This Week in Local Music News


Tenderloin space Vacation SF gets recognized for all the awesome work it does for the local music, arts, and fashion community by making all three accessible and cool, at once. [via The Bold Italic]

Sonny & The Sunsets release a new track called "Dark Corners," which is a prelude to their upcoming album, Antenna to the Afterworld. The new LP drops in June. [via email PR land]

It turns out there might be a slight possiblity that Paul McCartney might play Outside Lands 2013. SF Weekly uncovered a page that says so, at least. For now it's just a rumor. [via SF Weekly]

The ladies at Refinery29 chose four of SF's most stellar bands and constructed outfits inspired by them (think Tamaryn, Toro Y Moi, and more). [via Refinery29]

Oakland metal legends Neurosis announce a massive European tour in support of their latest awesome LP Honor Found in Decay that will take them from France, to Spain, to Poland, to the Czech Republic, and back again this summer. [via email PR land]

SF Weekly does a great follow up piece on Michelle Shocked, whose anti-gay slur shut down her own Yoshi's show this past week (and maybe even her entire career). [via SF Weekly]

Doomy shoegaze duo Chasms (who we've profiled here) release a new video for their enveloping track "Darker Outside," and also announce west coast tour dates. We stoked to see these guys playing more! [via The Bay Bridged]

Prince, of all people, announce a string of club dates across the country, including four shows alone at DNA Lounge in SoMA in April. Have you snagged a ticket yet? [via]

After nine months of in-depth articles and Q&As with Christopher Owens about Girls' demise across music media outlets, Paste snagged the first interview with JR White, Girls' other principle member, and it's one of the most insightful we've read in quite some time. [via Paste]

Excellent local psych band Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound release a new video for glorious track "Slithery Thing." We sure missed them. [via The Bay Bridged]

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