Jeremy Messersmith makes new Friends at the 7th St. Entry
-- International Espionage! announce video shoot, call on local spies for appearance

Tuesday, Jan. 13:
-- Brian Setzer prepares to jump, jive, and wail his way to 50 at the Fine Line

Wednesday, Jan. 14:
-- Xcel announcement: Billy Joel and Elton John
-- Trip-hop icon Tricky coming to the Fine Line
Thursday, Jan. 15:
-- Q&A: The Killers bundling up for Minneapolis gig
-- Best New Bands showcases a talented, diverse cross section of the scene

From the City Pages:
-- Bush Tetras reunite in Minneapolis to raise money for ailing bassist
-- The Songs We Cant Escape: Ami Dang, Foxboro Hot Tubs, Rainbow Arabia, Sandman & Young Jeezy
-- Thunder in the Valley Aloha (album review)
-- Local sound engineer Tom Cesario passes away

Next Week's New Releases (Jan. 20):
-- Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion (Domino)
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion (full album stream)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Antony and the Johnsons The Crying Light (Secretly Canadian)
Antony and the Johnsons The Crying Light (full album stream)
Antony and the Johnsons "Another World" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Atmosphere God Loves Ugly (CD/DVD reissue) (Rhymesayers)
Atmosphere God Loves Ugly (album stream)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Andrew Bird Noble Beast (Fat Possum)
Andrew Bird Noble Beast (full album stream)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Bon Iver Blood Bank EP (Jagjaguwar)
Bon Iver "Blood Bank" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- John Frusciante The Empyrean (Record Collection)
John Frusciante "Unreachable" (stream)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Matt & Kim Grand (FADER)
Matt & Kim "Daylight" (video)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- A.C. Newman Get Guilty (Matador)
A.C. Newman "Submarines of Stockholm" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Reel Big Fish Fame, Fortune and Fornication (Rock Ridge Music)
Reel Big Fish "Nothing But A Good Time" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Squarepusher Numbers Lucent EP (Warp)
Squarepusher "Illegal Dustbin" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

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