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The Week in Local Music News

Sonny & the Sunsets set to represent SF at this weekend's insanely stacked Pitchfork Music Festival; release a new 7" and self-illustrated comic book [via Pitchfork]

Lil' Kim returns to the stage for one of the first time in years; blows away the sold out crowd at Hotel Niko's intimate RRazz Room (yes, the Rrazz Room) [via SF Gate]

Local mini-mega-group Devotionals (Tyson Vogel of Two Gallants and Anyton Patzner of Judgement Day) set to release their long awaited debut LP [via The Bay Bridged]

7x7 own Laura Mason weighs in on the best Treasure Island Festival options for the cash-strapped music fan [via 7x7]

San Francisco dance favorites Boyz IV Men announce their debut album via a mildly disturbing video [via Youtube]

Patti Smith, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Lucero and more rumored to appear at the 10th Anniversary Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival [via Jambase]

Full lineup and set times for the packed All Shook Down Festival with Neon Indian, Ty Segall, Grass Widow and more revealed [via SF Weekly All Shook Down Blog]

Terroreyes.tv captures local noise-makers Religious Girls performing live on a bus in Oakland [via Ears of the Beholder]

Hella's Zach Hill shows off the finer sides of Sacramento in his spastic new video "Sacto Smile" [via Vimeo]

Rising local duo Dominant Legs give anxious fans a taste of their highly anticipated upcoming EP [via Altered Zone]

The Blood Beat sits down with 7x7 shoegaze favorites Weekend [via The Blood Beat]