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This Week in Local Music News

A still from Young Prisms' new video, "Midnight's When"

The perpetually smoke machine-shrouded SF shoegaze band Young Prisms premiered a new uber-cinematic video for their dreamy jam "Midnight's When," and announced a fall tour with recent SF-expat Tamaryn. [via Nylon Magazine]

Deerhoof uploaded a stream of their entire new album Breakup Song, accompanied by video, to the interwebs for the rest of the world to enjoy. So do just that and start enjoying it. [via The Bay Bridged]

Psychedelic troubadours Sleepy Sun have had so much success touring their latest album Spine Hits, they've decided to release an expanded tour version of the album that really showcases the freewheeling spirit of their live shows and hard, long months of touring. You can buy it here. [via email PR land]

East Bay hip-hop group Zion I is readying for its eighth album (featuring big names like Goapele, Collie Buddz, Bassnectar and more), and to celebrate, just released a first single "We Don't". Turn it up. [via Soundcloud]

Main Attraktionz are on a roll lately. This week they dropped a new track entitled "Do It For the Bay" featuring DaVinci. We love it when artists rep their hometowns. [via Soundcloud]

Dirty Ghosts, who are playing this year's Treasure Island Music Festival, released a new digital single plus B-side, "Katana Rock" and "Eyes of a Stranger" on the heels of the band's first release, Metal Moon. Listen up, and listen good. [via The Bay Bridged]

One of the city's best live music venues was saved this week! The Eagle Tavern will rise from the ashes, thanks to Alex Montiel and Mike Leon who plan to re-open the Eagle Tavern in all its former glory within a few months. [via SFgate.com]

This weekend, head to Oakland. Why? Because Oakland's Hieroglyphics crew and Parish Entertainment Group just organized Hiero Day, a new, free block party in Oakland on September 3rd. Hieroglyphics, Blackalicious, and more will play. [via SF Weekly]