Several Bay Area bands stir up buzz at this year's CMJ Music Fest in NYC, like Sea Of Bees, Weekend and White Fence. [via The Bay Bridged & Weekly Tape Deck]

The Soft Moon streams its new mega-creepy, nightmarish, Halloween-ready EP Total Decay, which drops on, of course, Halloween. []

Thee Oh Sees debut a new track from their upcoming Carrion Crawler LP called "The Dream," which they performed live at their Treasure Island Music Fest set a few weeks ago. [via The Bay Bridged]

Chuck Prophet pens a breezy, bittersweet ode remembering the glory days of Halloween in the Castro. [via SF Weekly]

Two Gallants are the subject of a mini-documentary chronicling their recent reemergence back to music relevance. [via]

Younger Lovers drop a new upbeat, shambling single called "Down Down Gently", soon to appear an on upcoming 7". [via The Bay Bridged]