Dec. 31, 2008: Meredith Fierke, Atmosphere & more year end lists


Twin Cities News:
-- The Rap Up names Atmosphere's When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold the second best rap album of 2008.
-- How Was The Show reviews Dosh & Dark Dark Dark @ The Cedar.
-- City Pages & Perfect Porridge both profile Meredith Fierke.
-- CP also reviews Spirits of the Red City's Hunter Moon.
-- Metro Mag says 2009 will be the year of Caroline Smith & the Goodnight Sleeps, Greycoats and Kristoff Krane.
-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Twin Cities music channel launched on YouTube and Year in music 2008 - even more lists.
-- Culture Bully recaps a variety of local musicians' favorite musical moments of the past year. Included are Soviet Panda, Bill Mike, Lazerbeak, Little Man, M.anifest, Military Special, The Roe Family Singers, Chris Koza, and more.

Local Concert Highlights:
-- Hercules & Love Affair, Le Castle Vania, DJ Klever, Solid Gold & Moon Goons @ Barfly
Hercules and Love Affair: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Le Castle Vania: (Official) (MySpace)

Snowden "Black Eyes (Le Castle Vania Vania Remix)" (mp3)

120 Days "Come Out (Le Castle Vania Electric Rock Extended Mix2)" (mp3)

120 Days "Come Out (Le Castle Vania Electric Disco Extended Mix2)" (mp3)

DJ Klever: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Moon Goons: (Official) (MySpace)

Solid Gold: (MySpace)
Solid Gold "Bible Thumper" (mp3)
-- Vampire Hands & STNNNG @ Turf Club
Vampire Hands: (MySpace)
STNNNG: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
STNNNG "Manic Mechanic (ZZ Top Cover)" (mp3)
STNNNG "Dubbed Warehousing" (mp3)
STNNNG "Hybrid Animal" (mp3)
-- Military Special & Invincible Kids @ Nomad
Military Special: (Official) (MySpace)
Military Special "Warrant Error" (mp3)
Invincible Kids: (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:
-- ABX "Buddy Holly's Imagination" (mp3)
(Weezer vs. Glass Candy)
(Official) (MySpace) (Facebook)
-- Best of Bootie 2008 (zip)
-- Mighty Mike "More Than a Scientist" (mp3)
(Coldplay vs. Extreme)
-- The Von Bondies "Pale Bride" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)