Jan. 16, 2009: Gospel Gossip, Franz Nicolay, Bob Mould & Omaur Bliss
Twin Cities News:
--- Gospel Gossip have released a new single, taken from their forthcoming Dreamland EP.
Gospel Gossip "Nashville" (mp3)
-- The Ting Tings will be returning to town, playing the Varsity in March. (via)
-- The Decider interviews The Invincible Kids.
-- Rift has a few new album reviews up including Jeff Hanson, The Van Gobots and Young Tezo.
-- SPIN is previewing a new song from Gary Louris & Mark Olson's new album. (via)
-- In addition to releasing a new album in April, Bob Mould is going to play the Varsity in March.
-- Culture Bully profiles Omaur Bliss.
-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Best New Bands showcases a talented, diverse cross section of the scene.
Local Concert Highlights:
-- Franz Nicolay & God Damn Doo Wop Band @ Triple Rock Social Club
Franz Nicolay: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Franz Nicolay "World/Inferno Vs. the End of the Evening" (mp3)
God Damn Doo Wop Band: (MySpace)
God Damn Doo Wop Band "Rooftops of Bangor" (mp3)
-- The Wailers & Tomorrow's Bad Seeds @ First Avenue
The Wailers: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Tomorrow's Bad Seeds: (Official) (MySpace)
-- Black Blondie & Crunk Monster, Meta & Billy Johnson @ Nomad
Black Blondie: (MySpace)
Crunk Monster: (MySpace)
Billy Johnson: (MySpace)
Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Kyle Andrews "Naked in New York" (mp3)
-- Kyle Andrews "Sushi" (mp3)
-- David Byrne and Dirty Projectors "Knotty Pine" (mp3)
-- Lulu Rouge "Bless You (Trentemøller Remix)" (mp3)
-- Said The Whale "This City's A Mess" (mp3)
-- Nico Vega "Burn Burn" (mp3)
-- Odawa "Harmless Lover's Discourse" (mp3)
-- Venice is Sinking "Ryan's Song" (mp3)
-- Von Iva "Livin' For It (Semi Precious Weapons remix)" (mp3)
-- Wavves "So Bored" (mp3)