Birthday Suits, Dan and Matt Wilson, and SXSW recap featured in this week's City Pages

Birthday Suits, Dan and Matt Wilson, and SXSW recap featured in this week's City Pages
Photo by Srini Radhakrishna

We've got a local music extravaganza for you in this week's print edition of City Pages. Birthday Suits are releasing a new CD, brothers and former Trip Shakespeare bandmates Dan and Matt Wilson are reuniting for a show, and the South by Southwest music festival gives local bands a chance to blaze their own trail amidst the chaos. Here's links to all the articles in this week's paper:

SXSW 2010: Twin Cities bands head to Austin for a week of music and mayhem
By Andrea Swensson
What makes a Twin Cities band want to trek down to Austin for the SXSW festival? Read on for answers from Gay Witch Abortion, Grant Hart, Lookbook, Jake Dilley, Off With Their Heads, City on the Make, and Spirits of the Red City.

Trip Shakespeare's Dan and Matt Wilson reunite for first duo show
By Michael L. Walsh
The brothers and former bandmates talk about their upcoming sold-out show, the bond of brotherhood, and their thoughts on the state of the local music scene.

Birthday Suits unleash sophomore album, Minnesota: The Mouth to Mouth
By Michelle Leon
The energetic local punk duo talk about high kicks, cute girls, and why they don't hang out with each other in real life.

5ingles: The Songs We Can't Escape
By Ray Cummings
Spending some quality time with the new singles by Skullflower, Chris Dadge, and Timbaland feat. Justin Timberlake.

Critics' Picks
By Gimme Noise staff
Looking for a show to check out this week? Check out our recommendations, including Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at First Ave, the Eliza Blue CD-release at the Cedar, and Gil Scott-Heron at the Dakota.

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