April 28, 2009: Talib Kweli & the Germs
Twin Cities News:
-- Pitchfork and MN Daily react to the student riots that followed Talib Kweli's Spring Jam cancellation.
-- Minneapoliscast features T.Q.D.
-- Sonic Youth will play First Avenue in July.
-- TC Decider and Culture Bully review Neko Case's State Theatre show. CB also has photos from the Night Marchers and Disembodied at the Triple Rock.
-- The complete Music in the Zoo lineup has been announced.
-- The Germs will be playing the Triple Rock Social Club in June.
-- Midwest Broadcast has just dropped the first track from the site's upcoming mixtape, Knonam's "Crazy Minnesota Girl."
-- "The best is yet to come!" Creed to reunite and play a TC date this October.
-- The Seattle Weekly reviews Atmosphere and P.O.S.'s Showbox show.
-- Yeah Yeah Yeahs will play First Avenue in May.
-- Mill City Scene reviews RDM's Priorities.
-- While in town for a performance at First Avenue, M. Ward stopped by the Current to perform a studio session.
-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Jeremy Messersmith offers free sampler & Mischke Mix - Monday, April 27.
Local Concert Highlights:
-- Franz Ferdinand & Born Ruffians @ First Avenue
Franz Ferdinand: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Born Ruffians: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Peanut Butter Wolf, James Pants, Mayer Hawthorne & Dam-funk @ Varsity Theater
Peanut Butter Wolf: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
James Pants: (Official) (MySpace)
Mayer Hawthorne: (Official) (MySpace)
Dam-funk: (Official) (MySpace) (Twitter)
Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Flashmen "Little Wildkat" (mp3)
-- Flashmen "Flashmen Theme" (mp3)
-- Future of the Left "Arming Erirtrea" (mp3)
-- The Horrors "Sea Within A Sea" (mp3)
-- Loxsly "Battalion" (mp3)
-- NOMO "Invisible Cities" (mp3)
-- Chase Pagen "Life Garden" (mp3)
-- Trashed on Fiction "January" (mp3)
-- Trashed on Fiction "Safety Net" (mp3)
-- Trashed on Fiction "Killing Grounds" (mp3)