Jan. 7, 2009: Prince, El Guante & Best Friends Forever

Twin Cities News:

-- City Pages profiles Best Friends Forever and reviews Gay Witch Abortion's Maverick.

-- Gay Witch Abortion will be playing the Uptown Theatre prior to a showing of Army of Darkness on January 10.

-- Prefix offers abstracts of two of Prince's upcoming albums, MPLSOUND and Lotus Flower.

-- Above The Fold has video footage of El Guante & Big Cats! @ Eclipse Records.


-- MNSpeakers discuss their Favorite Songs About Minnesota.

-- Rift interviews Jason Shannon and Joshua Lexvold of 301 Studios.

-- MFR lists the Top Ten Best Local Records of 2008.

-- How Was The Show recaps the Save The Aids Orphans Benefit show.

-- Culture Bully profiles One For The Team's "Best Supporting Actor."

One For The Team "Best Supporting Actor" (mp3)

-- Phil Anselmo's Down will play First Avenue in February.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Magic Black Pumas & the Mevissens @ Big V's

Magic Black Pumas: (MySpace)

Mevissens: (MySpace)

-- St. Paul Slim @ Dinkytowner


Daily Audio Downloads:

-- Angil & the Hiddntracks "Trying To Fit" (mp3)

-- Angil & the Hiddentracks "Narrow Minds" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- The Antlers "Bear" (mp3)

-- The Antlers "Two" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Antony and the Johnsons "Another World" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Deer Tick "These Old Shoes" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- East Hundred "Slow Burning Crimes"

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Mayda "Stereotype" (mp3)


-- Twiggy Frostbite "Heroes (acoustic)" (mp3)

-- Twiggy Frostbite "Messy Star (acoustic)" (mp3)