July 30, 2009: Manic Street Preachers & Prince

July 30, 2009: Manic Street Preachers & Prince

Twin Cities News:
-- Manic Street Preachers have announced a date at the Varsity this coming September 30.
-- Atlas Sound will be playing Northfield's Cave in October.
-- The Star Tribune recaps the "Let's Go Crazy" Prince-themed dance night at First Avenue
and looks back on Purple Rain.
-- Madatoms looks at how Prince, in all his eternal oddnitude, is more "normal" than Chris Brown, George Michael, Ray J, R. Kelly & Michael Jackson.
-- Spin reviews the new Owl City CD.
-- Rock 'n' Roll Star has videos from the Dead Weather's First Avenue performance.
-- MN Daily reviews recent releases by Gospel Gossip & Michael Yonkers & the Blind Shake.
-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Sarah White & M.anifest: "Losing My Religion".

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Awesome Snakes, Coconut Coolouts & Personal and the Pizzas @ 7th St. Entry
Awesome Snakes: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Coconut Coolouts: (MySpace)
Personal and the Pizzas: (MySpace)
-- Shiny Toy Guns, DJ Steve Aoki & Joe Maz @ Fine Line Music Cafe
Shiny Toy Guns: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Steve Aoki: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Joe Maz: (Official) (MySpace)

Daily Audio Downloads:
-- ArpLine "Game" (mp3)
-- Lou Barlow "Gravitate" (mp3)
-- Hill Country Revue "Ramblin" (mp3)
-- Hollands "Coughing Boy" (mp3)
-- Ingenting "Halleluja!" (mp3)
-- The Silent Years "Taking Drugs at the Amusement Park" (mp3)
-- Woodhands "I Wasn't Made For Fighting" (mp3)
-- Woodhands "Electric Avenue (Eddy Grant cover)" (mp3)

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