Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Austin Psych Fest 4

The Black Angels and Reverberation Appreciation Society have just announced the dates, location and initial lineup for Austin Psych Fest 4. The 4th annual festival will be held at The East Side Drive In, an outdoor venue in the heart of East Austin. Spanning the full range of the psych sounds, the festival honors the past while also magnifying the modern vanguard of mind expanding music. The festival grounds will feature a multi-stage setup and wide open spaces for you to stretch out and enjoy live performances from these bands (and many more to be announced in additional lineup releases):

Spectrum (Rugby, UK) – website
The Black Angels (Austin, TX) – website
Black Moth Super Rainbow (Chicago, IL) – website
Atlas Sound (Atlanta, GA) – website
Prefuse 73 (Atlanta, GA) – website
Crystal Stilts (Brooklyn, NY) – myspace
Sleepy Sun (San Francisco, CA) – website
Crocodiles (San Diego, CA) – myspace
Black Ryder - (Sydney, Australia – website
Tobacco – (Chicago, IL) – website
The Growlers - (Costa Mesa, CA) – website
White Hills – (New York, NY) – website
Fresh and Onlys - (San Francisco, CA) – website
Pontiak – (Holtzclaw, Virginia) – myspace
Cloudland Canyon (Memphis, TN) – myspace
The Night Beats – (Seattle, WA) – myspace
The Cult of Dom Keller – (Nottingham, UK) – myspace
Vacant Lots(Burlington, VT)myspace

According to, they will be releasing the 2nd round of lineup announcements, discounted early bird tickets, and a new website with detailed festival information on January 13th.

The Austin Psych Fest 3 DVD is available right now, featuring performances from the 2010 festival by the likes of The Raveonettes, The Black Angels, Silver Apples, Warpaint, Spindrift and more.