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The Week in Local Music News

Indie gods Pavement play their first-ever hometown show at Stockton's Bob Hope Theater; indie nerds rejoice [via Stocktown Record]

Pitchfork gives local Morrissey lovers Magic Bullets some major props [via Pitchfork]

Yo La Tengo, OK Go, Free Energy, Two Sheds and more takeover downtown San Jose [via San Jose Mercury News]

Local indie labels set to converge at Absolutely Kosher's inaugural Record Label Faire [via The Bay Bridged]

The Sandwitches cover Tim Cohen and the Dumbo soundtrack on their recently announced single-sided 12" EP [via Gorilla vs. Bear]

7x7 favorites Weekend record a session with Daytrotter [via Daytrotter]

SF Weekly sits down with excellent local krautrock revivalist Tussle [via SF Weekly]

San Francisco garage quartet The Baths (not to be confused with LA beatmaker Baths) become Royal Baths [via Pitchfork]

Oakland's consistently solid Slumberland Records streams highlights from their unusually impresive summer catalog [via Soundcloud]

SF Chronicle sits down with the boys from dancey local trio Boyz IV Men [via SF Chronicle]