This Week in Local Music News


Both E-40 and Young Prisms represent the Bay in the national music press by getting their latest albums reviewed by Pitchfork. E-40's The Block Brochure: Welcome to the Soil 1, 2, & 3 emerges triumphant. [via Pitchfork]

Outside Lands announced its initial 2012 lineup, and it looks better than it has in years. Metallica, Jack White, NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE! [via]

Swiftumz premieres a roadtrip-worthy new single "I'm Your Friend," something we all need to hear every once in a while. [via Positive Destruction]

In anticipation for their new album Internal Logic released on their brand new record label HLR, Grass Widow announced a ton of shows for their upcoming US tour. Catch them while you can! [via email PR land]

Ty Segall announces a new album as the Ty Segall Band, his third this year. It'll be called Slaughterhouse, it drops on June 26, and according to Pitchfork, will be "...a lot harder and louder." We seriously can't wait. [via Pitchfork]

Everyone's favorite heartfelt crooners Girls make an appearance on Conan, followed by their second weekend wooing the masses at Coachella. [via]

In a nod to Tycho's brilliance, Memoryhouse released a ghostly remix of his gorgeous song Dive, from his album of the same name. [via The Bay Bridged]

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