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This Week in Local Music News

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Kreayshawn goes off the deep end about Zachary's Pizza in Oakland in an interview with Narduwar, spewing expletives about Piedmont and "fancy" pizza. [via Refinery29]

SF Weekly argues why musicians are important to the Occupy Wall Street movement. [via SF Weekly]

Yoko effing Ono gives tUnE-yArDs her stamp approval by inviting her onstage at the Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavik. Merrill Garbus can die happy now. [via Pitchfork]

The Sandwitches return with a super folky 7" entitled The Pearl (Hardly Art), which was recorded by Sic Alps' Mike Donovan. [via The Bay Bridged]

A new book entitled Murder In The Front Row chronicles the story of the 80s Bay Area thrash metal scene in pictures, from onstage antics to insane afterparties. [via SF Weekly]

SF-based electronic duo Water Borders release dreamy debut LP Harbored Mantras (Tri Angle). [via Pitchfork]