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Chuck Prophet

SF's own Chuck Prophet had his beloved Fender Squire Telecaster stolen on August 14th, right out of his van, and there's a $600 reward for its return. Prophet says "I purchased it in 1984. It cost something like $150 at the time. I don't think it has a serial number. It's just a lucky guitar. Like a lucky pen. I've never played a gig or made a record without it." [via Prophet's Facebook]

Blackbird Blackbird gets their song "Keep It Up" (from upcoming EP Boracay Planet) remixed by Distal, which pairs twinkling synths notes with a booming low end. This and a few other remixes will appear on a different EP releasedb y Blackbird Blackbird's new label Lavish Habits. [via XLR8R]

Tamaryn announced a fall US tour and the October release of her dreamy second LP Tender New Signs (Mexican Summer). For an early taste, check out first single "I'm Gone" here. [via tamarynmusic.com]

Oakland's Weekend revealed that they're moving to Brooklyn, and celebrating the exodus from the Bay Area with a final show at The Uptown on September 15. Another one bites the dust. [via email PR land]

If you're tired of hearing about Ty Segall, we apologize in advance. This week, he released the album art and track listing of his latest (actually, his fourth this year) LP, Twins. [via Drag City]

Everyone's favorite Bay Area party band Wallpaper. released a new song called "Puke My Brains Out." Its lyrics are a pretty spot-on portrayal of what it feels like to do just that. [via The Bay Bridged]

The Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival reveals its full 2012 lineup...or at least we think they have. They've been teasing the rest of the world since July. [via strictlybluegrass.com]

There's a new record label in town: Moon Glyph, which just moved to Oakland. See what artists it supports here. [via The Bay Bridged]

SF Weekly gathers some pro tips from KMEL's program director Kenard Karter on how local artists can get their music on the air. [via SF Weekly]