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The Mantles shared a new track entitled "Hello," to be found on their long-awaited new LP Long Enough to Live, which was recorded by local genius Kelley Stoltz. [via Soundcloud]

Likewise, the ever-prolific Sonny & The Sunsets dropped a new song, "Palmreader," and announced a slew of tour dates to support their upcoming album Antenna to the Afterworld. [via Stereogum]

Phono del Sol Festival unleashed its 2013 lineup, and we like what we see: YACHT, Thee Oh Sees, K. Flay, Bleached, Surf Club, Social Studies, Painted Palms, Cool Ghouls and more grace the list. [via The Bay Bridged]

Mikal Cronin's everywhere right now, and he is somehow still not annoying in the least. He did a gust list for Pitchfork, wherein he reveals his favorite game show, role model, the best birthday he's ever had, and much more. [via Pitchfork]

Apparently, local rapper Lyrics Born appeared on an episode of Check Please! Bay Area, wherein he rapped (okay, not really) about Chinese spot Hunan Home's Restaurant, the locally sourced food at Radius, and Berkeley pop-up joint Guerilla Cafe. [via SF Weekly]

Any music lover knows that SF has been a hotbed for psychedelic creativity for decades at this point. Well, there's a new wave of amazing psych bands currently scorching the local scene, and The Bay Bridged has made an excellent mixtape for y'all to catch up on it. It includes rad bands like Golden Void, Barn Owl, Carlton Melton, Life Coach, and many more bright stars. [via The Bay Bridged]