Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: July 24-30


From the City Pages:

-- Minneapolis bassist Chris Morrissey leaves to make jazz in New York

"Morrissey has backed Mason Jennings, Bill Mike Band, and Haley Bonar."

-- The Guystorm take over the food industry--now on to music

"Group of food-industry guys claim they're just a dirty bar band."

-- RDM Priorities Review

-- Michael Yonkers and the Blind Shake Cold Town/Soft Zodiac Review

-- The Songs We Can't Escape feat. Trey Songz, Playboy Tre, Serengeti, Wild Moccasins & Woods.


-- CP Month In Music: July 2009

-- All Access: Immortal Technique brings some indie freshness to B96's studio

-- Jamie Foxx gives smooth-as-silk performance at the Target Center

-- 10KLF Festival in Detroit Lakes high on tie-dye

-- Jack White & Dead Weather blow through First Avenue

Friday, July 24:

-- 7" Review: France Has the Bomb/Tiger Bones

-- Steve Earle pays homage to Townes Van Zandt at Pantages

-- Jacques Renault to headline Too Much Love's summer bash

Monday, July 27:

-- Daniel Johnston headed to First Avenue this August

-- Brother Ali announces new album, release show

-- The Blind Shake rattle and roll at Grumpy's

-- Extended interviews: Goodman, club industry on proposed 18+ ban

Tuesday, July 28:

-- The Dead Weather liven up First Ave

-- Q&A: Rapper Immortal Technique

-- Wavves return to the Entry this September

Wednesday, July 29:

-- Sarah White & M.anifest: "Losing My Religion"

Thursday, July 30:

-- Fringe festival conquers city, proclaims benevolence

-- Randy Houser delivers roadhouse country at the Cabooze

-- Tapes 'n Tapes announce unique set of local dates

Next Week's New Releases (August 4):

-- Fruit Bats The Ruminant Band [Sub Pop]

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-- Japandroids Post-Nothing [Polyvinyl]

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-- Lightning Dust Infinite Light [Jagjaguar]

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-- Modest Mouse No One First and You're Next EP [Epic]

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-- Throw Me The Statue Creaturesque [Secretly Canadian]

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