This Week in Local Music News


Bay Area rapper Antwon delivered his second popping full length album, In Dark Denim, which is equal parts forward-looking, experimental, and retro-leaning. Download it here. [email PR land]

Toro Y Moi's getting even more love for the work he did on his new LP Anything in Return–this time from funk maestro Dam-Funk, who recalibrated the track "Say That" into a dream-pop-funk mash-up. [via email SoundCloud]

Ten of the Bay Area's best rising solo artists and musicians nabbed the cover story of the latest SF Bay Guardian issue. See who made the cut here. [via]

Bay Area DJ and producer The Whooligan talks his memories of working at Amoeba Records and how it shaped his career, his work as a show booker at Bay Area nightclubs and his latest tracks. [via SF Weekly]

Garage pop outfit Cocktails debuted an awesomely silly new video for their uber-catchy song "Hey Winnie," filmed all around SF. [via The Bay Bridged]

Thee Parkside and Noise Pop show booker Travis Hayes Busse is the latest San Francisco to star in a national TV commercial (the other was Payam Rajabi in a Verizon spot). This time it's for Scion cars. Watch it here. Thoughts? [via SF Weekly]

One of the more upbeat tracks from Young Prism's 2012 album, "Runner," just got the music video treatment. It's a gorgeous paean to the fleeting nature of being young and free, reminding us to enjoy it while we still can. [via]

For all you yoga-loving music fans out there, heads up to the fact that Wanderlust 2013 tickets just went on sale. Featured artists include Moby, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, and more. [via email PR land]

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