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V.23 No.18 |
Pink Mountaintops "North Hollywood Microwaves" (NSFW!)

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Peace, Love and Fuzz

Tip-Top psych band the Pink Mountaintops at Low Spirits TONIGHT!

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue May 6 2014 2:42 PM ]

The weirder and, in this writer's opinion, the more interesting of Stephen McBean's two mountain-named bands (the other being Black Mountain) the Pink Mountaintops is playing Low Spirits tonight. No self-respecting lover of drug music will miss this. My friend Pierre LaFarge turned me on to this Vancouver-based bunch of weirdoes a week or so ago and there's been nothing else on my speakers since. Can't wait for the sun to set so we can all see the Pink Mountaintops, who are touring in support of their new album Get Back. Did I mention the show is only TEN BUCKS!? C'mon!

Local and soon-to-be-no-more mysterions the Elevator Boys and psych-practitioners YOU open.

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V.21 No.49 | 12/6/2012

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New whorled order convenes Saturday

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Fri Dec 7 2012 1:59 PM ]

This week’s Flyer on the Wall spirals out of control to invite psych-lovers out to see Denver’s Thee Dang Dangs and locals CanyonLands, Terri Schiavo Dance Party and The Fucking Adventures at Iron Haus (715 Iron SW) on Saturday night. Check out work by performing acts below.

Thee Dang Dangs - “Stone Coast”
CanyonLands - “The Tree Stood Up to the Lightning”
Terri Schiavo Dance Party - “Breaking Bad”
The Fucking Adventures - “Four” (demo)

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V.20 No.48 | 12/1/2011

Aural Fixation

NiX!

“NiX Comics Quarterly,” that is

By Geoff Plant
I met “NiX” publisher and Columbus, Ohio, resident Ken Eppstein after getting an update from his page on garagepunk.com. Eppstein is a member of the GaragePunk Podcast Network, an assemblage of dozens of rock and roll shows spanning psychedelia, punk, soul, surf and lo-fi. He was soliciting support for the first issue of his comic by selling vinyl leftovers from his shuttered store, Evil Empire Records. When I hear about a guy selling records to fund—of all things—the publishing of a comic book, I pay attention.
V.20 No.22 | 6/2/2011

Song Roulette

Random tracks from SuperGiant’s Jeremy McCollum

By Jessica Cassyle Carr
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V.20 No.17 | 4/28/2011

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Noisy Tuesday

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V.20 No.10 | 3/10/2011
The Shivas

Show Up!

The Shivas

Psychedelic transformer

By Captain America
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V.20 No.2 | 1/13/2011
The Jim Sullivan Story

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U.F.O.

Musician disappears in the desert; 35 years later his masterpiece is reissued

By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Fri Jan 7 2011 5:29 PM ]

Jim Sullivan was an American musician who in 1975 left his wife and son on the West Coast, striking out for Nashville to find success. He didn’t make it there, though—his car was found abandoned and motel room unused outside of Santa Rosa, N.M. In ‘69 Sullivan had released U.F.O., an album backed by the acclaimed Wrecking Crew—session musicians employed by Phil Spector on numerous hit songs. Sullivan and his psych-folk-rock masterpiece went mostly unnoticed until late last year when crate-diggin’ reissue label Light In The Attic rereleased U.F.O. NPR’s “All Things Considered” did a story on the album—listen here. Find out more about Sullivan, listen to audio samples or buy the record here.

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V.19 No.49 | 12/9/2010
“Kiddie Hypnogogia” by Mini Mansions

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Mini Mansions

By Jessica Cassyle Carr [ Thu Dec 2 2010 2:56 PM ]

Formed in the San Fernando Valley last year by three friends (including Queens of the Stone Age bass player Michael Shuman), Mini Mansions is part progressive, part psychedelic, part gothic, part cinematic. The trio—comprised of a cocktail drum kit, piano and bass—creates spacious tracks bathed in enough pop melody to make them eerily danceable. The band performs at The Underground—located beneath Evangelo's Cocktail Lounge (200 W. San Francisco)—in Santa Fe tonight. The show starts at 8 p.m. and admission is $5.

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V.19 No.41 | 10/14/2010

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Albuquerque Is Awesome

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