Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: Sept. 11-17

Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: Sept. 11-17

From the City Pages:
-- Ani DiFranco talks Obama, writing, and Minneapolis
"DiFranco finds her biggest fan in...our music editor."
-- Matt Wilson, John Munson shine on new project the Twilight Hours
"Lavish harmonies and firey fretwork speckle duo's debut, Stereo Night."
-- The Songs We Can't Escape feat. Blank Dogs, Cold Cave, the Entrance Band, Lightning Bolt & Street Sweeper Social Club.

-- The Pet Shop Boys at the State: Like Tetris on acid (but better)
-- Marilyn Manson brings his dark circus to the State Theatre

Friday, September 11:
-- Willie's Guitars celebrates 20th anniversary with special guests
-- Ask Gimme Noise: Where are Minneapolis' well-rounded dance nights?

Monday, September 14:
-- Regina Spektor gives awkwardly charming set at the State Theatre
-- Q&A: "Nowhere Band" webcomic artist Keith Pille
-- Todd Rundgren prepares for an all-out spectacle
-- Hank Williams, Jr. has a rowdy time at Mystic

Tuesday, September 15:
-- Ani DiFranco: The extended interview

Wednesday, September 16:
-- Point of Departure: The biggest envelope
-- Astronaut Wife to reunite for Clubhouse Jager anniversary
-- Todd Rundgren dazzles at the State Theatre
-- Mason Jennings featured in Rolling Stone

Thursday, September 17:
-- Venue spotlight: 331 Club offers grown-up family fun
-- West Bank Revival lineup and schedule
-- The Pet Shop Boys turn State's stage into lifelike Tetris game

Next Week's New Releases (September 22):
-- Basement Jaxx Scars [XL Recordsings]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Islands Vapours [Anti-]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Monsters of Folk Monsters of Folk [Shangri-La Music/Rough Trade]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Noisettes Wild Young Hearts [Vertigo/Universal]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Higher Than The Stars EP [Slumberland Records]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Pearl Jam Backspacer [Monkeywrench]
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Why? Eskimo Snow [anticon]
(MySpace) (Wikipedia)

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