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The Week in Local Music News

The Fresh & Onlys give fans a taste if their soon-to-be-released full-length [via Pitchfork]

Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse, Grizzly Bear, and Neko Case and more scheduled for the 24th annual Bridge School Benefit [via Bridge School Benefit]

Art Market San Francisco invites local musicians to rock UN Plaza each Thursday this fall [via The Bay Bridged]

SF Weekly touts Four Loko's power to inspire musicians [via SF Weekly]

Japanese punk, rap and noise celebrated at this week's J-Pop Festival in Japan Center [via SF Examiner]

John Vanderslice gives away a free EP announces a string of shows [via John Vanderslice]

Mini-documentary Friends Forever captures San Francisco's own Girls in action at July's Pitchfork Music Festival [via Nowness]

The Morning Benders cover Paul McCartney [via Stereogum]

California punk compilation Jon Savage Presents Black Hole Californian Punk 1977-1980 released; San Francisco's Crime, The Dills, Sleepers, Avengers and more featured [via Domino Records]

Sacramento legend DJ Shadow leaks his first new tracks in four years [via Los Angeles Times Blog]

Excellent locals Religious Girls, Clipd Beaks, Casey and Brian and more come together to raise money for a new all-ages venue [via The Bay Bridged]

Little Wings talk Sadoki, William Blake, Yoga and more with the San Francisco Chronicle [via San Francisco Chronicle]