Jan. 15, 2009: SXSW update, Tricky at the Fine Line & Chastity Brown

Twin Cities News:

-- There are a few more names you can add to the list of local artists heading down to SXSW this year: Solid Gold, Doomtree and Haley Bonar. (via)

-- Tricky will be playing the Fine Line March 14th.

-- Some new music from Gospel Gossip is on the way.

-- Culture Bully interviews Chastity Brown.


-- Billy Joel and Elton John are coming to the Xcel in May.

-- From the City Pages: a review of Thunder Valley's Aloha, Local sound engineer Tom Cesario passes away, and Bush Tetras reunite in Minneapolis to raise money for ailing bassist.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- The Battle Royale, The Trapper Schoepp Band & The Wars of 1812 @ The Entry

The Battle Royale: (MySpace)

The Battle Royale "Racecar" (mp3)

The Trapper Schoepp Band: (MySpace)

The Wars of 1812: (Official) (MySpace)

The Wars "Radio Unsigned" (mp3)

-- Big Wiz, Muja Messiah, Big Zach, SP Style All-Stars & Toney Bones @ The Cabooze

Big Wiz: (MySpace)

Muja Messiah: (MySpace)

Big Zach: (MySpace)

SP Style All-Stars: (MySpace)

Toney Bones: (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- Alela Diane "White As Diamonds" (mp3)


-- Handsome Furs "I'm Confused" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Jessie Kilguss "Americana" (mp3)

-- Jessie Kilguss "A Little Place Behind My Eyes" (mp3)

-- Jessie Kilguss "31" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Metronomy "A Thing For Me (Sinden Remix)" (mp3)


-- Mistah F.A.B. feat. Jennifer Johns & Codany Holiday "My Life (produced by Amplive)" (mp3)


-- High Red Center "Symmetry Chameleon" (mp3)


-- Southest Engine "Black Gold" (mp3)