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:
Coconut Coolouts: (MySpace)
Personal and the Pizzas: (MySpace)
Daily Audio Downloads:
-- ArpLine "Game" (mp3)
-- Lou Barlow "Gravitate" (mp3)
-- Hill Country Revue "Ramblin" (mp3)
-- Hollands "Coughing Boy" (mp3)
-- Ingenting "Halleluja!" (mp3)