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The Week in Local Music News

Pitchfork headed blog collective Altered Zones praises locals Skeletal System, Rangers and more in their inaugural posts [via Altered Zones]

Hipsters beware -- San Francisco just got a legit "straight-up, Middle-America-friendly" country music festival [via SF Weekly]

Yoshi's San Francisco finds financial success via booking just about everything but jazz [via SF Weekly]

7x7's own Kimberley Chun sits down with the always eccentric Ariel Pink [via 7x7]

Ever wanted someone to throw your favorite local band in the back of an '84 Volvo and film the results? The Bay Bridged new series Backseat Beat has you covered. [via The Bay Bridged] Apparently

The SF Critic is not happy about the Fillmore Jazz festival's budget cuts [via The SF Critic]

Rock-poster convention Flatstock returns to San Francisco this weekend; KQED boldly proclaims it "the rock poster event of the summer." [via KQED]

Outside Lands announces a series of night shows; locks all non-ticket holders out the fun [via SFist]

The Morning Bender's Chris Chu curates an excellent hazy summer mix for LA-based blog Say May Day [via Say May Day]