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April 9, 2009: Big Quarters & Blackalicious

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Twin Cities News:

-- Going to be in Evanston, Illinois next week? Check out Tapes 'n Tapes when the band plays Northwestern University on the 16th.

-- Grampall Jookabox will be teaming with Dosh for a new 7".

-- The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review interviews Cloud Cult's Craig Minowa.

-- MN Daily interviews Big Quarters.

-- Sound Verite' and Mind Inversion profile Halloween, Alaska.

-- Blackalicious, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Japanther & Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles = Macalester College Springfest 2009.

-- TC Daily Planet reviews Sarah Oberland's A Girl Needs Space.

-- Now even your grandma has something to look forward to this (late) summer: Aerosmith & ZZ Top will play the Xcel in September.

-- Paste interviews Bob Mould. (via)

-- Spinner and the Smoking Section look at Prince's new obsession, while Idolator counts down Prince's greatest protégés.

-- Culture Bully has reviews of Morrissey at the State Theatre and Glasvegas at the Varsity. TC Decider also has a review of Glasvegas' show.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- AIDS Wolf, Gay Beast & Unicorn Basement @ Big V's

AIDS Wolf: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Gay Beast: (MySpace)

Unicorn Basement: (MySpace)

-- The Drones & Little Man @ 400 Bar

The Drones: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Little Man: (Official) (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- 311 "Hey You" (mp3)

(MySpace)

-- Audion "I Am The Car" (mp3)

(MySpace)

-- Deleted Scenes "Ithaca (AutoRock remix)" (mp3)

(MySpace)

-- Osborne "Fire" (mp3)

(MySpace)

-- Scripts 'n Screwz "Big City Lights" (mp3)

-- Scripts 'n Screwz "Fairy Tale" (mp3)

(MySpace)

-- Snowglobe "Get It On" (mp3)

(MySpace)

-- Tiga "Shoes" (mp3)

(MySpace)