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)