March 18, 2009: The National & Trama


Twin Cities News:

-- The National will play First Avenue in July.

-- Video footage of the Dillinger Four playing a recent show in Gainesville, FL.

-- Empty's Tapes shares audio from ...Trail of Dead's recent Triple Rock Show.

-- Skope Magazine previews Cloud Cult's upcoming documentary.

-- Trama just released his Mr. T ".zip tape" via his MySpace site.

-- Above the Fold and Cake in 15 review Alice Russell's recent show at the Cedar.

-- The Sonny Wilkins Chronicle recaps Heiruspec's recent Triple Rock show.

-- The Current features studio sessions from both Tricky and the Duke Spirit.

-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Black Lips give a death rattle at the Turf.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Plain White T's, Vedera & Single File @ Varsity Theater

Plain White T's: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Vedera: (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Single File: (MySpace)

-- Neil Halstead & Joshua James @ Turf Club

Neil Halstead: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Joshua James: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- Black Lips "I'll Be With You" (mp3)


-- The Idle Hands "Loaded" (mp3)


-- Made Out of Babies "Cooker" (mp3)


-- Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band "Cheer For Fate" (mp3)


-- The War on Drugs "Taking The Farm" (mp3)