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This Week in Local Music News

The Dodos perform "Don't Try and Hide It" live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, accompanied by Neko Case. [dodosmusic.net]

The Coachella 2012 very-rumored lineup gets released....and no one knows whether or not to trust it. [via StarzUncut]

Mikal Cronin, who also plays in Ty Segall's band, releases a polished garage 7-inch called "You Gotta Have Someone." And we can't even stop listening to his self-titled album, which he released only a few months ago! [via Pitchfork]

Stop the presses! Brian Wilson, yes the Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys announces that he will be doing a signing at Amoeba Records on Haight Street next week on December 6th. Maybe start waiting in line now? [via Amoeba Records]

Hunx (aka Seth Bogart) of Hunx & His Punx announces a solo album called Hairdresser Blues–appropriate, considering he helps run Down at Lulu's in Oakland–and drops a bittersweet first taste of the album, "Always Forever." [via Pitchfork]

A rumor gets spread on sites like TMZ and Entertainment Weekly that Oakland rapper Too $hort has died, until he tweets "Stop calling my phone, I'm not dead. Been in the lab working on my 19th album #NoTrespassing in stores Feb 2012." Good to know! [via SF Weekly]

Punk band High Castle releases their mildly eeire, self-produced VHS-only clip for their song "Bee Medal." [via The Bay Bridged]

The creators of one of our city's best dance parties, Lights Down Low, DJs Eli Glad and Cody Sleazemore get deep with the SF Weekly and talk surviving epic hangovers and throwing successful parties. [via SF Weekly]