April 13, 2009: The Nina the Pinta & Banner Pilot


Twin Cities News:

-- Prince has now released Prince Opus, a 280-page book that captures his 21-night residency at London's O2 arena. The package is limited to 950 hand numbered copies and as an added bonus each copy includes a limited edition Prince Opus iPod that contains a 40 minute movie made by Prince that covers his stay in London. The price tag? $2100.

-- TC Decider interviews Kill The Vultures and reviews Damien Jurado's Turf Club show.

-- Culture Bully has a review and photos from the Rosebuds and Megafaun at the Whole and Kill The Vultures at the Triple Rock.

-- The Fader profiles Now, Now Every Children.

-- Northern Outpost features the Nina the Pinta.

-- Tandem Shop reviews Chris Koza's set from the Halloween, Alaska CD release show. Halloween, Alaska stopped by the Current for an in-studio performance late last week.

-- Trust Me On This reviews Cloud Cult's Music Hall of Williamsburg show.

-- Rift reviews Mayda and Zombie Season.

-- How Was The Show has audio from Dan Israel's CD release show.

-- Banner Pilot has signed to Fat Wreck Chords.

-- The Star Tribune and Mind Inversion review Andrew Bird and Haley Bonar's State Theatre show.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- All American Rejects, Shiny Toy Guns, Ace Enders & Vedera @ Myth

All American Rejects: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Shiny Toy Guns: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Ace Enders: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Vedera: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Dub Trio & Faun Fables @ Triple Rock Social Club

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Dub Trio: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Faun Fables: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- The Beatards "Nasty Funky" (mp3)


-- Mika Miko "I Got A Lot (New New New)" (mp3)


-- Moving Mountains "With One's Heart in One's Mouth" (mp3)

-- Moving Mountains "Armslength" (mp3)


-- Suckers "It Gets Your Body Movin" (mp3)


-- Super 700 "Somebody Tried To Steal My Car" (mp3)


-- Toadies "Song I Hate" (mp3)


-- Jenny Owen Youngs "Good Day" (mp3)