Jan. 23, 2009: Ruby Isle, Big Cats!, The Killers, AC/DC & Ben Kweller

Jan. 23, 2009: Ruby Isle, Big Cats!, The Killers, AC/DC & Ben Kweller

Twin Cities News:
-- Captains Dead profiles Gary Louris & Mark Olson.
-- Pitchfork reviews Ruby Isle's Night Shot.
-- Mill City Scene reviews Sleep Tapes by Big Cats!
-- "Local musicians want Legacy Amendment money."
-- How Was The Show recaps performances by Bush Tetras, Suicide Commandos and Skoal Kodiak from the recent Laura Kennedy Benefit.
-- Ben Kweller will play an in-store at The Electric Fetus February 17.
-- Minneapoliscast features John Elliot.
-- Perfect Porridge reviews AC/DC's recent show at the Xcel Energy Center.
-- Midwest Broadcast profiles Franz Diego.
-- Metromix has a photoset covering The Killers' recent Northrop Auditorium show.
-- Metro magazine interviews Lucy Michelle.
-- Peter, Bjorn and John are hitting First Avenue for a show in April.
-- Lunch of Champions reviews Adam Svec's Enemy Swimmer.
-- Gimme (yestarday's) Noise: Q & A: The World's Most Dangerous Polka Band.

Local Concert Highlights:
-- Hip Hop Against Homophobia @ The Nomad
Toki Wright: (Official) (MySpace)
Toki Wright "State of Emergency" (mp3)
Maria Isa: (MySpace)
El Guante: (Official) (MySpace)
Alicia Leafgreen: (Official) (MySpace)
Kredentials: (Official) (MySpace)
Kredentials "On The Grind" (mp3)
Kredentials "Divine Intervention" (mp3)
Kredentials "Testimony" (mp3)
Kredentials "Rock Star" (mp3)
See More Perspective: (MySpace)
-- William Elliott Whitmore & City and Colour @ Varsity Theater
William Elliott Whitmore: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
William Elliott Whitmore "Old Devils" (mp3)
City and Colour: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
City and Colour "Forgive Me" (mp3)
City and Colour "What Makes a Man" (mp3)
City and Color "The Death of Me" (mp3)
-- Slipknot, Coheed and Cambria & Trivium @ Xcel Energy Center
Slipknot: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Coheed and Cambria: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Trivium: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Cadence Weapon Separation Anxiety (zip)
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Lewie "The Big Rewind" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace)
-- Randy Bandits "Modern Man" (mp3)
-- Reigns "Everything Beyond These Walls Has Been Razed" (mp3)
(Official) (MySpace)
-- Spiritual Mansions "The Sweeter Side" (mp3)

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