March 31, 2009: Metric & Rock the Garden

March 31, 2009: Metric & Rock the Garden

Twin Cities News:
-- How Was The Show reviews the Evening Rig's CD release show. Captains Dead profiles the band.
-- Entertainment Weekly and Spinner review Prince's three shows in L.A. last Friday.
-- Culture Bully has reviews of each of the three discs in Prince's new Target-exclusive set. CB also has photos of the Dillinger Four and Chooglin' at First Avenue.
-- Mary Lucia will be announcing the lineup for this year's Rock the Garden this Wednesday at 4:00. The event itself will be held June 20.
-- The Times-Delphic reviews Cloud Cult's show at Drake University.
-- Minneapoliscast features Dan Israel.
-- Metric is set to play First Avenue in June.
-- Ireland's Nialler9 lists Solid Gold and P.O.S. as two of "The 12 best bands I loved @ SXSW 2009."
-- MinnPost profiles Bob Mould.-- Buzzgrinder and Altsounds profile Now, Now Every Children's Cars in preparation for its national re-release.
-- Milwaukee's Decider reviews the Blind Shake's show with the Brian Jonestown Massacre.
-- Atmosphere is Indie Music Universe's Artist of the Week.
-- The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has named Tim Mahoney one of their 40 Under Forty honorees.
-- The Current features a studio performance from Eleni Mandell.
-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Slideshows: Sage Francis, Information Society, and Too Much Love.

Local Concert Highlights:
-- These United States, Michael Morris & Nixon @ Nomad
These United State: (Official) (MySpace)
These United States "Get Yourself Home" (mp3)
Michael Morris: (MySpace)
-- Seal @ Orpheum Theatre
(Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Daily Audio Downloads:
-- Robert Gomez "On This Day" (mp3)
-- Jens Lekman "Opposite of Hallelujah" (mp3)
-- Jens Lekman "Friday Night at the Drive-in Bingo" (mp3)
-- U.S.E. "All The World" (mp3)

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