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This Week in Local Music News

Christopher Owens of Girls

Girls premiere a second track from their upcoming album Father, Son, Holy Ghost called "Honey Bunny", containing reflections about Christopher Owens' mom. [via NPR]

Oakland's Speculator (nice Angelfire website, man) streams the entirety of his upcoming abstract pop album Nice on Altered Zones, getting the music blogosphere buzzing even more for this one-man act. [via Altered Zones]

After seven years together, Magic Bullets play their last show ever and reflect on their all-time favorite moments. [via The Bay Bridged]

One of SF's lower-profile (but no less awesome!) music fests, The Mission Creek Music Festival announces its 2011 lineup of local and visiting acts. [via MCMF.org]

The Tomato Battle (exactly what it sounds like–a food fight involving thousands of tomatoes...and live music) decides to come to Alameda in October, invites local bands of all kinds to sign up to rock the crowds. [via SF Weekly]

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, in case you haven't heard, is stepping down after a couple of decades of completely changing the ways in which we listen to and download the soundtracks of our lives. [via SFGate.com]