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Gifts From Enola, Paragraphs, Falcon Arrow at the Turf Club

Author: Skelly July 29th, 2009

Here’s a little last minute announcement if you’re still scratching your head, wondering what to do this evening.  Swing by the Turf Club for the following instrumental rock outfits.

Is it just me, or is there something very suggestive about that squid?

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Links

Gifts from Enola – Website / Myspace

paragraphs – Myspace

Falcon Arrow – Myspace

peoplearemagnets – Myspace

posted July 29th, 2009 at 10:57 am Concert Announcements , , ,

Stellar Vector Headlines New Series at The Terminal Bar

Author: Skelly July 28th, 2009

Stellar Vector2 Stellar Vector Headlines New Series at The Terminal BarRumor has it a new person has taken over booking at one of Minneapolis’ oldest live venues, the Terminal Bar, and this could be good news on many fronts.  Like other bars in town such as The Hexagon and the Uptown Bar, The Terminal has been well-known as “new band friendly,” a place for young bands to sharpen up their live performances.  As an extension of this, they are also expressing some interest in working closely with at least one local artist and his live project.

By “project,” we mean production, and local artist Charles Sadler is bit by bit piecing together an on-going series of shows at The Terminal Bar bent on a greater good.  The goal is to combine opportunity with charity, giving new bands a stage before a new audience, and an audience an opportunity to give charitably by just showing up.  While the details are all still being hashed out, the shows have already begun to set the groove before the giving begins.  Last Friday evening Stellar Vector performed along with Between Two Skies, and photographer Eric Hess was there to capture the SV action.

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This Friday evening head on down to The Terminal for the next of Sadler’s concoctions, featuring performances by Fische, Tasha’s Laughter, and DJ SLT from KFAI’s Across The Board, spinning the best of his local favorites.  Music should start sometime shortly after 9PM, and although not yet confirmed, cover may likely be the same as last Friday.  The recession friendly cost of $5.

More photos from last Friday’s show below.

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posted July 28th, 2009 at 2:54 pm MN Rock, Reviews

“Serpentine” Video – Peaches

Author: Skelly July 28th, 2009

After a PG-13 rated “Lose You” video, Peaches returns to form.  “Serpentine” is off Peaches latest album I Feel Cream.  Truly, a dumbfounding album title.  I love it.

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Also check out the video for “Talk To Me.”

Links

Peaches – Website / Myspace

posted July 28th, 2009 at 10:36 am Video

“Crying Lightning” Video – Arctic Monkeys

Author: Skelly July 28th, 2009

“Crying Lightning” is off Arctic Monkeys forthcoming Humbug, due out August 25.  They’re scheduled to play First Avenue September 25.

http://myspacetv.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=61019329

Links

Arctic Monkeys – Website / Myspace

posted July 28th, 2009 at 10:17 am Video

Seein the Scene: A weekly look at the Twin Cities music scene and beyond! (7/21/09 – 7/27/09)

Author: Mike July 28th, 2009

(Seein’ the Scene is a weekly photographic presentation featuring images from some of the best local rock concerts Minnesota has to offer. These images are captured through the lens’ of local rock photographer Mike Minehart. We welcome comments. More images from these shows can often be viewed at www.mikeminehart.com.)

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This World Fair - The Sunshine Factory in New Hope - 7/21/09

Link – This World Fair

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posted July 28th, 2009 at 9:44 am Seein' the Scene , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Drugs” Video – Black Lips

Author: Skelly July 27th, 2009

Black Lips’ video for “Drugs” is a blast back to the mid-20th century, when drugs were underworld aliens of the American Dream.  “Drugs” is off Black Lips latest album 200 Million Thousand.

The band will be touring Europe soon, and there’s no word on when they might return to Minnesota.  They last played the Turf Club back on March 16.

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Links

Black Lips – Website / Myspace

posted July 27th, 2009 at 12:28 pm Video