Jan. 8, 2009: Aby Wolf, Best New Bands & Background Noise Crew

Twin Cities News:

-- MSP Magazine profiles Aby Wolf.

-- TC Daily Planet previews First Avenue's Best New Bands show.

-- In addition to a spot on Brooklyn Vegan, One For The Team's "A Better Job" was featured on The Real World: Brooklyn yesterday.

-- Eclectone Records lists the remainder of its artists' shows in January.


-- Culture Bully profiles a new track from the Background Noise Crew.

-- The most recent How Was The Show episode of Minneapoliscast has been released.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- The Fray & Vedera @ First Avenue

The Fray: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Vedera: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Black Audience @ Red Stag Supper Club


-- Lusurfer, Hot Rod Hearse & Laundromat Vacation @ Lee's Liquor Lounge

Lusurfer: (MySpace)

Hot Rod Hearse: (MySpace)

Laundromat Vacation: (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- Diego Bernal "Bring It On Home" (mp3)

-- Diego Bernal "Bring It On Home (Mexicans With Guns Remix)" (mp3)


-- Crystal Castles vs Health "Crimewave (Keith Remix)" (mp3)


-- Curumin "Caixa Preta" (mp3)


-- The D'Urbervilles "Hot Tips" (mp3)


-- Fiasco "I Figure It's Better We Do Something Ridiculous Than Nothing At All" (mp3)


-- Hooray For Earth "Take Care" (mp3)

-- Hooray For Earth "How Are You" (mp3)


-- The Longest Night "Keys n' Krates (All Night Long Live Remix)" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Outrageous Cherry "I Wouldn't Treat My Enemies The Way You Treat Yourself" (mp3)


-- Elini Mandell "Artificial Fire" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

-- Andrew Morris "Lover" (mp3)

(Official) (MySpace)

-- Ruby Isle "White Winter Hymnal (Fleet Foxes cover)" (mp3)