Twin Cities News:
-- Atmosphere says "You're So Ugly."
-- Military Special is streaming their forthcoming album, Civil Union, in its entirety via the band's website. Civil Union will see official release March 3.
-- Neko Case will be joined by Crooked Fingers for a show at the State Theatre in April.
-- Now, Now Every Children will be playing the Varsity on Feb. 12 with Lovedrug.
-- CMJ features an article on El Guante.
-- Animal Collective will play First Avenue in May.
-- The Evening Rig will host a release show for their forthcoming album, Is Doin' Stuff, March 27 at The Entry.
-- Of all places, Kool Keith will be performing at The Whole in April.
-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: The T-Wayne spectacle comes to the Twin Cities.
Local Concert Highlights:
Mel Gibson & The Pants: (MySpace)
-- Poon Twang, Dude Wop, Twinkie Jiggles and MCTC, Jus' Friends & dVRG's Angels
Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Kicksville "Old Man John" (mp3)
-- Meridene "Stay Alive" (mp3)
-- Middle Class Rut "Busy Bein' Born" (mp3)
-- State Shirt "Time To Go" (mp3)
-- State Shirt "Fell Out Of The Sky" (mp3)
-- State Shirt "Computer" (mp3)
-- Utada "Come Back To Me" (mp3)