March 23, 2009: Deep Blues Festival & SXSW
Twin Cities News:
-- In preparation for the Deep Blues Festival, Nine Bullets has A Night in the Box's 2008 set available for download.
-- The Austin Chronicle reviews P.O.S.' Never Better, Roxwel has a video interview with the emcee & Culture Bully has a video of P.O.S. covering Pearl Jam's "Why Go."
-- Download Peter Parker's Get Loud Vol. 1 mixtape featuring Muja Messiah, P.O.S. & St. Paul Slim.
-- Amplifier Magazine profiles These Modern Socks.
-- Psych Skull profiles Gay Witch Abortion.
-- Test Pilots profiles Best Friends Forever.
-- The Wall Street Journal dissects Prince's upcoming releases.
-- Solid Gold, Mayda & Maria Isa on the Star Tribune's Pick Six.
-- Culture Bully reviews Bonnie "Prince" Billy's show at the Walker's McGuire Theater.
-- Decider takes a look at Semisonic's back catalog.
-- Uptown Sound reviews Mike Mictlan & Lazerbeak's Hand Over Fist.
-- Read Junk reviews Dillinger Four's Civil War.
-- SXSW coverage: P.O.S. (New York Times / Muzzle of Bees / MPR), Haley Bonar (DFW), Rhymesayers Showcase (MN Daily) & Solid Gold (Music Mule).
Local Concert Highlights:
-- Lady Gaga, the White Tie Affair, Chester French & the Cinema Bizarre @ Fine Line Music Cafe
Lady Gaga: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
The White Tie Affair: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
Chester French: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
The Cinema Bizarre: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)
-- Athletes in Slacks, Nyteowl & Norton Fortune @ Kitty Cat Club
Athletes in Slacks: (MySpace)
Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Don Diablo feat. Example "Instant Replay" (mp3)
-- Girls "Lust For Life" (mp3)
-- Nyteowl "A Romantic Life (Extended Mix)" (mp3)
-- Peelander-Z "Ninja High Schooool" (mp3)
-- Viva Voce "Drown Them Out" (mp3)
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.