Dec. 19, 2008: N.A.S.A., Hopefuls, P.O.S. & Illuminous 3
Twin Cities News:
-- Star Tribune profiles the Hopefuls--included in the band is Kid Dakota's Darren Jackson.
-- CP has a photoset from Bun B's show at the Varsity Monday night.
-- Radio K features recent performances from Anomie Bell and Zoo Animal.
-- Music For Robots previews P.O.S.'s Never Better.
-- The Wake interviews Toki Wright.
-- Freeze of the Illuminous 3 speaks on Medium Zach's contribution to the group's debut album, Room.
-- The DJ Zegon/Squeak E. Clean collaboration N.A.S.A. will be hitting the Triple Rock Social Club on March 6.
Local Concert Highlights:
-- Chooglin', Mighty Mofos, Rockford Mules & Fuck Knights @ The Entry
Chooglin': (Official) (MySpace)
Rockford Mules: (Official) (MySpace)
Fuck Knights: (MySpace)
-- The Lawrence Arms, The Arrivals & Crash/Burn/Repeat @ Triple Rock Social Club
The Lawrence Arms: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
The Lawrence Arms "The Devil's Takin' Names" (mp3)
The Lawrence Arms "Beyond The Embarrassing Style" (mp3)
The Lawrence Arms "Navigating The Windward Passage" (mp3)
The Lawrence Arms "On With The Show" (mp3)
-- Soul Asylum, The Melismatics & A Night in the Box @ First Avenue
Soul Asylum: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
The Melismatics: (Official) (MySpace)
A Night in the Box: (MySpace)
A Night in the Box "The Rich Man's Table" (mp3)
A Night in the Box "The Thief" (mp3)
-- Nelly @ Karma
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
(a complete listing of the day's musical events can be found here)
Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Alaska in Winter "Berlin" (mp3)
-- Casador "Story of Damocles" (mp3)
-- Casador "The Puritans"
-- Hi Red "Symmetry Chameleon" (mp3)
-- Lex Land "River (Joni Mitchell cover)" (mp3)
-- The Rest "Coughing Blood" (mp3)
-- The Rest "Modern Time Travel (Necessities)" (mp3)
-- The Sound of Arrows "M.A.G.I.C." (mp3)
-- Winter Gloves "Someone Great (LCD Soundsystem cover)" (mp3)
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