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This Week in Local Music News

BART performer Jesse Morris, who delivered punk rock Johnny Cash covers to thousands of commuters daily, passed away this week. All of our mornings will be a little less awesome because of it. [via Muni Diaries]

Polk Street mainstay Kimo's is being sold to new owners. The bad news? It might cease to host quality live music. [via SF Weekly]

B. Hamilton, a month-old project coming out of Oakland, kicks out the jams with his unadulterated, self-released rock n' roll album Everything I Own Is Broken. Take a listen for some sonic catharsis. [via The Bay Bridged]

Girls writes a song dedicated to Lawrence, the frontman of 80s UK post punk act Felt. It's called "Lawrence," and is getting a limited-release of 1000 copies on red, heart-shaped vinyl. [via Pitchfork]

The city's Entertainment Commission, having just made it much easier for bars and cafes to host live music events, is practically begging said business owners to apply. The EC's director, Jocelyn Kane says she wants live music to be "everywhere." [via SF Weekly]

SF rapper Richie Cunning gives a shout-out (of sorts) to Muni in his clever new video for "The Station," off his album Night Train. [via Richiecunning.com]