Feb. 25, 2009: Solid Gold in the UK & Brother Ali


Twin Cities News:

-- WFTHG reviews Zoo Animal, Guante & Big Cats!' recent show at Stasiu's.

-- P.O.S. will be accompanying Atmosphere on the first half of the group's spring tour, while Brother Ali will close out the dates between May 10 to May 22. Pollstar adds a brief profile to the news.

-- Brother Ali will play a free in-store at Fifth Element March 10.

-- City Pages and Absolute Punk profile P.O.S. while the Decider has an interview with the MC. CP also reviews the new Spiritual Mansions album.

-- Peter Parker calls out local hip hop.

-- Culture Bully is following Solid Gold as the band tours the UK.

-- Brit Rock at the Top has photo and video footage of Brett Dennan and the Little Ones at the Varsity Theater.

-- Largehearted Boy directs us towards a recording of Mark Olson & Gary Louris' Feb. 20 show in Chicago. How Was The Show reviews the duo's Sunday night Varsity Theater show.

-- My Old Kentucky Blog reviews the Pretenders First Avenue show.

-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Reporter's Notebook: P.O.S. transcript & Heliotrope lineup announced.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- DD/MM/YYYY, the Central Division & Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles @ Triple Rock

DD/MM/YYYY: (Official) (MySpace)

The Central Division: (MySpace)

Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles: (MySpace)

-- Atomic Annie, Small White & Kitten Forever @ Turf Club

Atomic Annie: (MySpace)

Small White: (MySpace)

Kitten Forever: (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- Animal Collective "My Girls (Gigamesh 'Proper House' Remix)" (mp3)


-- The Chap "Proper Rock" (mp3)

-- The Chap "Carlos Water Wendy Stanley" (mp3)


-- The Christmas Lights "Show Your Teeth" (mp3)


-- Dj Doc Rok "Motown Electronic" (zip)


-- Golden Bloom "Your Minute of Fame" (mp3)


-- The Flying Change "Dirty White Coats" (mp3)

-- The Flying Change "If You See Something, Say Something" (mp3)


-- Franklin For Short "Red Tide Rad Tide" (mp3)

-- Franklin For Short "Brother Bird" (mp3)


-- North Elementary "Decade Stylin'" (mp3)


-- Poptastic "I Think of You" (mp3)


-- Pree "In The Parlor" (mp3)


-- Story of the Sea "Own Devices" (mp3)


-- The Veils "Killed By The Boom" (mp3)

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