Dec. 22, 2008: new Prince, The Gaslight Anthem & Atmosphere

Dec. 22, 2008: new Prince, The Gaslight Anthem & Atmosphere

Twin Cities News:
-- Prince debuted five new songs late last week, "Crimson and Clover," "4ever," "Colonized Mind," "Wall of Berlin" and "(There Will Never B) Another Like Me." Get four of them here.
-- Empty's Tapes shares a download of Heiruspecs' CD release show.
-- Rhymesayers is previewing the new Atmosphere re-releases.
-- Mind Inversion has a photo set recapping this weekend's Blue Ox & Ambassador Gun show at the Uptown Bar.
-- Culture Bully reviews Meredith Fierke's "The Procession."
-- The Current has posted a studio session from the Hopefuls.
-- The lineup has been announced for the 2009 edition of First Avenue's Best New Bands show: Lucy Michelle & The Velvet Lapelles, Lookbook, Bouncer Fighter, Kristoff Krane, The Dynamiters, Yer Cronies and Caroline Smith & the Good Night Sleeps.
-- How Was The Show recaps Todd Menton's CD Release party.
-- The Gaslight Anthem will be playing the Varsity Theater in April.
-- Gimme (this weekend's) Noise: Strut & Shock won't fix your car.

Local Concert Highlights:
-- Molly Dean, Chris Thompson & Ballast @ Kitty Kat Klub
Molly Dean: (Official) (MySpace)
Chris Thompson: (MySpace)
Ballast: (MySpace)
-- Little Lebowski Urban Achievers, The Divorce Force, Circle of Willis & Dying Midwesterners @ Triple Rock Social Club
Little Lebowski Urban Schievers: (MySpace)
The Divorce Force: (MySpace)
(a complete listing of the day's musical events can be found here)

Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Eef Barzelay "Lose Big" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Butcher and the Bar "Leave This Town" (mp3)
-- J*DaVeY "No More" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace)
-- Delta Spirit "People C'mon" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Electric President "Monsters" (mp3)
-- Freedy Johnston "You're My Favorite Waste of Time" (mp3)
(Official) (Wikipedia)
-- Mark Mallman "Do You Feel Like Breaking Up?" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace)
-- Yonlu "I Know What It's Like" (mp3)

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