This Week in Local Music News


Outside Lands just announced its annual set of nighttime shows to accompany this year's festival. The roster includes local guitar slangers Two Gallants, turntablist MSTRKRFT, Andrew Bird, Washed Out and more. Get tickets soon, because they will sell out! [via]

Apparent insomniac Ty Segall announced his third LP of the year, entitled Twins!, which drops on October 9th via Drag City Records. Oh, and he's touring Europe with Thee Oh Sees. Suddenly, we're jealous of all those Euro kids. [via Drag City]

SF-based emcee Aesop Rock talks to SF Weekly about his first new album in five years, making music with outsider rocker Kimya Dawson, and what he's listening to lately. [via SF Weekly]

Window Twins, the second side project of The Fresh & Onlys' Tim Cohen and Exray's' Vast Basement, premiered a new video for their single "Thunder and Lightning", which takes place entirely in and around BART and Muni stations. Way to rep public trans, dudes! [via The Bay Bridged]

A slew of new local rap videos dropped this week from the likes of Kool John, Erk Tha Jerk, Lil B, Mistah F.A.B. and more. [via SF Weekly]

The SF Symphony announced a couple of sweet performances coming up that are uncharacteristically steeped in modern pop culture. They'll do over two dozen Beatles songs on August 3rd, and the soundtrack to the Wizard of Oz on July 27. [via email PR land]


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