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Golden Void

Golden Void

One of the Bay's best new psych bands, Golden Void, talked to The Bay Bridged about how they came to be, and their self-titled debut album. [via TheBayBridged]

Folk songstress Jessica Pratt is getting a ton of press about her newest self-titled album, which is a gorgeous, delicate and intimate collection of songs that sound straight out of the 60s. [via The Fader]

For some much needed holiday time comic relief, check out this new "track" by Keke the Adopted Tabby Cat featuring Lil B (it's actually Lil B's cat purring and meowing on the track), who has been called the "first animal in hip hop." [via Pitchfork]

Oakland metal legends Neurosis (bolstered by YOB and Voivod) took over the Fox Theatre, playing mostly material from the band's newest release Honor Found in Decay, and played quite the majestic show. [via SFWeekly]

Bay Area thrash metal band Hatchet announced a second album called Dawn of the End, which drops in March 2013. [via email PR land]

After appearing quite a few times on each others' albums, local emcee Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson have announced a joint album as The Uncluded. Check out their newest track "That Cat Has Worms" [via TheBayBridged]

SFWeekly compiled a hilarious-yet-poignant list stating three ways Bay Area band Green Day is becoming more and more like Metallica. [via SFWeekly]