Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: June 26-July 2

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From the City Pages:
-- City on the Make keep pushing with latest and best album, Keep This on Fire
"Members all work or worked at the Dakota Jazz Club."
-- Michael Jackson: A Eulogy
"Remembering the world's greatest artistic influence."
-- Digitata Art Work Pays Review
-- Gospel Gossip Dreamland Review
-- The Songs We Can't Escape feat. Wilco, the Clean, Eat Skull, Jadakiss & Asher Roth.

Slideshows:
-- Nas, Damian Marley give First Avenue crowd a special show
-- Digitata & Mike the 2600 King at First Amendment Gallery

Friday, June 26:
-- New City on the Make album streaming for free
"Those who are already familiar with City on the Make's gritty blend of rock, blues, punk, hip hop may be a little surprised by the new album, as it features a few more experimental tracks and softer moments than their debut full-length or last year's $1,000,000 EP."

Monday, June 29:
-- Tour Diary: Daughters of the Sun
"Modern Radio psych-rockers Daughters of the Sun recently embarked on a tour to support their latest album, Rings, and they have agreed to send us updates from the road. Here is the first installment of their journey, unedited for your enjoyment."
-- Avett Brothers please fans at the Zoo amphitheater
"Fronted by brothers Scott and Seth Avett on banjo and guitar respectively, the brothers are full of twitchy, bouncy energy and have a back-and-forth both between and in songs that borders on comedy."
-- The Cedar seeking money for new air conditioner
-- Mischke Mix: Monday, June 29

Tuesday, June 30:
-- Mischke Mix: Tuesday, June 30

Wednesday, July 1:
-- Music Box cranking out a new tune
"Despite the tough economic times, there have been a surprising number of new music venues popping up around the Twin Cities -- the 501 Club on Washington opened earlier this year, and this month will see kick-off shows from Sauce on Lake and Lyndale and the Music Box on Nicollet and 14th... Of the three new venues, the Music Box is by far the most intriguing."
-- Basilica Block Party announces set times
-- iPod Hijack! Doomtree's Top 10 Most Played
-- Mischke Mix: Wednesday, July 1

Thursday, July 2
-- Flyer of the Week: Military Special
-- DJ Q&A: Mike G. talks 'Timefog,' techno, and new warehouse space

Next Week's New Releases (July 7):
Bowerbirds Upper Air [Dead Oceans]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Clutch Strange Cousins From The West [Weathermaker Music]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
The Jayhawks Music From The North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology [Legacy/American]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Maxwell BLACKsummers'night [Columbia Records]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Oneida Rated O [Jagjaguwar]
(MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Son Volt American Central Dust [Rounder ]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Stellastarr* Civilized [Stellastar]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
The Rural Alberta Advantage Hometowns [Saddle Creek]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
We Were Promised Jetpacks These Four Walls [FatCat]
(MySpace) (Wikipedia)



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