April 14, 2009: Bruce Springsteen & Lily Allen


Twin Cities News:

-- The Crystal Method will be playing First Avenue in May June.

-- TC Decider and Above The Fold review Black Kids and Mates of State at the Varsity Theater.

-- Video footage of the H.I.R.E. Minnesota Awareness Concert with Brother Ali, Maria Isa, & I Self Devine.

-- A small batch of $20 tickets have just been made available for Bruce Springsteen's May show at the Xcel Energy Center.

-- Mind Inversion reviews Dredg at the Varsity Theater.

-- The Washington City Paper has photos of Cloud Cult's show at the Black Cat.

-- The Big Get-Even profiles Chooglin'.

-- Culture Bully has reviews and photos of Dr. Dog and the Cave Singers at the 400 Bar & Natalie Portman's Shaved Head and Lily Allen at First Avenue. More Cowbell also reviews Lily Allen's show.

-- Pitchfork gives the new Prince CDs an average score of 4.6.

-- The Current hosted an in-studio performance by the English Beat.

-- Dillinger Four have announced a series of June tour dates.

-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Lily Allen steals hearts at First Ave, Andrew Bird gets intimate at the Current studios, MPR's The Local Show changes hands & Bonar and Bird stun the State Theatre.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Kris Kristofferson @ Pantages Theatre

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-- Starfucker, Guidance Counselor & the Guystorm @ 7th St. Entry

Starfucker: (MySpace)

Guidance Counselor: (MySpace)

The Guystorm: (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- The Coast "Tightrope" (mp3)


-- Eagle and Talon "Bird That Breaks" (mp3)

-- Eagle and Talon "Dropped Dead" (mp3)


-- Foma "Seraphim Succubi" (mp3)


-- Greycoats "Goodbye Sweet Youth, Goodbye" (mp3)


-- Milke "Love Get Out of My Way" (mp3)


-- SOLDOUT "The Last Ride" (mp3)