Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: Oct. 19-23


From the City Pages:

-- Twin Cities folkie Martin Devaney channels inner Oasis

"Devaney's Revenge of the Tall Boys is great rock 'n' roll record."

-- Aquarelle nails dreamy sweet-spot electro

"Ryan Potts experiments with translating experience and memory to music."

-- Mercurial Rage Cascade Review

-- The Songs We Can't Escape feat. Julian Casablancas, Kid Sister, Needle Gun, Ogun & Alec k.


-- Bella Koshka host Rock 'n' Roll Circus at Music Box

-- Ghostland Observatory rock the hell out of the Cabooze

Monday, October 19:

-- No Bird Sing release "Devil Trombones" video

-- Murs, Slug & Aesop Rock get their cake on

-- Ghostland Observatory slay the Cabooze with their classic rock rave-up, lasers

-- Rodrigo y Gabriela's mad shredding wows the Pantages

-- Times New Viking blasts through 7th St. Entry

-- Lookbook reviewed on Pitchfork

-- Shahs track featured on Pitchfork

-- M.anifest releases new track

Tuesday, October 20:

-- Motion City Soundtrack announce Halloween Eve show

-- Uptown Bar posts final schedule of shows

-- "The March of Time" mixtape gets heavy on MPLS

-- The Lower 48: Band to watch

Wednesday, October 21:

-- Mates of State to play Weisman Art Museum, release digital EP

-- 7" review: Brokedowns/Sass Dragons

-- Aquarelle: The extended interview

-- Point of Departure: Square Lake Festival redux at the Cedar

-- Estate song to be featured on ABC's FlashForward

-- Bight Club perform in our MPLS.TV exclusive preview

-- The Dodos, Ruby Suns stake claim at the Turf Club

-- Skoal Kodiak joins the Modern Radio roster

Thursday, October 22:

-- Flyer of the Week: Kill to Kill EP-release

-- The Rakes cancel Minneapolis show, announce breakup

-- Kill to Kill release "Sugar Sugar" music video

Friday, October 23:

-- Craig Finn to pen Fargo Rock City script

-- P.O.S. talks touring, tattoos and Minneapolis (interview)

-- Shahs prepares for final show, Missoula relocation

-- Silk Stalkings: Prince at Paisley Park Saturday