May 6, 2009: Magic Castles & Cloud Cult


Twin Cities News:

-- TC Decider reviews Cloud Cult's recent First Avenue show.

-- Hamline's Oracle says "local musicians are mostly hit or miss" and lists the top local band's that are "actually worth anything": Atmosphere, the Alarmists and more.

-- How Was The Show has posted its May 2009 podcast featuring tracks by Communist Daughter, the 757s, Big Quarters, Brad Senne, Me & My Arrow, the Sunny Era and Magic Castles.

-- The Star Tribune recaps Elton John & Billy Joel's show at the Xcel.

-- Gimme (yesterday's) Noise: Bloc Party compensates for missed show at First Ave.

Local Concert Highlights:

-- Richard Lloyd & the Sufimonkey Trio, Speed's the Name & Faux Jean @ Uptown

Richard Lloyd: (Official) (MySpace) (Wikipedia)

Speed's The Name: (MySpace)

Faux Jean: (Office) (MySpace)

-- B96's Home Grown Showcase @ Fine Line Music Cafe

Daily Audio Downloads:

-- The Dears "Meltdown In A Major (OG Demo Version)" (mp3)


-- The Features "The Drawing Board" (mp3)


-- Flipper "Be Good Child" (mp3)


-- Mississippi Man "The Jester" (mp3)


-- Navegante "Todo O Nada" (mp3)


-- Passion Pit "The Reeling (Calvin Harris remix)" (mp3)


-- Snowglobe "Get It On" (mp3)


-- Telepathe "So Fine (Chairlift remix)" (mp3)


-- U.S.E. "All The World" (mp3)