Dec. 10, 2008: The Suicide Commandos, Andrew Bird & Heiruspecs

Twin Cities News:

-- Brandon Bagaason of Big Quarters and Sean McPherson of Heiruspecs preview Saturday night's CD release show at First Avenue.

-- Bush Tetras, The Suicide Commandos and Skoal Kodiak are set to play in support of Laura Kennedy (of Bush Tetras) next month. More details and donation info here.

-- The Decider interviews Now, Now Every Children.

Now, Now Every Children "Not One, But Two" (mp3)


-- Andrew Bird will be playing the State Theatre April 11.

-- 3-Minute Egg profiles Koo Koo Kanga Roo.

-- Off With Their Heads have expanded their tour well into 2009, including dates at Eclipse Records and Memory Lanes.

Off With Their Heads "For The Four" (mp3)

-- Vans Warped Tour will be held at Canterbury Park on August 2 this year.

-- MN Monthly reviews recent albums by Lehto & Wright and Mision Norteña.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Oasis & Ryan Adams and the Cardinals @ Target Center

Oasis: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Ryan Adams and the Cardinals: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Ryan Adams and the Cardinals "Wonderwall (live)" (mp3)

Ryan Adams and the Cardinals "Fix It (live)" (mp3)

-- The Black Crowes & Vetiver @ First Avenue

The Black Crowes: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Vetiver: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Baby Guts, Eye of the Great Protector, Totally Harsh & Condominium @ 7th St. Entry

Baby Guts: (Official) (MySpace)

Baby Guts "Drag" (mp3)

Baby Guts "Staplegun" (mp3)

Eye of the Great Protector: (MySpace)

Totally Harsh: (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- A Night in the Box "Let Me Know" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Minneapolis 1989 "Heart Out the Window" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- The Rollo Treadway "Kidnapped" (mp3)

-- The Rollo Treadway "Dear Mr. Doe" (mp3)


-- Stina Stjern "Give Me Christmas Time (Triobelisk Dance Remix)" (mp3)


-- Team Genius "Meanderings & Musings" (mp3)

-- Team Genius "While We're Asleep" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- We Landed on the Moon! "Re: Your Letter" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)