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Morrissey

Morrissey

After rescheduling his shows countless times, Morrissey came down with double pneumonia and ended up hospitalized in San Francisco earlier this week. Dude just can't catch a break! [via SFGate]

SF songstress Jessica Pratt revealed some deep, dark secrets, like what her favorite cereal is, her favorite record store, who her dream musical collaboration would be with, and so on. In other news, she's working on a follow-up to her gorgeous self-titled debut, released last year. [via Pitchfork]

Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi released a new 12" under his side project moniker Les Sins. Does this man ever sleep? Sporting two new songs, "Grind" and "Prelim," it's much more dancey than his Toro Y Moi material. [via The Bay Bridged]

Speaking of, here's a short review of one of Toro Y Moi's appearances at SXSW. [via Pitchfork]

One of the best downtown music venues, Mezzanine, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with an entire month of great shows in April. Kicking it all off? Trinidad James, of course, aka the guy who sings "All Gold Everything." [via SF Weekly]

We know all's right with the world when Thee Oh Sees drop a new single. This one's from their forthcoming LP Floating Coffin (best albumname ever), and it's called "Toe Cutter--Thumb Buster." [via The Bay Bridged]

Main Attraktionz dropped a new "official" EP called Cloud City, and despite its name, its the least "cloudy" of all their recent output. We think you'll like it. [via SF Weekly]