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Roky Erickson takes The Roxy on a psychedelic trip down memory lane

Being a fan of The 13th Floor Elevators and too young to have had the opportunity to see them live, I was more than excited to see Roky Erickson at The Roxy this past Friday. He played with his son’s band, The Hounds of Baskerville. Roky’s son, Jegar, with his theatrical and rock ‘n’ blues […]

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Cult of Luna, Sleep and Pentagram to headline Psycho California at The Observatory

Psycho California is making its festival debut as the west coast’s first annual metal festival brining together the best in doom, heavy psych, sludge and more from all over the world. Taking place at the Observatory in Santa Ana across three days from May 15 through May 17, the first wave wave of artists have […]

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Hot Band Alert: Mexican Slang – Fierce punk transcending atmospheric psych

Sometimes an unexpected run-in of like-minded people can create a significant change in our lives. Sometimes it all comes down to fate. While they may not have won the lottery or anything, a little touch of fate is what made Toronto psych-punk, noise-pop trio Mexican Slang what they are today. Vocalist/guitarist Annabelle Lee started Mexican Slang […]

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Pink Mountaintops climb psychedelic peaks with incredible set at Echo

Friday night, Stephen McBean project Pink Mountaintops blew away a nice crowd at The Echo with their hazy throwback sound. If you weren’t on drugs, you sure felt like you were thanks to the psychedelic acidy sound that McBean and his mini supergroup foursome produced. Show review by Mark E. Ortega Photo by David Evanko That […]

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By popular demand, Mystic Braves residency gets moved to the Echoplex

If you’re into the whole 60s/psych/surf/garage scene, there was no better place to be than The Echoplex this past Monday. Due to the overwhelming response to Mystic Braves’ monthly residency at The Echo, the 3rd week was moved downstairs to the larger Echoplex stage. All flavors of the scene were represented from the shoegaze-y, Drinking […]

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The Dandy Warhols schedule two concerts at the Roxy Theatre this April

Portland’s power-pop, psych-rockers the Dandy Warhols are set to headline two intimate show dates at the Roxy on Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th! Supporting the Dandy Warhols on both dates will be the Warlocks! We last caught the Dandy Warhols at the Wiltern this past June where the band performed their classic studio […]

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Psycho De Mayo at Yost Theater – May 5, 2013

Tickets to Psycho De Mayo 2013 are on sale today, Friday, Jan. 4, 2013! You can purchase your presale tickets for $18 by clicking here! WHO:  Well, if you Google “Psycho De Mayo” you’ll see a ton of other events pop up under Google’s search engine that have already taken to use this festival/event name. Don’t […]

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