Bleached Palms release two new surf garage songs, "FYW" and "Slums", and we can't stop listening to them. [via The Bay Bridged]

SF Weekly publishes its most-anticipated acts playing at this year's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival. Their picks make us scratch our heads, but then again, there's just so much to choose from. [via SF Weekly]

We interview Woods, one of the best indie bands gracing the forests of Golden Gate Park for HSBG this weekend. [via]

Wooden Shjips unveil a psilocybin-soaked new video for the chugging "Lazy Bones" off their latest album West. It was directed by New York trio Black Dice. [via Altered Zones]

Apparently, Ty Segall has even more unreleased tracks (how is that possible?) and plans to release a double album of them along with a batch of singles on November 22. This kid just can't stop. But why should he? [via Pitchfork]

The Flatlanders, a country musical group of high-profile friends Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock, get profiled and analyzed by SF Weekly. Talk about long-overdue props. They perform at HSBG this weekend. [via SF Weekly]