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Local Band Mi Ami's Mind-Bending New LP "Dolphins" Will Make You Dance

When you crank up the first track off Mi Ami's new album, Dolphins (Thrill Jockey) the very first thought to pummel your brain would be, "Whoops, I totally clicked on the wrong thing." Except you probably didn't. That's how confounding the transformation of the revamped Mi Ami––once a local trio, now a bi-coastal duo––is.

The 7 Best San Francisco Albums of 2010

Not to diss 2009 or jinx 2011, but this was an unusually exciting and solid year for our bustling little music scene. As the notoriously NYC-biased Pitchfork recently put it, our fair city is "slowly threatening to eclipse Brooklyn in the ranks of regional talent." Hey-yo! Listed below are seven full length releases (sorry, Girls) from the year that particularly stood out to us, along with five additional LPs too good not to mention.

The Week in Local Music News

XLR8R streams local witch-house producer oOoOO's highly anticipated debut [via XLR8R]

AIDS Wolf, Ganglians, The Fresh and Onlys, Wounded Lion, Mattress, Greg Ashley, Young Prisms, Psychic Reality and more lined up for the this weekend's 10th Annual Operation Restore Maximum Freedom [via The Bay Bridged]

Pitchfork has some less-than-kind words for SF's Eskmo [via Pitchfork]

The Week in Local Music News

Noisy trio Mi Ami becomes a duo; announces final shows with founding bassist Jacob Long [via The Bay Bridged]

Ghost on Tape talks Facebook and beatmaking with SF Weekly [via SF Weekly]

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