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Lil Debbie and Riff Raff

Lil Debbie and Riff Raff

In one of the biggest WTF moments of this celebratory election week, Oakland rapper/Kreayshawn cohort Lil Debbie released a video entitled "Michelle Obama" in a bid to make herself relevant. The only thing saving it from complete and instant anonymity is Riff Raff. [via SFWeekly]

 

Fillmore emcee DaVinci dropped a Tim Jieh-directed video for new track "In My City," from his just-released album The MOEna Lisa, both of which are gorgeous paeans to San Francisco. [via YouTube]

Blackbird Blackbird covered Kate Bush's haunting "Running Up That Hill," exclusively for Work Mag. [via Work Mag]

SXSW 2013 announced its first round of bands slated for next year's festival's music portion, and only two San Francisco bands are on the list so far (Amon Tobin and Ezra Furman). Cross your fingers that way more will show up in the coming weeks. [via Pitchfork.com]

Social Studies talks about their second album Developer, being a band ruled by the heart rather than their brains, and their shifting style as a band. [via TheBayBridged]

Maus Haus premiered their new synth-infused song "Hey Jean" this week (which you can download for free!), which you can find on their new EP Light Noise, out on brand new local label Lavish Habits. [via SFWeekly]