Several big announcements/reminders for the next few days….
* Saturday: YesYesYes Magazine is having a fundraiser at AfterLife boutique on Valencia (cross street 21st), from 8pm-10pm. Magic Bullets side-project Terry Malts and Wet Illustrated are both scheduled to play, so get there early and buy enough booze to keep the magazine afloat. They also have a Kickstarter set up to help them reach their goal. [Judgement Day flyer].
* This Weekend: S-S Records 10 Year Anniversary shows Friday and Saturday (Bottom of the Hill), and Sunday (Hemlock Tavern). Read a little about the history of the influential Sacramento-based label here, courtesy of Michelle Broder Van Dyke, who also blogs for our friends over at NightFogReader.
*The guys at YoursTru.ly had a chance to sit down with Merrill Gaubus of tUnE-yArDs in Oakland before she set off on her tour. Gaubus talks about thematic elements present in w h o k i l l, her wildly successful second album. She also performs a rendition of “You Yes You,” captured here on Vimeo. (EDIT: If you are unaware of the great work video-art bloggers and SF-based YourTru.ly has already accomplished in the short time they’ve been operating, including a deal with Pitchfork to record SXSW this year, cruise over and check the website out now.)
*Selection Records is selling 300 cassettes of Nodzzz “From Bleak to Blech,” half of which the tour took on tour to Europe. A day after our interview, The Bay Bridged talks with Anthony Atlas about Innings and what growing up in Olympia means for the band’s sound today.
*Ty Segall explodes onto the national blogroll, with the new single “You Make the Sun Fry” from Goodbye Bread (album artwork above) appearing at GVB, Stereogum, Pitchfork. Read the interview with Pitchfork where he talks about how MTV killed Laguna Beach.
*Ganglians put out a trippy video for Jungle. There are aliens and other weird stuff. An early candidate for video of the year, it probably deserves a post of its own. Watch it below.