by Steve Haruch
* Lesson Plans: Death Cab for Cutie ride out the recession. (Playing Sunday, 3rd and Monday, 4th at The Ryman.)
* More Than Not Wrong: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart on sincerity & 'sisterly' love. (Playing Saturday, 2nd at The End.)
* Practice Is Over: Junior Boys make electronic music intimate again. (Playing Friday, 1st at Mercy Lounge w/Max Tundra.)
* Cheap Laughs: Nobody beats Scott Miller at big, thrifty hooks. (Playing Saturday, 2nd at Mercy Lounge.)
* In The Spin: The War on Drugs, Barry & The Remains, Cursive and more.