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This Week in Local Music News

This Week in Local Music News

Social Studies

SF band Social Studies needs your help with mixing and mastering its new album! They've got 12 killer new songs, produced by an amazing local producer. They just need a little extra boost to hit things out of the ballpark, [via Kickstarter]

Wax Idols debuts a new video for their heatseeking song "Dilno," directed by Grass Widow's ever-prolific Hannah Lew [via Positive Destruction]

Mike Schulman, who heads up the venerable East Bay label Slumberland Records, has gotten together with his Black Tambourine bandmates to record a Ramones tribute, which is available for preorder now. Could this mean they might play a Bay Area show int he near-ish future? [via The Bay Bridged]

A B & The Sea just put its debut Constant Vacation online for you to stream right now, and remind you what summer feels like. [via SF Weekly]

Local record hunters, you'll want to pick up Kelley Stoltz's 7" single Two Imaginary Girls. It's cover was done by Sonny & The Sunsets' Sonny Smith, and is limited to 300 copies. Stream it here. [via The Bay Bridged]

Ex Berkeley band (they relocated to NYC) POP ETC. (formerly Morning Benders) have remade themselves into.....a R&B band? SF Weekly's just as confused as we are. [via SF Weekly]

Ty Segall and White Fence's collaboration album Hair gets reviewed on Pitchfork and receives a score of 8.2, stating the songs "...are peculiarly absorbing, and they only grow more so with repeated listening." [via Pitchfork]