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MIA / Glass Candy / Judge @ FFF Fest, 11/9/2013 - Day 2
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - Day 2
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - Day 2
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - Day 2

Banging out a raging "Galang" from her 2004 Piracy Funds Terrorism, Vol. 1 mixtape mid-set might've seemed a momentary backstep had it not immediately been followed by stagehands dragging giddy audience "Bad Girls" up onstage to help "Bring the Noize" via the femme-anthemics of "Boyz."

End of night?

Not until incendiary new single "Y.A.L.A" big-boomed like a suicide audio bomber intent on rapturing all within earshot up to M.I.A.'s version of agitpop paradise via flaming "Paper Planes."

Bucky went banga, crowd lost it. - [Austin Chronicle]

Day 2 of Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 (Saturday, 11/9) featured sets from MIA, Deerhunter, and Television, and we already posted one set of pictures with their performances, and now we have another set from the entire day that also includes Pelican, Descendents, Chromatics, Judge, Chelsea Light Moving, Antwon, White Lung, Ice-T (with and without Body Count), and more. Those are in this post.

More pics from FFF Fest Day 1 are here and here, and there are second set of Day 2 pics here. Stay tuned for more coverage, meanwhile check out even more Saturday FFF Fest pics below...

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photos by Sarah Frankie Linder

Deerhunger & M.I.A.
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fun Fun Fun Fest

A sizable crowd anticipated Television on Fun Fun Fun Fest's Orange stage Saturday night, minus the hipster kids waiting for a chance at a prime spot for Deerhunter next, and no wonder. The NYC innovators tour Europe far more than their own country, and rarely - if ever - perform in Texas.

While some will argue that this incarnation isn't Television without Richard Lloyd, who quit in 2006, replacement Jimmy Rip has had a few years to assimilate, marking enough time in leader Tom Verlaine's band for the chemistry to be there.

Whether this brief set met the audience's expectations is another question. Never the most demonstrative of rock bands, Television relies on its material and musicianship to sell the performance, much like the jazz musicians from which Verlaine takes so much inspiration. That's an approach that works better in a club than at an outdoor festival.

The soundman's resistance to proper volume didn't help. [Austin Chronicle]

We'll have plenty more from Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 in a bit, but meanwhile, here are some pictures from Day 2 to follow the ones you saw of Snoop Dogg, Cut Copy & Bill Callahan and from Day 1. More crowd shots and pictures of M.I.A. (who we also just caught in NYC), Ice-T (that guy from Law & Order), Television (not to be confused with the thing you watch Law & Order on), and Deerhunter (yep, we managed to catch a bit of TV and Bradford Cox too), below...

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FFF

Fun Fun Fun has announced this year's bands by day schedule and NITES lineup. All NITES shows are free with a FFF wristband.

Three day passes for FFF are still available. Single day passes and a limited number of student discount passes go on sale Friday (9/13) at 10 AM CDT. You can also to compete to win passes at this year's Scavenger Hunt.

See the full lineup over at BrooklynVegan. The poster for FFF NITES and a list of bands playing by day below...

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FunFunFun Fest 8 Lineup revealed, tickets on sale...
FunFunFun Fest 8 Lineup revealed, tickets on sale...

The full line-up for Fun Fun Fun Fest 8 has been revealed. Many FFF veteran performers with a lot more new acts in the mix. Tickets for round 3 go on sale at 10AM CST!

See the full listing by stage below...

Continue reading "full Fun Fun Fun Fest lineup revealed (MGMT, M.I.A., Judge, Cut Copy, Snoop Dogg & more), tickets on sale at 10AM CST"

FFF Fest

As mentioned, Austin festival Fun Fun Fun Fest is returning to Auditorium Shores from November 8-10. The fest already leaked that The Julie Ruin, Bonobo, Judge, The Walkmen, and Ice-T are playing, and now they've leaked six more artists.

Joining the ones above will be FLAG (one of two Black Flag reunions), Deerhunter, Big K.R.I.T., Star Slinger, Daniel Johnston, and comedian Kyle Kinane. Tickets for FFF Fest go on sale July 9 at 10 AM.

Check out Star Slinger's recent remix of Miguel's "Adorn" below...

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photos by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin

Boris @ Austin Psych Fest Day 2 - 4/27/2013
Austin Psych Fest Day 1 - 4/27/2013

Deerhunter, Os Mutantes, a reformed Kaleidoscope, Japanese experimental rockers Boris, and a little rain were some of the more memorable parts of Day 2 of Austin Psych Fest at Carson Creek Ranch. Check out a full set of pictures from Saturday's slightly damp festivities over at BrooklynVegan.

Austin Psych Fest 2013
Austin Psych Fest 2013

Austin Psych Fest is less than a month away (April 26 to 28), and the full line up is out (on the flyer above and listed below) as are the breakdowns by day. As we mentioned previously, this year it's being held at Carson Creek Ranch (about 20 minutes from downtown) and offers overnight camping -- which is a pretty big change from previous years.

This year's line-up is pretty amazing, featuring Deerhunter, Os Mutantes, Silver Apples, Sweden's GOAT, Billy Gibbons' pre-ZZ Top band Moving Sidewalks (who played NYC recently), Roky Erickson, Clinic, Black Mountain, Black Rebel Motorcyle Club, Black Angels, Tamaryn, Raveonettes, Warpaint... and tons more. Tickets and Weekend Passes are on sale now. See which artists are playing which day below...

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Deerhunter at Bonnaroo 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Deerhunter

Earlier this month, Austin Psych Fest announced that their 2013 festival will go down from April 26 to 28 at TBA location. They've since revealed that it will take place in Carson Creek Ranch, "a scenic 58 acre ranch, rich in history, nestled on the banks of the Colorado River in Austin." They've also revealed the initial lineup for the festival, which includes Deerhunter, The Black Angels, Boris, Spectrum, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Clinic, Warpaint, DIIV, King Khan & BBQ Show, Goat, Tinariwen, Black Mountain, The Soft Moon, Black Bananas, White Fence, Elephant Stone, and many others. Weekend passes for the festival are on sale now.

Initial lineup below...

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photos by Autumn Andel

Lotus Plaza
Lotus Plaza

Lotus Plaza, the project of Deerhunter guitarist Lockett Pundt, has been continuing to tour in support of his great new album, Spooky Action at a Distance. That tour came to Austin at the end of last month for Austin Psych Fest. This past Monday (5/7) it hit the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland with Wymond Miles (of Fresh & Onlys) and Frankie Broyles. Pictures and videos from that show are in this post.

The rest of Lotus Plaza's tour, which continues through late July, doesn't include any more Austin dates at the moment, but the band will be back in Texas next week for shows at Lowbrow Palace on 5/13 in El Paso and Fitzgerald's on 5/15 in Houston.

More pics and videos from Portland below...

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