Feb. 4, 2009: Concert announcements from the Kills, Franz Ferdinand, Dr. Dog & Travis


Twin Cities News:

-- The Kills, The Horrors and Magic Wands will play First Avenue May 11.

-- Mark Olson and Gary Louris play intimate show at the Current. Rolling Stone gives the duo's Ready For the Flood 3/5 stars.

-- Radio K has posted studio performances from Caroline Smith and the Goodnight Sleeps & Paul Metzger.

-- Franz Ferdinand will play First Avenue April 28.

-- Decider looks back on P.O.S.' 2004 release, Ipecac Neat. Alarm, Vinyl Meltdown and the Onion's A.V. Club review Never Better. P.O.S. also performed for the Current recently.

-- Bob Mould Reflects on His 'Life and Times.'

-- Dr. Dog and the Cave Singers will play the 400 Bar April 11.

-- Culture Bully features a photoset of Yeltzi, Eliza Blue & Frank Lee @ 331 Club.

-- Travis will play the Fine Line Music Cafe April 17.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- The Vignettes, Toxic Shrews, Small White & Burger Thirst @ Big V's

The Vignettes: (MySpace)

Small White: (MySpace)

-- The Wars of 1812 @ Red Stag

The Wars of 1812: (Official) (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- Black Dice "Glazin" (mp3)


-- DAT Politics "Step Back (AM/FM mix)" (mp3)


-- Faunts "Feel.Love.Thinking.Of" (mp3)

-- Faunts "It Hurts Me All The Time" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Francis and the Lights "Striking" (mp3)

-- Francis and the Lights "Night Watchman" (mp3)


-- Midnight Masses "Heaven" (mp3)


-- Stina Stjern "The Horizon" (mp3)