Jan. 20, 2009: Big Quarters, The Music Tapes, Fall Out Boy & Dessa

Twin Cities News:

-- Above the Fold has posted some video footage from Lookbook's recent Turf Club show.

-- Mpls St. Paul Mag profiles Dessa. (via)

-- The Wailers turn up the heat at First Avenue.

-- Big Quarters have released a video sample of their track "Free Shipping," one of many recently released through their Big Quarters Direct subscription offer.


-- Both Asobi Seksu and The Music Tapes have announced upcoming shows at The Entry.

Asobi Seksu "Thursday" (mp3)

-- Culture Bully reviews The Strange Lights' Evius EP.

-- Fall Out Boy will be playing the Roy Wilkins in May.

-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Q&A: Vampire Hands' Colin Johnson and Q&A: Annuals' bassist Mike Robinson.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Annuals, What Laura Says & Jessica Lea Mayfield @ Varsity Theater

Annuals: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

What Laura Says: (Official) (MySpace)

Jessica Lea Mayfield: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Adele & James Morrison @ Fitzgerald Theater

Adele: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

James Morrison: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- Animal Collective "My Girls (Mexicans With Guns Remix)" (mp3)


-- Broadcast Live "Broken Vision" (mp3)


-- Vic Chesnutt, Elf Power, and The Amorphous Strums "And How" (mp3)

-- Vic Chesnutt, Elf Power, and The Amorphous Strums "Teddy Bear" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Julie Doiron "Consolation Prize" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Lithops "Handed" (mp3)


-- Marykate O'Neil "One Thousand Times a Day" (mp3)


-- Sarah Rabdau "Jackie" (mp3)