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Austin Psych Fest 2014 (more by Tim Griffin)
APF

Austin Psych Fest is returning for its eighth year in 2015 from from May 8-10 at the Carson Creek Ranch. The initial lineup has some pretty amazing names including The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala, The Jesus and Mary Chain (performing Psychocandy), Spiritualized, Primal Scream, The Black Angels, Thee Oh Sees, Mac DeMarco, Melody's Echo Chamber, Lightning Bolt, The Sword, Earth, A Place to Bury Strangers, Fuzz, The Soft Moon, Metz, White Fence, Fat White Family, Nothing and still plenty more. Check out the full initial lineup below.

Weekend passes are on sale now.

Lineup, poster and announcement video below...

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photos by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin

Arctic Monkeys / Passion Pit @ FPSF - 6/1/2013
Free Press Summer Festival - Day 1 - 6/1/2013
Free Press Summer Festival - Day 1 - 6/1/2013

The official closing band on Saturday at FPSF was the Postal Service, but for those of us who know how much even mellow indie-rock like the fare played by Ben Gibbard et al. owes to Detroit madman Iggy Pop, he and his Stooges were the climax of the day's events.

A crowd gathered around the Neptune Stage to pay tribute to the grandfather of punk and as soon as he stepped onto the stage, we went through a time machine. Though he looked his generation, his voice told a different story, screeching out just as powerfully and dangerously as it had 40 years earlier. [Houston Press]

Houston's Free Press Summer Festival kicked off yesterday (6/1) with sets from The Postal Service, Arctic Monkeys, Passion Pit, Iggy & The Stooges, Alabama Shakes, A Place to Bury Strangers and more. Pictures of those (and other) bands are in this post.

Arctic Monkeys have been playing a new song, "Do I Wanna Know?," at their recent shows, and if you haven't checked that out yet, you can watch a video of them debuting it in California last month, along with more FPSF pictures, below...

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photos by Kevin Figueroa

SXSW 2013 photos by Kevin Figueroa

METZ (Thursday) and A Place To Bury Strangers (Saturday) both played BrooklynVegan day parties at old Emo's at SXSW this year. Some more pictures from the former's set are in this post, as is a chance to win tickets to see both bands together at the Mohawk on April 25 (part of a larger tour METZ will be on troughtout April & May). Contest details and more pictures of METZ from the BV party below...

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photos by Bruno Simões

MS MR @ The Jr in old Emo's for BrooklynVegan SXSW 2013
MSMR

""Old Emo's" is code for the place where the legendary rock club Emo's used to be before it moved to some distant region southeast of downtown Austin. Still, the shell of the old venue (and the memories that come with it) are still there, so Brooklyn Vegan seized on it to book a number of day parties full of blog-favorite acts. Two highlights were Autre Ne Veut, who kept the audience in a trance on the outside stage, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra, whose psych-lite indie-rock provided a great respite from the loud and unruly crowds out on Sixth Street." [EW.com]
You've already seen photos from the BrooklynVegan Saturday day party at old Emo's HERE, HERE and HERE. Here's one more set of some of the bands that played that day. It continues below...

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Creative Recreation

This year at SXSW, we encouraged people to tweet their pictures from all BrooklynVegan shows with hashtag #BVSXSW, We sweetened the deal by offering you the chance to win a pair of kicks from Creative Recreation. Well, the results are in and ten lucky winners have been notified. Check out all the #BVSXSW Instagrams HERE. Check out the ten winners below....

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WINNER 1: R.I.P. Emo's (by birdiefoe)

WINNER 2: Marnie Stern (by some1inmydictionary)

more below...

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photos by Glen Brown

Octopus Project & A Place To Bury Strangers
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012, Day 3
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012, Day 3

The final day at Fun Fun Fun Fest on 11/4 at Auditorium Shores was more than just large and sweaty vocalists (we already posted Turbonegro & Fucked Up pics HERE). It also featured appearances from Balmorhea, A.Dd+, Fang Island, Bleached, A Place to Bury Strangers, Class Actress, Japandroids, The Octopus Project and many more on some of the other stages. Some of those bands are pictured in this post.

Browse all our FFF Fest pics HERE. More in this post, below...

Continue reading "Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 pics (part 8): Octopus Project, Fang Island, Bleached, Class Actress, Japandroids & more"

words by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin

Scenes from Fun Fun Fun Lucky Lady Bingo via Adi Anand's Instagrams 7/11/2012
FunFunFun Fest 2012 Bingo!

While we've had some teasers in the last few weeks - Wednesday night was the night for BINGO - and the full Fun Fun Fun Fest reveal.

On 7/11 (Happy Slurpee Day!) Fun Fun Fun held their bingo-to-reveal-the-artists event, and while we already knew about Run DMC reuniting and some others, there were quite a few surprises in the massive list of musical acts and comedians announced (Public Image Ltd., Youth of Today, De La Soul, X, Bob Mould, Saul Williams, and Hannibal Burress to name a few).

The headliners (in addition to the aforementioned Run DMC reunion) are an electic-but-looked-forward-to group: Santigold, Refused, and for Comedy David Cross.

Three-day and PIP passes go on sale on Thursday at 10AM CST and will no doubt move fast. Get them here once the clock passes 9:59...

See the full line-up below.

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